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Cronins Restaurant

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9 College Street, Killarney, Ireland
+353 64 663 0903
12:15 - 21:30
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Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 12:15 - 21:30
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County Cork, Ireland
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Decided to visit Cronins for dinner with my girlfriend, we were immediately welcomed by the hostess with a smile and promptly seated. I had the vegetarian stir fry, my gf had the chicken, food was nice, of good quality and well cooked. Prices are also pretty reasonable! Worth a visit for sure!

Thank jackbucknov
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten at Cronin's several times over the years we decided to go there today for Valentine's lunch. What a huge disappointment. Our food was bland, lukewarm and seriously tasted of nothing. We couldn't believe the difference to the meal we experienced there during the summer. Having driven to Killarney especially to visit this restaurant, it rather put a damper... More 

Thank Victoria R
Cork, Ireland
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great restaurant for a really good wholesome meal, Reasonably priced,E xcellent service, Nice athmosphere very comfortable

Thank murf2007
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here with my family a couple of days ago and the food is absolutely amazing. I got the toasted sandwich and chips and it was so flavorful I wish I had gone back the second day. We also got their signature cider and it was smooth and very tasty. Definitely eating here again when I come back to... More 

Thank Taylor F
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful home cooked food . Lovely warm atmosphere . Friendly staff who are extremely helpful. Reasonably priced . Would highly recommend cronin's.

Thank Rita F
Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, service and atmosphere. The crème brûlée was so yummy and it's a great serving size. Some may say it's too much but for me there is no such thing as too much crème brûlée :-)

Thank empyer
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Was in killarney doing shopping and went with the family for dinner we had the most beautiful beef well worth a vist great food and lovely people and very well priced

Thank Jerry C
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Myself & my fiancé both loved Cronin's. Hearty, home-cooked food on a winter's night, exactly what we wanted. Delicious food, great atmosphere and charming service in a restaurant that has all the personal touches of a well-run family restaurant. The seafood chowder was the best I've had, packed with fresh fish. And the Shepherd's Pie was just what the doctor... More 

Thank Simon A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Stumbled across this restaurant during our visit to Killarney Town Centre and certainly were not let down. We are a family of five (ages 7, 4 & new born) and were given a perfect spot upstairs in the corner. The kids loved their chicken nuggets while my wife and I thought the lamb and salmon were absolutely fantastic. The sticky... More 

Thank Brian J
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Visited Cronin's on a Tuesday with three friends. It was very busy, which is always a good sign, but the service didn't suffer. The chowder was absolutely excellent, one of the nicest I've tasted, the seafood tagliatelle was also very good. I had the sticky toffee pudding for dessert which was slightly disappointing and the only reason why I didn't... More 

Thank felix11978

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$31
Irish, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
12:15 - 21:30
12:15 - 21:30
12:15 - 21:30
12:15 - 21:30
12:15 - 21:30
12:15 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 College Street, Killarney, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killarney
  • Phone Number: +353 64 663 0903
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?