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PJ O'Hares

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Chowder, Irish, Pub, Gastropub
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Tholsel St, Carlingford, Ireland
+353 42 937 3106
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Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations

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  • 25
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Shuck! Oysters. Mmmmmm

We were in Carlingford for a long weekend and i came here every day to eat oysters. Great quirky little place. We did have dinner on one of the nights but werent amazed by it but hey cant win em all i would still go back. Its got great qualities.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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  • Local cuisine
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London
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62 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We were in Carlingford for a long weekend and i came here every day to eat oysters. Great quirky little place. We did have dinner on one of the nights but werent amazed by it but hey cant win em all i would still go back. Its got great qualities.

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Armagh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Lovely food. Very busy place but the staff were still very helpful and friendly. The menu is very good. The food was tasty and the piece for four people was quite cheap compare to other were we have been.

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Killyleagh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

A lovely bar with a great selection of drinks along with a delicious selection of food. I thought that it represented great value.

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Belfast
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Really nice visit here!! Lots of charm and character inside!!Food is nice but very pricey though!!Prompt service and a nice place for couples to have drinks!!

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Derry, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Good atmosphere with friendly staff. One staff member gave me a sample of a cider before ordering to make sure I liked it. Great place to stop by for a pint and some pub grub.

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belfast
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

PJ,s is a 'real' Irish bar that always leaves you satisfied and with a smile. Justifiably calling itself a Gastro Pub this place is always packed whenever we visit. It's quite a bit away from where we live but we always make a trip down to Carlingford at least once every year. On a nice day it's a pleasant day... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Visited Carlingford for the first time on a recent trip to Dublin. A pleasant little town by the sea, close to the border with Northern Ireland. Was looking for a decent lunch option with good seafood, and PJ's fit the bill. Nice plate of grilled oysters, accompanied by a pint of Guinness. Worth a return visit.

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Dundalk, Louth, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

great music and variety with all requests granted don't know how band knew all requests maybe expected them but great crack and friendly atmosphere

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I always loved this place the food is excellent the craic is alway great but the popularity of recent year leaves it as a choice of the past maybe it will come full circle and ill be able to get in on sat or a sund in the future

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I will attempt to put in to words the perfection that is PJ O'Hares....the staff are friendls and the food is wonderful....take the time to sit and enjoy a few pints some fresh oysters and the chowder is AMAZING. if you are looking for pure joy in a bowl then make a visit to PJ's....and the brown bread there are... More 

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Additional Information about PJ O'Hares

Address: Tholsel St, Carlingford, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 42 937 3106
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Carlingford
Average Prices: USD 6 - 21
Cuisine: Chowder, Irish, Pub, Gastropub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tholsel St, Carlingford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Carlingford
  • Phone Number: +353 42 937 3106

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 21
  • Cuisine: Chowder, Irish, Pub, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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