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Olio and Farina

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2 Little Catherine Street, Limerick, Ireland
Mon - Wed 09:30 - 17:00
Thu - Fri 09:30 - 20:00
Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Was expecting so much more with the food but this was v basic. The lettuce was water logged and dressing v bland on the plate. Plus table was wonky. Would not go back

Thank Anne-Marie B
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1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere...staff very friendly, always smiling! All day breakfast menu and delicious coffee 👌🏻 highly recommend

Thank Niamh D
Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Was expediting so much more with the food which was basic and both my self and my aunt said we would do a better job in the food ourself would not go back

Thank Kate H
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in today for lunch. It is my little piece of heaven. Love the food and staff are friendly and efficient. Always love my visit here

Thank Bobbiejean123
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8 reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

It's a great place for having lunch (fantastic meals) and also for enjoying tea or coffee. The staff is very friendly and the coffeeshop spreads a nice welcoming atmosphere- I love O&F and I recommend it to everyone!

Thank Krista L
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I visited this morning with friends for breakfast and coffee and was truly delighted by the food quality, service quality and coffee. Well worth a visit.

Thank eric w
Limerick, Ireland
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I happened upon this small restaurant and was immediately taken by it's exterior. I and a guest entered and was greeted with a smile and immediate attention. I ordered Lasagna (gluten free option available with a 20 min wait) which was light, delicious and beautifully presented. I rarely choose a dessert, however, this restaurant has a walk in coffee shop... More 

Thank Amazonite61
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Fab coffee. Great staff. Great value. A real taste of Italy in limerick. Minestrone to die for :) No hesitation in visiting again

2 Thank Elsie5
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127 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Visited several times for breakfast never yet for lunch or dinner. Scrambled eggs are lovely as are the fried and poached. Frittata also looks great (yet to try - not sure about salad for breakfast). Bacon / pancetta is normal bacon but the herby meaty Italian sausage is lovely. The coffee is to die for. Always busy with a great... More 

2 Thank ArdaghMark
County Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

The excellent coffee and the tasty food offers a little taste of Italy in the heart if Limerick, the ambience of this bistro is unsurpassed, the service is friendly you can sit inside or out and the choice of wines is excellent

Thank SueNaughton

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe, European
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 20:00
09:30 - 20:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Little Catherine Street, Limerick, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Limerick  >  Limerick
  • Phone Number: 061319133

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