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22 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 565 001
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Irish, Seafood, Fast food, British, Soups
22 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had had Great fish and chips there. Very friendly wait staff in the serviced area. The mussels for starter were also good. A happening place on Quay street.

Thank Arlene F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ive been coming here for fish and chips for years and it has to be best fish and chips in the world. The freshest nice chunky cod

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not as good as Yorkshire Fish and Chips but by far the best in Ireland. Cod chips and mushy peas for just over €10 is not bad at all and nice crispy batter and white cod!!!! Highly recommended

Thank DavidB22706
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came for dinner based on the B&B's recommendation. If you are looking for good fish and chips, look no further!

Thank UOT
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very good seafood and fast service. Situated in Quay street in the Latin Quarter. Nice atmosphere and very busy. Had the cod which was very tasty and the batter was lovely and thin.

Thank Valerie M
Reviewed 5 days ago

The fish and chips were great here! Lots of options as to what kind of fish you want too, and large portions. Literally everything at this restaurant goes through their fryer, so if you need to eat gluten free, do not go here. There is...More

Thank Cakeeater22
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been to McDonaghs Fish restaurant before. We ate in the 'served' area previously and were sorry we hadn't done it again this time. The 'casual' area is pandemonium with people trying to find seats as the spaces were very limited. This, of course,...More

Thank Tompsy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Eat here at least once everytime I am in galway really good quailty fish n chips, some of the younger staff could do with some training in how to smile, especially with so many American tourists around, but that aside great food, if your looking...More

Thank Lordlevins
Reviewed 6 days ago

Best fish and chips in a very very busy restaurant with very limited seating. Good size portions and very tasty.

Thank Martina N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Couldn’t of been any better after a long day of road traveling ! It is in a very tourist spot off of Quay Street (next to Costa Coffee) .. but it is worth the wait ... portions are enough for two (imo) ... hake and...More

Thank quesadilla_007
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Mary K
17 October 2017|
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Response from Karen B | Reviewed this property |
You may want to contact the restaurant with your question as I doubt any customer will know the content of food items.
Mary K
21 September 2017|
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Response from Brian O | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, to be honest with you.
10 August 2017|
Response from Laiss |
I've eaten 3 nights in a row at Mc Donaghs and I can assure you they really look after your needs, the staff are very friendly and accommodating. This is in Galway, not in Dublin, 2 hour drive from there (wild atlantic... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$4 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 565 001
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Mc Donagh's have been tantalising the taste buds of both Visitor and Local for four generations. The Family knowledge of Fish and dedication to their customers has earned them the reputation of being one of Ireland's best Seafood's Houses. Mc Donagh's is divided into two sections: In the Seafood Restaurant you will find a great variety of fish dishes on our menu. From native Clarenbridge Oysters, Salmon, Crab, Scallops,Prawns, Hake, Lemon Sole, Plaice, Haddock, Wild Mussels and Ray. Smoked Salmon from Connemara and whatever else the Fisherman can get his hands on. A new addition to our menu is Irish Rib Eye Steak from Mc Geough's Butchers Oughterard Co. Galway. In our Fish & Chips Bar the fish is cooked to order, and you are guaranteed the freshest of Chips, as our potatoes are peeled and cut on the premises. Our Fish & Chips can be eaten on the premises or taken away, we also have outside seating during the summer months.
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