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IL Colosseo Italian Restaurant

Northgate Street, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 647 5094
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • 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 December 2011

This is a gem for a casual meal with a young family in the early evening, then as a couple or with the girls later at night! The menu is large and varied (but we tend to stick to our favourites!). Food is very good...More

Thank DMacs
Reviewed 4 December 2011

When you enter you will be pleasently surprised given its location (Over a pub). This will be further complimented with the friendly staff and extensive menu you are presented with. The restaurant itself if warm and comfortable and the food is simple, wholesome and good...More

Thank GerardKOY
Reviewed 3 November 2011

We followed trip advisor for somewhere to eat close to where we were staying in Athlone and soon thought we were lost! We were starting to stray a bit far from the main streets and my trusty smartphone map was in danger of leading me...More

Thank HappyPepper
Reviewed 14 October 2011

Excellent value, great food. Not very good interiors but comfortable enough, service was a bit rude.

Thank Yash_Agrawal
Reviewed 29 August 2011

Not the most atmospheric of places but the food is extremely good! Simple tasty Italien food! Easy on the pocket too....great for large get togethers where you can create your own atmosphere!

Thank AliHan_1
Reviewed 29 August 2011

We found starters to be on the small side, main courses were very good. This restaurant has no early bird offers on a Sunday night. Desserts not great. We found a better value Italian in Athlone. We found the service quite rushed.

Thank sunnygirl1969
Reviewed 29 July 2011

The best Italian to be had in Athlone. The portions are a bit small but the care the chefs bring to their food is wonderful. The decor isn't really anything to speak of, but the staff are friendly and this place can get full in...More

2  Thank Ballinasloe
Reviewed 15 March 2011

the best food i have had in a long time everything was fresh and cooked to my liking going back there the next time im in athlone

Thank aaron654
Reviewed 2 February 2011

I would recomend this restaurant! it served very nice food, had very friendly staff, and i would not fault it one bit. My friends went there the night before halloween and although it was extremly busy it was very good service and top quailty food!

Thank Danerzz10
Reviewed 26 July 2010

I though this was a lovely restaurant. The staff were very friendly and attentive. It is located upstairs with a lovely balcony outdoors where you can dine if you wish - weather permitting. The service was prompt and efficient. The only criticism I have is...More

Thank italianFan39
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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, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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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