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2 Market Square, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 564 764
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Slocum, Texas
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58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Finnegan's is reliable for basic comfort food. It's hard to pass up the Irish beef stew, but I've also had the beef lasagna and shepherd's pie. I love the apple tart. Service was very good this past Saturday when I went. The servers were very friendly and attentive. In times past I've gotten Eastern European waitresses but this time both... More 

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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cheap and cheerfull full irish breakfast with tea and oj. Inside can be a tad dark and a little pokey.

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Thank Gabridri
Woodend, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We were sucked in by the medieval facade. Once inside, looks like a cheap cafe. We should have left straight away. Sad and unfriendly staff who sweep the floor around you whilst you are waiting. Husband's 'cottage pie' was a mish mash of gravy made from granules and grey meat. The plate was filled with watery cabbage and carrot (we... More 

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Thank JMG3442
Galway, Ireland
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Have been going here for a decade or more - unpretentious food. big portions, great value, friendly and helpful staff and the grub always hits the spot. Only two weeks ago I brought some out of town friends there for the first time for the full Irish and it totally set us up for the day, An old favourite that... More 

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Woodend, Australia
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We chose this restaurant at random. We started to get a bad vibe after ordering. They have a bowl of free apples at the register that the propreitor runs his hands over to pass the time. The Smoked salmon open sandwich had hair stuck to the bread and dust in the salad. We paid and left without finishing. The dour... More 

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Ennis, Ireland
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Not recommended for people in powerchairs unless the weather permits you to eat el fresco as there are a couple of tables outside. You will make it inside if you are in a self propelled chair if someone can push your chair, narrow door, old building. Small step at the entrance, you can get in by going in reverse but... More 

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Thank WheelchairUser2010
Dublin, Ireland
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I ate here during my visit to Galway and the food and service were really good. Really big plates at a good price. Staff is really nice and orders go fast! Really good place for some Irish Food!

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Thank ramospablo
Houston, Texas
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297 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 635 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is not a world class five star restaurant, but they serve authentic Irish food, just what we were looking for. I had the Irish Stew, that came with multiple vegetables and was so filling, there was no room for dessert (we did make room for a Guinness though!). This is pub food at its best, and we were thoroughly... More 

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Thank MaltaBound
Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Eat here, advertised as oldest pub in Galway. Provides Irish meals, we had Irish Stew. Good value and service, Tiny, so take your chances on getting a table, we were there on a Thursday and in March so no problems.

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Thank dacmelaus
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Absolutely adore coming here! The goujon of Irish chicken is delicious! Craving it as we speak! Lovely staff! Food is served quickly, presented well, large portion size and at seriously affordable prices!!! Will continue to be returning every time I can in the future!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Market Square, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 564 764

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