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US$13 - US$19
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Italian, Pizza, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 29 February 2020 via mobile

Staff sneery when asked about vegan options. Long wait for food with no explanation or apology. Birthday cake was never brought out, we had to ask for it back when we were leaving. Lots of good restaurants in Maynooth, including Italian and vegan - go...there instead.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 16 February 2020 via mobile

Food was delicious ,especially the ribs starter, which was almost a meal in itself. Good service topped off a very pleasant evening. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 27 January 2020

Myself and my husband ate here on a Saturday night.. The restaurant was very busy, but we had booked a table in advance. Lots of people there and a great buzz about the place. We had a nice table beside the window. We ordered garlic...bread and spicy chicken wings to start. The portions were huge much to my other half's delight. We had the sirloin steak and pasta primavera for mains. Himself said the steak was nice though he has had better. It came with a side salad and rosemary potatoes and pepper sauce. I had the pasta and it was gorgeous, very fresh and tasty. We ordered wine and dessert.. A fruit of the forest cheesecake.. This was massive! They could easily cut it into 2 portions.. Very nice though and I forced myself to finish it off 😁 staff were friendly but very busy. They certainly were kept going all evening. We will be back with the kids for pizza soon.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 20 October 2019 via mobile

Booked a table at this restaurant...have to say I was pleasantly surprised at the changes to the place....we had a lovely meal...staff very friendly and professional highly recommended....

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 13 October 2019

Alvitos is by far the best restaurant in leixlip, we love this restaurant & visit regularly. The food is always amazing, the pasta, burger, steak all delicious, we must have tried nearly everything on the menu at this stage & love it, I especially enjoyed...the sea bass they had on their specials menu last night. The staff are always friendly & very attentive, can’t say enough about them especially Aurelia who is always so nice & welcoming to us which is why we always love visiting Alvitos & will continue to do so.Fab restaurant all round!!!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 16 August 2019

I have been to this restaurant numerous times and enjoyed it so was so disappointed tonight when I ordered a dish that came out like left overs you know you take the jar of uncle Bens and think o what can I do with this...and the salad potato I will refry them it was terrible 🧐More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 13 April 2019 via mobile

Always excellent, authentic Italian, start with spare ribs (can be shared between 2), spaghetti gambas particularly recommended, Al Vitos's de luxe burger for something more conventional, good affordable wine, lovely staff.

Date of visit: March 2019
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piemac1, Owner at Alvitos Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2019

Hi Seamus, We are delighted you enjoyed your experience with us! As always, we love to get feedback from our customers, and we are looking forward to serving you again some time very soon! All the best, The team @Alvitos.

Reviewed 20 March 2019

Have visited this restaurant in Leixlip a few times and love the service and food. We both had the burgers this time and they were beautiful.

Date of visit: February 2019
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piemac1, Manager at Alvitos Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2019

Hi Norleen, We are delighted you enjoyed your experience with us! As always, we love to get feedback from our customers, and we are looking forward to serving you again some time very soon! All the best, The team @Alvitos.

Reviewed 28 February 2019 via mobile

I noticed a lot of herbs are used in the dishes here, which I don’t like and garlic and peppers repeat on me. The duck was tasteless and I thought I was getting potatoes with it, but they were more like chips. Some of the...vegetables were peppers which I could not eat and there was lettuce on the plate also. The coffee was undrinkable as it was too strong. Overall I was very disappointed and that was my 4th time there and we will not be back. I did complain but I was ignored.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

Great place to meet friends for a short or long walk. You can chat as you walk, a fab way of catching up with all the news and of course keeping fit. You can walk here all year round and in all weathers if you...wish Barn is so loved by families in Leixlip. You can bring a picnic in summer. You can also walk yours dogsMore

Date of visit: January 2019
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piemac1, Owner at Alvitos Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2019

Hi Joane, We are delighted you enjoyed your experience with us! As always, we love to get feedback from our customers, and we are looking forward to serving you again some time very soon! All the best, The team @Alvitos.

Reviewed 3 January 2019

made a reservation for 8:30pm and they were able to accommodate the 8 of us, unfortunately someone needs to assist the chef who has forgotten on how long it takes to cook Spaghetti, which should only take 8 -10 minutes, a pizza that should only...take at least 8 minutes maximum, and a burger should not take more than 5 minutes depending on how you like your meat cooked, so if you can assist the chef in telling him how long then maybe and if you have ample time to sit and order your breakfast as well at the same time, your evening meal may come within 1:30 hour of arriving, the pizza by the time it arrived was burnt on the base, and they did deduct it from the bill, it was a shame though that you should have to wait, as the restaurant at that time was not overly busy- Thursday evening. next year I think I will recommend trying somewhere else-More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Food is absolutely amazing! Pizza is delicious! Been here a few times and each time has been great! Would highly recommend! Couldn’t fault them!

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 16 December 2018

This was the third time that we came to this Restaurant and I must say, Alvitos is the BEST Restaurant by far in the area! I dare say, not only in Leixlip! I came with my husband, dad and two kids. The meal was more...than excellent, the Steak-on-Stone is an adventure itself, my Dad from Hungary loved the whole experience! The Kids absolutely enjoyed the delicious pizza and even the garlic bread's taste is unique. The atmosphere, the music, the decoration is phenomenal and a HUGE THANKS to the AMAZING STAFF! Every member of this Restaurant is professional, kind and excellent. Thank you so much All, Merry Christmas!More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 December 2018

Oh boy, where to start ..... On Saturday 16/12/18 at 5PM, I was one of a family group of 15 people booked to celebrate a family occasion. This was in fact my first time eating at Alvitos, and boy was I impressed From the moment...we sat down we were made to feel welcome, the decor and "feel" of the restaurant was really nice and welcoming. I was particularly impressed with the mood music playing in the background, not so much for the choice of music, which in itself was nice but the level at which it was playing. Just right to enjoy but not loud to make conversation difficult, a feat which many restaurants fail to master Personally, I did not have a starter, but from looking at those that did, every person was impressed with the taste, texture and presentation of theirs. I opted for, believe it or not, the "Open Chicken Lasagna", mainly because I really wanted to see and taste Lasagna with Chicken, a new dish for me. To say it was absolutely amazing would be an understatement, without doubt, it was the best tasting lasagna I have ever had. I really am at a loss for words to describe it, Perfection comes to mind and full credit to the chef for an outstanding meal. To finish up I indulged in the Cassata, I do not usually have dessert but this was recommended to me and, once again I was blown away with it. Not too sweet, but oozing taste and absolutely delightful Will I visit again, you can bet on it, and I will have the exact same meal As it is close to Christmas, I suggest anyone considering visiting to call ahead and make a reservation. At other time, call anyway just in case. The restaurant and its food are deserving of a small detour if you are passing Lucan / Leixlip and in fact, I will visit again and I am living about 10 miles away on Dublins northside. This is a gem of a placeMore

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Dined here for a late dinner and it hot the spot. Had a craving for garlic bread and got five pieces which was very generous. I had the chorizo and goats cheese pasta and was lovely. The service was good too.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Alvitos Italian Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5