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“good homely food”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Cronins Restaurant

Cronins Restaurant
Ranked #7 of 183 Restaurants in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$31
Cuisines: Irish, European, Soups
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Brunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: History of Cronin’s RestaurantIn 1957 Johnny and Noreen Cronin opened a small lodging house down Clover Lane. Noreen who worked as a cook for a brief period in London decided to use her talents in the kitchen serving lunches for local factory worker. At the time it was quite a small operation with Noreen and Johnny doing the cooking the serving and the wash up . As time went by the Cronin family Grew and Sisters Joan, Katherine, Helen, Norma along with their brother Pat all began to work in the lodging house. In 1977 after realising the popularity of there lunches Johnny and Noreen took the decision to buy a small thatched cottage on College street and turn it into Cronins Restaurant. In 1996 Johnny and Noreen’s son Pat took over the business full time to ensure the family tradition continued. Today much has changed has changed in the Cronins but much of the ideals which Johnny and Norreen had when they first opened in 1957 remain the same , good quality food in a friendly family atmosphere, and with their children and grandchildren still working in the restaurant these ideals shall remain the same.
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“good homely food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

Attentive friendly staff. Tasty homely food. Crab claws let it down at 9eur for 6. Otherwise recommend after a long day on the road

Visited April 2014
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Killarney, Ireland
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“Definitely worth a visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2014

Lovely staff brilliant food not overpriced excellent service great choice of menu no delays will definitely go back

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Cork, Ireland
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“Value and choice”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014 via mobile

The quality of food was excellent, but you wouldn't think it with the appearance of the place. Lots of locals always a good sign and Mary the waitress was very friendly, top class chef named john, only criticism would be that the decor does not do the food justice. Don't let it put you off though as the food was great .

  • Visited March 2014
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Dublin, Ireland
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2014

Excellent food and not expensive. Lovely staff. Also seating area upstairs, we noticed people looking in and leaving when they thought it was full, make sure you come in and ask, you will be directed upstairs to an equally as nice area. Curry was really tasty. Shame we visited on our last night in Killarney, would have loved to have gone for dinner/lunch again

  • Visited March 2014
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“friendly and homely”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2014

the food was great and not too expensive and was served a helpful smile. would use again without a second thought.

Visited March 2014
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