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McLeary's

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121/122 Parade Quay | 121/122 Parade Quay, Waterford, Ireland
051853444
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Location on the water is great. Restaurant itself is quite cozy. The starters are off the chart. Excellent house salad and the garlic crab claws were chocked full of flavor. Fish in the fish and chips are the bomb (good). Extremely light and flavorful batter. Only slight negative is the chips were frozen potatoes rather than fresh ones. Service attentive... More 

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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a delicious dinner on the second floor overlooking the waterfront. Lovely table settings and a beautiful view. This restaurant is a gem.

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Thank Betty B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pleasant and cozy little restaurant, very busy around 8:00 PM.. As a single, I was able to get a table right away though not sure larger groups would have been so lucky. Good view of the river on a typical rainy evening. Staff was attentive without hovering. I had to send my steak back as it was overcooked for medium... More 

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Thank William M
Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Was apprehensive that this would be just another steak joint, Actually the food was really good. My lemon sole was fantastic and sizeable. Everything was done right and my fellow diners enjoyed their meals.

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Thank PaulDS67
Waterford, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the pleasure of dining at McLearys Restaurant at the weekend. Just a lovely cosy romantic meal for two - me and my beautiful wife,(who had just had a knee replacement) and it was a very pleasant dining experience. The food is first class, (roast chicken and fillet steak), both served with seasonal veg and all washed down with a... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant in August and again was very impressed from start to finish. Courteous staff and top class food. Choice and range available was excellent. I had fish pancake for starter followed by a wonderful steak with all the trimmings. Desert was a luscious baileys cheese cake. Truly excellent meal all round with a wonderful atmosphere and pleasant surroundings.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restarant has it all from fabulous food something for everyone big and small☺ the staff are so friendly and plessent and the service is top notch. This is one of my favourite restarants in waterford city by far x

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for my mothers birthday along with my two children..The food was excellent and the staff were very friendly.

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Waterford Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very friendly staff who all seemed to be happy in their jobs.. that happiness came across in the level of service. food, beers wines.. all excellent and great value for money. definatly a restaurant to return to again and again

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Tsawwassen, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the food was absolutely wonderful and kevin, our server quite the character. It was good to find a restaurant serving a main meal at 1:00 which is not in a hotel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Irish, European, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121/122 Parade Quay | 121/122 Parade Quay, Waterford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: 051853444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?