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Cafe Express

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32 Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 567 922
08:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Wed 08:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a regular here and I keep coming back again and again because the foods great, the service is fab, the portions are big and it's very reasonably priced. The carbonara is my favourite because it's the closest thing to a traditional roman spaghetti alla carbonara in Galway. Amy and all the other waitresses are so friendly and make... More 

Thank David H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Terrific coffee here and nice snacks too but the menu's a little limited. Good value and the staff are mostly great, except for the odd lemon of course but you get that everywhere!

Thank mick_collier
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

It was a Tuesday afternoon and the place was full. I just had a coffee there, which was delicious. And the seating upstairs was really close, so it had more of a family atmosphere to it. It seems like a place, where everyone gets their morning coffee from.

Thank Joanna S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely cafe restaurant. Food excellent: fresh, delightful and plentiful. Staff really pleasant, nice and friendly atmosphere!

Thank Giulia F
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

The coffee just amazing been trying all the coffee shop around Galway but the cafe express are one I need it. Staff are so friendly and helpful. Thanks all of them!

Thank Gabrielius K
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176 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

The Pancetta sandwich here is superb, usually. The service is always friendly and quick for a busy place. Keep it up.

Thank rojo81
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Great food always,cannot complain,great coffee,great service and pizza to die for. Always make a stop here when in town. Amazing value for the quality of food you receive.

Thank elixabethann
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

I usually enjoy this place, but our last experience soured it for me. We ordered the specials deal which includes pasta and a glass of wine. My wine glass was barely filled at all, yet my boyfriends had a standard decent glass. This would have been ok if my dinner had not been the wrong dish entirely! As i was... More 

Thank kady c
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a late afternoon coffee and snack with our 2 kids. Outstanding fast service, great food (carbonara was exceptional) and probably the best coffee in Ireland. Highly recommend!

Thank TravellingOzzy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The food isn't amazing and it's very over priced. While we were there my friend found a hair in her pasta. I wouldn't recommend Café Express to anyone.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$22
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Eyre Square, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 567 922

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