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John Benny's Pub

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Irish, Bar, Pub
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Strand Street, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 1215
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Dublin, Ireland
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here many times , this is the first review, the service was very friendly a s efficient, I had the baked ham dinner very nice , pints were nice

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Thank thepod1981
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent service and very friendly staff. Pints of Guiness were good. Very knowledgable about Irish whiskey and willing to help you select your favorite

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Thank huco12345
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice pub with a good pint of Guinness. Lovely coal stove. Did not have food so can't comment on that.

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Thank Maria S
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped in after a day on slea head, Thee food was fantastic. Hearty roast ham and plenty of veg. The Guinness was excellent and we had a whiskey after The barman mike was a lovely chap and looked after us, id def be back here in the future , reasonable prices too

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Thank HHIIGGOO
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Comfy clean and the pork loin was AMAZING ! Traditional Irish pub with amazing fresh seafood selection !

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Thank Sonja M
Limerick, Ireland
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147 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for lunch with a friend. A very good menu great selection. My friend had fish & chips very good. I had without doubt the best fish pie I have ever eaten. Just so tasty and plenty of fish in it. And to top it off excellent friendly service. Will be back there on my next visit to Dingle

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Thank Anne F
JBM97, Owner at John Benny's Pub, responded to this review

Thanks Anne , we are delighted that you enjoyed your food and the experience here in John Bennys. Its rewarding to pass on to the staff here ! Slán is beannacht leat More 

Boulder, Colorado
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good fish n chips! Loved the Roast Beef Special -- very delicious! Fun pub music in the front with the classic Irish band & rover on the floor too.

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Thank KDB721
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We were in Dingle over Christmas, and this was one of the few places open. This was a cozy pub with very good food and friendly staff, and great local music. They have music almost every night.

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Thank Dana m
KY
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We were really disappointed with John Benny's. We were two couples. When we walked in, everyone quit talking and stared at us as we found perches in the tiny space. It was like something out of an old Western when a stranger dared to enter the saloon. Cue the music. This made it extremely uncomfortable to even stay there. The... More 

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Thank livefun
JBM97, Owner at John Benny's Pub, responded to this review

I think that theres a good chance you may be confusing us with someplace else . "Teeny- Tiny " ? This is a big place with lots of seating and tables so maybe check before writing - just a suggestion !! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We ate here a couple of times when we were in Dingle and had good food both times. The service was a little slow but that's probably because it was crowded when we went. Lots of people stop in as they are walking around town. Definitely worth a stop!

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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
Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strand Street, Dingle, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Dingle Peninsula  >  Dingle
  • Phone Number: +353 66 915 1215

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?