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Bella Italia

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43 Thomas Street, Limerick, Ireland
353 61 418872
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Today
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 109
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Simply Bellissimo

5 of us arrived with no reservations in the late afternoon one busy Tuesday in April . One of our party had been recommended this spot and I can see why.Despite the room being busy we were seated very quickly and given menus swiftly. a complimentary basket of bread rolls was provided which was a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
claremorrisdolly
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Claremorris, Ireland
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  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
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Claremorris, Ireland
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139 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

5 of us arrived with no reservations in the late afternoon one busy Tuesday in April . One of our party had been recommended this spot and I can see why.Despite the room being busy we were seated very quickly and given menus swiftly. a complimentary basket of bread rolls was provided which was a lovely touch. we had the... More 

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piccolonumero, Owner at Bella Italia, responded to this review

Dear Claremorrisdolly , thank you for taking the time to review us, following your recent visit to us. we are so happy that you were pleased with our food and our service. We hope to see you soon on your return visit. Hope you were successful with the Wedding Dress Hunt ? with sincere thanks, Caroline McMahon More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Lovely lunch, charming waiting staff and fast service. Food was lovely and reasonably priced. Definitely worth a visit!

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piccolonumero, Manager at Bella Italia, responded to this review

Ciao Fergal , many thanks for your review on trip advisor. We really appreciate you having taken the time out to post something about us. We all flourish from a little bit of positive feedback. with many thanks , Clara Marras More 

San Francisco, California
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

My boyfriend and I came here on a trip from the US in May 2015 and were very happy. Comfortable decor, good food and service. I had the linguine with meatballs, which was good. Pasta was very good but the meatballs were a little dry. Boyfriend had the tortellini in cream sauce, I'd recommend the tomato based sauce over that... More 

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piccolonumero, Manager at Bella Italia, responded to this review

Hi Sara , many thanks for your lovely comments on trip advisor for Bella Italia. We are glad that you enjoyed you experience with us. mille grazie, Clara Marras More 

limerick
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

beautiful Italian food in lovely surroundings. It's a bit pricey at lunchtime unless you stick to limited set menu

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piccolonumero, Manager at Bella Italia, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks for your recent comments on Trip Advisor. We have recently launched our new improved lunch menu. We have tweaked prices and hopefully there is now better value at lunch time especially . we are celebrating 25 years in business this year with lots to look forward over the next few months . Hopefully you will visit us... More 

Limerick, Ireland
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129 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Booked Bella Italia for Double Birthday Celebration, and was disappointed that because 2 of our party couldn't arrive until 6.40p.m. on Saturday, we were unable to avail of the early bird menu (the rest of us were there since 6.10. While the food was nice, it was over-priced - not sure I'd return as there are so many really nice... More 

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piccolonumero, Owner at Bella Italia, responded to this review

Hi Mags , thank you for your comments on Trip Advisor. We are sorry that you were not thoroughly happy with your experience with us. We hope that this will not deter you from paying us a visit again in the future. with many thanks , Caroline McMahon More 

Limerick, Ireland
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Lovely comfort food, Italian dishes served more to Irish style than authentically Italian but this is what I like.

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piccolonumero, Owner at Bella Italia, responded to this review

Hi Anne , many thanks for your lovely comments. The beauty of Italian food is that the simple quality ingredients speak for themselves. It means a lot to us when customers take the time to let us know what they feel about their experience with us. mille grazie, Caroline McMahon More 

Ireland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This was my first time to Bella Italia and I was thoroughly impressed. The decor was really lovely, its a very intimate restaurant. The staff were very attentive and friendly. I cannot speak high enough of the food. The brushetta and Minestrone soup were fab. My husband had the pizza and he said it was 'the best pizza he had... More 

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piccolonumero, Manager at Bella Italia, responded to this review

Hello , and thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit to us. Thanks for taking the time . All of us here are thrilled when we get a positive comment from customers. with many thanks , Clara Marras More 

Limerick, Ireland
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

Great decor and atmosphere, had chilli prawns for starters, a favourite of mine and they were of a very high quality and very tasty washed down with one of my favourite Italian beers 'peroni' which is sold on draught and served in large frosted glasses. My main was calzone served with salad, coleslaw and chips all were fresh and very... More 

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piccolonumero, Manager at Bella Italia, responded to this review

Ciao Ciao , many thanks for your lovely comment on Bella Italia , Trip Advisor page. We are so glad to get some positive feed back from our lovely customers. thanks for taking the time , we all get a little boost, it must be the power of positive reviews. will keep us on our toes . with many thanks... More 

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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Since La Bella opened in Limerick it has become and remains one of my favourite restaurants. The food is sublime, the atmosphere is friendly and welcoming. It is a little gem with glorious take away food. My only small grievance is the substitution of the basket of fresh bread rolls with plastic wrapped breadsticks, this irritates me as it ruins... More 

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piccolonumero, Owner at Bella Italia, responded to this review

Hi Rosemary , mille grazie for all your lovely comments on Bella Italia. Sorry about the bread sticks , we are working on improving on those. We have a new range of deli products coming on line in September this year , to celebrate 25 years in business.. So lots more to look forward to for your next visit .... More 

Limerick, Ireland
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Dined here with family and friends its very well located in the city (even though others may say a hidden gem). Service, staff and food will not disappoint you the place had a nice buzz to it and it will not be too long before one would return.

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piccolonumero, Manager at Bella Italia, responded to this review

Hi There, thank you for your lovely comments on Bella Italia. We take great pride in being in business this year for 25 years. It is fab to have some positive comments on Trip Advisor as it is always good for business. really appreciated, thanks again, Clara Marras More 

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Additional Information about Bella Italia

Address: 43 Thomas Street, Limerick, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 61 418872
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Limerick  >  Limerick
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 43 Thomas Street, Limerick, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Limerick  >  Limerick
  • Phone Number: 353 61 418872

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?