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IL Colosseo Italian Restaurant

Northgate Street, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 647 5094
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (29 reviews)
“fettuccine” (3 reviews)
“tiramisu” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Northgate Street, Athlone, Ireland
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We went on a Saturday evening, just after 5, without a booking and were quickly accommodated. The restaurant was very busy. The food was delicious, so tasty and fresh. Negro Amaro wine was delicious. Very pleasant staff and prompt service. Love coming here, will be...More

Thank Puds267
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went out on a Monday evening and tried the Il Colosseo , from the outside it looks small and pokey but it was quite spacious inside we ordered the starters and waited quite a while when it arrived ( I had...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Just back from a hen party here. Good food , good service, good value menu to please all. Had a nice almost private area down the back at the bottom of the steps. One downside only one toilet and no one could get in for...More

Thank GalwayGal08
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

I have been here a few time's service is good staff are friendly the food is lovely definitely worth a trip

Thank Bo33
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

A busy restaurant with delicious tasting foods. They got our booking time mixed up but we didn't have to wait long really for the table. The waiters were witty and child friendly. They allowed us adjust the menu for one of our kids who took...More

Thank Mairead W
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

A fabulous restaurant with delicious Italian food - definitely one of the best around for authenticity - such a pity the service can be very hap hazzard. The food is very well priced especially the early bird is excellent value. Will definitely return

Thank sunnyd8865
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We were told on arrival that we had to leave by 7. This was fine by us although no one else who arrives after us was told the same. Waiter was a bit abrupt but the food more than adequate up for it. Would go...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We were casually driving through area and stopped in for lunch. What a lovely surprise to find amazing food and cosy upscale atmosphere. We had gnocchi which was some of the best i've ever had. It was rich but not greasy and the pasta tender...More

Thank Theresa L
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We usually get a take away but decided to dine in as we hadn't since our kids were born. The place was very busy but we had booked so we were accommodated quickly. We asked for our kids' meals to be brought with our starters...More

Thank ghostchild2
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Pizzas, pastas and rice are great. Chicken good too. Portions are huge, prices economical. Staff are super, so kind! Our waiter even removed our balloon from ceiling, no job too big! Absolutely a great find!

Thank Samanthasmyth930
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Questions & Answers
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, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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