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IL Colosseo Italian Restaurant

Northgate Street, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 647 5094
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (30 reviews)
“veal” (5 reviews)
“tiramisu” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Northgate Street, Athlone, Ireland
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31 - 40 of 219 reviews

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a lovely atmosphere and staff are very friendly. Food was excellent, so tasty and reasonably priced. Would highly recommend it

Thank ted1869
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This is a busy, busy place so book ahead. Having said that, it is well managed and the service is excellent. The menu at first glance is typical Italian fare but the end product on your plate is streets ahead. Great food in a great...More

Thank Roddy A
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here last night and it was lovely. A really enjoyable experience. Nice staff and great food. Pizzas were unreal. Check it out.

Thank keith M
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Went looking for an authentic pizza on a rainy evening and was not disappointed. The pizza was excellent and so was the foccacia (sprinkled with a lot of sea salt). I also ordered chicken cacciatore (or Hunter's stew) but the recipe was distinctly different from...More

Thank Mayank S
Reviewed 25 February 2017

If you want a fully packed place with your own vine and good food and service, then come to this restaurant! It's a great place to catch up with friends and it's always full! Friends, couples, colleagues, families with kids - you name it! People...More

Thank 309ilonam
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We visited this restaurant last night 6th February it was absolutely buzzing for a Monday Night but we were still accommodated without any wait. Very efficient and friendly staff. Food very good and great value. Full bar also which is good if you are not...More

Thank Sheebacostello
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We have been here several times and this restaurant deserves a great review one of our favourite places well done

Thank holly51
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

The place I eat when near athlone , good all round , nice staff good Italian food and within walking distance of bridge area

Thank michaelbookmaker
Reviewed 24 January 2017

My Fiance and I decided at the last minute to go out for dinner. It was our first time in Il Colosseo and were recommended by a friend to try it. We had no reservation and even though they were very busy, they managed to...More

Thank Eoghan K
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have eaten here several times. Every time we have had delicious meals and the staff are super friendly and efficient. Def one of my favourite places to head to in Athlone.

Thank sallylou80
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Questions & Answers
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.
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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