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Mellys was Opened in 1956 and is still run by the same family. You can sit in and take in the beautiful view of the large fishing port and watch the world go by. Mellys has a friendly relaxed atmosphere. Full Take away menu also available.
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Irish, Cafe, Seafood, Fast food
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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All reviews fish burger chicken and chips chip shop staff were lovely ireland takeaway chippy
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Give Mellys a visit pleasant staff great wee outdoor dining area food very tasty you wont be disappointed 👌😀

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended this restaurant today after driving for miles hearing great reviews. We were treated abruptly and sent away due to not wearing a mask. I am unable to wear a mask due to health reasons. I have never in my life been so embarrassed...More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

4 fish & chips 1 scampi’s & chips Battered fish was good Battered scampies were good The chips were bad, left in the bin Not many places outside, only outside eating

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have waited since my childhood to eat such a delightful meal in my car in the rain. Wouldn’t have asked for better. Absolutely fab

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 2 September 2020 via mobile

My wife and I called in here on a whim and found a hidden gem. I had the best fish supper I’ve had in a loooong time. Freshly cooked, non-greasy fish and chips. My wife had chicken and chips and enjoyed it just as much....More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 2 September 2020 via mobile

Visited here last night for something to eat. Highly recommend if staying in killybegs. Food really fresh and well cooked. Staff very friendly.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 31 August 2020 via mobile

Where I was staying was only steps away from this chip shop. They had there eating in sorted for Covid and there was usually a que for a table. It was that good, my husband and I got a fish,burger and a small chip each...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 23 August 2020

We visited this cafe on our staycation in Co Donegal. It was so uninviting, the staff were so rude and unhelpful. Everything is disposable so if you sit in you get disposable cutlery, cups etc. Such a waste and so bad for the environment. I...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 1 August 2020 via mobile

Melly' s has the best chips in Donegal, in fact probably the best we've tasted since moving to Ireland. We are regulars to the cafe and takeaway . I am veggie, and they do have a couple of veggie options, would be great to see...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 6 March 2020

Me and my partner went for lunch today at the mellies because of all the good reviews, however, the food was very disappointing. The scampi I ordered had a weird taste and everything was too greasy. It even upset my stomach afterwards.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Melly's Cafe

Yes, Melly's Cafe offers takeaway services.

Yes, Melly's Cafe offers delivery services.

Melly's Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5