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Olio and Farina

2 Little Catherine Street, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 319 133
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Italian, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2 Little Catherine Street, Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped in here after the Milk Market. We ordered two coffees which were brought over to our table very promptly. The place was busy but not over-crowded. The staff were friendly and attentive. We decided to get food and ordered the ham and cream...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mairéad S
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Best place in limerick to go for breakfast after market on a Saturday morning. Wonderful staff and coffee best in town.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bobbiejean123
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Based in one of Limericks thriving historical streets. This establishment has it all. A nice vibe. A good clientele and an ever changing flow of people. Buskers will play, beggars will beg, and the world flows by as you enjoy your time out. Life goes...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Running Through M
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I have been here on more than one occasion for lunch, its very central, with indoor and outdoor seating. Decor is nice. There's a good variety on the menu. The staff are friendly and service is good. And the food is good too!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sharon k
Reviewed 8 June 2018

No matter when I go to this place I always have great experience. The staff are so lovely and the food is well made and fresh! Great coffee. It's well priced, you never feel like your being ripped off. The guys will ALWAYS go the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Gregor P
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Just had a simple coffee and gateaux here which was great, but it has such a wonderful atmosphere.I could sit there all day.Definitely worth a visit, staff are lovely too

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Willie B
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Nice place but ladies toilet a bit unpleasant. There was no window & the wall fan wasn't working therefore no ventilation.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank flowerpot111
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Jain food served in ireland is very rare, but the best people of olio & farina give best hospitality and proper food.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank JashminD1
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Joseph is an amazing host.. we loved the place.. food is awesome, breads are fresh.. The cakes were amazing. All in all a fantastic Italian restaurant. Their portions are quite filling too..

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank rahilpanja1
John L, Public Relations Manager at Olio and Farina, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Thank You for the kind review.

Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

The staff are friendly and efficient, the decor pleasing and it is conveniently located in the centre of the city. But most of all it has delicious coffee and great homemade scones! I will return.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank MandM59_10
John L, Public Relations Manager at Olio and Farina, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thanks for you kind review. We hope to see you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 18:00
08:30 - 19:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 19:00
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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