Best Restaurants in Kerry


County Kerry is world-renowned for its natural beauty, and its food scene is no different.

The county is home to some of Ireland’s finest restaurants, serving up everything from high-end cuisine to local fish dishes.

Before you visit these restaurants I would book a table because they are very popular. Here is my pick of the best restaurants in Kerry. 

Jack’s Coastguard Restaurant, Cromane

If you’re looking for a truly unique dining experience while in Kerry, look no further than Jack’s Coastguard Restaurant in Cromane.

This unassuming eatery is located right on the water’s edge, providing stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean while you enjoy some of the best seafood in the region.

The menu at Jack’s Coastguard Restaurant focuses on fresh, local ingredients, and changes daily to ensure that only the very best dishes are being served.

Whether you’re in the mood for a light starter or a hearty main course, there’s something for everyone here.

And of course, no meal would be complete without one of their delicious desserts!

If you’re looking for a relaxed atmosphere with great food and even better views, make sure to add Jack’s Coastguard Restaurant to your list of Kerry must-eats.

The only downside to Jack’s is it has limited parking.

The Point Restaurant, Caherciveen

The Point Restaurant in Caherciveen is one of the top restaurants in Kerry.

The restaurant is located on the water’s edge, offering stunning views of the harbor and the surrounding countryside.

Entrance to The Point Restuarant Cahersiveen

The menu features fresh, local seafood, as well as a limited number of Irish dishes. The restaurant also has an extensive wine list.

What really makes The Point Restaurant stand out though is the atmosphere.

The staff is always friendly and welcoming, making sure you have everything you need. They really make you feel like part of the family!

Kitty O’Se’s Restaurant, Killarney

Situated in the heart of Kerry, Kitty O’Se’s Restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy fresh, local produce.

The menu features a wide range of seafood and meat dishes, as well as a selection of vegetarian options.

Chicken & Bacon dish in Kitty O'Se in Killarney
Chicken & Bacon dish in Kitty O’Sé’s

Kitty O’Se’s is renowned for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere, and the staff is always on hand to offer advice on the best dishes to suit your taste.

The restaurant also has an extensive wine list, featuring both local and international wines.

Fish & Chips dish in Kitty O'Sé's in Killarney
Fish & Chips dish in Kitty O’Sé’s

If you’re looking for the perfect place to enjoy a romantic meal or celebrate a special occasion, Kitty O’Se’s is the ideal choice.

The Oyster Tavern Restaurant, Fenit

If you’re in search of the best seafood restaurant in Fenit, look no further than The Oyster Tavern Restaurant in Fenit.

This cozy spot overlooking the harbor serves up some of the freshest and most delicious seafood dishes you’ll ever taste.

Entrance to the Oyster Tavern

The menu changes daily to make use of the freshest local ingredients, but you can always expect classics like oysters on the half shell, lobster rolls, and fish and chips.

And don’t forget to save room for dessert – the chocolate mousse is simply to die for!

Cassidy’s Restaurant, Tralee

Another top-quality restaurant is Cassidy’s in Tralee.

The restaurant offers a wide range of mouth-watering dishes, all of which are prepared using only the freshest and finest ingredients.

Whether you’re in the mood for a hearty steak, a light salad, or something in between, you’re sure to find something to your liking on Cassidy’s menu.

And don’t forget to save room for dessert! The restaurant’s selection of delicious sweets is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Cassidys restaurant in Tralee

In addition to its excellent food, Cassidy’s Restaurant also offers a delightful atmosphere in which to enjoy your meal.

The restaurant’s warm and inviting decor is the perfect setting for a romantic dinner for two or a night out with friends.

And the friendly and attentive staff will make you feel right at home from the moment you walk through the door.

The Park Hotel, Kenmare

The Park Hotel offers visitors to Kenmare a chance to sample some of the best culinary experiences in Ireland.

The hotel’s restaurant offers breathtaking views of the Irish countryside, and the food is simply exquisite.

The menu features locally sourced ingredients, and the dishes are all expertly prepared. The service is excellent, and the atmosphere is really cozy and inviting.

If you’re looking for an amazing dining experience in Kerry, you absolutely need to check out The Park Hotel. You won’t be disappointed!


Kerry is renowned for its food, and these restaurants are some of the best in the county.

The Park Hotel in Kenmare has breathtaking views, while Cassidy’s Restaurant in Tralee is perfect for a romantic night out.

The Oyster Restaurant in Fenit is a must-visit for seafood lovers, and The Point Restaurant in Caherciveen is perfect for a special occasion.

Jack’s Coastguard Restaurant in Cromane is a hidden gem, and Kitty O’Shea Restaurant in Killarney is a must-try for traditional Irish food.

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