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Packie's

Henry Street, Kenmare Co. Kerry, Ireland
+353 64 66 41508
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Ranked #1 of 41 restaurants in Kenmare
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Irish
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Dublin, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

Although expensive and limited in selection, this was a well-prepared meal. The restaurant is upscale, though crowded and noisy (like so many restaurants in Ireland). The cooking was very good, though I asked for some of their ginger sauce to pep up the spicing on their buttery and delicate potato pancakes. I also enjoyed the goat cheese salad for my... More

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Waterford, Ireland
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

This was one of the best meals that we (family) have had in a long time. The service was exceptional and the staff are all very friendly. Make sure that you book well in advance. A must do when in Kenmare, not to be missed.

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Medford, Oregon
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Packie's was recommended and we were able to get in for dinner. The food and service were wonderful. We shared a meal which was plenty for two.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

Good food, friendly service but it was very expensive. The dining room was also very cramped and very busy, service was great and friendly. Food and wine of a very high quality.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Returned for a 2nd visit to Kenmare and went to my favorite place from last trip- Packie's. Took my family and we just loved it! In fact, went back the next night again! Great ambience, food, and the people are wonderful! Try the crab cake...best ever!!!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Absolutely amazing food and service. Tried my first oyster and to my amazement, loved it! Not the cheapest of restaurants but great for a special occasion.

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Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

On our recent trip to Kenmare where we stayed in Sheen Falls Lodge we visited Pakies. We had inquired locally about places to eat and Packies was always the first mentioned. We booked for eleven people and I must say we all felt its reputation is well earned. Menu is varied with emphasis very much toward fish lovers. My Monkfish... More

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Donegal Town, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We dined here the night after an amazing experience in the Lime Tree. Packies had been recommended to us by quite a few people so we were very excited about dining here. Firstly our table wasn't ready so we stood at the very crowded bar area...then we had to ask for a drink...although the staff were lovely they seemed to... More

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Cincinnati
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We came in with a group of 16. The food was everything we hoped for. Very well presented and top quality. I had the cod au gratin, which was easily one of the best pieces of fish I've had. Good wine selection. Fine service. Good atmosphere. If you are visiting Kenmare, Packies is a must!

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Kenmare, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Packie's is friendly and comfortable, and the food was outstanding. Had the salmon - amazingly fresh, friends had other fish dishes and pastas. All enjoyed.

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