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“The freshest fish” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Quinlans Seafood Bar

Quinlans Seafood Bar
77 High Street, Killarney, Ireland
0646620666
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Ranked #8 of 145 restaurants in Killarney
Price range: $5 - $12
Cuisines: European, Irish, British, Fish & Chips
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Tucked away on New Street in Killarney Quinlans Seafood Bar may be one of the most satisfying dining experiences around. Quinlan’s is unique in Ireland as it serves Fresh Fish and Shellfish from its own boats, landed daily in County Kerry. Quinlan’s (Killarney and Tralee) tempt diners with fresh seasonal fish and seafood in a casually elegant setting. Fresh Hake, Cod, Haddock, Whiting and Plaice,from Dingle bay are available throughout the year and each day a range of specials depending on what is in season and has been landed that morning is available. If you love your seafood you must visit us to sample the best and freshest Fish and Chips, shellfish specials and ‘the catch of the day’. We also do take away (order by phone) and courier delivery of smoked salmon and fresh fish (from our website). All trip advisor customers can avail of specials by quoting the TRIPADVOR1 voucher code.
Cork
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“The freshest fish”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

The freshest fish and a reasonable price with good service, good choice of fish on menu. Restaurant spotlessly clean and as with fresh fish, it did not smell fishy

Visited October 2012
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LIAM Q Q, Owner at Quinlans Seafood Bar, responded to this review, October 4, 2012
Hello CorkMondeoman,
Thank you for your kind review.You have said it all,Freshest Fish,Great Service,great choice and gereat value.
Thank you .
Regards,
Liam
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Fort Worth, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Just go!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

Every new place I visit I usually find a go-to restaurant that I've eaten at and have to return because I know it's good eats and this is the place in Killarney. The sea-bass was pan fried in no batter and was delicious and the crab claws in garlic butter were just decadent and loaded with crab meat. We're leaving in two days but I have to go back for some more crab claws!!

Downside: no spirits on the menu? White Wine would have made the meal heavenly, but we managed with soft-drinks.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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LIAM Q Q, Owner at Quinlans Seafood Bar, responded to this review, October 4, 2012
Hello Snapper59,
Thank you for your kind review,presently crab are in prime condition and this is reflected in how they taste,i am delighted to see that you will visit us again before you return.
Enjoy the rest of your holidays.
Regards,
Liam
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Sunbury, Australia
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

When we walked past we saw a lot of older people sitting there eating! Clearly value for Money!
Fast service, good food, good value. Very simple set up, the focus is on food, quickly and good not atmosphere. Go there to eat and admire the food instead....

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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LIAM Q Q, Owner at Quinlans Seafood Bar, responded to this review, October 3, 2012
Hello Acsqcs,
Thank you for your frank and honest review,we do not pretend to be anything special we just serve ULTRA FRESH SEAFOOD and we are No.1 in Killarney for FRESH SEAFOOD.
Regards,
Liam
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Perth
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“One portion enough for 2 easily.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

This place is usually full lunchtime and evenings. Easy to see why. Huge portions. The amount served was inappropriate. Either tell people and or offer smaller portions.
Quality of the fish was fantastic.
Batter was good but slightly overcooked.
Chips were above average.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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LIAM Q Q, Owner at Quinlans Seafood Bar, responded to this review, October 1, 2012
Hello
Thank you for your review and your points are noted,we want to offer good value and a good product however as we use only fresh and wild fish the sizes often can be mixed with the result we may have to give two pieces of fish in a serving and when this is battered it will actually look bigger on a plate,however i am glad to see that overall you had a good experience with us.
Regards,
Liam
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Cork, Ireland
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Absolutely Amazing food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

We had the crab claws and the sea bass best we have ever had anywhere and we have been to a few top seafood restaurants in France. We will definitely be back again. We had no problem getting a table even though it was busy. Is the place to visit if you love seafood. Amazing Superb......

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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LIAM Q Q, Owner at Quinlans Seafood Bar, responded to this review, October 1, 2012
Hello zigglepig,
Thank you for such a fantastic review,as i keep saying with ULTRA FRESH SEAFOOD there is very little to do to it.The Crab is especially good this time of year as they are in the peak of condition.I hope to see you on a return visit soon.
Regards,
Liam.
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