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IL Colosseo Italian Restaurant

Northgate Street, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 647 5094
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (31 reviews)
“veal” (5 reviews)
“panna cotta” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Northgate Street, Athlone, Ireland
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11 - 20 of 229 reviews

Reviewed 15 March 2018

Amazing Italian, a real find, staff were super friendly and nothing was a problem. The food was mouthwatering. Will definately make another journey just to eat here.

Thank kilnaclan
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Love love love this place...friendly staff, lovely wine, and amazing food!! I always order the duck for mains as it's the nicest I've ever had...staff are extremely friendly and always look after us so well..highly recommend!!

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

On a one night stop over, this restaurant was recommended and lived up to its recommendation. The staff were friendly the service excellent and the food very authentic and delicious. I would recommend it to friends .

Thank Eithne W
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We had a short stay in Athlone after Christmas and decided to try Il Colosseo for dinner. We weren’t aware that we should have booked in advance as they were very busy when we arrived. They were so friendly and very accommodating, they told us...More

Thank thegoose2015
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Been to this Italian a good few times. Came with my boyfriend one evening. After booking a table for two we were seated right beside the door where people were coming in every few seconds. I was frozen! We were served by a blonde woman...More

2  Thank Gemma D
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Very relaxed Dining area, with down to earth staff, Had a pizza because why not, it is Italian at the end of the day, Pizza ingredients were fresh and colorful, Cheeses on the pizza were to die for, Great music in the background as well...More

Thank Liam D
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

I love this place - the staff are so lovely and nothing is too much trouble. The food is delicious and they have a very extensive menu. They even have my favourite rose wine in so happy days. This place comes highly recommended and I'll...More

Thank CelticEscapeRooms17
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Having visited this restaurant before and thoroughly enjoying the food I was very disappointed with my current visit. We were driving from Dublin to Galway and pulled in off the motorway especially to go to this Italian as it had been fantastic the previous time...More

6  Thank sarah a
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Very busy restaurant even (Bank holiday Monday ) Food excellent as always .Calamri beautiful starter .Pasta yum yum. Panna cotta delicious. Great espresso too.Staff very very busy .Great company .Will be back .Very reasonably price.

Thank burkieWestmeath
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

A very good choice of Italian food on the menu. I’m always critical of the pasta and the pasta here is excellent and served in very generous portions! A good Italian restaurant.

Thank Jack G
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Niamh S
10 August 2017|
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Response from ghostchild2 | Reviewed this property |
No you have to go up a set of stairs to get to it. I don't ever remember seeing a lift.
26 May 2016|
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Response from RoscommonTony | Reviewed this property |
No they serve wine and beer delicious!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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