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IL Colosseo Italian Restaurant

Northgate Street, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 647 5094
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (31 reviews)
“veal” (5 reviews)
“panna cotta” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Northgate Street, Athlone, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 224 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

The food here was really good, enough choice on the menu for everyone (we were a party of 14). Service was great, we were a big group and didnt have too long to wait for anything. Bar downstairs is handy for if table isn't ready...More

Thank Grainne F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love Italian food and I can’t die for amazing plait of pasta, well not in this case the starter was nothing special and the pasta was just disgusting I can’t believe they really served that food. Anyway the floor staff was ok.

1  Thank Suzanne P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant with my wife on Sunday. Place was very busy with lots of families. Service was good particularly with the restaurant full. The food was average but the price was certainly value. I had the risotto which is difficult to get good....More

1  Thank john c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All in all not a too bad experience. The service was good and the food as well but I was very disappointed that for a plate of pastas at 16EUR I noticed a huge difference between my serving and my colleague`s. Basically that is the...More

3  Thank JaSon7344
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here a few weeks ago with my family and the food was absolutly brilliant. Service was friendly and attentive. The waiters were great craic through out the evening. Food was excellent very tasty and flavourfull. Highly recomend to everyone

Thank Cormac C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Amazing Italian, a real find, staff were super friendly and nothing was a problem. The food was mouthwatering. Will definately make another journey just to eat here.

Thank kilnaclan
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Love love love this place...friendly staff, lovely wine, and amazing food!! I always order the duck for mains as it's the nicest I've ever had...staff are extremely friendly and always look after us so well..highly recommend!!

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

On a one night stop over, this restaurant was recommended and lived up to its recommendation. The staff were friendly the service excellent and the food very authentic and delicious. I would recommend it to friends .

Thank Eithne W
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We had a short stay in Athlone after Christmas and decided to try Il Colosseo for dinner. We weren’t aware that we should have booked in advance as they were very busy when we arrived. They were so friendly and very accommodating, they told us...More

Thank thegoose2015
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Been to this Italian a good few times. Came with my boyfriend one evening. After booking a table for two we were seated right beside the door where people were coming in every few seconds. I was frozen! We were served by a blonde woman...More

2  Thank Gemma D
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Niamh S
10 August 2017|
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Response from ghostchild2 | Reviewed this property |
No you have to go up a set of stairs to get to it. I don't ever remember seeing a lift.
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holiday20190795
25 May 2016|
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Response from RoscommonTony | Reviewed this property |
No they serve wine and beer delicious!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Northgate Street, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353 90 647 5094
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