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20 The Mall, Tralee, Ireland
+353 66 712 7745
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good10%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (20 reviews)
“banoffe pie” (2 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, Healthy, Soups, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
20 The Mall, Tralee, Ireland
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Visited Dawson’s in a break in tralee .recently,it usually being my place of choice when visiting I was disappointed,standards have dropped compared to my last visit,food was average,staff were friendly though.When I visited the bathroom there was a very unpleasant mark on the back of...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I came here for lunch last year which was lovely however we called in recently and it was terribly. I had heard rumours that standards had dropped. When we arrived we ordered lunch. I got chicken and my wife stew. The stew...More

1  Thank 461aidanc
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Visited this well established restaurant today for lunch as I was a little pushed for time I decided on the mushroom soup which beautiful very tasty with homemade brown bread, also a portion of noodles again very tasty 😋. There is plenty on the menu...More

Thank brosnan01
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I totally recommend Dawsons for any outside catering.. Nuala is so professional to deal with and nothing is a problem to her. I recently had last minute Visitors . I rang Nuala, she suggested a dressed fresh salmon platter with a beautiful array of varied...More

Thank Liz O
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant numerous times for lunch and their service & food has never once disappointed us. There was a very lovely waitress called Tara. She was very friendly and helpful. She always made sure we had enough tea, sugar etc. She...More

1  Thank tinamurphyxox
Reviewed 29 July 2017

No one does lemon meringue pie like Nuala Dawson - lovely place for lunch very popular with locals which is a good sign.

Thank S E O
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Had the carvery lamb which tasted really good. Nice surroundings and topped off with delicious banoffe pie.

Thank freemanjames682
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We recently asked Dawsons restaurant to cater for a family get together. We had the pleasure of enjoying 5 delicious desserts. We enjoyed the baileys cheesecake, the raspberry and almond tart, the banoffe pie, the fruit pavlova and a delicious fresh cream strawberry cake. They...More

Thank kittymnolan
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is hands down my family's favourite place to go for lunch. My celiac daughter adores the homemade soup & gf bread, I love the fresh salads & my husband loves the homemade treats. Definitely worth a visit

Thank MariaLovestogetaway
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I am so glad that a local pointed us to this spot tucked away inside a department store--we never would have thought to go in. DELICIOUS lunch food and very friendly staff who helped us navigate the lunch options.

Thank Rachel B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 The Mall, Tralee, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Tralee
  • Phone Number: +353 66 712 7745
Dawsons Restaurant in the centre of Tralee has been serving good food for 22 years and is a member of "Good Food Ireland". The restaurant is run by Nuala Dawson (Owner /Manager) and her friendly staff who will give you a warm welcome when you arrive. All the food is freshly cooked by us on the premises everyday. We use only the best of local Irish meat, fish, eggs and vegetables giving mouth watering taste to all our meals and desserts. We offer excellent quality and value for money- serving Traditional Irish Breakfast, Morning Coffee & Scones, Lunch and Afternoon Tea. Those of us who have the more dietary requirements are also catered for. The restaurant is comfortable, spacious and air-conditioned for those summer days. It overlooks Denny Street and enjoys wonderful views of the Slieve Mish Mountains all adding to the enjoyable dining experience. Come and see us, we would love to meet you. Owner/Manager Nuala Dawson Hours of Business Monday - Saturday 9-5.30 Sunday 12- 5-30 Bank Holidays Closed Easter Sunday Closed Christmas Day Closed.
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