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2 Market Square, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 564 764
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible16%
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10:00 - 22:00All hours
Irish, Bar, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2 Market Square, Galway, Ireland
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Reviews (288)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The food is very good and very affordable, especially in comparison with other restaurants in Galway. The menu is also varied with many options. Finnegan's atmosphere is historic, yet homey. The staff is very friendly and attentive. We had great lunch here!

Thank Gina D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly staff. Food was very good and all steaks were properly cooked. Accompaniment was plentiful and very good. Wine selection disappointing. Well recommended. Good value for money.

Thank Marcel A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. Got the seafood chowder to start, and it came with enough seafood to fill an aquarium. Plenty of Irish sodabread was provided as well! I then got the club sandwich for my meal, which came with a heap of chips overflowing the plate...More

Thank Frank T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch here. Varied menu and food was good and reasonably priced. Found the place grubby though so wouldn't go back.

Thank NichCA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it is a nice Restaurant with good food and nice staff. we were in Galway with a Bustour and our food wasvery quick and delicious

Thank Stephan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I noticed the guy with the sandwich board looking very bored and was attracted to the thought of local Irish food. For once I was not disappointed by said action which normally leads to huge regrets. It was exactly what I was looking for. Sea...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 2 May 2017 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...More

Thank slocumdave
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Gabridri
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...More

Thank JMG3442
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...More

Thank thirstyw0rk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
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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