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Irish, European, Diner
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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All reviews chowder fish and chips calamari steak brie bring your own wine evening meal oyster bar lovely lunch place to eat top class lovely atmosphere well worth a visit lizzies byob annie corkage
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Reviewed 23 September 2020 via mobile

We had a great lunch in here, nothing fancy but fresh and home made, my husband particularly enjoyed the chowder.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 19 September 2020 via mobile

The seafood chowder...WOW, just WOW. Award worthy and should be award winning. I’d drive 5 hours to Dunfanaghy just for this!! Thanks guys for the scrumptious food and fantastic friendly service ☺️

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 17 September 2020

nice setting, clean, nice staff and really yummy food. had the brie starter and the fish and chips! really nice food and I will return again!!

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 15 September 2020 via mobile

Staff were friendly and food was nice and good sized portions. Had the seafood chowder which had lots of fish in it and tge seafood pasta which is a similar sauce to the chowder but with pasta in it.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 10 September 2020

Had a fabulous dinner with friends for my husbands birthday, food and service was top class. Our table was brilliant as it was really social distanced from other (we were delighted with this as it was our first visit to a restaurant since lockdown)

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 6 September 2020 via mobile

Booked Lizzie for our evening meal as we had been warned to as otherwise we would be disappointed. It’s a cafe restaurant and serves food all day. I had been told they are well know in the area for their stakes so I was looking...forward to going. We booked for 8.30 and were warmly greeted on arrival. I am very fussy about how I like my stake cooked, just off blue and said to the unsuspecting waitress that if it was not right it would be going back she was not fazed at all and said it would not be an issue, by the way my wife loves all things fish and ordered the Sea Bass. The starter we chose was the King prawn and calamari and very good it was too. The mains arrived and looked fantastic the waitress ask me to cut into my stake to make sure it was cooked to my requirement(a first for me and a sign of confidence), It was perfect in fact it was most likely one of the best stakes I have ever had, it was superb and the Sea bass my wife had was perfect as well. By the way the stake was a 9oz Fillet and at 23euro all in was fantastic value as well. The Cafe is not fussy it’s simple it trades on its quality of food and the inspiring staff. Lizzies you have done Dunfanaghy and Donegal proud.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 1 September 2020

We have eating here a couple of times in the last month.Food is very good and the service is excellent.In these strange times there is good social distancing and the staff all wear masks .Makes for a very safe feeling

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 26 August 2020 via mobile

Very large portion sizes (good value for money) Great selection of food Casual relaxed dining atmosphere Can BYOB €3 corkage

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 21 August 2020 via mobile

We had a gorgeous evening meal a few days ago. We were in a party of six and we all had a lovely meal. Chelsea served us and was very attentive and extremely friendly. We had eaten in Lizzie's Diner two years ago and did...not hesitate in returning. We were not disappointed. Great selection and delicious food. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 20 August 2020

We arrived mid week after a drive in the area looking for a place for a family meal. The food was excellent with a good choice in the menu.The staff were very friendly and service was very good. Definitely will be back.

Date of visit: August 2020
Helpful?3  
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David I
23 June 2016|
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Response from eleanordick | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but I would ring first for its a very busy wee spot
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sarsfield1
8 May 2016|
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Response from Christine B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I do not think so I would recommend the early cooked breakfast or sea food chowder with wheaten bread and panninis with salad and filled potato skins Not stylishish but food well prepared.... Christine b
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CarolR54
20 January 2015|
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Hi lizzies diner opening hours during winter season is: Mon - Thurs : 9am- 8pm Fri -sat : 9am - 10 pm Sun : 9am - 8pm 0749136789
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  • Yes, Lizzie's Diner offers takeaway services.

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  • Lizzie's Diner is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5