We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.


Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Lower Knox Street, Sligo F91V838, Ireland
+353 87 177 2732
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Sun 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

159 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 155: English reviews
Level Contributor
16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing value on the meal deals, drinks nice, staff friendly (but just a bit slow/ possibly understaffed) . I imagine they are very busy on the Tuesdays as they do a meal deal that night and it's also half price cinema night so I'd say half the town is in there... None the less, when the staff came around they... More 

Thank Rachel O
Western Ireland, Ireland
Level Contributor
251 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Dropped by after lunch at Rugatino's for a bit of a taste treat of their fantastic Vanilla... It was absolutely delicious.

Thank Kesh_grammy
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

It's such a nice feeling to be able to get a piece of Italy here, get that feeling of a true ice cream and a espresso. The gelato is very good quality and it varies, the special of the month is always a surprise. Frappucino is gorgeous in a sunny day! Give it a try, won't regret it.

Thank Alice D
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

Sensational home made ice cream combined with a really italian coffee. Lovely service and feeling immediately at home. The next day we went for a piadina with spinach and it was one of the best piadina we ever tasted. Very clean and tidy.

Thank Lazacolor
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Fabio sells coffee and hand made ice cream. Both are wonderful! You can also buy coffee pots and ground coffee or coffee beans and it makes better coffee that Ive tasted anywhere else in Ireland.

Thank John K
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Fabulous ice cream and coffee, with lovely personal service! Definitely worth a visit if you're in Sligo!

Thank Ella O
Level Contributor
18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Fabio is a family favourite and his ice cream specials are sensational. Love bringing the kids there - it's very reasonably priced & great coffee too!

Thank totomcgrath
Tipperary, Ireland
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

This little oasis in the middle of Sligo is the perfect retreat for the disinterested shopper! Great coffee, delicious artisan ice cream and window tables. Soothing jazz playing in the background and the world passing by outside......a little piece of utopia :) Only seats about 6 customers. Very exclusive!!!

Thank yewtree
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Hands down the best take away coffee spot I've discovered being someone who lives off the stuff in work, met with conversation and jokes and a huge welcome from my first visit to my last. Superior service.

Thank FoodBears88
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Yes, Fabio's fabulous gelato is that good. The person who compared this gelato with tesco's disgusting soft scoop frozen hydrogenated vegetable oil falsely labeled as 'ice cream' must have a palate of a donkey. There will always be customers for good stuff and there will always be braying donkeys complaining about everything. Keep it up Fabio!

Thank enver a

Travelers who viewed Fabio's also viewed

Sligo, County Sligo
Sligo, County Sligo
Strandhill, Sligo
Strandhill, Sligo

Been to Fabio's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $8
Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Cash Only
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Knox Street, Sligo F91V838, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Sligo  >  Sligo
  • Phone Number: +353 87 177 2732
Freshly made on site italian style Ice Cream (Gelato), Made with No Use of Synthetic Fats, Emulsifier & Artificial Colours. Plus: Pizza Slice, Grilled Stuffed Focaccia & Piadina, Fairtrade Organic Italian Coffee ......

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Fabio's staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?