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35 Henry Street, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 1508
17:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I visit Kenmare at least once a year, and Packie's is always at the top of our list for restaurants to visit. The food and service are beyond compare! We ordered an appetizer of crab cake which was a crab apple salad full of fresh crab meat with a savory side dressing. Entrees were fresh stuffed Dover... More 

Thank Sharon F
Nenagh, Co Tipperary
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten at Packie's several times during the summer months and was devastated to find that they only open from Thursday to Sunday in the winter months, as I visited Kenmare on a Wednesday! The atmosphere is great, the food is excellent and the staff are extremely friendly and helpful. I look forward to visiting Packies again in the... More 

Thank AnnaD3232
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with a couple of friends to get some seafood. The staff were very friendly, food very good, desserts as well. Really good customer service, good wine, good atmosphere.

Thank Daniel Nunes Gomes
Dublin, Ireland
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely menu. Delicious food! The potato pancacke starter with garlic butter was so so good as were the scallops. So fresh and tasty. For mains the monkfish was divine! The sticky toffee pudding is well worth saving room for... yum!!

Thank Felicity R
Dublin, Ireland
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116 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Upon telling friends I was going to kenmare I was told you have to go packies, what an experience .siobhan was our waitress from beginning to end the service was superb she was friendly ,efficient and really took her time in explaining the menu ,we had a great table had superb wine and ate like queens ! We even met... More 

Thank JazzK32
Arizona City, Arizona
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is nothing but the best in every way, the food is heavenly, the flavors, the tapenade is the best I have ever tasted, I had the cod for main course and it was just divine. DO NOT HESITATE ABOUT EATING HERE - YOU WILL NOT BE DISAPPOINTED

Thank Angelarizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

My wife and I spent three nights in Kenmare . The second night we decided to book at Packies which was a three minute walk from our hotel -- the Park in Kenmare ( which was excellent but the restaurant was very overpriced for the quality ) On the contrary , the reception in Packies we received from the staff... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We visited here late on a Thursday evening and the staff found us a table and fitted us in. There is so much that you can choose from on the menu. We all stuck with the local seafood and were not disappointed. Between the lovely lobster and delicious lemon sole, we were spoilt for choice. A very decent wine selection... More 

Thank OzCindy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Best dinner in Ireland - had large steamed mussels in a light cream broth (cannot recall spices but was super delicious - a tad spicy and full of flavor) that were perfectly cooked; my friend had the fish special (Hake I believe) and she said it was one of the best fish dishes she had ever eaten; 2 breads served... More 

Thank Susan F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I'd seen good reviews so I had high expectations. Those were definitely met. The service and the food are absolutely worth it.

Thank IndyReviewer2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Henry Street, Kenmare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Kenmare
  • Phone Number: +353 64 664 1508

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?