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IL Colosseo Italian Restaurant

Northgate Street, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 647 5094
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (29 reviews)
“fettuccine” (3 reviews)
“tiramisu” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Northgate Street, Athlone, Ireland
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Reviewed January 24, 2017

My Fiance and I decided at the last minute to go out for dinner. It was our first time in Il Colosseo and were recommended by a friend to try it. We had no reservation and even though they were very busy, they managed to...More

Thank Eoghan K
Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have eaten here several times. Every time we have had delicious meals and the staff are super friendly and efficient. Def one of my favourite places to head to in Athlone.

Thank sallylou80
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this restaurant, great pizza and really good choice on menu. Will definitely return, very attentive staff

Thank Robert M
Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

The carbonara had a bit too much black pepper and the duck was really dry but apart from that the other food at our table was good.

Thank Colin W
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

The food in this restaurant is lovely. There is a good choice of starters and the portion sizes are very generous. There is an extensive variety of main dishes from all Italian food. There is also some old classics that will suit everyone. The mains...More

Thank mightyhorns
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Lovely food good value for money. Only issue is menu lay out. Does not give any info on dishes suitable for celiac. . Told waiter from the start I was celiac ..he said they can make pizza or pasta for me. So I played it...More

Thank Maureen R
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Have visited this restaurant both with a large group for a Xmas Party and also in a small family group. This food is really good and the staff make it a very enjoyable experience. It is the best Italian food in Athlone. This is one...More

Thank sileoflaherty
Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed a meal with friends in Il Colosseo. It's a really nice place with good food, pastas, pizzas, steaks. It has a good varied menu with good salads and excellent desserts. The atmosphere and ambience are lovely and service was excellent. Prices are decent...More

1  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed November 15, 2016

I ate here last weekend with family. First time in this restaurant. Surprisingly busy with very efficient staff. We didn't seem to be waiting too long for our orders to be taken or waiting between courses. Food was really good and good variety. Lots of...More

Thank fitzzyma
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

1st visit with 8 adults and 4 children. Great service, good portion size and quality of food was spot on. Pizza Italy was almost too big to finish - just remember to leave room for dessert. We went on a Thursday evening and it was...More

1  Thank RSH_Wales
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Is IL Colosseo Italian Restaurant still a bring your own wine Restaurant? Its a couple of years from I've eaten in this beautiful restaurant?
May 25, 2016|
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Response from RoscommonTony | Reviewed this property |
No they serve wine and beer delicious!
Hi, Do you cater for coeliac. On receiving your response I would like to book for three, possibly four people at about 7pm - one, me, is coeliac and one other is vegetarian. Thanks and best wishes, Frances Kelleher, Ballymahon 087 9913651
April 23, 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Northgate Street, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
  • Phone Number: +353 90 647 5094
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