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O'Donnell's Bar & Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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Mounthawk, Tralee, Ireland (Formerly O'Donnell's)
+353 66 718 9961
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County Kerry, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the best meals we have ever had!! Ordered the daily special, pan seared hake with herb crust. It was without a doubt one of the nicest meals we have ever had!! We cannot fault O'Donnells in any way! The bar itself is extremely comfortable and relaxing. The staff and manager are extremely friendly and go out of their... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Always a warm welcome! Ross and his team diligently ensure that patrons enjoy their visit to this popular Bar Restaurant. Service is always coupled with a smile and great choice of food available from extensive breakfast , lunch and dinner menus. Recent lunch to celebrate a friend's birthday ...Kerry lamb was delicious , great atmosphere in comfortable surroundings. Well done... More 

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Thank DerekTGibson
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited O'Donnells at the week end, not for the first time and as usual, were not disappointed; I had the 10oz fillet of beef, medium well and it was delicious; my wife had the roast rack of lamb and she was delighted with it- it was cooked to perfection, tender and moist. The staff, especially Ross were very helpful and... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited here with family last Sunday. Our server (not the friendliest) took our food order and took my drink order but she then walked away without taking the drinks order for the rest of table. We waited 20 mins for our starters, which arrived only after we brought our wait to the attention of the manager. To be fair,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had our daughters christening here the staff and service was excellent and the food was delicious and plentiful and also very reasonable. I would highly recommend this place for family event

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Ross A, Manager at O'Donnell's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. It was a pleasure to look after you & your family as you celebrated your daughter's christening. We hope you had a great day. Many thanks Ross Ahern Manager. More 

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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to go for dinner as an occasion I was hoping for good food but to be honest it wasn't that great but it wasn't all bad I had the pan fried steak that was good but the vegetables were very hard and wasn't that hot was very disappointed the desert was lovely no complaints there

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Thank GeraldineO741
Ross A, Manager at O'Donnell's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Geraldine0741 for taking time out to review O'Donnell's Let's work on the positives first. We're delighted you enjoyed the Steak, it's one of our most popular dishes & the desserts are lovely too. I've got to watch my figure every time I walk through the kitchen i'm so tempted by them. On the flip side, I can only... More 

1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

rude staff particularly one,wrong change giving,service poor,rashers uncooked,chicken uncooked as cold was,felt ill pain after eating it,to me disaster was.staff turning her back when serving and grumpy.

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Thank Emalou O
Ross A, Manager at O'Donnell's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Emalou O for reviewing O'Donnell's. First off let me say i did report your review to Trip Advisor HQ and ask them to remove it as I thought it was over critical & incorrect. They however have denied my request & it stays here for all eternity.... I've spoke to the waitresses involved and looked at the cctv... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In August 2016 we had a surprise 40th for my husband. When I rang to book the venue the staff were very helpful. Ross the manager was very helpful with any queries I had. We had a private room for the night, food was lovely, all our guest enjoyed the venue. Staff are very friendly. I would recommend O' Donnell's... More 

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Thank Mary H
Ross A, Manager at O'Donnell's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks Mary H for the great review. I can't believe it was August that we helped you celebrate your husband's birthday, it feels like only a few weeks ago. It was an absoloute pleasure to look after you and your family & we're delighted you enjoyed it. Many thanks again for posting such a wonderful review. Ross Ahern Manager. More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a family gathering. There was a big gang of us and due to a delayed flight we were late to order. However the staff were patient and accommodating. When everyone was assembled they did a great job of taking our orders and ensuring everyone had a drink swiftly in their hands. They helped make our family gathering great... More 

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Thank simon m
Ross A, Manager at O'Donnell's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you simon m for the great review. It was an absoloute pleasure looking after your family for your Grandmother's birthday. We hope she enjoyed her evening here too. Many thanks for your kind words, I've passed all the comments on to the staff. We look forward to welcoming you all back to O'Donnell's again. Many thanks. Ross Ahern Manager. More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal last night. Good food, very reasonably priced. Nice atmosphere and great service from Ross and team.

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2 Thank Maurice O
Ross A, Manager at O'Donnell's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you Maurice O for such a wonderful review. It was an absoloute pleasure to look after your family & friends. We're delighted you enjoyed your meal. I've passed on your kind remarks to all involved. Many thanks again, Ross Ahern Manager. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Thai, Irish, European, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mounthawk, Tralee, Ireland (Formerly O'Donnell's)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Tralee
  • Phone Number: +353 66 718 9961

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