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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 Thursday, 18 October 2018

Great service and excellent wine

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Visited On Thursday, 18 October 2018

Fabulous Restraursnt. The food and service was excellent. Lovely wine. Busy with a great atmosphere . I would highly recommend.

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Visited On Thursday, 18 October 2018

Lovely atmosphere and staff are excellent

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Visited On Sunday, 14 October 2018

The aubergine lasagne is amazing!

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Visited On Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Warm cosy welcoming atmosphere. Great central location. Good food. Excellent service.

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Visited On Monday, 08 October 2018

My team from Europe said it was amazing, everything was perfect.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 October 2018

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Visited On Saturday, 06 October 2018

Service and atmosphere were excellent. The food was disappointing. Rack of lamb as small with 4/5 baby carrots. For the price it was not good enough. I would estimate less than 3 euros of ingredients

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Visited On Friday, 05 October 2018

We had dinner at Il Vicolo on our last night in Galway prior to returning to the US. We had a fabulous meal - excellent food and drinks, friendly and attentive staff, great ambiance, and we were lucky enough to be in town for the Galway Jazz Festival. We enjoyed great music to accompany our meal. All in all, it was a wonderful experience. We will recommend Il Vicolo to anyone we know who is traveling to Galway! Thank you!!!!

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 October 2018

Fantastic meal and the atmosphere was wonderful. Grilled calamari and linguine with prawns and mussels was excellent!

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Visited On Thursday, 04 October 2018

Went for the early bird option, great value for great food!

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Visited On Friday, 28 September 2018

The food was absolutely delicious and the staff were simply wonderful. Beautiful location too

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Visited On Saturday, 29 September 2018

Wonderful to have real Italian food in Galway. Unfussy and personal. IV is one of a handful of special places we love.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 September 2018

Beautiful food and wine list St. The grilled oysters were fantastic!

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Visited On Saturday, 29 September 2018

Lovely setting excellent food

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Visited On Friday, 28 September 2018

I love it! Each time that I gonto Galway it’s my reference restaurant

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Visited On Tuesday, 18 September 2018

We had a wonderful meal for our anniversary at Il Vicolo. The server was wonderful and made fantastic reservations. We would definitely cone back again and again if we lived closer!

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Visited On Sunday, 16 September 2018

Lovely place, great food and excellent service! Highly recommend

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Visited On Saturday, 15 September 2018

Best restaurant in Galway

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Visited On Saturday, 15 September 2018

Such beautiful decor. Romantic space. The terrace above the river is fab. Food was out of this world! Gorgeous wine too. And staff lovely while very professional. Wish I could go weekly! Blue cheese salad was unreal. As were polenta fries and gnocchi. Delish!

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Visited On Saturday, 15 September 2018

Incredible food in a wonderful setting!

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Visited On Friday, 14 September 2018

Excellent food. The only small problem was that the waitress didn’t split the bill properly for 2 of us but it wasn't a big deal. Food, drink, service all excellent. The Linguine with prawns and mussels was really excellent ! We were on our way to a concert and the quality of the early meal and atmosphere put us in good form for a lovely night ! Deirbhile Ní Bhrolcháin

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Visited On Sunday, 02 September 2018

From Table to Food everything was taken care of very precisely . It is always a pleasure to see staff’s hospitality. Recommended for everyone.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 September 2018

Favorite Restaurant, Great food.👍

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Visited On Thursday, 16 August 2018

Fabulous restaurant – we like it so much, we had our wedding reception here and it was a great day – our thanks to Gerry, Mandy and all the staff.

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