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Olio and Farina

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2 Little Catherine Street, Limerick, Ireland
061319133
Today
09:30 - 20:00
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 09:30 - 17:00
Thu - Fri 09:30 - 20:00
Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Ireland
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fab coffee. Great staff. Great value. A real taste of Italy in limerick. Minestrone to die for :) No hesitation in visiting again

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1 Thank Elsie5
Limerick
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107 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited several times for breakfast never yet for lunch or dinner. Scrambled eggs are lovely as are the fried and poached. Frittata also looks great (yet to try - not sure about salad for breakfast). Bacon / pancetta is normal bacon but the herby meaty Italian sausage is lovely. The coffee is to die for. Always busy with a great... More 

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2 Thank ArdaghMark
County Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The excellent coffee and the tasty food offers a little taste of Italy in the heart if Limerick, the ambience of this bistro is unsurpassed, the service is friendly you can sit inside or out and the choice of wines is excellent

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Thank SueNaughton
Limerick, Ireland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Limerick of a Sunday is normally very quiet and places to have a cup of tea/coffee are few and far between. However, on Little Catherine Street, there's an Italian Restaurant called Olio & Farina. The ladies on duty were very attentive and polite and the weather was good enough to be able to sit outside and watch the world go... More 

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Thank SACR
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

good place if you get a bit of sun to sit outside and enjoy a nice cuppa and treat yourself to some nice homemade cake or perhaps some pasta and a glass of vino. good service, reasonable prices.

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Thank mike s
Limerick, Ireland
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Regularly have coffee here and it is consistently good with great service. Also does very good lunches. You can dine inside or outside under the canopy. Would recommend.

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Thank cappa60
County Limerick, Ireland
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I came with my dad for lunch on a cold day I ordered soup and hot Chocolate the staff were very helpful. I enjoyed my lunch at O&F

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Thank Charlie N
Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I was curious when I read a review by Eamonn G. Apparently he's a "coffee snob". I'd love to know what qualifies you to be a coffee snob. Are you a trained barista? Have you ever used a traditional coffee machine? Anyway, I digress. I paid my first visit to O&F today and I was more than pleasantly surprised. The... More 

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Thank micksey2012
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great little Italian Cafe in the heart of Limerick city, a rarity of good coffee and great service in Ireland. Offers take away or sit in, also does some quite nice looking food.

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Thank Catefennell
Limerick
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I must highly recommend this restaurant/tapas bar. Have had many a snack and coffee with my friends here...And last night decided to have an evening treat. And what a treat!! We were presented with a huge plate of mixed Italian meats, cheeses, olives, sun-dried tomatoes, salads and a selection of three wonderful dressings...and of course the glass of vino!!! It... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 17:00
Thursday
09:30 - 20:00
Friday
09:30 - 20:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Little Catherine Street, Limerick, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Limerick  >  Limerick
  • Phone Number: 061319133

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?