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Il Folletto Ristorante

#111 of 362 Restaurants in Galway
Certificate of Excellence
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8 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 566 066
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Limerick, Ireland
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a lovely place. Staff friendly and the food is delish. Plenty of it and great flavour nd authentic italian feel. Will b bk.

Thank susan o
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely traditional food from italy. Thanks. You won a new regular.... I worked a long time in a very good Italien Restaurant in Germany. I know what good italian food is...most importend for me is always a smile by entering the Restaurant. Well done...

2 Thank davidkt2303
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious, would definitely recommend the pizza. Probably the nicest pizza I've had! Service was excellent, prompt and polite. Reasonably priced also.

2 Thank sabuts
A TripAdvisor Member
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

As described above, the food wasn't bad but we thought the plates were really simple for the money we paid. The restaurant in itself was charming and the staff was quite nice.

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Delicious food and cozy setting! Gluten Free pizza crust was fantastic as was all the other food and drinks. Highly recommend!

1 Thank Anna P
Leixlip, Ireland
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We happened upon this restaurant and we're definitely not disappointed. The staff were very attentive and the food was great. We ordered starters (meatballs and bruchetta) and mains (pizza/pasta) from a special menu and we're very impressed with both! I would definitely eat here again.

1 Thank AislingC23
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We dropped in for an Aperol Spritz early afternoon. Prompt service and some lovely appetisers. We returned for dinner, we had the early menu. Two courses for €19. We had bruschetta, lovely bread with a very good topping. Our main course was fusilli with tomatoes,aubergines, onions and garlic. A large portion and very well priced.

Thank Sheila O
Kildare, Ireland
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Ventured into this restaurant as most others were full and we weren't disappointed. Lovely size portions and gorgeous food. We were not disappointed and it was reasonable in price! Definitely recommend it.

Thank LeaneE
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

There are so many restaurants and cafes it's sometimes hard to find a good one. We happened upon il folletto and have really enjoyed the lasagna and pasta carbonara- both very good. Prices reasonable for this area, nice atmosphere, reminded me of Italy. Two thumbs up!

Thank Ainne U
Galway, Ireland
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121 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

nice italian food with friendly service. wouldnt hesitate to recommend. we will definetely return.again.

Thank bob h

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 566 066
Italian restaurant, offering a wide range of authentic pastas and pizzas, steaks, veal and fresh fish dishes. Were cater for large groups with a private dining area. We are situated in the heart of Galway's latin quarter on Quay street. We have outside terrace dining area. Children's menu available.

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