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“Emiliano's Loss.....McLeary's Gain!”
Review of McLeary's

McLeary's
Ranked #8 of 182 Restaurants in Waterford
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed July 5, 2014

We started out on our way to Emiliano's on a Wed. For lunch but when we got there it was closed and no signage about hours of operation. We were trying to discuss our options when friendly server Kevin O'Leary popped out of nowhere offering his restaurant .....McLeary's (next door) lunch menu. It looked delicious and there were only locals there which is a very good sign. We had the Brie and Carmelized onion appetizer along with the Calimari and Seafood chowder. Kevin was very helpful offering advice about our travel plans. Had a nice table inside near the fireplace but there is also tables outside. FORGETTABOUT EMILIANO's try an authentic Irish lunch experience while in Waterford.

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Reviewed July 4, 2014

We ate in McLeary's recently, and were surprised how busy they were for a Monday night. Thank god we booked in advance, as they were turning people away. We both had steak and were very pleased with the meal and the service, which was friendly, without being intrusive. If you're a bit of a traditionalist,(as I am), you might be a bit disappointed in the menu as most of the dishes are served with mash potato???, although some of the dishes are served with homemade chunky chips, which were delicious. I would have preferred more choice by having the dishes with optional chips or mash. On balance though, the steaks were excellent, cooked exactly how we wanted them (brown all the way through) and we would definately good there again.

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Reviewed July 3, 2014

Well worth trying, couldn't fault the food.

Chicken and Ken run a tight ship, Great atmosphere, can't wait to go back for more.

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1  Thank ZenStarry
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Reviewed July 1, 2014

found this fantastic restaurant by accident.liked what we saw and came that night.we were not disappointed. I had the fish platter . my wife had the monk fish. the sweets were super as were the staff. if you enjoy good food with a fantastic atmosphere you must go . staff amazing. best evening out we have had in years. go enjoy

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Thank ricmerc
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Reviewed July 1, 2014

I have visited this place a few times and the fillet steak is one of the best I've ever had!!!
the staff where great and chatty but not too much I will be back here every time I visit Waterford its a must if you are visiting!!

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Thank tempo16
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