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Olio and Farina

2 Little Catherine Street, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 319 133
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“minestrone” (2 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
“quesadilla” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe, European, Irish, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 Little Catherine Street, Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have being passing this place for ages and Wednesday we tried it out for a quick lunch, it was worth the stop. The pasta of the day was excellent and the soup was tasty warm and filling. The place was busy...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely tasty options for lunch, great coffee and absolutely delicious desserts. The shabby chic decor is very homely and cosy. Combined with the friendliness of the staff it feels very welcoming. Very handy for lunch or coffee when in Limerick city centre for the day.

Thank 320bk58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cute cafe with great food . Plenty of seating and staff very pleasant. Definitely worth a look. Had pastries and coffee really nice home made cakes make a difference

Thank MisseyB
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

No hesitation in putting 5 stars for Olio and Farina. Great atmosphere, really nice cosy place. Old fashioned, top class and fuss free service. Fabulous quesadilla and carbonara. Great coffee and home made desserts. Will definitely be back.

Thank thykingdomcome
Reviewed 21 November 2017

This is one of those times that I REALLY wish there were half stars on Trip Advisor. I'm really hovering between three and four stars but in the interest of fairness I'm going to round down for a few reasons. This is a really nice...More

Thank Kate D
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Always a pleasure to visit. Excellent coffee and staff a pleasure to deal with. Worth a visit . Love going there

Thank Bobbiejean123
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Brought my darling Ger here for breakfast to celibrate her birthday and Mark our 28th wedding anniversary. Once again, we had a lovely meals, Italian & Mediterranean frittata's with a lovely strong double espresso. Italian corner cafe ambience with very friendly staff. Thank you to...More

Thank Kev J
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Went in for a coffee and scone this morning. Owner and staff are so friendly and welcoming. Breakfast was beautiful. Could not praise this place more

1  Thank Bobbiejean123
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This place is a little gem, it's like finding a lovely restaurant on a side street on a trip to Italy.The food is delicous served by a very friendly staff made from top class ingredients.

Thank Colm186621
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Lots of lovely food to choose from, made our choice difficult. We ended up going for soup and lovely fresh bread. Mmmmmm. Staff helpful and polite, lovely location and not bad prices. Will definitely head back there to try more dishes when I come back...More

Thank louo446
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Little Catherine Street, Limerick, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Limerick  >  Limerick
  • Phone Number: +353 61 319 133
We are an Italian food restaurant and shop in the heart of Limerick city on the charming Little Catherine Street. Open 7 days a week we serve a range of Italian dishes, soups, pizzas, pastas, paninis, salads and sandwiches. Gourmet coffees and confectionaries. In our shop section, we sell a wide range of authentic Italian products, including oils, sauces, balsamic vinegars, flours, pasta products, along with jams, chutneys, confectionaries, coffees, wines and more. We also make custom hampers which have proven popular gifts for people who enjoy tasting or cooking authentic Italian food.
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