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“Great food.”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of PJ O'Hares

PJ O'Hares
Ranked #3 of 27 Restaurants in Carlingford
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, British, Pub, Soups, Gastropub
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Good for: Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Brunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dundalk, Ireland
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great food.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2014

The food is lovely. The pub itself is lovely with a fab beer-garden. All of the staff were brilliant except for one bouncer who was extremely aggressive with customers and hopefully has been sacked by now.

Visited August 2014
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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Pub beautiful. Food poor”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2014

The girlfriend, parents and myself dropped in here for a quick pint and some bar food to tide us over until later.
The pub has old stone walls with a cozy fire at the end of the bar- to be honest the pints of Guinness were great and the setting was ambient. A perfect spot to relax in after a good walk and to relax by the fire.
We ordered four seafood chowders and a wings to share. The base of the chowder was tasty but the fish was too rubber.
The wings where soggy which I think is a crime to have on menu. They were covered in some sort of overpowering sauce which tasted like ketchup, sweet chilli, and liquid smoke ( the wings need to battered in seasoned potato starch for sticky Asian style sauces)
I would definitely go back there for the ambiance but maybe not the food

Visited January 2014
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Monaghan, Ireland
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great food, nice pints”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

Popped in to watch some sports, had several tasty pints and some food. Food was delicious, hot and served promptly. Might want to watch how some of the younger waiters serve food as one lad picked some loose chips of the tray with his hand and left them on a customers saucer!! There was also a great band playing in the beer garden called 'the nooks', well worth listening to.

Visited August 2014
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63 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Chowder.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

I got a craving for chowder one afternoon and this was only place serving it. When it came I was not impressed. Wheaten bread was nice. But for what you get it's expensive. In fact the Five ways supermarket cafe in Newry does chowder which is much tastier and comes with garlic toasted bread. And is much cheaper.

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2 Thank Francis M
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great food and atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

I've been to PJ's several times now when visiting friends who live in Carlingford. Its a great pub with lots of rooms and nooks and crannies. And an outside garden courtyard. Lovely atmosphere. And the food is really good. My personal favourites are the goujons, chowder and grilled oysters. Will be going back!

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