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La Rustica

Northgate Street, Athenry, Ireland
091 845301
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Ranked #2 of 10 Restaurants in Athenry
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Irish, Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: La Rustica is a Family run business .We are open 11 years and still enjoy every night. It's our social life too. We have good craic with all our customers , and I think that's what makes it so special. We aim to satisfy all our customers,old & new. If there is something in particular you are looking for & you don't see it on the menu, just ask me (Mourad) & I will do my best to accommodate you. Thanking all our customers for there continued support. Mourad Bouhlel

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English first
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

La Rustica does some of the finest pizza in Galway Good value thin base delicious pizza along with numerous other delicious dishes

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I never normally write reviews, but after having just spent a fabulous evening in La Rustica for the first time, I felt I had to thank the lovely staff for such an enjoyable, relaxed dining experience. It was a family night out for my father's birthday, and from start to finish, I can genuinely say that it was one of... More 

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Galway, Ireland
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Probably one of the best pizzas I've had. 10" perfect crust, not too thin/not too thick. Correct amount of toppings. Delicious!!!! I'm not from Athenry nor do I live near it but I would definitely take the trip there to eat in La Rustica.

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Newmarket, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

My husband and I went for a late dinner to La Rustica and couldn't have been happier (or more relieved). We are from Toronto and had booked a B&B in Athenry who claimed to accept B&B Ireland vouchers...upon our arrival to the B&B that evening, they claimed they had no booking for us and said they don't accept vouchers. Not... More 

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46 reviews 46 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Nice menu and the food is always excellent and the service is always friendly and efficient. Great staff

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Athenry, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

excellent restaurant with a super menu, great food and very very good value. Often pop in on a friday for a take out pizza - always a treat. If you are in Athenry and looking for a nice meal you wont go too far wrong here

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I was briefly back in Athenry recently and we decided to try out La Rustica again and I was not disappointed. The unique selling point about this little place is the chef who is originally from Tunisia and worked in Italy so he cooks excellent pizzas and pasta with proper homemade bases and sauces. The 'exotic bit' is his secret... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I was there on Sunday night and I had seafood with pasta with a tomato based sauce. I am usualy quite wary of ordering seafood as a lot of places overcook the mussals and prawns so they lcan be very tough and shrivelled. However, I had no worries on that score at La Rustica as they are cooked to perfection,... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We were in Athenry for two nights and visited this restaurant on both nights. The food is excellent. We both had the sea food pasta on the first night and it was amazing, scallops, prawns, mussels etc. All the dishes are made fresh and you can tell. The 2nd night we had the Chef steak and again top marks..so tasty.... More 

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Mourad B, Owner at La Rustica, responded to this review

Thanks a million for taking time out to rewiew our restaurant. Delighted you enjoyed both nights with us, food and craic wise. Its great when you enjoy a night out and that's what we try to ensure, as a lot of our customer's would come for something to eat and then head home. We do have good craic and we'd... More 

Marbella, Spain
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

My family took me here again on the 4th of January for my birthday. As expected, another enjoyable night here. I had the goats cheese pizza and my brother and his wife had chicken pasta. It was delicious. I had two glasses of house wine which was very good. Tara who is one of the one of the owners made... More 

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Mourad B, Owner at La Rustica, responded to this review

Thanks for a lovely review. Both Tara and I do our best to ensure we look after everyone, we really love and enjoy our restaurant. You should off told us it was your birthday and we'd off brought our Complimentary dessert and of course THE CANLDE accompanied with our lovely singing......... On a serious note delighted you enjoyed the night... More 

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Address: Northgate Street, Athenry, Ireland
Phone Number: 091 845301
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Athenry
Cuisine: Irish, Italian

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