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Venice Ristorante

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20 Abbeygate Street Lower, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 530 751
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 21:30
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Ennis, Ireland
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264 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't fret - this quirky reliable bistro is not closing, it's just moving further up the same Abbeygate street to a bigger place nearer the main Shop street. Great pasta at affordable prices

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Thank MarOReilly
Austin, Texas
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

THE BEST ITALIAN I HAVE EVER HAD! No joke. The bowl of pasta was never ending, but was so fresh and delicious!!

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Thank rachel n
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food not bad but we use to eat fresh cook pasta not cooked time ago and than maked warm pity. Not nice waitress she should learn more about costumers service. We'll not go to this place again

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1 Thank Kate P
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Without a doubt the best italian ive ever had. Food was incredible. Service was brilliant. Small location very cosy. Well recommended to anyone. If im in galway again it will be the first place i go to for food. Thank You

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Thank haooygolucky
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited for dinner on Friday night when I was visiting Galway. I was pleasantly surprised, this was the best Italian restaurant I've been in a long time. I had minestrone and spaghetti bolognese and they were both great. Waiters were very kind too.

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Thank Milen D
Hatfield, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good Italian food. Nothing bad to say at all. The bolognese was delicious, great garlic pizza bread and the lemon merengue was fantastic.

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Thank adamctsullivan
Hamar, Norway
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181 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We set out to find an Italian restaurant in the main street, but could not find it. What we did find, was Venice and we went for it. This is a small place, but very cosy and with very good, homemade food. Excellent pastas and good service. The place was very busy. It is informal, not too expensive and the... More 

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Thank Masol1
Abbeyleix, Ireland
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very convenient location just off Eyre Square. Nice Italian food, reasonable price with a nice atmosphere

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Thank webberberginfiona
Dublin, Ireland
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169 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 484 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is small - it only seats around 22 to 24 people. We had a reservation and without it, we wouldn't have got a seat. Food was really excellent and portions were really good. The only negative was that service was quite slow and there was a wait of over 45 minutes between our starter and main course.

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Kilcullen, Kildare, Ireland
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous food that's good value. The children's menu is excellent. It was busy and there isn't much seating so if you could book in advance, you should.

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Thank YvonneCT

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Abbeygate Street Lower, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 530 751

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