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Pearla na Mara

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Unit 10, Howley Square | Main Street, Oranmore, Galway 00000, Ireland
+353 91 483 900
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 22:00
Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Mullingar, Ireland
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great selection on kids menu, and delicious, taste freshly and home cooked. Pasta and fish of the day dishes were equally scrumptious. Desserts were incredible and definitely homemade. Service a little slow despite the place half empty, but very friendly and courteous.

Thank YLMc
County Galway, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff are great and very helpful and friendly! You can bring your own drink! Not a great choice of food, but the food itself is fantastic!!! Great evening and no rushing you out! Very relaxing!!

Thank marianspelman
Galway, Ireland
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a smoked salmon salad. It was very bland, huge slices of onions. When I asked for lemon they had none. My son had chicken in a tomato sauce also very bland. On the plus side the staff are very nice

Thank LCMB
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hosted a dozen university students from Pittsburgh PA U S A. The food and service were superb. The staff took great care to make sure that we enjoyed our evening.

Thank ekocher2017
Galway, Ireland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Pearla na Mara is a name shared by two restaurants in Galway, one in Oranmore village and the other in Galway city itself. In the interests of full disclosure I have only ever frequented the Oranmore restaurant but have done so many times. However based on the quality and attention to detail in the Oranmore restaurant it is reasonable to... More 

Thank Julian O
Galway, Ireland
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

I ate here recently, for the first and, probably, last time.It was all very poor, my wife's goats cheese starter tasted like it was taken from a cheap packet. I had scallops for starters, they were overcooked and rubbery. The price for them was a bit much too, given that you only receive 4 very small scallops. I had the... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We have eaten here many times with family and Justine always looks after us. The meat and fish is first class and they have some imaginative desserts made with Matcha Green Tea.

Thank mglrowan
Galway, Ireland
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121 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

good food,good service. value for money. would return which we do,again n again. will recommend to all our friends.

Thank bob h
Roscommon, Ireland
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88 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We visited here on a week day. We were greeted warmly by our friendly waitress. I decided to order the soup and the pasta carbonara. Both dishes were very tasty and filling. Coffee was also delicious. The restaurant was very clean and had a nice atmosphere. It was quiet but we expected it to be since it was not peak... More 

Thank Mordack
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The food was ok and the price/quality ratio good, but the service was poor ... after waiting 30 minutes for our medium-rare stakes and enquiring why they were taking so long, the owner said 'that's physics', which is a nonsense answer in any case, and miraculously our semi-cold steaks appeared overcooked 1 minute later ... and the restaurants was quiet... More 

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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$ 4 - US$ 27
Irish, European, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 10, Howley Square | Main Street, Oranmore, Galway 00000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway  >  Oranmore
  • Phone Number: +353 91 483 900
Pearla na Mara Cafe-Restaurant was born from the love of high quality food and proudly endorses the principles of 'slow food' movement. We invite you to visit our friendly and relaxed venue in the heart of Oranmore, where you can choose from an attractive and affordable menu that caters to a wide variety of tastes.

Pearla na Mara is proud to offer Irish-inspired cuisine with a Mediterranean touch in our restaurant in Oranmore. We blend this heritage with the freshness and authenticity of the finest ingredients, locally sourced in the West and delivered daily to our restaurant, to create a unique quality and pleasurable experience for our customers. To preserve the purest taste, everything is cooked to order. The restaurant also endeavours to cater for many special dietary requirements (in particular gluten-free diet).

We are open every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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