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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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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (20 reviews)
“tiramisu” (2 reviews)
“side salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:30 Hours
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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1 - 10 of 178 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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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
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Food was stunning and fresh, bruschetta was a little too big for one, would defiantly recommend 1 to share for future. Only one waitress for a busy restaurant, but she was still attentive and polite.

Thank Simdublin
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Quaint and cozy little Italian restaurant just off the main drag. Enjoyed the appetizers and salads but then waited a really long time for entrees while multiple tables seated behind us got their orders. The rest of my group liked their food, but the arrabiata...More

Thank iainkelt
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped in with a party of nine and were very pleasantly surprised they were able to fully accommodate us. The service was professional and the pasta fantastic. We’d highly recommend. Molto Bene.

Thank eddie729
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely place,good staff and the most important think for me was "The food" DELICIOUS from a special cheff Mr.Ylli well done.

Thank KristianS643
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for good pizza, friendly staff and a relaxed ambiance, I can't but recommend this Italian. I love pizza but this is the best, I've been back again and again. Tasty cuisine and reasonable prices

Thank westmeathabu
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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$24
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, Groups, 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
  • E-mail
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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