Dundalk is the culinary capital of the county, with many excellent restaurants on offer. Here are just some you may be interested in.
For a full list of restaurants in Dundalk, see this page.
Situated in the Cooley Mountains, right in the heart of the Tain Walking trail, this award-winning restaurant offers excellent food in an unmatched ambience. An international style a la carte menu, usually featuring freshly caught Carlingford seafood, is a speciality in both the Bar and licensed restaurant on a daily basis, while Sunday lunch is a local legend.
This town-centre hotel has a restaurant offering lunch and snacks.
Chinese restaurant specialising in Cantonese dishes. Located in Dundalk town centre, the Jade Garden offers comfortable surroundings and a friendly atmosphere.
Tel: +353 (0) 42 9330 378
Charming and authentic family-run trattoria tucked down a side street in Dundalk town centre. Serves freshly prepared pizza, pasta, steaks, veal and chicken dishes.
Located on the outskirts of Dundalk, the Lisdoo Steakhouse offers a unique dining experience. Carvery lunch is served daily between 12.30 – 3pm.
Punjab Curry House
Authentic Indian restaurant in the centre of Dundalk town providing great food at reasonable prices.
Tel: +353 (0) 42 932 9980
Located in The Century Bar, a listed building opposite St. Patrick’s Cathedral in the centre of Dundalk, Quaglino’s offers an appealing blend of traditional and modern Irish cooking. The menu uses local produce such as Carlingford oysters, Annagassan salmon, lobster and Cooley lamb and the restaurant prides itself on its winning combination of good service and good value for money.
Tel: +353 (0) 42 933 8567
Restaurant No. 32
Located in a leafy corner of Dundalk, this restaurant has a simple and smart décor and specialises in offering delicious food at affordable prices with quality, yet down-to-earth service.
Riva Brasserie is acosy and welcoming brasserie in the heart of the town serving delicious, good value food.
Charming Italian restaurant serving a range of Italian dishes with friendly service and affordable prices.
Tel: +353 (0) 42 938 6696
The Windsor Bar & Restaurant
This locally-owned establishment has an a la carte restaurant which, with an emphasis on fresh food and prompt service, has become one of the top places to eat out in Dundalk.
This ristorante in nearby Carlingford provides a truly Italian experience from the décor to the welcome and the genuine Italian dishes. The passion and dedication of the owners is displayed as much on the plate as it is in their characters and there is something to suit all tastes.
Tel: +353 (0) 42 938 3848