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Cronins Restaurant

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9 College Street, Killarney, Ireland
+353 (0) 64 6630903
12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
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Bitburg, Germany
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had traditional Sheperd's Pie (when in Ireland...). It was absolutely delicious. We were given brown bread and butter as a complimentary starter. Excellent bread. And a jug of water is also brought to the table, free of charge. Will definitely eat there again! Make sure you have a reservation. This is where the licals go to eat as well,... More 

Thank RoseRedRB
Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were met at the door by a young man who took us upstairs to a lovely table. Our waitress came over right away and took our drink order. The menu had a nice selection. We had fresh fish and Shepard's Pie Delicious!. Kaylee was our waitress and she was amazing, friendly and great service!

Thank DHoffman60210
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Son had the shepherds pie it was a disappointment to say the least. Plenty better establishments nearby.

Thank messages2
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On Tuesday 13-Sept-2016 myself, ,my partner and our little 3 year old booked a reservation for dinner at this restaurant. We were met at the door by a young gentleman who welcomed us and led us to our table. We had an ipad with little head phones to entertain our little girl. Our waitress came over and firstly I explained... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cronins is a family owned restaurant with a very friendly staff and wonderful food. The choices are varied with traditional Irish dishes mixed with many other choices. We had wonderful service and were not rushed even though they were busy. Would love to return to this spot!

Thank outat1st
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved our dinner at Cronins. The food was perfectly cooked using freshly caught fish. Lovely meal in a small family run restaurant.

Thank takefour
Campbell River, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious home cooked meals. Enjoyed everything about this place. Staff were very quick and also very attentive. Menu choice was great. Food was perfectly done. Good wine choices. And good value for the money. Highly recommend.

Thank hutchx
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an absolutely delicious meal here with a nice bottle of wine. Staff were very attentive and friendly , definitely worth a visit . Great value for money

Thank Cillian G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cronin's is well situated right in the heart of Killarney's city center. The upstairs restaurant is cozy and inviting. The menu offers a wide selection of Irish meats, locally caught fresh fish, curries and vegetarian dishes. Although it was fairly busy when we were there, the lone waitress (assuming there should have been at least one more?) did well to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a a fish symphony with fab sauv blanc, followed by sticky toffee pudding. It was so good I wanted more. I just have to compliment the chef and owner Pat, waitress Helen whom I got to know over two hours. If you are hungry and want really good food, then look no further than Cronins Restaurant, Killarney. It was... More 

Thank Gerard & Patric... M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $31
Irish, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
12:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 College Street, Killarney, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney
  • Phone Number: +353 (0) 64 6630903
History of Cronin’s RestaurantIn 1957 Johnny and Noreen Cronin opened a small lodging house down Clover Lane. Noreen who worked as a cook for a brief period in London decided to use her talents in the kitchen serving lunches for local factory worker. At the time it was quite a small operation with Noreen and Johnny doing the cooking the serving and the wash up . As time went by the Cronin family Grew and Sisters Joan, Katherine, Helen, Norma along with their brother Pat all began to work in the lodging house. In 1977 after realising the popularity of there lunches Johnny and Noreen took the decision to buy a small thatched cottage on College street and turn it into Cronins Restaurant. In 1996 Johnny and Noreen’s son Pat took over the business full time to ensure the family tradition continued. Today much has changed has changed in the Cronins but much of the ideals which Johnny and Norreen had when they first opened in 1957 remain the same , good quality food in a friendly family atmosphere, and with their children and grandchildren still working in the restaurant these ideals shall remain the same.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?