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The Front Door Sonny's Bar and Restaurant

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High Street | Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 757
11:30 - 02:00
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Galway, Ireland
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100 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a great place. Staff are primo. This review is about the food. I had the penne Asian spicy dish. Man, it takes a lot for me go back to a restaurant to have the same dish but in this case I did. This place is consistently excellent!

Thank NKS2
Galway, Ireland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had drinks there last Saturday night and really enjoyed it the staff were so help full and friendly,we will definitely be back

Thank phil131
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

top notch food every time i have eaten in it ! brilliant staff and a lovely place fire does be light making it feel really homey !

1 Thank Rachel S
Athens, Greece
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food at this pub/restaurant was delicious!Absolutely recommended,nice atmosphere,cozy place and normal prices on my opinion.Staff members are polite.Not so many options on the menu though.That is the only reason I'm not rating them "excellent"

1 Thank Elonamiss
Malvern, Pennsylvania, United States
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238 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came in desperately hungry and the place was packed for the first game of the 6 nations. A wonderful waitress put a table together for us, practically under the stairs, after she took pity on us. We had a great time cheering with the locals and the food was hearty and delicious. She was our hero that day and we... More 

1 Thank Heather G
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As our first time visit to Galway we were unsure where to go for some food and a drink. Lady on reception at our hotel recommended we tried here so we did. Staff were very polite and the atmosphere in the pub was great. The presentation of the food was also very well presented. I had the leg of lamb... More 

1 Thank mrblue007
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice quaint Irish pub! Lots of beer and whiskey options. We were there on a quite Tuesday evening and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

1 Thank Linda M
Portlaoise, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend were visiting Galway for a few days, we had no plans to visit any specific restaurants, just seeing where we ended up each day. We came in for lunch on saturday, just to get starters as we weren't overly hungry, I got the seafood chowder and my boyfriend got the cheese nachos. We were both very... More 

1 Thank Char151280
Limerick, Ireland
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137 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great Pub & Restaurant in the centre of Galway City. Had lunch there this week with a friend and it was excellent. The food was great, presented very well, super service and extremely friendly. The ambience of the place was fantastic, a real old Irish pub with open fires, so cosy! They offered a nice menu with daily... More 

1 Thank liam_mccaffrey
Boulder, Colorado
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the best Shepherd's pie I've ever had! Including my own. It was just heaven with a cold Smithwick Ale.

1 Thank KDB721

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | Cross Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 563 757

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?