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La Rustica

North Gate Street, Athenry, Ireland
+353 91 845 301
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Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (14 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
“prawns” (6 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
North Gate Street, Athenry, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 114 reviews

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Just had another amazing meal here. Tara is such a warm friendly lady. Food top class. Lucky to have such a gem in Athenry.

Thank MaryKellyCummins
Mourad B, Owner at La Rustica, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Ah thank you it's nice to hear that Athenry has such a gem. Thank you for all the compliments, it makes us grow. Looking forward to your return. La Rustica

Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here whilst visiting on Holiday. Menu is outstanding as is the food and service! Had a 6 month old baby with us and was well looked after.

Thank katielouisebraford
Mourad B, Owner at La Rustica, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Thank you for the positive review. It's nice to hear that you all were looked after including ye're baby. We hope if ye are on holidays again that ye will call into us. La Rustica.

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Food is lovely there,I've tried nearly everything on the menu,nice staff,nice wine,decent coffee,brillant

Thank Laura S
Mourad B, Owner at La Rustica, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Thank you. Nice to hear you have tried nearly everything on the menu you'll have to call back and try something from our weekend specials board. Looking forward to your return. La Rustica.

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

I visited your restaurant on Tuesday September 5th, I got the House Steak which was fantastic, presentation was great and it was definitely not like any Steak Dish I've tried before, will definitely be back and will be dragging my friends in for a taste...More

1  Thank Rachael C
Mourad B, Owner at La Rustica, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Great to hear. Thanks for the compliments, appreciate you taking time to review us. Looking forward to your return and the more you bring the merrier.

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Fabulous run local family restaurant. Great food with a great variety to there menu. Lovely selection of house wines. Staff are very friendly and attentive to your needs. Would highly recommend.More

Thank Mark F
Mourad B, Owner at La Rustica, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thanks for all the compliments. We are 15 years in business and we still thrive on our customer reviews. It is a family run business with our son and daughters helping out. We have a large menu, and we also run specials at weekends for...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Top class food so tasty and freshly cooked with that personal touch really recommend this spot quality food.More

Thank Michael F D
Mourad B, Owner at La Rustica, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Thanks very much for taking the time to review our restaurant. We thrive on reviews like this and it gives us a boost and motivates us more. We love our restaurant and between ourselves and our staff it's lovely to hear that we give the...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Went in here with my daughter, place was very highly recommended to me, the food surpassed my expectations!!! Steak was mouthwatering!!! Would highly recommend this place and will definitely be back!!!More

Thank Carrina L
Mourad B, Owner at La Rustica, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Wow that's really nice to hear - Thank you so much. Our signature dish is Our Mourad's Steak. We get very good feedback on our steaks. We get our steak from Brady's our local butcher. Thanks so much again for your excellent review. Appreciate it....More

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

called in thwreny chance after having a drink at a local pub. The young waitress escorted us upstairs....she was lovely and we had a nice chat about us visiting from Australia. I ordered chicken pasta with basil pesto & peppers. I chose penne pasta and...More

Thank Quinta V
Mourad B, Owner at La Rustica, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thanks so much for your compliments. It's nice to see all plates cleared and satisfied customers. Hope Ye enjoy the rest of ye're holidays. Hopefully Ye may return some time.

Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Called here on my stay in Athenry after it was recommended to be by a local in a local. Well worth a visit and highly recommend the house steak it was only delicious Get in there when in AthenryMore

1  Thank Enda H
Mourad B, Owner at La Rustica, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Well Thank you very much. Word of mouth works very well. Our Steak and especially our Mourad's Steak is our signature dish. Sourcing our meat from our local butcher John Joe Brady's stands to us. Thanks for taking the time to review us and hopefully...More

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Celebrated a family special occasion at La Rustica. The service was excellent and Tara made us very welcome. The starters, main courses and desserts were perfect. The chicken was tender and delicious. The steaks were soft, juicy and done to perfection. Thanks to Mourad and...More

Thank diner47
Mourad B, Owner at La Rustica, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Thanks so much for the amazing review.. Its reviews like this that keep us motivated and helps our business thrive. We love our restaurant and when we see comments like theses it makes us grow. Looking forward to ye're return. Thanks again.

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hclthomas
12 May 2017|
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Response from Mourad B | Property representative |
Hi yes we have 10" Gluten Free Pizzas. Chicken Curry, Honey Roast Duck and our Steak are all Gluten Free. We also have Gluten Free Pasta. Hope this answers your question. Please let us know if you visit our restaurant and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North Gate Street, Athenry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Athenry
  • Phone Number: +353 91 845 301
Description
La Rustica is a Family run business .We are open 14 years and still enjoy every night. It's our social life too. We have good craic with all our customers , and I think that's what makes it so special. We aim to satisfy all our customers,old & new. If there is something in particular you are looking for & you don't see it on the menu, just ask me (Mourad) & I will do my best to accommodate you. Thanking all our customers for there continued support. Mourad Bouhlel
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