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Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
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Nancy's Bar Front Street, Ardara, Ireland
+353 74 954 1187
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Ormond Beach, Florida
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

Cozy atmosphere, good food, nice place to relax and warm up by the fire. And Nancy is my wife's name, so how could we go wrong?

Thank John N
San Clemente, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

This was a return to Nancy's after 2 years of dreaming about the oak smoked salmon,unique seating areas and really good service I have heard one is often disappointed by a highly anticipated ''return'' travel experience. My second visit to Nancy's was even better than the impressive first visit. Don't miss this one1

1 Thank gretchen c
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

Must be one of the most iconic pub/ restaurant in Co Donegal.friendly, cosy & dinner on second night excellent, must visit for any traveller.

Thank anne_gillanders
Frankfurt, Germany
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

If you fancy a few oysters with your pint go to Nancy's. Often copied yet never reached Nancy's is a global classic!

Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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215 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016

The place has character and was busy the night we ate dinner. My Wife opted for two starters as she was not very hungry, and I ordered the smoked mackerel . The soup starter was good but not outstanding whilst the other starter Prawn Cocktail came with no visible sauce at all. Eventually we were given a small bowl of... More 

1 Thank silverfox1942
Dallas, Texas
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149 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016

Charming, cozy little pub/restaurant. Good chowder. Food is fresh and well prepared. Best in town. Loft area has 4 tables and a great view of the flower garden in the back. Must go outside to get to the men's room.

Thank Timmy232
Seaside Park, New Jersey
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143 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016

Have a Guinness and Some Beef Stew W/ Potatoes (of Course) and it's a real treat. Atmosphere is just a plus...xo

Thank 208PrincessB
Tampa, Florida, United States
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016

Everyone was friendly, a couple at an adjacent table gave us some of their mussels when they heard that the restaurant was out of mussels when I asked for them. The Guinness and meat stew was perfectly cooked. We got good advice on restaurants to visit in other towns in County Donegal that we were planning to visit. The restaurant... More 

1 Thank Roger C
Downpatrick, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Charming and quaint little pub that has a great reputation for sea food sourced locally. Friendly efficient staff and they actually have a gin menu behind the bar!

Thank Brendan C
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83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

you can miss it from the street, you may pick the wrong entrance, but then it's worthwhile : rural furniture, small but excellent menue , fresh and delicious Food, we could see many locals coming in for dinner, so it was not only to our liking

Thank globalJuergen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nancy's Bar Front Street, Ardara, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Ardara
  • Phone Number: +353 74 954 1187

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