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Off The Square Restaurant

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Clifden, Ireland
+353 (0)95 22281
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 26
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    Very good
  • 12
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  • 5
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Food Great Service

Found this place by chance while searching out lunch. Excellent food and service. Best scallops I've had in years.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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Kincardine, Canada
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United States
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53 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This was just an average meal, nothing great but nothing terrible. The service was rushed and somewhat rude at times, and we felt a bit as though we were bothering them by being there.

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I called in to this place for lunch and ordered soup for the kids. We were made wait for 20 minutes. Eventually a sourly waitress came out and said that there was no soup left and they had to make more. We were then given two bowls of soup, another 5 minutes later I may add, that were clearly made... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I love the location of this place & have been many times. The food is good but I get the impression that customers are a hindrance or nuisance. Not particularly welcoming. Service is not with a smile. Staff are not rude, but not enthusiastic, there is no friendly chat. We went and got our own cutlery after our food had... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I had the duck (called unlucky duck on the menu, hence the title!). It was the nicest duck I have had for a while. My only complaint was that I couldn't finish it! Served with veg and a potato bake it also came with a lovely jus and bonus....apple and brandy stuffing. My husband had the mussel pot which was... More 

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PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We have eaten at Off the Square a number of times in the past and always had a good meal. This year, the restaurant was packed. There was a horse show in Cliden and they were one of the few restaurants open. Even though the restaurant was busy, we had quick, courteous service and again a good meal.

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We spent the night in Clifden and opted to check out the town and eat out instead of eating at the hotel restaurant. We looked at all the menus to the various restaurants in town and finally agreed to try this place out. This was probably one of the best meals we ate in Ireland. The Seafood Chowder was amazing,... More 

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Kincardine, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Found this place by chance while searching out lunch. Excellent food and service. Best scallops I've had in years.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Tried this restaurant and found it really good. I can recommend the steak - great portions and reasonably priced. Mrs has cod which she really enjoyed and came with a great selection of veg. Service was top notch and it was surprisingly busy given it was April and midweek. They seem to have some pretty good deals each day like... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Enjoyed our late afternoon meal here. The staff made an effort, but was attentive. Food arrived in time, and was as expected. Great place for a meal.

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London, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We ate here on the evening of Good Friday. The front part of the Restaurant was not yo busy but there seemed to some local families eating in a rear room. We were given a very warm and friendly welcome on entering the restaurant. We ordered a drink and items and specials on the menu were explained. All the food... More 

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Additional Information about Off The Square Restaurant

Address: Clifden, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 (0)95 22281
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Clifden
Average Prices: USD 29 - 36
Cuisine: Irish

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  • Address: Clifden, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Clifden
  • Phone Number: +353 (0)95 22281

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 29 - 36
  • Cuisine: Irish

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