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Oscar's Seafood Bistro

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Clan House 22/23 Dominick Street Upper, Galway 091, Ireland
+353 91 582 180
Mon - Thu 18:30 - 21:30
Fri 18:30 - 22:00
Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter had the oysters and mussels, She stated they were delicious. Service was great. Easy to get into. Small area, but we went early. The fish cakes were awesome.

Thank Patricia O
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Unpretentious but absolutely delicious and very knowledgeable and efficient. You will know you made a wise choice when you see the multiple organizational awards outside below the windows. You probably won't get in without having made a reservation )by phone) at least the day before, and for the weekends earlier than that. (At least 10 walk-ins were sent packing in... More 

Thank tresdar
Cork, Ireland
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful seafood simply prepared. I had the hake on a bed of champ and green vegetables. No need to do too much to such wonderful ingredients and Oscar's do just the right amount to enhance the flavours. I just have one small quibble, they do an early bird, 2 courses €18.50, excellent value, but there is no flexibility about the... More 

Thank MagsMarleigh
Galway, Ireland
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three of us ate here last night and I ordered cod which was under cooked and came with a very small portion of potato. Between three of us we were given one very small portion of vegetable which was not adequate for three people. Overall we were disappointed with food and service.

Thank Niamh K
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is probably the highlight of my Galway food experience and most likely one of the best seafood meals I had I my life. You need to try it and make sure you call ahead and reserve a seating

Thank Andrej Z
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best seafood I have ever had in Ireland. The restaurant was small and busy so unless you arrive at 6 p.m., better book a table before coming. We had fish cakes, grilled haddock, monkfish and mussels which were catch of the day. Very very fresh, flavorful and yummy. Finished with trio of creme brulee (normal, with Bailey's and with apple)... More 

Thank Phương T
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at Oscars. We started with the best oysters we have ever had and then had the cod and the haddock. The wind choices were great and well priced. We finished with a lovely desert. The staff were great and very friendly

Thank livinginlondon1344
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For €85 we had two starters, two mains and a nice bottle of French wine. The seafood chowder was rich and full of fresh seafood. We each had fish from the specials board, one monkfish and one lemon sole. Both were nicely done with intense and interesting sauces that added to the flavors. The accompanying vegetables (kale, fennel and broccoli)... More 

Thank NEhiker64
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this lovely restaurant on trip advisor and it didn't disappoint . The service and the food was amazing . I had oysters to start followed by the monkfish to finish . My partner was so overwhelmed . Chianti to wash it down a long with a lovely waitress to assist us in discussion making as I wanted to... More 

Thank Waterfordboi1982
Galway, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited about a month ago on a Friday night, only made a reservation that morning and wasn't surprised to find that they had a table but only after 8, after all they are one of the highest rated seafood restaurants in Galway! Arrived about 15 minutes early for our booking to an almost completely empty restaurant, perhaps everyone from the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$62
Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clan House 22/23 Dominick Street Upper, Galway 091, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 582 180

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