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PF McCarthy's

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
14 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 1516
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (15 reviews)
“burgers” (12 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (10 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
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21 - 30 of 351 reviews

Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Classic little pub with lots of interior visual interest. Cheerful friendly service. Excellent lamb shank. A nice pause when traveling the Ring of Kerry.

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 12 September 2017

a perfect diner and convenient evening with life music, good, quick and polite service, excellent pie and beer - we certainly come back

Thank wickloewolf
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We just had burgers but really good quality. Really nice atmosphere and traditional music. There was a queue for seats in the restaurant/bar, which was packed full of tourists.

Thank annemdoran
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We enjoyed an early dinner of beef and onion pie (tasty gravy), and BBQ ribs, which were full of meat and served with a delicious sauce. The FOH staff are overworked - could have done with a few more staff to clear tables etc. Friendly...More

Thank pepe_of_perth
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Ate here three nights on the trot really good food well cooked and served. The place is really buzzy and the staff very friendly.

Thank Mitchell L
Reviewed 6 September 2017

For a relaxing evening meal my wife and I landed into P F Mc CArthys in Main st Kenmare It was FIRST CLASS Both of us had Warm salad with chicken & Bacon and sectioned roast potato...It was DIVINE........followed up with a fresh Blueberry crumble....More

Thank darmodyKerry
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We found this restaurant on TripAdvisor and knew we would be stopping here for lunch. We arrived right as it opened and were worried when we were he only ones inside, but others quickly came. We started with the seafood chowder which was very good....More

Thank Higgles26
Reviewed 5 September 2017

There was some live Irish music playing whilst we ate, which was pleasant. The bar and waiting staff are delightful, helpful people who went out of their way to help. Unfortunately the food quality was not high and our meals were served at room temperature,...More

Thank CustardCreamUk
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Get here early as this is a standing room only popular pub. You can be certain that you will find great atmosphere and good grub served with a smile at this fine establishment.

Thank TravelingMac60
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely Irish pub with simply lovely food. The Scampi starter was a "meal" in itself But the Lamb Stew was so full of flavour we were in another world! Could not eat the dessert -- full full full.

Thank Don T
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Questions & Answers
Jamie W
5 October 2016|
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Response from MrShankly86 | Reviewed this property |
No it's the same Pub license laws all year round. Friday & Saturday night pubs can serve till 12.30am. Rest of the week it's 11.30pm.
17 July 2016|
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Response from Paul B | Property representative |
Hi there, We have live music every night of the week in the summer. Expect traditional music from 7-9pm and then a live band from 10.30. We also have a DJ that does an electronic set in our beer garden on Monday nights. We... More
24 December 2014|
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Response from rosie60763 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, it's just a pub/restaurant. Great TRAD music, food and service but that's all I can tell you about.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Main Street, Kenmare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 1516
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