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Vina Mara Restaurant & Wine Bar

19 Middle Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 561 610
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (72 reviews)
“baked alaska” (8 reviews)
“duck” (25 reviews)
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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Middle Street, Galway, Ireland
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171 - 180 of 508 reviews

Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

The tripadvisor rating does not do this restaurant justice. Dined here with family on a Monday night for a birthday meal and the place was full was which gives a good indication of the standard. Service was friendly and attentive without been intrusive. We had...More

1  Thank PatrickLL
Reviewed February 19, 2015

Used to go there very often for lunch. Had our baby's Christening Party organised in it and were very pleased. Food is always delicious and staff is very very nice and patient. Great vegetarian meals too.

1  Thank IzabelaKasprzak
Reviewed February 18, 2015

I went here today the 18th of February 2015 with my Dad for lunch and had duck confit, it was €7.50 it was nice I would recommend this place.

Thank PageParker
Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I have treated ourselves numerous times in the past to this restaurant and it has always been excellent. Our most recent visit was beyond excellence the food was unbelievable as they have a new chef. We had the seafood pot for starter,...More

2  Thank Dannyb765
Reviewed February 16, 2015

Visited Vina Mara on Valentines night, it was 30 euro per person for a three course meal. They had a special valentines menu with a good range of choices and good range for coeliacs. The menu was a bit unusual. The carrot and sweet potato...More

Thank Zoe240
Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Not usually one to write reviews just look places up after have been to see other opinions however after being here last night I disagree with last review and funny enough had the exact same thing steak and passion fruit cheesecake very fitting for the...More

3  Thank andrew m
Reviewed February 14, 2015

We visited here Tnite for valentines... Food was shocking.. All precooked.I had steak it was tough and dry.. Cheesecake was days old.. Wouldn't recommend or return..

2  Thank catherineannmcintyre
Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

Ate here with friends in January. Would recommend a visit. Lovely food and good service. Reasonably priced. Lovely surroundings. Nice menu.

4  Thank Moso06
Reviewed January 26, 2015

Once a month or so 3 friends and I meet for early bird mid week girlie catch up and dinner in Vina Mara. The food is wonderful value and excellent quality. The staff are fantastic so friendly and alway happy to make a recommendation for...More

1  Thank CailinGalway
Reviewed January 21, 2015

We had our umpteenth meal in Vina Mara on our most recent trip to Galway and as always it was excellent. Long may it continue to feed the hungry!! No other restaurant in Ireland in our experience gives such value without compromising on quality. We'll...More

1  Thank CeceliaWilliams
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April 3, 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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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
  • E-mail
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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