County Clare, Galway, and the Aran Islands Restaurants

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  • 1. Aniar Restaurant

    $$$$ | Center | Irish

    J. P. McMahon has caused quite a stir in the Galway dining scene with his tapas at Cava Bodega and the recently opened casual spot Tartare,...Read More

  • 2. Kai Cafe and Restaurant

    $$ | Center | Contemporary

    Tucked inside a renovated cottage in the shadow of St. Ignatius's limestone belfry is one of Galway's best restaurants. The bare stone walls...Read More

  • 3. Linnane's Lobster Bar

    $$$ | Irish

    It doesn't get much better than this 300-year-old, slated, whitewashed cottage with a turf fire and full-length windows that open out onto a...Read More

  • 4. Moran's Oyster Cottage

    $$$$ | Seafood

    This small thatched cottage is just upstream from where the Dunkellin River flows into Dunbulcaun Bay, the epicenter of Ireland's fresh oyster...Read More

  • 5. Wild Honey Inn

    $$ | Irish

    Owner-chef Aidan McGrath and wife Kate's modest Victorian premises on the outskirts of Lisdoonvarna have become something of a culinary landmark...Read More

  • 6. Ard Bia at Nimmo's

    $$ | Spanish Arch | European

    Expect to wait in line at this city-center restaurant set in an old stone house, with tables overlooking the Corrib. Ard Bia serves budget-conscious...Read More

  • 7. Flanagans on the Lake

    $ | International

    This lakeside restaurant, convenient for a bite before or after a River Shannon cruise, serves up international fare with breezy service. Locally...Read More

  • 8. Food Heaven

    $ | Irish

    Commanding a prime location in the town's market, Food Heaven is one of the best places to eat breakfast in Ennis, with standouts including...Read More

  • 9. Gallery Cafe

    $ | Irish

    A chilled-out café in the middle of town, Gallery Cafe has heaps of character with local artist exhibitions and the occasional live performance...Read More

  • 10. Goosers

    $ | Irish

    One of the most famous landmarks in town, complete with thatched roof, turf fire, and stone flooring, this classic Irish pub is a cozy a retreat...Read More

  • 11. McDonagh's Fish and Chips

    $ | Spanish Arch | Seafood

    The humble fish-and-chip is king at this stalwart restaurant, serving deep-fried cod, whiting, haddock, and hake for decades. The reasonably...Read More

  • 12. Monk's Pub

    $ | Irish

    This landmark dining pub a stone's throw from Ballyvaughan Pier has changed hands and fortunes over the past few years, but all you need to...Read More

  • 13. Morrissey's Seafood Bar and Grill

    $ | Irish

    Set on a bend in the river a short drive north of Loop Head Peninsula, this unpretentious town house has gained a national reputation. The key...Read More

  • 14. Murphy Blacks Restaurant

    $ | Seafood

    Set in modest Victorian quarters on the main thoroughfare into Kilkee, Murphy Blacks is operated by a duo with a vast experience in hospitality...Read More

  • 15. Souper Cafe

    $ | Café

    For soup lovers, this modest, brightly painted café on a square in the heart of Ennis will hit all the right notes. With daily changing specials...Read More

  • 16. Teach an Tae (Cafe Aran Tea Rooms)

    $ | Irish

    Michael and Alissa Donoghue do not have to travel far to get the ingredients for their little cottage café that overlooks the pier. Their flock...Read More

  • 17. The Long Dock

    $ | Seafood

    Carrigaholt Village, with its crumbling medieval tower house perched on the coast, is home to this almost-200-year-old pub and restaurant, one...Read More

  • 18. The Pier Head

    $$ | Irish

    Once the village pub, the Pier Head is still a bar, but it sells more food than pints these days. The location is idyllic, at the top (head...Read More

  • 19. Cullinan's Restaurant & Guesthouse

    $$ | Seafood

    The small 25-seat restaurant, set in the back of an attractively renovated traditional farmhouse, is famed for its fresh, simply prepared seafood...Read More

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