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All 148 Killarney Restaurants

Cronins Restaurant

9 College Street, Killarney, Ireland
+353 (0) 64 6630903
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Ranked #12 of 148 Restaurants in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $31
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: History of Cronin’s RestaurantIn 1957 Johnny and Noreen Cronin opened a small lodging house down Clover Lane. Noreen who worked as a cook for a brief period in London decided to use her talents in the kitchen serving lunches for local factory worker. At the time it was quite a small operation with Noreen and Johnny doing the cooking the serving and the wash up . As time went by the Cronin family Grew and Sisters Joan, Katherine, Helen, Norma along with their brother Pat all began to work in the lodging house. In 1977 after realising the popularity of there lunches Johnny and Noreen took the decision to buy a small thatched cottage on College street and turn it into Cronins Restaurant. In 1996 Johnny and Noreen’s son Pat took over the business full time to ensure the family tradition continued. Today much has changed has changed in the Cronins but much of the ideals which Johnny and Norreen had when they first opened in 1957 remain the same , good quality food in a friendly family atmosphere, and with their children and grandchildren still working in the restaurant these ideals shall remain the same.
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Kildare, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

This restaurant is a real gem. We had a great meal - all home cooked, and you really got the feeling that nothing was too much trouble for this family run restaurant. This is definitely a restaurant to remember for future visits to Killarney

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Ngwenya, Swaziland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

with so many places to eat in Killarney it is hard to make a choice. Cronins was pretty full compared to the others in the area, we assumed this was a good sign and were not dissapointed. Great service and the food was really good Irish style.

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Toronto, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Visited on a wet Sunday evening. What a warm and cozy restaurant. Obviously a local favourite and with good reason. Traditional Irish meals, reasonably priced, friendly service and great atmosphere.

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Bloomfield, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Was in Killarney last week and discovered Cronins on the recommendation of several locals and folks who had eaten there before. What a treat! Highly recommend it! Ask for our server, Mary! She was awesome!

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Bristol, Connecticut
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

On vacation recently in Killarney, and found Cronin's. Restaurant staff was very friendly and genuinely helpful. Need a gluten free menu, and ALL soups, gravies, and many entrees were gluten free. This may not seem much, but it is!!! LOVED the muscles, vegetable soup and seafood chowder. Was in Killarney only 4 days, and went to Cronin's twice. Would highly... More

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Bloomfield, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We've been visiting Ireland with our groups for 15 years. Whenever we are back in Killarney, usually off-season in November, we encourage our travelers to visit Cronins for dinner as the food and service are first class. This past week, we had a group of 18 out of 23 join us. Cronin's took a last minute reservation (maybe 10 minutes... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I eat in Cronin's Restaurant Killarney from time to time and had a meal last Sunday evening with my wife. The qualty of food and service is hard to beat. Personal attention is always in good supply at Cronin's Killarney, where Helen, Mairead, John or Pat are always there. I will always recommend Cronin's as the reasturant ''where the locals... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Food was very good, reasonable price, great service and friendly people. I would go back. The owners were pleasant and welcoming.

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Lynn, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We stopped in after our coach tour to Dingle. We were a bit tired and enjoyed sitting down to watch a little TV and quench our thirst. The young barman made us feel so welcomed and even explained the game of rugby we were watching on the TV.(not easy!) Food looked good and prices were very reasonable.

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Waterford, Ireland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

It does what it says on the tin ! Nice comfortable venue for lunch.Convenient location with friendly and helpful staff.

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Additional Information about Cronins Restaurant

Address: 9 College Street, Killarney, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 (0) 64 6630903
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 31

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