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Oscar's Seafood Bistro

Clan House 22/23 Dominick Street Upper, Galway 091, Ireland
+353 91 582 180
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (208 reviews)
“monkfish” (101 reviews)
“fish cakes” (42 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Clan House 22/23 Dominick Street Upper, Galway 091, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful seafood simply prepared. I had the hake on a bed of champ and green vegetables. No need to do too much to such wonderful ingredients and Oscar's do just the right amount to enhance the flavours. I just have one small quibble, they do...More

Thank MagsMarleigh
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Three of us ate here last night and I ordered cod which was under cooked and came with a very small portion of potato. Between three of us we were given one very small portion of vegetable which was not adequate for three people. Overall...More

Thank Niamh K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is probably the highlight of my Galway food experience and most likely one of the best seafood meals I had I my life. You need to try it and make sure you call ahead and reserve a seating

Thank Andrej Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best seafood I have ever had in Ireland. The restaurant was small and busy so unless you arrive at 6 p.m., better book a table before coming. We had fish cakes, grilled haddock, monkfish and mussels which were catch of the day. Very very fresh,...More

Thank Phương T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at Oscars. We started with the best oysters we have ever had and then had the cod and the haddock. The wind choices were great and well priced. We finished with a lovely desert. The staff were great and very...More

Thank livinginlondon1344
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For €85 we had two starters, two mains and a nice bottle of French wine. The seafood chowder was rich and full of fresh seafood. We each had fish from the specials board, one monkfish and one lemon sole. Both were nicely done with intense...More

Thank NEhiker64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this lovely restaurant on trip advisor and it didn't disappoint . The service and the food was amazing . I had oysters to start followed by the monkfish to finish . My partner was so overwhelmed . Chianti to wash it down a...More

Thank Waterfordboi1982
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited about a month ago on a Friday night, only made a reservation that morning and wasn't surprised to find that they had a table but only after 8, after all they are one of the highest rated seafood restaurants in Galway! Arrived about 15...More

1  Thank keeks2320
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I called for a reservation and the receptionist expertly handled the many questions I asked. Our party of 5 arrived to a wonderful window seating and we settled in for a spectacular evening! We were cordially greeted by each of the staff and our questions...More

Thank JudiBD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After several recommendations from others, we made a reservation here. We were a bit disappointed when the waitress told us we had to order our a la carte appetizers and main courses all at once - everything just felt a bit rushed (we were not...More

Thank Sarah W
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why is the website not working?
7 September 2016|
Response from Frank D | Reviewed this property |
Website was working on 25 March 2017.
Elizabeth G
Is booking required at this restaurant? Also, is there a dress code? Thanks!
2 August 2016|
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Response from Hugh A | Reviewed this property |
No dress code. It gets pretty busy but we showed up without a reservation and had an hour wait. It was worth it.
Is it only seafood in this restaurant
3 August 2015|
Response from Frank D | Reviewed this property |
No, other options, beside of seafood are available.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$62
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clan House 22/23 Dominick Street Upper, Galway 091, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 582 180