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Sophia's Ristorante

Bridge Street, Ballyconnell, Ireland
+353 49 952 7787
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“bruschetta” (6 reviews)
“pizza” (12 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Bridge Street, Ballyconnell, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We had dinner at Sophia's Ristorante, it was very nice clean and friendly. The food was lovely, but you need to have a good appetite as the portions are huge. I would eat there again.

Thank helen690
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Called into Sophias as it is a favourite restaurant of ours. Had the bruschetta for starters and the calzone pizza for my main. Absolutely delicious with a side salad To full for desert. Yet again a fantastic meal fantastic service and worth yet another return...More

Thank tomdoran1
Daniel_Dutu, Manager at Sophia's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your review. I am happy to read your kind comment. I look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back to the Sophia's Ristorante in the near future. Kind regards, Daniel Dutu

Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly, after reading some of the reviews about this restaurant before leaving my own I am not really sure what people expect from a restaurant. Is it the food or entertainment they are after. The food in this establishment was excellent, the place was also...More

Thank SGRC007
Daniel_Dutu, Manager at Sophia's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for the wonderful review. I am absolutely delighted to read your kind comment regarding food, ambiance and staff. You pointed a very important thing: in a restaurant food is the main thing you're coming for and about entertainment it's up to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in the Slieve Russell Hotel (10 minute drive ) and decide to go in to Ballyconnell one the nights to eat. This is lovely Italian resturant with friendly staff. Food was very good and reasonably priced.

Thank leonards887
Daniel_Dutu, Manager at Sophia's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your wonderful review, I am delighted to read you enjoyed the food and service. I look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back to Sophia's Ristorante in the near future. Kind regards, Daniel Dutu

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

4 of us arrived on a barge to Ballyconnell and we're starving. We all fancied Italian so thought how great to have an Italian restaurant so close to the river! On arrival we were seated upstairs, no atmosphere, waitress was nice but very quiet, maybe...More

Thank Alison O
Daniel_Dutu, Manager at Sophia's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your review. May I please clarify that we only serve fresh, homemade Italian food cooked to order. We welcome feedback from all our customers in order to ensure we deliver a constant standard of service. I am shocked to read...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Was in over the weekend for my first time. I'm a massive fan of Italian food and was looking forward to it. I had heard mixed reviews of Sophia's but wanted to see for myself. The atmosphere was noticeably lacking as soon as we walked...More

Thank John O
Daniel_Dutu, Manager at Sophia's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your review and I am sorry to learn of your disappointment with the standard of food you received in our restaurant. However, I can assure you that we cook everything to order and all our dishes are homemade, including Tiramisu...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Was in this Restraunt over the weekend we shared a pasta and a pizza. The food and service was good however except for one other couple we were the only ones in the restraunt. It emphasised the sparse furnishings and made the place feel cold.

Thank Joe P
Daniel_Dutu, Manager at Sophia's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your review. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed the food and service. I look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back to the Sophia's Ristorante in the near future. Kind regards, Daniel Dutu

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Easter Monday, Yet another fantastic meal at Sophia's Ristorante. Bruschetta for starters for two. Shared mine. For main course 1 margarita pizza 1 lasagna with cheese potatoes as a side , these were sliced with melted cheese 1 filet steak with mushroom sauce chips, with...More

Thank tomdoran1
Daniel_Dutu, Manager at Sophia's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your lovely review. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed the food and you liked the service. I look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back to the restaurant in the near future. Kind regards, Daniel Dutu.

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Spaghetti con olio e aglio was recommended by our waitress (maybe the owner?) It was very simple but had a good kick of pepper and chilli from the spicy chicken. It was really, really good. The creamy rigatoni was rich and beautiful too. It's simple...More

Thank blamonte84
Daniel_Dutu, Manager at Sophia's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your most recent review. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your dinner at Sophia's. Hopefully we may have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the restaurant in the future. Kind regards, Daniel Dutu.

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

I've been going here for two years and the food is consistently top class. This is by far the best place to eat and the best value of any restaurant around Cavan. The pizza is tastier than any of the big names like 1. Pizza...More

Thank SP33Comments
Daniel_Dutu, Manager at Sophia's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Dear Reviewer, Thank you for your review, and I am happy to read your positive comments, and delighted to learn you enjoyed the food every time you had dinner at Sophia's. Also, I am pleased to read that we are your top 1 restaurant of...More

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hazel1513
16 January 2016|
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Response from Daniel_Dutu | Property representative |
Sophia's Ristorante has a Take away (carry out) menu available in the restaurant. On the take away menu is the same food as it's on the sitting one.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 21:30
Monday
16:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:30
Thursday
16:00 - 21:30
Friday
16:00 - 21:30
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridge Street, Ballyconnell, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Cavan  >  Ballyconnell
  • Phone Number: +353 49 952 7787
  • E-mail
Description
Sophia's Ristorante, an award winning restaurant serving the community since 2011 is a family run restaurant known in Ulster Region for homemade food, delicious desserts and excellent selection of wines. Our menu emphasises the use of natural fresh ingredients, skillfully combined to bring out the best of a wide range of traditional Italian dishes. For all the dishes we use organic herbs, grown in our green house and free-range eggs from hens that scratch about in freedom in the back yard of our house. The food here can only be described as authentic - Italian food the way it should be. The menu boosts a wide and varied array of culinary delights including Steaks, Lamb and a selection of seafood dishes. Signature dishes such as pizzas are made with fresh dough and shaped the Italian way. Of course, our pasta dishes are not to be missed. Sophia's Ristorante offers a relaxed dining experience with impeccable service, unique atmosphere and emphasis on excellent food. This "Italian Gem" breeds conversation and good times, dishes of the highest quality while spreading the message of traditional cooking using fresh ingredients.
Families with children are welcome (we have a healthy kids menu). Take-away service also available. Large group bookings & single diners are welcome. We are also available for weddings, birthday parties, communion celebration, corporate lunches and meetings. Join us for a fantastic time! Delight your senses and spoil yourself with Sophia's Ristorante!
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