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Giovannelli's

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Lower Bridge Street, Killorglin 00000, Ireland
+353 87 123 1353
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Tralee, Ireland
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice, small & cosy place. Great atmosphere. Expensive enough but the food is really good. The seafood linguine looks fantastic. I had the black sole and it was really nice. The bottle of house red we had was excellent too.

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Thank Robert T
Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

The best meal in Ireland, could not fault any dish. The chef took the time to come out to the table after the meal and have a chat. All produce so fresh..the wait staff were attentive and knew their menu..loved it

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Thank TAW
Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic restaurant. We had lobster bisque, gnocci gongonzola, linguini with shellfish, tiramisu, valpolicella, and coffee - all excellent. The staff were attentive without over servicing. We have eaten at the best italian restaurants around the world and this is up there - highly recommended!

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Thank waynevstewart
Heswall, Wirral
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63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Small and cosy but difficult to get a table due to a small number of covers but it was worth it Fabulous authentic tasty Italian food with an excellent wine list. Attentive waitresses who made the experience difficult to forget. Don't be tempted by the steaks as you will miss out on beautiful freshly made pasta dishes Would definitely come... More 

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Thank adrianHeswall_Wirral
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

This is as good as it gets, genuine, authentic, true Italian. ..etc...etc. All true. From the greeting, the flavour of great food hanging tantalizingly in the inviting ambiance. ... you just know, this is good ! The coffee only matches the good. Great 5 stars all round.

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Thank richray1
County Kerry, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

This has to be one the best restaurants in Kerry never mind Killorglin! The food is really top notch but this restaurant is all the about enjoying an authentic Italian experience when you're there. The owner/ head chef comes around to every table after the meal for a quick chat and ensure you enjoyed the meal which is a nice... More 

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Thank Gusriordan
Coventry, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Proper italian restaurant with well presented excellent dishes. We both had the lamb which was perfectly cooked. Good italian wine to accompany the food. No beer - something to do with Irish licencing laws, but they do have Prosecco. Booking is essential as they currently only have four tables. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Carl P
Castlemaine, Ireland
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Love this place! Amazing food made from excellent local and specially imported ingredients - fresh homemade pasta just how they make it in Italy, perfectly cooked local meat and seafood, as well as homegrown vegetables and salad. Staff are lovely and only too happy to help. There's also a deli counter at the back, so you can continue to pig... More 

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Thank CommanderGeorge
Cork, Ireland
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here a few times now and it is always a fabulous treat. The waitress was friendly and humorous, as well as being very well up on her knowledge of Italian Food. Then there is the food which never disappoints. The wines on offer were excellent. Overall it's a place I will be recommending Whenever someone wants to... More 

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Thank Tim M
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

This is like being in Italy! That us the highest compliment I can pay this restaurant, the food is divine! Tagliatelle with tomatoes and carpaccio starters were superb, followed by seared tuna, rack of lamb and pepper steak, tiramisu affagato, and gelato, we were in heaven. Service is impeccable, friendly and knowledgable. Very accommodating when we had to change reservation.restaurant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $35
Cuisine
Italian, European
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Bridge Street, Killorglin 00000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killorglin
  • Phone Number: +353 87 123 1353

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