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Northgate Street, Athenry, Ireland
+353 91 845 301
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: La Rustica is a Family run business .We are open 11 years and still enjoy...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Food, great service, lovely family run restaurant.

This restaurant really is a hidden gem in Athenry. I have eaten here many times and take great pride in bringing any family or friends that come to visit us. There is always a warm welcome and all tastes are catered for. Mourad the owner is the chef, and cooks one of the best steaks I have ever... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
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Galway, Ireland
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English first
Galway, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This restaurant really is a hidden gem in Athenry. I have eaten here many times and take great pride in bringing any family or friends that come to visit us. There is always a warm welcome and all tastes are catered for. Mourad the owner is the chef, and cooks one of the best steaks I have ever tasted! Downstairs... More 

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

Thanks for the excellent review. It's reviews like this makes having your own restaurant worth while. I enjoy cooking so much and trying new dishes, and we source our meat locally in John Joe Brady's Butchers, the combination of these makes a great recipe. Thank you for recommending our restaurant to family and friends, it's great to great god word... More 

Brisbane, Australia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The food was very delicious. The downstairs atmosphere was authentically Irish. The staff were very friendly and accommodating.

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

Thanks very much. All our pizza's are homemade. All food is cooked freshly and we take pride in our restaurant. Your very welcome back anytime, well look forward to it. More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Never judge a book by the cover....!! Great food, very friendly staff. Skinny base pizzas and chicken burger I'd definitely a house special. We will be back. Thanks

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

Thanks for the kind review. It's nice to hear. Well look forward to seeing you again. More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Lovely little spot really fresh tasty food & friendly service... just like a little Italy in an irish village! We'll be back

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

Thanks for the kind review. It's nice to hear. Well look forward to seeing you again. More 

County Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

if i could eat here every evening i would such good prices esp for half portions as i'm not a big eater brilliant selection on menus pizza to die for and the pasta is always amazing with the garlic bread .the sauce is just right not heavy or to watery such a clean place and service 5*

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

Thank you so much for your lovely kind and positive comments. All our food is cooked to order, sauces can be adjusted and changed on order to customers requirements, it's nice to eat what you really like when your out, so we try our best to achieve this. By the way you'd be welcome to eat here every night..... Thanks... More 

Galway, Ireland
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Had a pizza which had a lovely thin base and the nicest chicken wings ive had anywhere in quite a while. Staff were quite attentive and overall it was Very good value for money!

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

Thanks for your review. We try and make the pizzas as our customers like. Everyone has certain likes so we try and accommodate that. Our chicken wings are supplied by our local butcher John Joe Brady and then we smoother them using our own house sauce.... moutherwatering. Thanking you again. Mourad More 

Galway, Ireland
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I visited here as I heard about the pizza from trip advisor. I must say I thoroughly enjoyed it. I went with tje chefs special and I was not disappointed. Great value for good food.

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

Thanks for your comments on our Pizza. It's what we like to hear. Mourad More 

cheshire
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We visited on a cold, wet November night. We had looked at the restaurant during the day and liked the look of the menu, good pasta and pizza choices. The downstairs of the restaurant is small and when we arrived, there were only a couple of tables free. We settled and ordered a pasta dish and a pizza. The pasta... More 

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

We are very sorry to hear this comment. We have not been made aware of anything like this before, so we will certainly keep an eye on it. However thanks on the other hand for your positive feedback on our food. We appreciate all comments from our customers. We do hope that you return to visit us. Thanking you Mourad. More 

Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

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

Thanks for your nice comments. We take great pride in our pizzas along with all our other dishes. Mourad More 

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

Wow what can I say but Thank you for such an amazing review. This kind words make it all worth while. Looking forward to you returning for any occasion. Mourad More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Northgate Street, Athenry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Athenry
  • Phone Number: +353 91 845 301

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Irish, Pizza

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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