Fodor's Expert Review O'Looney's Waves Restaurant

$ Lahinch Irish

Travelers come here to get up close and personal with the surf from behind a bowl of steaming Atlantic seafood chowder. Floor-to-ceiling windows capture the breath of the bay from a cozy distance, except in storm season when it can be a little too close for comfort. Images of the property's defiant stand against giant ocean waves have gone global. The menu is concise but covers ground and sea with a salmon, hake, beef, and vegetarian. Expect a wait in high season.

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Quick Facts

Promenade
Lahinch, Co. Clare  Ireland

065-708–1880

www.olooneys.ie

Known For:
  • Ocean views
  • Seafood
  • Drawing crowds
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Nov.–Mar. 16 and weekdays Mar.–June 1

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