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“Good food”

The Country Market Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 2 Dessert in Castleisland
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$20
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Irish
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: At The Country Market we have been serving quality, fresh food in a homely, welcoming environment for over 30 years. We pride ourselves on using prime, local ingredients, and providing efficient and friendly service.
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Good place to eat, have good sandwhiches. I would go for breakfast or lunch not dinner, they have their own backed goods too if want a snack or small "continental" breakfast. Prices are fair as well and our waitress was friendly.

2  Thank Tom B
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Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

Popped in to The Country Market for lunch with my mom and sister. The place was jointed with people and you couldnt see where you would find a seat, we did get a table in with this local little old lady and we had to pick up our own menus but it would have been better if they offered a table seating service. The waiter arrived promptly, was very nice and took our order. We got chicken penne pasta with garlic bread, chicken mushroom vol au vont with chips and chick gougon wrap with salad and chips... we all agreed the food was so so tasty and we didnt leave a crumb behind us. In summary service was good but could be better, food and value was excellent - if your looking for a nibble in castleisland I would recommend the country market !

2  Thank ShellyHealy
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Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

Good quality food on display .
Breakfast was let down by very cheap orange juice and weak watery coffee. Egg cooked to perfection other ingredients of good quality.
Longing for proper coffee

Thank ciara o
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

My husband and I called to The Country Market for something to eat on Saturday March 22nd around 2.30pm. The place was very busy and it was hard to find a table at first but then one became available so we sat down. The table was littered with the remains of the previous diners food. We were there for ten minutes when someone eventually came to clear away the table and take our order. I could see other tables full of dirty dishes around the place and there didn't seem to be any staff member responsible for clearing them off straight away. A pet hate of mine is when people finish their meal and leave the table that the table is left in that state for more than a few minutes. I ordered the chicken goujon wrap and my husband ordered roast lamb. Fifteen minutes later my food arrived and I cant fault it as it was very tasty. However my husbands food took another ten minutes to arrive. It was very obvious that the food was ready over by the serveover but the guy who waited on our table was too busy to pick it up. The whole vibe that I got was that there weren't enough staff to deal with the volume of customers. My husbands food was good but by the time he got it I had almost finished mine. Their prices are pretty steep if I am honest but as I said the food was good. Leaving tables full of dirty crockery and remnants of food for more than a few minutes is not acceptable. Overall good food but awful service. Not sure we would return

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4  Thank MLORiordan
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Reviewed 21 March 2014

I visited this restaurant last Thursday with a friend we both ordered chicken curry and having seen the other dinners customers were getting I was looking forward to mine. We got a small bowel of curry and a tiny dish of rice it was smaller than a half portion. we left hungry and at 11.99 euro each a robbery. I live near by in Tralee and eat out for lunch most days and this was the worst value for money ever

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1  Thank Seanie121
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A_Fitzgerald_CMKT, Owner at The Country Market Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2014

Thank you for your recent feedback regarding your recent visit to The Country Market Restaurant. I am very disappointed to hear that your dining experience was not completely satisfactory.

We serve Curry twice a week and, to be honest, we have never received a complaint about the portion size or the price. Each portion of our Chicken Curry contains over a full breast of Irish Chicken, and what we feel is an adequate portion of rice. We also offer the diner a portion of Creamed Potato and steamed Vegetables, at no extra cost. I am disheartened that you considered the portion to be small, as I can assure you that our customers' satisfaction is of utmost importance to us at all times, and we are not in the habit of leaving our customers hungry. If you were not offered a portion of Potatoes/Vegetables, it was an oversight – one which should not have happened and one which I can only apologise for. I hope you will visit The Country Market Restaurant again, and if you make yourself known to me I will personally endeavour to make sure that your dining experience with us is a completely worthwhile one.


Alice Fitzgerald

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