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Vina Mara Restaurant & Wine Bar

$$ - $$$Irish, European,
19 Middle Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 561 610
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (75 reviews)
“baked alaska” (8 reviews)
“duck” (26 reviews)
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Irish, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Middle Street, Galway, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 541 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in here for a evening meal. We looked at the early bird offer and decided to go with the deal. The staff were ever so friendly and we were given a choice of tables. The menu is good but not exciting but all good...More

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

This restaurant served high quality, good portion sizes. The customer service was outstanding. The wine selection was of good quality and at a reasonable price. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal here!

Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Went for a 3 course dinner. Menu was lovely, crab claws were divine. However service was slow, forgot to bring us our drinks and when I started to eat my main I noticed a black hair stuck in it! Again it took us a while...More

Thank Máire G
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Came here with family for Christmas meal and all courses were nice. Especially the duck confit which was delicious. Also very good value for money! Prawn starter was also delicious. Service was very good and not too attentive

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Called in for lunch with friends, in the run-up to Christmas. Excellent bread while waiting - as seems to be their most consistent feature, judging by reviews! I had a venison stew - very tender, very tasty - with a silky mash. This was comfort...More

Thank corribryan
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

I was there today for my lunch. I had a grilled salmon & it was delicious . Service was excellent & decor also beautiful.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

I heard good reviews about Viña Mara and given the excellent early bird was looking forward to trying it out. Came here super hungry so we ordered bread , garlic potatoes and a sparkling orange for starters. The starters never arrived. 25 mins later the...More

Thank Ciara P
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Good service for such a busy night although our group was crammed in at the table pretty tight. Excellent bread and butter to start followed by vegetable soup. The soup was excellent, not chunks of vegetables in a broth like we are familiar with back...More

Thank lobstaluva
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Popped in for lunch after reading the menu outside, there were 3 choices at €7.50 each. Unfortunately I chose the vegetable risotto, when it arrived I didn't like the look of it but proceeded to eat it. The vegetable contents were just a few pieces...More

Thank _teachnaleachtai
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Out for lunch with 3 friends. I just love this restaurant - No. 1 it is very central to Galway city and just a short walk from the car park, No. 2 it is exceptional food and very very reasonable. No. 3 Staff are excellent...More

Thank AnnChristine
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4 April 2016|
Response from Eileen F | Property representative |
Hi, you can email us or you can call us at +353 91 561 610
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Middle Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 561 610
  • E-mail
We at Vina Mara are dedicated to providing a friendly dining experience in Galway. All our menus are created using fresh Irish produce and an excellent selection of wines. Our aim is to create great food at great value prices and a warm friendly service for all of our customers. We are open Monday to Saturday for lunch and dinner. On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evening all our main courses are just €10. Great quality, great service, great value.
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