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La Rustica

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North Gate Street, Athenry, Ireland
+353 91 845 301
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time we visit Galway, the trip would not be complete without a visit to La Rustica. Lovely upstairs and down, great staff and excellent chef! I ordered the linguine with prawns and I have to say it was the best pasta dish I've ever had! My daughter had the chicken in a mushroom cream sauce with rice and she... More 

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Thank Julie H
Mourad B, Owner at La Rustica, responded to this review

Reviews like this make us grow and grow. Thank you very much. Delighted ye all enjoyed the evening we look forward to ye're return and hopefully ye will try some other dishes. Thanks again More 

Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fab pizza actually the best. Great atmosphere and Tara is brilliant host . Really relaxed place to dine and great variety on menu

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

Ah thanks so much. Delighted you enjoyed your evening. Looking forward to your return. More 

Baden, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As we arrived the restuarant was full, but they told us to come back in about 15-20 min. So we made a short walk and returned. We got a table and wonderful food. At this evening we decided us for Pizza and Pasta and that was a good choice. I got a homemade Pepper-oil for my spicey Pizza. It tasted... More 

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

It's so nice to hear these comments. Sorry we had to send ye off for a short walk but I believe ye enjoyed it. Our Pizzas are still as popular as ever and homemade Chilli Oil goes down a treat. Hope to see ye on ye're next visit. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Back again to La Rustica tonight. Great food, great atmosphere and friendly staff. Also great value for money.

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Thank Kerry T
Mourad B, Owner at La Rustica, responded to this review

Thanks for you generous comments. Delighted to hear them. More 

Athenry
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Food is always cooked to perfection and staff are so friendly. Prices are more than reasonable I absolutely love this place.

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Thank Jenny B
tunisia25, Owner at La Rustica, responded to this review

Thanks. A1 sounds very good to us. Appreciate it. More 

London
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We visited la Rustica last night and I had linguini with salmon. The hubby also had pasta but with marina da use with seafood. Proper homemade food, great wine.

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

Thanks very much. Our specials go well with our customers. We do our best to accommodate all different tastes. Looking forward to seeing ye again. More 

Dublin
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44 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

What acn I say, I love this resturant. From the fresh pizzas to the steads, we have have tried it alL! Their steads are lovely, and the Maourad Special is my favourite. We always sit upstairs and only on one occasion have not got "Our table"

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Thank Erinn M
Mourad B, Owner at La Rustica, responded to this review

All nice comments. We feel very proud about our food when we hear our customers say nice things. Please let us know "ye're table" the next night and we will certainly do our best to seat Ye there. Thanks again. More 

Newbury Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Italian food in Ireland? What a find . Had the chicken Marsala and it was great. Wine was very taste and the Creme brûlée. Very accessible and affordable. Great walks from restaurant to bay waters.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

What can I say? This gem of an eatery never fails to impress me from the moment we entered until the moment we left it was once again a very enjoyable experience as both the food and the staff were excellent. We had a very enjoyable evening here and I can highly recommend it anybody looking for good food that... More 

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

Great to hear. Thanks for taking time to review us. It's all part of the service. Hope to see you again. More 

Rockaway Park, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

From the moment we arrived and were greeted by the owners, until we left a few hours later, our entire experience was a delight. Waitresses were friendly and helpful, the setting was beautiful, and the renowned "Steak Mourad" was incredible. Even though we were full, we had to taste the desserts--apple pie and cheesecake were unique and delicious.

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

It's very rewarding to hear all your comments. Thank you. Our Mourad's Steak is our signature dish, we get excellent feedback on it. It's a combination of excellent cooking and excellent meat supplied bob our local butchers - John Joe Brady's. Desserts always go down a treat. Delighted ye had a lively evening. Hopefully ye will visit us again the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Irish
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Gate Street, Athenry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Athenry
  • Phone Number: +353 91 845 301
Description
La Rustica is a Family run business .We are open 14 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?