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Olio and Farina

2 Little Catherine Street, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 319 133
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“salad” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe, European, Irish, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Little Catherine Street, Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff are friendly and efficient, the decor pleasing and it is conveniently located in the centre of the city. But most of all it has delicious coffee and great homemade scones! I will return.

Thank MandM59_10
John L, Public Relations Manager at Olio and Farina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for you kind review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe is gorgeous!! The staff are so friendly and helpful. The cafe is relaxed and has a lovely atmosphere!! Lovely coffee too !!

Thank Mckar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Usually go there for breakfast on Saturday. Our piece of heaven. Staff fantastic and food beautiful. Love the coffee

Thank Bobbiejean123
Reviewed 15 March 2018

My wife and I have being passing this place for ages and Wednesday we tried it out for a quick lunch, it was worth the stop. The pasta of the day was excellent and the soup was tasty warm and filling. The place was busy...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely tasty options for lunch, great coffee and absolutely delicious desserts. The shabby chic decor is very homely and cosy. Combined with the friendliness of the staff it feels very welcoming. Very handy for lunch or coffee when in Limerick city centre for the day.

Thank 320bk58
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Cute cafe with great food . Plenty of seating and staff very pleasant. Definitely worth a look. Had pastries and coffee really nice home made cakes make a difference

Thank MisseyB
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

No hesitation in putting 5 stars for Olio and Farina. Great atmosphere, really nice cosy place. Old fashioned, top class and fuss free service. Fabulous quesadilla and carbonara. Great coffee and home made desserts. Will definitely be back.

Thank thykingdomcome
Reviewed 22 November 2017

This is one of those times that I REALLY wish there were half stars on Trip Advisor. I'm really hovering between three and four stars but in the interest of fairness I'm going to round down for a few reasons. This is a really nice...More

Thank Kate D
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Always a pleasure to visit. Excellent coffee and staff a pleasure to deal with. Worth a visit . Love going there

Thank Bobbiejean123
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Brought my darling Ger here for breakfast to celibrate her birthday and Mark our 28th wedding anniversary. Once again, we had a lovely meals, Italian & Mediterranean frittata's with a lovely strong double espresso. Italian corner cafe ambience with very friendly staff. Thank you to...More

Thank Kev J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Little Catherine Street, Limerick, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Limerick  >  Limerick
  • Phone Number: +353 61 319 133
We are an Italian food restaurant and shop in the heart of Limerick city on the charming Little Catherine Street. Open 7 days a week we serve a range of Italian dishes, soups, pizzas, pastas, paninis, salads and sandwiches. Gourmet coffees and confectionaries. In our shop section, we sell a wide range of authentic Italian products, including oils, sauces, balsamic vinegars, flours, pasta products, along with jams, chutneys, confectionaries, coffees, wines and more. We also make custom hampers which have proven popular gifts for people who enjoy tasting or cooking authentic Italian food.
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