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IL Colosseo Italian Restaurant

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Northgate Street, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 647 5094
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Galway, Galway, Ireland
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3 reviews
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 accommodate us very well. My Fiance is gluten intolerant and this was no issue at... More 

Thank Eoghan K
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this restaurant, great pizza and really good choice on menu. Will definitely return, very attentive staff

Thank Robert M
1 review
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

The carbonara had a bit too much black pepper and the duck was really dry but apart from that the other food at our table was good.

Thank Colin W
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69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The food in this restaurant is lovely. There is a good choice of starters and the portion sizes are very generous. There is an extensive variety of main dishes from all Italian food. There is also some old classics that will suit everyone. The mains are again good portion sizes. There is a good choice of fish on the menu... More 

Thank mightyhorns
1 review
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely food good value for money. Only issue is menu lay out. Does not give any info on dishes suitable for celiac. . Told waiter from the start I was celiac ..he said they can make pizza or pasta for me. So I played it safe and ordered something that would be ok. Waiter was bit snippy I didn't feel... More 

Thank Maureen R
Athlone, Ireland
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4 reviews
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Have visited this restaurant both with a large group for a Xmas Party and also in a small family group. This food is really good and the staff make it a very enjoyable experience. It is the best Italian food in Athlone. This is one place in Athlone that I have never got a bad meal.

Thank sileoflaherty
Dublin, Ireland
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1,074 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 517 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed a meal with friends in Il Colosseo. It's a really nice place with good food, pastas, pizzas, steaks. It has a good varied menu with good salads and excellent desserts. The atmosphere and ambience are lovely and service was excellent. Prices are decent too. A short walk from the main shopping area with ample Street parking.

1 Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Athlone, Ireland
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I ate here last weekend with family. First time in this restaurant. Surprisingly busy with very efficient staff. We didn't seem to be waiting too long for our orders to be taken or waiting between courses. Food was really good and good variety. Lots of staff but didn't get in each other’s way. They communicated well with each other and... More 

Thank fitzzyma
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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

1st visit with 8 adults and 4 children. Great service, good portion size and quality of food was spot on. Pizza Italy was almost too big to finish - just remember to leave room for dessert. We went on a Thursday evening and it was really busy, which would suggest others find it a great place to eat.. Only afterwards... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?