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pattybaker Sep 10, 2008 04:11 PM

We'll be in Ireland September 22-29. We're staying in Limerick, Castlebar (Westport) and Dublin. I'm looking for restaurant recommendations for Irish food- fabulous food and nice atmosphere. Any suggestions? Thanks.

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    scooby99 Sep 19, 2008 05:58 AM

    Healys in Pontoon has a good reputation. Pontoon is near Foxford in Mayo so by Irish standards not that far from Castlebar (20-25 miles).

    Pontoon is aloso very pretty and Healys overlooks the lake.

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      SeeDee Sep 12, 2008 11:09 AM

      Cafe Rua in Castlebar is a well regarded spot but if you are passing through Ballinrobe, try JJ Gannons which has a nice selection of wines to go with some interesting a la carte options.
      The Mermaid Cafe, Dame St in Dublin is worth a visit - you can check their menu on their website.

      1. Chefjobs Sep 11, 2008 03:04 PM

        Michelin star restaurant Mint in Dublin is fantastic, but that depends on your budget!

        What kind of food are you after?

        For something more affordable with a good varied menu in Limerick or Dublin, try Luigi Malones

        Sarah
        http://www.hospitalityjobsireland.com

        1. financialdistrictresident Sep 11, 2008 07:30 AM

          This link should help with Dublin:

          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/507707

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