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Vina Mara Restaurant & Wine Bar

19 Middle Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 561 610
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (71 reviews)
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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Middle Street, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A group of us went for dinner there at the weekend, the staff made us feel very welcome and looked after us very well. Excellent value for money, a three course meal for two people with wine only €60. Great selection of food that was...More

Thank DublinLass26
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I would not expect the level of quality food served on the €10 deal. Excellent steak! Very loud and busy but worth it. Make reservations!

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked this for a family birthday dinner for a party of 12 with varied taste. It was an early booking as one of our party had to leave for work and the staff facilitated serving that person early. Everyone enjoyed what they got and as...More

Thank JnK100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this excellent family owned restaurant by accident and we were so glad we did! The staff were all very friendly and made the effort to make one feel very welcome. A special mention for Anna who was very helpful in explaining the menu as...More

Thank taffjonesey
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Went here with a few friends and was quite disappointed. Food is lovely but one of my friends mains (pork belly) was burnt, but we werent checked on during our meal and didnt want to make a fuss by going up to them to complain....More

Thank Gaby G
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Good atmosphere; varied menu. Go Monday to Wednesday evening for special offer on mains and it's a bargain!

Thank Jo G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Good food, we were a large group and they times the food very well. There are 2 vegan options on the menu but no desserts unfortunately. Organic wine available. 10euros all courses on Wednesday so well worth it!

Thank Anouk S
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I've visited the restaurant a couple of times, last visit was on a hen do and despite large numbers to cater for the food and service was excellent! It was no different this time, surprisingly busy for a Monday evening but with lovely ambiance. Food...More

Thank Holly G
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I've eaten here a few times, and my favourite dishes are the paella and the steak. We ordered the dessert platter and it was devoured. Staff are lovely too. All cooked perfection. Great atmosphere and very good value, wide selection of wine also.

Thank Paisean4food
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I have eat in Vina Mara on a few different occasions and it has never disappointed. Vina Mara is well located in Galway City. The presentation of the food is always impressive and tastes exceptional (hats off to the chef). The staff are excellent nothing...More

Thank denisenie1
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How do you make reservations?
3 April 2016|
Response from Eileen F | Property representative |
Hi, you can email us or you can call us at +353 91 561 610
Do you serve vegan mains? I thinking of dining on wednesday evening and I'm bringing a friend for his birthday but he is vegan.
14 February 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
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
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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.