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#108 of 350 Restaurants in Galway
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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13 New Dock Street, Galway H91 ET1W, Ireland
+353 91 895 850
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 21:00
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice enough Japanese food and drink in this place. Some nice selections of Japenese teas, deserts and bento sets as well. A nice little Japanese cafe this down near the docks area of Galway city to chill out in any time of year when you are in that area, must admit.

Thank dannycillumini
Level Contributor
28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Fabulous restaurant, delightful staff. The quality of fare is consistently outstanding. SENSATIONAL sushi and nigiri, and the chef's special Japanese Snickers desert.

Thank Collymann
Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

This small restaurant is a true Galway gem. My partner and I eat here at least 3 times a week. The food here is a joy. The Fish is always sparkling fresh and served with a smile. Yoshimis is always kind and generous and her portions reflect that. Her focus is on providing an authentic Japanese experience lost in more... More 

2 Thank thomas_walsh_galway
1 review
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This place was recommended in our guidebook and we were excited to try it out, but we ended up getting a horrible case of food poisoning. Would not recommend

Thank Sofia P
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I love this place. Hadn't been in awhile and just decided to go on the spur of the moment. I didn't recognise any of the staff from before, they are all so good looking here. And what was a nice touch was that there was only a half portion of a dish we ordered available, when it was made the... More 

3 Thank KrisMurphy90
Galway, Ireland
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Love Wa Café. Their sushi and their bento boxes are always beautifully presented and SO tasty. Really reasonable too.

2 Thank Sage86
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Me and my girlfriend ate here yesterday, the food was delicious and the staff were so warm, friendly and made us feel really welcome, the chef even came out and started talking to us, who was really friendly too! will be back for sure , best Sushi in Galway no doubt!

2 Thank David A
Galway, Ireland
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We loved this place. Weren't sure what to expect so always a real treat when you get a great meal. Staff were really nice & helpful. Loved the sushi. Savoury desserts! Great value. Highly recommend

2 Thank joeodonovan
Level Contributor
25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

As per many of the review this is an excellent Japanese restaurant. Decor tres simple hence why cafe and not resto. Food and staff superb.

1 Thank philippebY7716ZT
Dublin, Ireland
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

This is a great lovely restaurant - I particularly like it because it offers some vegan options which are clearly marked on the menu. The waiter who served us was so friendly and we had a great chat with him.

2 Thank Rebecca C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 22
Sushi, Japanese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 New Dock Street, Galway H91 ET1W, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 895 850

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