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Piccola Italia

55 O'Connell Street, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 315 844
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (16 reviews)
“lemon tart” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
55 O'Connell Street, Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Great tasting cuisine here. Had the risotto with prawn risotto. came in a light red sauce, great flavour, prawns were fresh and firm and pop in your mouth. Service was great. Everything came on time and wasn’t rushed. Folks visited table several times to make...More

Thank Fatboyinitaly
Reviewed 20 December 2017

A laid back and friendly welcome from the young host. The risotto is the best ive tasted and a must for Vegetarians. Quiet on the night I was there and a little cold as well.

Thank likestotravel529
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

I had some lunch here recently and it was superb. The service was excellent and I was brought magazines to read when the waiter knew I was dining alone, such a lovely touch. The food was so tasty and the price reasonable, I will definitely...More

Thank LauraTipp
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Advised to visit the Piccolo Italia by a local restaurant owner who also eats there. We received a warm welcome and the menu choice was good at a competitive price. The restaurant is cosy and intimate with a good atmosphere. The food was very good...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Having read reviews on tripadvisor we said that we would pay Piccola Italia a visit. We had a really nice meal here . Typical Italian food cooked to a very high standard. . The service was very good also.

Thank joero
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This was my second visit in two years. It's an old style "Italian" with check table clothes. The menu ranges from lasagne to scampi and they'll order a pizza from their sister restaurant next door if required. It's family run with an excellent selection of...More

Thank MrGalway
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This family run restaurant is an institution in Limerick. The food is top class and we feel so lucky to have an authentic Italian restaurant in Limerick

Thank BarbiegirlLimerick
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Nice, cozy, authentic Italian. Great, attentive, friendly service. Excellent selection of dishes. Small, close tables. Acoustics are excellent. My wife and I had a peaceful dinner, without a lot of noise, even though the restaurant was full, with a good size party at one table....More

Thank kjrowett
Reviewed 17 September 2017

You descend down a steep staircase to door that need to ring a buzzer to be escorted in. After that quirk it's Italian from the get go. Good menu odd wine selections by the bottle but not so much by the glass, and a very...More

Thank ShepBaptiste
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Just finished dinner here based on a local's recommendation. Boy am I glad I took her advice. The €25 menu tickled my fancy. Forgive me I didn't intend to write a review only to enjoy dinner so there's very few photos with this review. First...More

Thank Vmo2OM
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$32 - US$160
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 O'Connell Street, Limerick, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Limerick  >  Limerick
  • Phone Number: +353 61 315 844
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