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John Benny's Pub

) #11 of 59 Restaurants in Dingle $$ - $$$ Irish, ,
Strand Street, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 1215
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (32 reviews)
“chowder” (39 reviews)
“irish stew” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Strand Street, Dingle, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Arrived late in the day in Dingle...very hungry..some for beef, some for seafood, and a few fussy vegetarians. Enjoyed everything....met some interesting travelers, downed quite a few beers....everyone very happy with John Benny's.

Thank rhgoetz
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped here for lunch on our tour of the Dingle Peninsula and it is a lively, busy and crowded little spot. We were traveling in a group of 9 so were always challenged to find room for all of us in busy locations but...More

Thank Patti C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed our lunch at this location selected by my daughter because it had land as well as seafood! I enjoyed the seafood pie and would have given the location a 5 if our waitress had been friendlier.

Thank charla l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This pub was recommended by our tour guide Dave (Shamrocker Adventures) and it didn't disappoint. I ordered the grilled salmon which came on a mash with veges in a cheese sauce on the side - absolutely delicious! It was a generous piece of freshly cooked...More

Thank KohiGal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best fresh salmon I have eaten and good kind homely staff . Plus the beef pie was just perfect. Reasonable price and bar well stocked .

Thank Kaiyosh K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and atmosphere were great. Service was slow, but they were extremely busy and we were enjoying ourselves so we didn't mind too much. I got the Shepherd's Pie and my wife got the salmon. Both meals were delicious. They had a good beer...More

Thank Brad D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great meal here. Had some of the best ever Guinness stew. They also pour really good pints. Highly recommend

Thank leegarrity
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Homemade Guinness and leek sausages with red onion gravy over stone ground mustard mashed potatoes. Delicious. Seafood chowder wasn't that great. Creamy but not much taste. Amazing waffles with strawberry ice cream for dessert. Music was pretty good. Irish trad: a flute and guitar. They...More

Thank Tim E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being across the street from the Tourist Info and the harbor, I would have suspected it to not be 'great' but rather be 'touristy.' We talked to a local and they said, "Try John Benny's... he does a really good job all the time!" They...More

Thank SMT56
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a very late lunch. Had oysters, mussels, chowder and house soup (celery). Bloody fantastic!

Thank relee96
JBM97, Owner at John Benny's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you !! we are so pleased that you enjoyed your lunch . We appreciate your taking the time to let us ( and everyone !) know. Call again !!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strand Street, Dingle, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Dingle Peninsula  >  Dingle
  • Phone Number: +353 66 915 1215
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