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Il Porcetto

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Main Street, Loughrea, Ireland
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice and unique Italian restaurant, Gavino and Eric are always providing us an excellent Customer Service. The Spaghetti Cozze e Vongole dish is my favourite, the sauce is unbeatable! Great Pizza too, great selection of white/red wine served by glass. Try the tiramisu' you will not regret the choice!

Thank PFCGalway
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Was so disappointed.The food was cold.The potatoes were reheats tasted off not good the salad was basic and no dressing .The friends i was with was equally disappointed,The waiter could be more observant ,No special available this was at 7 on a weekend night.Such a pity .We left about 170 euros with you WASNT worth it .

Thank Pauline L
Galway, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Gavino is a wonderful Chief and host. This a delightful little restuarant and I woundnt hesitate to recommend this restaurant to anybody.

Thank woodvillegardens
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant regularly in 2016. At all times the staff have been particularly helpful and friendly. The food is equally impressive. It's the perfect local family restaurant.

Thank Alan D
1 review
Reviewed 7 December 2016

the chicken and pork dishes in parmesan sauce were nice and well cooked. and the service was friendly and efficient. Loos were a bit smelly and you could smell them at the table. We would go back again if we are in Loughrea

Thank Rick P
Carndonagh, Donegal, Ireland
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The menu is written in correctly spelled Italian. The "specials" list had incorrect Italian. Doubts arise ... has an Italian laid out the menu, and perhaps that was his/her only involvement? Staff: friendly, helpful, not Italian. OK, now everything depends on the chef. Main choice was really good, chicken/bacon roll in Parmesan white wine sauce, and semi-roasted potatoes. But the... More 

Thank Mike D
County Galway, Ireland
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148 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

we've been here a few times over the years and while the food keeps getting better and better I found an issue that would turn me off going back if I'm honest. Don't get me wrong, the food was FANTASTIC last night. For some reason I've never needed to use the ladies here before, last night however I did and... More 

Thank Hellie B
Loughrea, Ireland
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Was here at a family party. Not somewhere I would have chosen, no particular reason but I was pleasantly surprised. Nice food & a pleasant atmosphere

Thank Mike D
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77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Cannot fault the food here, the pizzas were the best I've had in a long while, the young waitress was friendly and smiley. Always rate a restaurant that can make a good Irish coffee and this place does. The desserts are delicious too. But there's a but. Not picking on the kid personally but the young waiter who was manning... More 

Thank futuredub
Loughrea, Ireland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Got a lovely surprise when my friend and I called here for Dinner. The Menu has something for everyone and if you like pizza...this is the place to go. Staff are attentive, smart and friendly and the price is right. Cant wait for an excuse to go back.

Thank sheehanmary51

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Loughrea, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Loughrea

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