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Doyle's Seafood Restaurant

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No. 4 John Street, Dingle 1, Ireland
+353 66 915 2674
17:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Dingle at the beginning of December and decided to try this restaurant. It's quite possible to miss as the exterior hasn't gone with all the bells and whistles of other places in town! Interior is nicely decorated and very cosy. The menu is very wide ranging and I have to say the food was amazing. The Starter and main... More 

1 Thank Matusalem15
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice food, friendly staff, extensive drinks menu. The early bird menu provided loads of choice and great value. All the food was good, particularly recommend the slow braised beef and the fresh seafood. If you have room, really recommend dessert - all the desserts were really high standard and obviously not bought-in.

2 Thank Mitsi98
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a family group of 6 adults. We opted for the early bird €27 for 2 course menu. Great choice of dishes. We had starters which were all excellent and very well presented. The seafood dishes were delicious. We had mussels, hake, salmon and risotto. The service was very efficient and very nice friendly staff.Would be certain to make... More 

2 Thank BETTYCork
La Veta, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Dingle in November so many of the restaurants weren't open and we happily stumbled on Doyle's. Food was excellent. Crab claws were especially good. Service and ambiance was great! Would definitely recommend!

2 Thank quincylmurphy
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The title is a little bit tongue in cheek. The food was absolutely fantastic. As I understand it though, that can be said of many places in Dingle. But because of the time of year we were there, Doyle's was the only higher-end restaurant open. Most of the town shuts down in the second half of November to get a... More 

2 Thank Scott B
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doyle's is one of 3 upscale fish houses in Dingle. Just down the hill from Greenmount House. I am sure that during the season reservations are needed. But in Nov. not necessary. Fresh fish (I do mean fresh) Daily specials, good size portions, & attentive service made for a very enjoyable experience. I had Sea Bass, cannot remember what my... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the pick of Dingle's very good restaurants. Food is excellent , seafood especially. It's always busy, but if you go earlier for dinner you get a great deal. Highly recommend! Finish off the night with a trip to one of the nearby pubs for a bit of late night irish music.

1 Thank Cats63
Boca Raton, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found this restaurant to have a nice ambience, but the food was on the bland side and way overpriced. Would not go back. We spent the same amount of money at Out of the Blue, but got a way better meal with incredibly fresh seafood and lots of great flavor.

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County Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Five wonderful meals, the crab claws are gorgeous, had a mixture between us, black sole was top class, I had the lamb shoulder and it was to die for, just melt in your mouth. The service was great and we were not put under pressure for time, just a nice amount left in between courses for a chat and glass... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I went for the early dinner option from 5 to 7pm for 27 euros for 2 courses. The bread was excellent. A generous slice of treacle soda bread & another of a white bread flavoured with sun dried tomatoes. I had the local crab claws for entree (with a 3 euro surcharge). They came with a garlic butter sauce &... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$31
Irish, Seafood, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 4 John Street, Dingle 1, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Dingle Peninsula  >  Dingle
  • Phone Number: +353 66 915 2674
Welcome to Doyle’s Seafood Restaurant. This multi award-winning restaurant is located on John Street in Dingle town, a small picturesque fishing town on the west coast of Ireland. This elegant restaurant is now being run by chef and proprietors Sean Roche and Anna Scanlon.Having trained in some of the best restaurants in Ireland and Europe, Sean now creates an array of modern dishes with a combination of robust and integral flavours.Doyle’s Seafood Restaurant endeavours to serve great food in a relaxed and friendly setting and continues to maintain a strong commitment to the sourcing of sustainable seafood, working very closely with our local suppliers to serve the best of local and seasonal produce.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?