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IL Vicolo

The Bridge Mills, Domininck Street Lower , Galway, Ireland, H91 R1WF
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Opening Information

Monday Closed
Tuesday 5–10p.m.
Wednesday 5–10p.m
Thursday 5–10p.m
Friday 5–10:30p.m
Saturday 12–10:30p.m
Sunday 12–10p.m

Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome

About IL Vicolo

Il Vicolo first opened its doors up a cafe & wine bar on buttermilk walk mid October 2011. Serving minestrone, bruschetta by day & Italian cheese, charcutterie and a nightly changing menu offering seasonal pastas, risotto & rustic delights. Also stocking Prosecco, Aperol & Campari and 50 Italian wines!

With only 24 seats and 20 by the glass, it defied logic. Passion, heart and soul all mixed together offering rustic Italian fare, with a strong southern influence. It worked and we spent two and a half happy years on the edge of St Augustine Street before moving to our current location on the banks of the river Corrib, in the basement of the Bridgemills building.

Our menu today has evolved into a contemporary Italian kitchen with a mix of seasonal Cicchetti, pastas, risotto, fish and meat. Our wine list is 100% Italian and now boasts over 75 wines spanning from the north tip of Alto Adige to the boot of Puglia and the island of Sicily.

We are passionate about everything Italian and use the best of Irish produce, local producers and the best exports the Italian peninsula has to offer. With live jazz every Sunday and the trickle of the river Corrib while you eat in the wonderful surroundings of the old flour mill, il Vicolo offers you a unique experience to enjoy the best Italy has to offer on the Wild Atlantic way.

Cuisine: Italian
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 23 March 2019

We had a fabulous evening, great atmosphere, great food & wine!

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Visited On Monday, 18 March 2019

Loved it. The food, wine, staff were all wonderful. Could not fault it.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 March 2019

Both the waitresses who attended to us were very pleasant and made our dining experience! the food was excellent!

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Visited On Sunday, 17 March 2019

A lovely evening with friends with amazing food, wine and fantastic service!

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Visited On Sunday, 10 March 2019

My girlfriend and I had an amazing meal and enjoyed the atmosphere with live jazz. Food and wine were excellent and full of flavor. I hope to make it back again soon!

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Visited On Thursday, 07 March 2019

Lovely restaurant with great character and delicious food.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 March 2019

Good food at reasonable prices with good service and cosy atmosphere. Well worth a visit

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Visited On Sunday, 03 March 2019

Very limited menu for kids. Food was too salty. I did my booking on line and requested candle on the dessert for my husbands birthday, but special request box is pointless as it was not delivered. As well food was overpriced. However wine and atmosphere were great.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 March 2019

Fantastic food, good service, great atmosphere. Will definitely come again

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Visited On Friday, 01 March 2019

Very disappointed with our table despite having our in a request for a nice table for my husbands birthday. We were literally on top of the table beside us. Also were shocked to have been presented with our bill even though we hadn’t requested it. Overall a very disappointing night.

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Visited On Tuesday, 26 February 2019

I can't recommend IL Vicolo highly enough. Mandy is amazing to deal with. So customer focused. The food was plentiful and delicious. The service was fast and friendly and the wine, i have never tasted anything like it. It was light and fruity and i would go back just for the wine! Absolutely brilliant atmosphere. If anyone is looking to entertain for business or pleasure this is the place to go.

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Visited On Saturday, 23 February 2019

Stunning table at the large window overlooking the water on Saturday night. The dinner, cocktails & wine were delicious and there were plenty of options.

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Visited On Saturday, 23 February 2019

Service and food were excellent. Some things on the menu are expensive but overall good value.

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Visited On Friday, 22 February 2019

Thanks for looking after us the food was delicious our server was great she recommended two very nice bottles of wine. We will be back.

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Visited On Friday, 22 February 2019

As s regular client it never fails to meet expectations- last night was no exception - wonderful- la serata eta non e una esceptione

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

Romantic restaurant by the river, food was great and friendly staff

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

Delicious meal in relaxing atmosphere- very attentive staff. Prawn risotto particularly fabulous! Most enjoyable evening, thank you.

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Visited On Thursday, 14 February 2019

Amazing

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Visited On Friday, 15 February 2019

I couldn't rate Il Vicolo highly enough. The food, the ambience and the staff all top class. Beautiful little restaurant with amazing food and scenic location in the heart of Galway. And of course like any good restaurant it's staff to match the high standard of it's food. I super enjoyable meal and evening in Il Vicolo and we will definately be visiting again! :-) -)

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

Great food, wine and atmosphere.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 February 2019

Great Italian food served with italian flair and quality, relaxing ambience, highly recommended

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Visited On Friday, 15 February 2019

Ambience and service top notch. Food not so great as per my taste buds.. probably an Irish version of Italian than authentic italian. A bit over priced would say.

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Visited On Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Very friendly, professional and experienced wait staff. Timing of the food was just right. Wine selection was excellent and no better location to be found in Galway!

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Visited On Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Dîner romantique dans un cadre magnifique et gustativement parfait pour un prix plus que raisonnable. Merci 💓

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Visited On Friday, 08 February 2019

Lovely atmosphere, and very good value dishes, many thanks for a lovely evening!

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