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“Great food and friendly staff”

Macdara's bar and restaurant
Ranked #4 of 36 Restaurants in Clifden
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$11 - US$29
Description: A recent addition to the Clifden food scene Macdara's Bar & Restaurant is a small establishment looking over Clifden bay. Two vastly experienced chefs, coming together to help open a restaurant with the intentions of using locally sourced produce from locally grown vegetables, farmers, fish mongers and more. With our small team, we want our costumers to feel welcome and comfortable.
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Description: A recent addition to the Clifden food scene Macdara's Bar & Restaurant is a small establishment looking over Clifden bay. Two vastly experienced chefs, coming together to help open a restaurant with the intentions of using locally sourced produce from locally grown vegetables, farmers, fish mongers and more. With our small team, we want our costumers to feel welcome and comfortable.
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Have been here a few times and really enjoy it.Good tasty food and friendly helpful staff.well worth a visit ,their pork and chorizo burger is amazing.will definitely be back

Thank Caroline M
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in by chance with my wife and small child, we were pleasantly surprised from the first moment. We were greeted by a very friendly waitress and shown to a table by the window. I ordered there prawn curry special and my wife had their recommended lamb burger, both were really delicious. The view from the balcony was recommended and didn't disappoint. Macdara's was a highlight on our short trip, we'll be back!

Thank Peterparker33
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

The Dining experience here was Excellent. Great service very prompt. Very good menu with very customer focused staff. Very clean. First impressions were very good.

Thank thomasporourke
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

The timing of our trip happened to take us to Clifden for the Saturday night finale of the Clifden Arts Festival. The downtown area was packed. After trying to park, we drove back to our hotel and walked back to town in time for the wonderful parade. We caught the parade on Main Street and decided to try to find a place to eat before the parade ended and the crowds would swarm the bars and restaurants. We walked down Market Street and found MacDara's. After a quick mobile “validation” search on TripAdvisor, we went in and got a table right at the front window. This was lucky since the parade actually looped around to come up Market Street – twice! So in addition to our meal, we got to see a lot of a great parade. Since MacDara's is a bar, our expectations were not especially high. We were encouraged though when we saw that they had a fairly limited menu. This is usually a good sign. For dinner we ordered fish & chips and Guinness stew, along with some pints of Guinness. We were very pleasantly surprised and enjoyed our meal very much.

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Thank GPBucket
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Really nice bar, staff were really welcoming to us and our dog, food was lovely, would highly recommend visiting.

1  Thank Niall S
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