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Henry Street, Kenmare Co. Kerry, Ireland
+353 64 66 41508
Today
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 250
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Highly recommended

We received a local recommendation to visit this restaurant and we were not disappointed! It is a cosy spot and this adds to its charm. The starters of fish cakes and seafood sausage were delicious, as were the mains of herb crusted hake and pan fried john dory. The fish is all sourced locally too... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Elizabeth-Ireland81
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Dublin, Ireland
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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311 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Dublin, Ireland
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We received a local recommendation to visit this restaurant and we were not disappointed! It is a cosy spot and this adds to its charm. The starters of fish cakes and seafood sausage were delicious, as were the mains of herb crusted hake and pan fried john dory. The fish is all sourced locally too, which is always a positive.... More 

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We were in Kenmare for a week in September. Food was outstanding. On the first night I had salmon caught from the local river, the second time I had the lamb. Two of the best meals I have ever had. Not cheap but well worth it.

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Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I always loved Packie's and would visit once or twice a year while holidaying in Kenmare. Last July we visited with my little toddler. Conscious that he was with us we went for an early sitting around 6pm. Food again was top notch. The only thing that upset out visit was that we were told to turn off Mickey Mouse... More 

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Kenmare, Kerry, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Top notch food, great staff, cosy atmosphere ... the potato pancakes in particular are legendary (really - I met someone who lives in London who couldn't remember the name of the restaurant he'd been to in Kenmare but DEFINITELY remembered the pancakes). Most people get stuck on always ordering the same thing as they had on their first visit, whatever... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Amazing experience from the home made bread to lovely little chocolate at the end and everything in between. Friendly staff beautiful food and plenty of ceoliac options.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Wonderfully fresh local seafood, cooked to perfection, deserts to die for, very warm and friendly staff, a very relaxing astomphere.

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Luxembourg
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The staff is very friendly, the atmosphere is cosy, and the food is… supreme (fresh seafood and so delicious). Try it !!! You won't be disappointed. Do not leave Kenmare without eating here. Enjoy !

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Great atmosphere. Buzzing the night we were there. Food brilliant, as always. Nothing is too much trouble for the friendly local staff.

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Newquay, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I was on a trip with a good friend who happens to be the head chef at Rick Steins. The four of us had a superb meal and on top of impressing the big man himself from Steins with the exceptional cooking, we loved the straight forwardness of the staff, their charm and pleasant approach. Be sure to book. It... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Packie's is small, intimate, delicious, and not to be missed. If you can get in here to have dinner and some wine, you will not be disappointed. The menu is full of local staples such as Kerry Lamb and Kenmare fish and the wine menu is robust and complimentary to the food. We had to wait a few minutes for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Henry Street, Kenmare Co. Kerry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 64 66 41508

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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