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Riordan's

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7 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
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Ballina, Ireland
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Avoid this place as it is a dirty dive which should be condemned due to it being a health hazard. Rude staff and horrible food in a very very cramped tiny seating area make this place one to avoid. Possibly the worst restaurant we have ever visited yes its that bad!! Avoid

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Thank Martin B
Huntington, New York
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9 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered Irish stew - like a shepherd's pie - & delicious fish and chips-.very small downstairs dining room, larger upstairs- local flavor, basic place with full Irish fare menu

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Thank maureen s
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here recently with a few friends and was served by the lovely waitress Sheila. She was so friendly, very welcoming and extremely helpful. The food came so quick and the portions were huge. Definitely getting value for money. Would recommend to anyone and will certainly be back :)

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Thank Una W
Rochester, New York
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were starving and saw their sign that they offered sandwiches at a reasonable price. I think it was a house that was converted to a restaurant. We were send upstairs to a VERY cramped room with 4 other tables. There was a group of 4 that arrived after us that ordered, ate, paid and left before we even got... More 

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Kenmare, Ireland
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To date in all my years of eating out and especially in Galway I have never experienced such horrendous service as I did in this makeshift place ! On entry the waitress roared out the door to us how many pointed to a table and said sit there , before throwing menus down to us ! Her name was Sheila... More 

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Thank janewhel
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very busy place, bit cramped but great value for money. Lovely breakfast on our last day. Friendly staff. Had the works and it was delicious. Didn't need to eat again until the evening.

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Thank Markaz
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Nice homely wee place food was grand service was good also had the brown beef stew hit the spot for the price not a hate wrong with it

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Thank Turlough1
San Francisco, California
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81 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Had dinner of Shepard pie and it was very tasty and inexpensive. Small dining area both upstairs and down with homey, charming atmosphere. Unfortunately they don't have beer on tap but they do sell by the can.

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Thank Timothy M
St. John's, Canada
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Has a full breakfast here. Good portions, service was great and the coffee was really tasty. The place wasn't very big, but I think there's another section upstairs.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Had irish sausages, onion and mash here - bargain price and very tasty - plates licked clean. Very old character place. Quick and friendly service

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Thank Joy H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?