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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 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
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had a very pleasant quick evening here. Most pleasant waitress. Was she called Sarah? Mystery accent: "bit of a mongrel" she told us. She apologised due to the gas being turned off, and they could offer no hot meals! But we took several (cold) starters....More

Thank Jake7471
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Haven't eaten in this well known seafood restaurant for a number of years, as it happens. Delighted to find that it still justifies its reputation for serving high quality fish and shellfish in very pleasant surroundings. Monkfish and prawns, in particular, were excellent. Recommended for...More

Thank corribryan
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Great choice of daily specials, interesting cooking, excellent materials. Prawn starter was a highlight, not just tasty but eye-catching presentation. Monkfish was succulent, greens al dente, and flavoursome broth. Competent relaxed service. Cookbook available if you fancy trying it at home. Highly recommended - need...More

Thank Josephine B
Reviewed 22 April 2017

YOU MUST EAT HERE. I honestly cannot even begin to explain how fantastic the seafood is. My mom and I came here on a recommendation from our driver and we were not disappointed. Definitely make a reservation because it will get busy quickly..even on a...More

Thank klovinger
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Stumbled in when we couldn't get into the Kai and boy, what a find. Fresh fantastic local seafood wonderfully prepared and served. Loved the music they were playing too.

Thank Juan S
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Great food, great location and really friendly staff, cannot recommend it highly enough. Anything from the specials seems to be amazing, we had the monkfish and gurnard which were both delicious. good wine, good atmosphere and delicious irish coffee to finish - a great Good...More

Thank JuNDunc
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful meal along with great friendly service. One of the best meals I have had in Galway. Meals are obviously prepared and served with an appreciation for the culinary experience and with a passion for good food.

Thank reilld32
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Great find, oysters from Galway Bay delicious, food outstanding service just a good. Coming back Sunday best meal in a long time, pricey but well worth it. Good stuff Oscars, can't recommend enough 😊

Thank Melissa 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, Local cuisine, Romantic
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