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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 107
    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
Good Italian food in the heart of Limerick.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
sara_SF1
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San Francisco, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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192 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
San Francisco, California
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

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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limerick
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

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

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Limerick, Ireland
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121 reviews 121 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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Limerick, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 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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Limerick, Ireland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 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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Limerick, Ireland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Great choice on the menu, both pasta dishes and steak on the stone well worth trying. Might not be the most lavish restaurant, but the food most certainly makes it a well worth visit

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Limerick, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I just love this restaurant and have gone back numerous times with my last time been in January. It just never fails to disappoint and food is always impeccable along with the service. It has a lovely relaxed atmosphere serving fab food for both lunch and dinner. The Steak on the Stone is to die for and you can't go... More 

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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: Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
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?