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Vina Mara Restaurant & Wine Bar

) #53 of 369 Restaurants in Galway $$ - $$$ Irish, European,
19 Middle Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 561 610
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (73 reviews)
“baked alaska” (8 reviews)
“duck” (25 reviews)
Opens in 11 min
All hours
Irish, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Middle Street, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent the evening in this restaurant with a group of friends over for the Galway races. great food, great craic, could not have looked after us any better. Singing our hearts out and even a delicious birthday cake . Cant recommend this place enough, will...More

Thank fred s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited vina mara on the evening of ladies day during race week (always a good test for a restaurant) this place never disappoints. Beautiful food lots of genuine Gluten free options without the drama. Really friendly staff (same staff there for a long time which...More

Thank Breege123456
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we walked in, we thought, "This looks like it's going to be expensive." We were pleasantly surprised that, in spite of the very nice ambience, the prices were modest, and the food was excellently prepared and beautifully presented. All four of us were happy...More

Thank AnneliseNewEngland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous lunch, have been for dinner (which was excellent) and couldn't think of any where nicer to try for lunch. I wasn't disappointed. Service, food, choice , wine, value for money all excellent.... thank you

Thank 15hellykelly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having just arrived in Galway and trudged round in the rain, latish in the evening, we weren’t too hopeful, until we found Viña Mara. The three of us enjoyed a very pleasant meal; husband and daughter had steaks and I had a very tasty pork...More

Thank EM B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Irish Gem is one of the best (if not the best) local Restaurant in town. Run by the fabulous Eileen you could not be in better Irish hands! What makes this restaurant so perfect is the local hospitality that you will experience coupled with...More

Thank 247meganr
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4 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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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
  • 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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