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Il Folletto Ristorante

#109 of 351 Restaurants in Galway
Certificate of Excellence
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8 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 566 066
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked the touristy lanes of Galway hoping to find something special, fun, and good. Il Folletto was a find! Small little door in and arched Abby like doorways made us feel the history of the building. Small little rooms with tables and seemingly family run. Food fantastic with wide menu choice although the bottle of ginger ale was fit... More 

1 Thank exBostonian
Killybegs Co. Donegal
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for late night supper at 10pm on last Sat night. We were glad to find Il Folletto were serving, and we were not disappointed with our meal. Both seafood pasta dishes were first class and served by cheerful, efficient staff. Will definitely be back and will recommend to others.

1 Thank Marian B
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Forced to interupt our drinking for food , stumbled across this gem! Can recommend the carb and lobster ravioli absolutely delicious. In fact there was clean plates all round using the last of the garlic bread to wipe the plates. Food so good the plates could go straight back in the cupboard!

3 Thank maggsreilly
Limerick, Ireland
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely place. Staff friendly and the food is delish. Plenty of it and great flavour nd authentic italian feel. Will b bk.

1 Thank susan o
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely traditional food from italy. Thanks. You won a new regular.... I worked a long time in a very good Italien Restaurant in Germany. I know what good italian food is...most importend for me is always a smile by entering the Restaurant. Well done...

2 Thank davidkt2303
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious, would definitely recommend the pizza. Probably the nicest pizza I've had! Service was excellent, prompt and polite. Reasonably priced also.

1 Thank sabuts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

As described above, the food wasn't bad but we thought the plates were really simple for the money we paid. The restaurant in itself was charming and the staff was quite nice.

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Delicious food and cozy setting! Gluten Free pizza crust was fantastic as was all the other food and drinks. Highly recommend!

2 Thank Anna P
Leixlip, Ireland
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We happened upon this restaurant and we're definitely not disappointed. The staff were very attentive and the food was great. We ordered starters (meatballs and bruchetta) and mains (pizza/pasta) from a special menu and we're very impressed with both! I would definitely eat here again.

1 Thank AislingC23
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We dropped in for an Aperol Spritz early afternoon. Prompt service and some lovely appetisers. We returned for dinner, we had the early menu. Two courses for €19. We had bruschetta, lovely bread with a very good topping. Our main course was fusilli with tomatoes,aubergines, onions and garlic. A large portion and very well priced.

1 Thank Sheila O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 566 066
Italian restaurant, offering a wide range of authentic pastas and pizzas, steaks, veal and fresh fish dishes. Were cater for large groups with a private dining area. We are situated in the heart of Galway's latin quarter on Quay street. We have outside terrace dining area. Children's menu available.

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