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Oscar's Seafood Bistro

Clan House 22/23 Dominick Street Upper, Galway 091, Ireland
+353 91 582 180
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (222 reviews)
“monkfish” (109 reviews)
“fish cakes” (46 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Clan House 22/23 Dominick Street Upper, Galway 091, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fabulous Meal! 5 stars from start to finish. Oysters, fresh catch of the day, amd delightful service. Nothing more to want!

Thank CanyonTraveler2014
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had the monkfish, haddock and fish cakes. They were all very good and we enjoyed the dinner. The only minus point we were charged full price even though one of us ordered from the early bird menu as we were there at 6 pm....More

Thank Jand12
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The menu is a nice mix of creative cuisine, the food is extremely well prepared, the ambience is great, and the service very personable and just right. We were 2 couples dining out who could not have been happier with our choice to come to...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate dinner at Oscar's last night; we found one of most imaginative fish restaurants possible. Potted crab for starters was simple but excellent; the mains were the pieces de resistance (see menu photo). The star of the night was herring in zhoug, a spicy...More

Thank GuySeabrook
Reviewed 1 week ago

They elevate the notion of clam chowder to absolute wonder: lobster, langoustine, tons of clam, crab and fish meat. The pan-seared hake is divine. The wine list is intelligent and well stocked. Superlative all over. Reservations required or you won't get a table.

Thank Mirella Menglid... M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly, not to say it's not worth the money. It is. It's delicious and their menu is heavily based in that specific days catch. I couldn't tell you what we had other than local oysters, but it wouldn't be available if I could. However, it's...More

Thank Victoria K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great setting, relaxed and very welcoming. Food was fabulous, service. Was great , prices where very reasonable

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At there on a few occasions during the Summer and found it busy, friendlly and efficiently managed. Food was very good; portions were rather large but mosly people like that; I prefer smaller portions. The fish was fabulously fresh and cooked to my liking. The...More

Thank Humptydumpty186609
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small-ish place where the tables are close, so go when you're feeling friendly. We briefly chatted with both tables next to us. The food was delicious. The seafood was so fresh. I had the salmon and my wife had the hake special. We started...More

Thank NancyCarolLifton1995
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent fish. Be sure to make reservation, we saw a number of people turned away. Very small and pleasant Bistro. Staff was very informative about the different fish selections.

Thank Sharon M
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6 September 2016|
Response from Frank D | Reviewed this property |
Website was working on 25 March 2017.
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1 August 2016|
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Response from Hugh A | Reviewed this property |
No dress code. It gets pretty busy but we showed up without a reservation and had an hour wait. It was worth it.
2 August 2015|
Response from Frank D | Reviewed this property |
No, other options, beside of seafood are available.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$62
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clan House 22/23 Dominick Street Upper, Galway 091, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 582 180
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