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Monroe's Tavern

€€ - €€€Irish, ,
14 Dominick Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 583 397
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (41 reviews)
“stew” (9 reviews)
“mussels” (9 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:30 Hours
Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
14 Dominick Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 269 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i went there for a weekend breakfast. Some retired old codgers were there drinking pints and watching sport at 11 am. Lovely atmosphere. Comfortable and welcoming. I had the delicious Irish breakfast and tea. They have a new restaurant next door thqt is very good....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank RalphW_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a local and I have had pizza from monroes in the past. But tonight I ordered a pizza and not only did the staff lie to me about the time it would take to cook pizza they lied to everyone who came in after...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lar m
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Pizza is just unbelievable. Great atmosphere in the pub also. Great place to watch a game and trad musixc later on in the evening.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Departure225200
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

We were traveling with a vegan who was velvety happy to find this pub with an appropriate menu for her taste.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LollysLook
Reviewed 1 December 2018

We went in for a few drinks and to listen to some music. We ordered Espresso Martini and Pina Colada. The Espresso Martini was amazing! this is my go to cocktail and I normally get one wherever i go. One of bar staff in particular...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Esmee29
Reviewed 26 November 2018

As per usual when I’m in Galway I go to Monroe’s for pizza,have Ben in over a dozen times over the years and found it to have one of the best pizza s I’ve ever tasted,sadly went in yesterday with my sons for pizza,ordered a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Amazing Turkey Sambo! Everything was fresh and tasty! A very friendly bartender called Bert took my order and John, the waiter was so polite and fast! Well done!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank WellsV
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

went for a pint. stayed for dinner. fabulous food. bacon and cabbage was the best I've had in a good while. friendly staff great music, very entertaining.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 413shayd
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Arrived at Monroe’s and was warmly greeted by bar staff. The bar is much bigger than the frontage suggests but is very nicely layout with good lighting and a traditional feel. Food was quickly delivered and was exceptional esp the bread.Tv Screens (4) were on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Micheallmk
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Three of us went with the intention of pints,food & football. Pints, food & staff were great. Steak sandwich we all thought was the best we've had in Galway. Only issue was the picture on the TV. Zoomed in and out of focus, we ended...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jason S
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Questions & Answers
17 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Robbie123M | Reviewed this property |
Its in the same area Megan, The dancing starts around 9.30pm and you'll be able to get a table around it ok :)
22 June 2017|
Response from conwan |
Children are allowed eat up until 9.30pm! Unfortunately due to licensing laws anyone under 18 cannot be on the premises after 9.30pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Dominick Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 583 397
  • E-mail
Live music & food 7 nights a week. Located just across the bridge from the Claddagh, it's distinctive historical building holds a tavern to be proud of. Monroe's Tavern is renowned for it's friendly staff, warm atmosphere and live music. To top it off, great food awaits you in this wonderful bar in the heart of Galway's Westend. Caters for group bookings and events
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