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Charley's Cafe

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Pearse Road, Letterkenny, Ireland
Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 19:00
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Monaghan, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Place is nice and clean. Staff friendly and welcoming. Fish and chips top notch. Great value for money... Handy parking... Will be back

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Thank patrickthomas2017
Donegal Town, Ireland
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165 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Had lunch here one Saturday. Was greeted as I entered and given a seat. As it was very busy with customers I was asked if I minded someone else sitting at my table. There was a steady flow of customers and some waiting on tables. I ordered fish and chips which was a decent portion and very tasty. The staff... More 

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Thank Margaret777
Pembroke Dock, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Visited several times in the 2 weeks and never had a bad meal. Very friendly staff and food lovely. Very clean and comfortable

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Thank Mary F
Letterkenny, Ireland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

A lovely place to go for your tea. Really spotless and lovely chips. It is a cafe and doesn't try to be anything else. A plain cafe but a very good one.

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Thank AISLING11111
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

I am a manager of a succesfull homemade food take away in the south. Ive ventured to many of the hugely overprice food takeaway establishments in letterkenny and im very disappointed with my trip to charlies. I consider charlies to be a goldmine if it was run better. The menu in the takeaway is short and simple. However, i ordered... More 

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Thank Greg G
Letterkenny, Ireland
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

We enjoy going to Charley's Cafe for a fish and chip tea. There is a good choice on the menu for anyone who does not like fish. There is also a good children's menu.

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Thank Jane M
Glenties, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

A real gem of a fish and chip shop.Real chips and delicious fresh fish. All well cooked and served by very pleasant staff. The tea ain't half bad either.

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Thank KarenMcAleese
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

charleys is an excellent fish and chip shop. there are other food items on the menu but its in fish and chips it really excels. quicj friendly sevice means its a place thats worth revisitin over and over i have not had a bad meal here yet and as a bonus it ha easy parking . It is functional but... More 

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Thank David L
Co Dublin
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Had been told about this 'Cafe' so decided to call. I have never tasted chips like them. Oh my word. They were so good we went the next day to fill up before our journey home. The chicken curry is wonderful. The staff were really friendly, considering we only went in 5 minutes before closing!

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Thank sha37
Letterkenny, Ireland
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Charleys cafe does exactly what it says on the box and does it very well. Great breakfasts, fantastic fish & chips and battered sausages at a reasonable rate. Staff efficient and pleasant. If you're looking for homemade chips look no further.

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Thank 139donegal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 19:00
Thursday
08:00 - 19:00
Friday
08:00 - 19:00
Saturday
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pearse Road, Letterkenny, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Letterkenny
Description
I suggested this restaurant earlier but did not get a response. It is a friendly, family run business that has fantastic fish and chips. They are fresh chips, not the frozen kind which was a lovely surprise.

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