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“Great menu and food to match”
Review of Cronins Restaurant

Cronins Restaurant
Ranked #9 of 190 Restaurants in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$31
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

So glad we were fortunate enough to get in at around 8:45. Make reservations, we had none but put our name on a waiting list and went to Murphys for a drink. We had the shrimp salad with the freshest shrimp and delicious sauce. The roasted chicken was juicy served with a light mushroom sauce on the side. Our other dish was fresh lamb cutlets. The accompanying vegetables were perfectly cooked and served on the side and the garlic gratin was superb. We shared a very nice piece of pie and ice cream. Wine by the bottle is very reasonable and the service by the owners grandson was great. We wanted a better level of dining and got it. We had done the fine dining in two castles and the pub food so we were happy with this. Definitely would recommend it for couples but small groups also.

Thank Fullbellies
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We were lucky to get a spot at 8.45 on a Wednesday night, so glad we did - good honest and very tasty food and a lovely atmosphere. The meal was made even better with a free dessert after we were overheard talking about our recent wedding.

Thank JoanneB861102
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We were lucky to find Cronins on our recent stop in Killarney. It is a small, family-run restaurant right in the heart of the city.

We arrived without a reservation and had about 1/2 hour wait, so we took the opportunity to have a drink and enjoy some live music at the pub next door.

Overall, the service was excellent and the prices quite reasonable. The food was good and a good value for the price. I had a stuffed lamb from their daily special menu and my wife had fish and chips. We also split a seafood chowder which was excellent.

Thank agoldman3
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

We picked this restaurant based on its good reviews and were very pleased with our choice. Between the four of us, we all had different entree and all the food was delicious. The food arrived piping hot and tasted great. Everything was fresh and flavourful. The service was excellent. We also found the prices to be very reasonable compared to similar restaurants in Killarney.
We would definitely return here in the the future,

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Thank Katjo73
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Four of us visited here for tea. We had fish and chips, shepherds pie and chicken curry . All the meals were lovely and I would certainly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Abbot1967
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