We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

IL Colosseo Italian Restaurant

Northgate Street, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 647 5094
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (33 reviews)
“veal” (5 reviews)
“pollo” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Northgate Street, Athlone, Ireland
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (259)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

201 - 210 of 241 reviews

Reviewed 28 July 2013

Real Italian food, very good service! Nice and relaxed atmosphere! The waiter gave us really good suggestions and told us immediately that there was an interesting selection of main courses at very reasonable prices. We shared a main course, nice homemade lasagna, and a huge...More

Date of visit: July 2013
Thank ANNA P
Reviewed 24 July 2013 via mobile

Stumbled across this Italian restaurant in athlone it's slightly out of town, it was excellent value at 10 euro for mains and bring your own wine at just 3 euro corkage! Sat outside as was gorgeous day very friendly staff , have eaten in far...More

Date of visit: July 2013
Thank Cait81
Reviewed 15 July 2013

I stopped in with my parents for an evening meal on a Monday night. They had an offer of €10 for a main course (except steak and specials) which we were told about after we placed our order. It was possible to change our order...More

Date of visit: July 2013
Thank dshine
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Had the veal al fungi & chicken al fungi, both were excellent and the mid week special at 10 euro per main meal was great value. It was a very hot day so it was bit hot inside no aircon or fans. Great music playing.

Date of visit: July 2013
Thank jtwmusic
Reviewed 30 June 2013

Main waitress completely ignored us, we had to ask three times for a bill ? Food was ok, unfortunately the service disappointed us. They obviously don't care about returning business. On a plus side the young waiter was nice, so there is some hope for...More

Date of visit: June 2013
3  Thank Giamarija
Reviewed 30 April 2013

Like many others, I was lucky enough to call in mid-week to find that main courses were €10. I had the veal with a mushroom sauce and it was absolutely delicious. My companion had the vegitarian pasta and the portion was tasty and enormous. Starters...More

Date of visit: April 2013
Thank Colette M
Reviewed 27 April 2013 via mobile

The majority of mains are jus 10e and the pasta and sauces are very tasty. We go often as its so reasonable its hard to resist. Pizzas and pastas are really good haven't tried any of the steak or fish dishes but can't imagine they...More

Date of visit: December 2012
Thank weeac1
Reviewed 11 April 2013

We were with a large family group. Food was really nice, I had the special- a ravioli stuffed with truffles. Delicious!

Date of visit: April 2013
Thank Ethel K
Reviewed 24 February 2013

Myself and my Wife regularly eat here. €10 main course Monday to Friday is excellent value. The Tikka Fetucinni is excellent and Pizza's are great! Our family go here regularly too and eat everything from the meat balls to pollo del arena and pollo del...More

Thank Ritchie B
Reviewed 23 February 2013

Delicious fresh food, excellent choices and great value. Mon to Thurs most menus 10 euros except fish and steak. Staff lovely

Date of visit: February 2013
Thank drumbotrimble
Nearby HotelsSee all 9 hotels in Athlone
Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone
1,996 reviews
.17 km away
The Prince of Wales Hotel
975 reviews
.34 km away
Sheraton Athlone Hotel
2,195 reviews
.42 km away
Shamrock Lodge Hotel Athlone
611 reviews
.82 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Bacchus Restaurant
192 reviews
.23 km away
Thyme Restaurant
865 reviews
.24 km away
La Cucina Di Angelo's
449 reviews
.23 km away
Hatters' Lane Bistro
293 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby Attractions
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre
690 reviews
.34 km away
Church of Saints Peter & Paul
86 reviews
.35 km away
Luan Gallery
15 reviews
.29 km away
Gertie Browne's Pub
86 reviews
.26 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Niamh S
10 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Mikeybish |
They have a bar, I'm sitting here enjoying the vino rosso de la cassa, however they also allow bring your own wine (but not other alcohol)
Improve this listing

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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Northgate Street, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353 90 647 5094
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing