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“Quality Food served with Style!”

Martine's Quay Street Wine Bar & Restaurant
Ranked #31 of 495 Restaurants in Galway
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $18 - $28
Cuisines: Irish, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: As a family we have lived and worked on Quay street since 1902 and have a long history of looking after customers with Martine having worked in Margaret Mc Donagh fish shop across the road (McDonagh's Seafood Bar) at a very young age. This tradition was passed on to my brother and I, as we too worked with our mother in her restaurant preparing and serving food. Our family tradition and Galway's Great trading ties with other countries have seeped into the bones of our restaurant and greatly influence everything we do. We believe in local Irish produce prepared simply using traditional and modern techniques from home and around the world.
Reviewed August 29, 2013

Went here for the Second Time (See Previous Reviews), and it didnt dissapoint. Very Busy when we arrived, so a Wee vino at the Bar and a Chat before being led to a charming Table in the window. Eating the Bread, and then we had to move due to what I think was a seating Mix up, but no problem, very charming staff. Went for a Pork Rib Starter, lovely smoky flavour, and lots of taste. Mains was Monkfish and a Fab Butternut Squash Puree which really set it off, interesting approach. My Better Half had Duck and Veg and felt a Risotto might have been nicer with it but tasty nevertheless. Decided on a Martini Expresso and French Coffee to finish, both of which presented with style. Recommended.

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Reviewed August 24, 2013

From the top Management, namely Martine herself, all the way
down to every member of her restaurant Staff, this is indeed an
eating place, everyone must try. Every night of the week it is
busy and on weekends, sometimes even a line at the front door.
Depending on the weather, one can choose to eat either inside, in
one of the lovely dining rooms, upstairs, or out front on the patio.
The menu is varied with all kinds of Seafood dishes, chicken and
beef dishes, wonderfully prepared Appetizer dishes, great breads, a fabulous dessert menu. It is just hard to beat Martine's
and of course the location is also unbeatable, right down in the
very heart of Quay Street. On your next trip to Galway, make sure not to miss this one.

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Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

I recently had my hen of 18 at Martines ... The service was great, food was great and we had a wonderful time. Would definitely recommend!!!

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Reviewed August 24, 2013

This is a super location matched by sincere service and high quality food! Had a meal here on Monday evening and it was superb! The atmosphere is wonderful and sitting watching the passers by eating fish cooked to perfection takes some beating. Everyone happy and a warm friendly willingness to please. Everyone involved with this place deserves the best! Well done! Galway surely must be one of the happiest cities on this planet!

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Reviewed August 20, 2013

Great location, great food, only reason Im not giving this 5 is because its just nice, classy bar food. If it was a proper restaurant it would be 5.
The service was great! One guy there on his own Sunday morning, but you'd never think it. Looked after everyone, offered my gf free refill on her coffee, checked on us to make sure everything was ok and gluten free. I got the burger, gf got the salmon.
Both were great, cooked to perfection, was stuffed leaving.
Sitting outside gives you a great view of shop street too.
Overall a very good place to eat in Galway, but was more impressed by the service.

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