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Vina Mara Restaurant & Wine Bar

€€ - €€€Irish, European,
19 Middle Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 561 610
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (73 reviews)
“baked alaska” (8 reviews)
“duck” (27 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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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can genuinely say this restaurant has the best chef in Galway city! Rarely do i recommend a restaurant but it has to be said. Top notch food, excellent service, clean and comfortable. Nicest steak ever and the pate, well that was something else... my...More

Thank westgrub
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Three members of my family and myself had the pleasure of eating here . The ambiance was lovely the minute you walked through the door you were made feel so welcome. The table we had was in a quite area, so we could chat easily...More

Thank MtierneyGalway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the positive side the food was ok, the cheese/meat starter combo was good and the chutney was very good. However it was let down by a below average main course. Between all of us we all had different mains, none of them very special...More

Thank Dave B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten in Vina Mara many times and I can promise each time has been delicious. The food is always so fresh and full of flavour. They have a variety of options at excellent prices for top quality food. Whether it's lunch or dinner...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this restaurant. The food was fantastic, the staff wonderful. You really need a reservation here but they were able to fit us in, so glad they did. Delicious meals, varied menu - seafood, lamb, duck, risotto and great wine. Very easy to eat gluten...More

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Vina Mara for a meal as part of our Hen Weekend in Galway. The restaurant was very efficient and well organised and seated us promptly. As part of our party we had a choice of starters and mains and then a quattro...More

Thank GemsNI
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent food Excellent service in a cosy environment Couldn't have asked for more as the staff were excellent to talk to with time for advice and recommendations Excellent for Vegan and vegetarian 10/10

Thank John Murray M
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We came across this gem of a restaurant while walking around the Galway Streets and although we had no reservation we were made welcome and were seated in this popular restaurant. We chose the 2 person special with house wine and were not disappointed. Prompt,...More

Thank Barry A
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We picked the promotion all the main courses from the Menú at 10 €. We had lamb and duck. Both very good and tender thought the portions rather small. We had started with a delicious carrot soup. Above all the quality is very good and...More

Thank FrancescoBoglioni
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely restaurant fantastic food and staff very friendly. Great value for money. Definitely will be back on our next visit to Galway.

Thank Shona O
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3 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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:30 - 15:00
12:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
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
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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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