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Martine's Quay Street Wine Bar & Restaurant

21 Quay Street, Galway -, Ireland
+353 91 565 662
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (183 reviews)
“prime rib” (18 reviews)
“thai mussels” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
21 Quay Street, Galway -, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 945 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Called to the restaurant during the afternoon at about 15:00 on the 17th . We sat down outside and waited to be served the waitress come to the table next to us and was chatting to a lady that worked there while she was having...More

Thank Tom E
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for dinner while walking around Galway. We loved the cozy atmosphere and got a table right on shop street so we could enjoy the atmosphere. Both of our meals were great. The food was fresh and perfectly prepared. Definitely...More

Thank mlwuk2
Reviewed 3 days ago

We ate here the other week everything was spot on as always , quick service, Friendly staff, steak was cooked to perfection also both Fish dishes were exquisite and delightful , 4th time eating here, first review cant recommend this place enough and the location...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this place twice during our 5 day stay in Galway. The first night we were looking for something to eat and had read a few reviews of this place and decided to try there although we had no reservation. They were very busy...More

1  Thank BernardShakey
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose the all evening early bird menu and I chose to pay the supplement for the Ribeye steak which was excellent and cooked very accurately. All the food was great though the service could have been sharper

Thank Jimmythe0ne
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I happened upon Martine's with no reservations. We were told they could fit us in if we could finish within 2 hours. We kind of chuckled, being from the U.S. this was not a problem. We were seated in a back room...More

Thank Eastcoast2
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Galway for work and had a lovely meal here with my boss on a grey Monday evening, thanks to a recommendation from an Irish friend. I enjoyed the slice of soda bread that came with our drinks, and then our mains were...More

1  Thank RachelMary D
Reviewed 1 week ago

First, I should say that the Eggs Benedict was amazing and served in a very pleasant setting. Unfortunately, the waitress was so nasty and her behavior so uncalled for, that we left with an unpleasant taste in our mouths instead. My husband ordered mussels --...More

1  Thank Amy P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited this restaurant for dinner. We were fortunate enough to sit outside. The restaurant was busy and our waiter did his best but there were two clear problems - understaffing and a slow kitchen. It took more than 20 minutes for...More

1  Thank kivmas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at a hotel next to Quay street and they recommended Martine's. It was a little cozy but we received great service and a good meal. It was a little pricey but worth the price. There were four of us at dinner and we...More

Thank DrMike2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 28
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Quay Street, Galway -, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 565 662
  • E-mail
Description
As a family we have lived and worked on Quay street since 1902 and have a long history of looking after customers with Martine having worked in Margaret Mc Donagh fish shop across the road (McDonagh's Seafood Bar) at a very young age. This tradition was passed on to my brother and I, as we too worked with our mother in her restaurant preparing and serving food. Our family tradition and Galway's Great trading ties with other countries have seeped into the bones of our restaurant and greatly influence everything we do. We believe in local Irish produce prepared simply using traditional and modern techniques from home and around the world.
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