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Doyle's Seafood Restaurant

No. 4, John Street, Dingle 1, Ireland
00353 669152674
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Ranked #3 of 69 Restaurants in Dingle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $38
Cuisines: French, Irish, Seafood, Spanish
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Welcome to Doyle’s Seafood Restaurant. This multi award-winning restaurant is located on John Street in Dingle town, a small picturesque fishing town on the west coast of Ireland. This elegant restaurant is now being run by chef and proprietors Sean Roche and Anna Scanlon.Having trained in some of the best restaurants in Ireland and Europe, Sean now creates an array of modern dishes with a combination of robust and integral flavours.Doyle’s Seafood Restaurant endeavours to serve great food in a relaxed and friendly setting and continues to maintain a strong commitment to the sourcing of sustainable seafood, working very closely with our local suppliers to serve the best of local and seasonal produce.
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94% Recommend
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

During our 2 week holiday in Kerry we ate in most of the highly rated trip advisor restaurants. Doyle's was by far the best on every occasion! We come to Kerry every year and Doyle's is always the highlight at the end of an afternoon in Dingle.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We went to Doyle's seafood restaurant on our recent visit to dingle in early August.This restaurant is a must visit while in Dingle.The food and service are excellent.The crab claws are to die for.Lovely ambiance in the restaurant and nothing is too much trouble for the staff.We went here on a Tuesday evening and i must say booking is essential... More

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Huntington, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

EXCELLENT experience. The atmosphere is relaxed and "fun". The food was fresh, delicious and very nicely presented. You won't regret a decision to dine here.

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Lexington, Kentucky
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Doyle's was a recommendation from our innkeeper at Pax House B & B. All of us at the table were very pleased with our choices-even the vegetarians. The food was sublime and the waitstaff impeccable!

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5 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

We were lucky to get a table for 2 at Doyle's without a reservation but we did and had a fabulous meal there. We both enjoyed the fresh caught seafood and locally sourced foods. Service is excellent.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

The staff were very friendly yet professional and knowledgeable about the various dishes on offer. We actually went there 2 of the 3 nights we were in Dingle,the clam chowder as a starter with home made bread is almost enough as a meal in itself.To conclude...excellent service,food cooked perfectly,and good value.

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We came here during our 2 night stay in Dingle. We ordered the craw claws and grilled oysters for a starter - they were good, but the best part was the main. I ordered the lobster which was delicious and my husband had the sea bass which was cooked Thai style. He really enjoyed it because it was so different... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This restaurant was a terrible disappointment. We foolishly opted for the early bird option. Two courses for €25, we chose a main and dessert. The main was a tiny piece of hake sitting on a small amount of mash and a creamy sauce with peas and bacon. Hake slightly raw and a very small portion. We both had a glass... More

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57 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Once again my fellow Tripadvisors get it on the money!! Doyle's was incredible!! Quaint restaurant with exceptionally friendly and helpful staff. The menu was extensive and included a very reasonable early bird option (5-7pm) I had the calamari salad to start which was delicious and not in the slightest bit rubbery and the seafood risotto which was out of this... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

My girlfriend and I decided to check Doyle's out when we were in Dingle as it was highly recommended for its seafood. My girlfriend ordered the lobster while I ordered the seafood linguine. Here is our appraisal: Lobster: This was a disappointment. It lacked flavour and was bland. We suspected the lobster had been boiled which may have removed some... More

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