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Italian Restaurant Galway - Venice Ristorante

20 Abbeygate Street Lower, Galway H91 W5YA, Ireland
+353 91 530 751
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
20 Abbeygate Street Lower, Galway H91 W5YA, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 524 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

The food was okay, nothing to write home about. The wait staff was nice and they suggested a few items not on the menu which were tasty. Go for the friendly staff and stay for a glass of wine or two.

Thank peggy b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Strolling along in the rain and we say the signs for this cute little spot. The staff was vaguely aloof - similar to our experience in the real Venice, truth be told, but the food was satisfying and the wine tasty. All of the tables...More

1  Thank 17,345
Reviewed 1 week ago

If good Italian fare is what you're looking for, this place ticks all the boxes. The usual range of Italian favourites - pizza, pasta plus meat and fish dishes - all well cooked and presented. The service is prompt and efficient rather than friendly, but...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was fresh and fantastic, service was great, the price was very reasonable, there is nothing else needs to be said

Thank PazBan
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Simple meal of Spaghetti Bolognese with a Caprese salad. Enjoyed the meal. Pasta portions were huge. Service was pleasant!

Thank BigDen51
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Stumbled upon Venice my trip to Galway 6 years ago. This was the one place in Galway I KNEW I had to return to. Venice did not disappoint. We came for an early dinner and it was magical, as I knew it would be. I...More

Thank roseleif
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

ABSOLUTE GARBAGE! I’ve never had a worse restaurant experience in my life. The staff don’t care and the restaurant is horrible. Stay away from this place! After ONE HOUR of waiting for an order of lasagna and ravioli we decided we would not be ignored...More

1  Thank Danielle W
Simon B, Manager at Italian Restaurant Galway - Venice Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Daniel You and your partner were given a table on your arrival, you were presented with menus, after 7 minutes from your arrival your order was taken, then 8 minutes later your garlic bread was served to and you shared it with your partner,...More

Reviewed 18 September 2018

It has a reasonable atmosphere although can be noisy. The food is reasonable without being spectacular. Menu is adequate. Service is good. It is a good solid meal. Based on Irsih prices it is average.

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Really busy and buzzy Italian restaurant in Galway City. As a lone diner sometimes it hard to find somewhere you feel comfortable in. Staff were very friendly and could find no fault with the food either.

Thank mrcwicklow
Reviewed 14 September 2018

My wife and I stopped in with a friend for lunch. My wife had the bruschetta as an entrée and enjoyed it very much. I had the spaghetti carbonara and it was expertly done -- noodles al dente and rich creamy sauce although I'm not...More

Thank Toothsc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Abbeygate Street Lower, Galway H91 W5YA, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 530 751
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