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5 Main Street, Athlone, Ireland
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12:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Tue 12:00 - 02:00
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Dublin, Ireland
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901 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 488 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Amazed by how low this place is ranked. Always enjoyed the food here. Yes it's fast food, but it's good grub. No frills but it always hits the spot. Good after a night out and a nice treat in itself. Great burgers and chips, decent prices and good quick service.

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Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Athlone, Ireland
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

This place used to be a typical Italian cafe, with substantial seating space, a nice mural and a real Italian atmosphere. Now it has descended to a quick-buck chipper with dour staff and low quality food. My piece of battered "cod" was more than 50% hard and tasteless batter. Very poor value. I felt really sad about what I saw... More 

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Thank Mardyke
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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304 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We were in need of a small bite to eat and this ticked all the boxes. Simple fast food and not too expensive. Job done.

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Thank DangerousPaddy
Athlone, Ireland
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

Being from the town and against my better judgement I was in enticed to call in to the Genoa for some take away food, I should have listened to my inner conscience, I ordered a piece of southern fried chicken and a bag of chips,when they eventually arrived I literally had to squeeze out the oil form the piece of... More 

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Thank Mousey43
Athlone, Ireland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

Not great! Alright after a night on the drink to kill the cravings but you would really want to be jarred to want to eat from here! Staff aren't the nicest and the food can be ok at the best of times! Much better places to go in town for a feed! only upside is its close to the pub/club... More 

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Thank Murt K
Athlone, Ireland
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

It's a fairly normal chipper. Wouldn't use the take out service but very handy on a night out when you want a bag of chips or a slice of pizza. Friendly staff

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Thank tacyelood
Athlone, Ireland
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2015

great little take away and always go back, great food day or night. friendly staff and the garlic is just gorgeous

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Thank Irene B
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

Bit rough around the edges but nice staff, we were lucky enough to eat during a half price promotion, 12" pizzas for €5! Really nice food, big chunky chips, great burger, would defo be a regular if I lived around here :)

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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2014 via mobile

Food is nice but overpriced. Staff are friendly enough, sometimes...depending on who is working...great for a bag of chips after the pub on a Saturday night.

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Thank Edel C
ireland
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192 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014

Traditional "chipper" serving good food at decent prices in a great location, staff were pleasant and helpful.

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Thank neilevan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 04:00
Monday
12:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 04:00
Thursday
12:00 - 04:00
Friday
12:00 - 04:00
Saturday
12:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Main Street, Athlone, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Westmeath  >  Athlone
Description
right at the start of the town as you cross the bridge

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