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Da Paulino's Ristorante Italiano

40 Abbeygate Street Upper | Galway City, Ireland, Galway 000, Ireland
+353 91 561 212
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (21 reviews)
“tiramisu” (2 reviews)
“side salad” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
40 Abbeygate Street Upper | Galway City, Ireland, Galway 000, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we ate here two nights in a row because the food and service were very nice...very fresh and well prepared...

Thank James P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best dinner of our trip so far, pasta, seafood all excellent. Still licking our lips. Highly recommend!

Thank Rosemarie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were there on the last night they were open for the season so there was no antipasto bar and the fresh meat and fish were not visible in the cases. That said, we had our favorites: the Lemon ravioli and the lemon chicken and...More

1  Thank PaulineMarie3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Because the restaurant is on a side street, it was not very crowded. The food was wonderful, and the service was excellent. I had ravioli, and my wife has pasta. We also had an order of garlic bread. The price was very reasonable.

Thank LankyOmaha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good decend food, i thought my main was a bit small, but i enjoyed it. Reasonable value. I'd definitely return

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 1 September 2018

The food was fantastic. That’s the good news. The service was awful. Kids meal came right way with an app. Then we waited for 45 minutes for our main courses. (After waiting 15 minutes for her to take our order) Then we continued to wait...More

Thank canadaace
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We had dinner at Da Paulino's. This place was recommended by both our B&B host as well as the Rick Steve's guidebook. We also liked that it was off the main city streets so it was a little bit quieter. This place is small, but...More

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Would highly recommend the pizza and pasta. Very varied menu with lots of choices for both. Portion size is good and service is prompt. Prices are not expensive and food quality is top class. Waitress was friendly and helpful. A little off the Main Street...More

1  Thank Corky04
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Food was decent and reasonably priced. Wait time was the issue as it looked like they were understaffed, with just one waitress and one chef.

Thank DougMik
Reviewed 23 June 2018

The food here was amazing & very reasonably priced. My husband had a chicken cannelloni dish & I had Fusilli Diavolo & both were excellent. Service was excellent although it took a while to prepare the food-everything was made from scratch.

Thank jjstewart8901
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23 January 2017|
Response from Shauna P | Property representative |
A Chara, apologies for the inconvenience caused but unfortunately the day you called there was an electrical fault that occurred in the restaurant hence the closure of the restaurant. Apologies that there was no reference to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Abbeygate Street Upper | Galway City, Ireland, Galway 000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 561 212
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We are a new Italian restaurant and pizzeria in the central of Galway City. As a family run restaurant, the atmosphere is relaxed, welcoming and family friendly, just like our food! Everything is homemade at Da Paulino's Ristorante Italiano
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