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Portmagee Smugglers Cafe

Portmagee St., Portmagee V23 AY27, Ireland
+353 66 947 7250
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (16 reviews)
“pastry” (6 reviews)
“soup” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
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Portmagee St., Portmagee V23 AY27, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had delicious soup here during their first week of opening. Really nice and the place was buzzing with people. Still a few new dishes coming soon to the menu so I will look forward to another return when the great looking menu is in full...More

Thank KerryAquaTerra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a joke this place is! Totally embarrassing! I walked in with my family of 3 and because a group of 6 walk in (behind us) the waiter wants me to move and sit in a corner (on the smallest table in Kerry) before we...More

2  Thank Imperio1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe is now called Smuggler Cafe and newly opened. Had a couple of sandwiches with my husband before our Skellig Michael tour and the cafe is conveniently located next to a public parking lot. Toilets available as well. Nicely little eatery and I can...More

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Skelling Mist cafe - Portmagee coffee shop with great views of the river. Cash only so be prepared. Coffee was ok but nothing special. Service was friendly.

Thank RamblinJamie
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Stopped in for coffee and cakes while in Portmagee today. Coffee was full bodied and the pastry was delicious, so good we bought some to take away.

Thank Kathie H
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We can only write as we find. We thought this a lovely stop, very friendly, very allegen aware, lovely food, and if the weather had been better, lovely views. Unfortunately we could not sit outside, but chose 2 tables for 2 at the bottom of...More

1  Thank Joan W
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We called in here for a quick tea and a cake. This place is tidy and has a nice selection to choose from however the portion size and price do not stack up. I had pancakes, whilst they were lovely, I felt that my granny...More

1  Thank ryjoel
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I just wanted a cappuccino so popped in, 8ounce was €3 and was from a machine like that I could get in a petrol station (petrol stations would be nicer!!). I am highly unimpressed! Also a piece of chocolate biscuit cake was €3.50 to sit...More

2  Thank CoffeeSnob97
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

So we called in here for a bit of lunch... There's our first mistake. Two toasted sandwiches two small pancakes for the 3 yr old two orange juice (in a carton) and a can of coke. Over €30.... the toastie were terrible. Mine was full...More

3  Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 23 August 2017

While waiting for the boats over to Skellig Michael, you can get a cup of takeaway coffee and cake (the apple toffee cake was very good). There is also a toilet inside. Cash only.

1  Thank catatonia_10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 22
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portmagee St., Portmagee V23 AY27, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Portmagee
  • Phone Number: +353 66 947 7250
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Nautical themed Cafe named after the Theobald Magee- a notorious Smuggler who smuggled Brandy, Port, Tea/Coffee and linen from France and Portugal in 1700’s- - show casing local Seafoods such as our popular Kataifi Hake & Chips, meats, Desserts , Cakes & Bakes and our delicious Barista Organic Coffee from Peru.
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