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Taste of Italy - CLOSED

8 Hynds Square, Portlaoise, Ireland
+353 57 866 6400
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
5 Nov 2014
“Authentic Italian well worth a try !”
4 Nov 2014
“Exqusite and Pricey”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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8 Hynds Square, Portlaoise, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 6 November 2014

Ate here a few times early on in the year. Chicken Arabiata stands out in my mind as my favourite. Great food, very tasty and always came away full. Great tasting wine, in my humble opinion. Warm, well presented and friendly service. Having spent a...More

1  Thank Dinnerpigganomnom
Reviewed 5 November 2014

I liked this place as my friend and I were able to walk in without a booking thankfully there was a table for 2 which was a chance we took. I was dying to go there as I heard good reviews locally. I felt it...More

Thank Noreen D
Reviewed 22 October 2014

Thank you for the great food and service,the menu is very large and for everybody,waitress was very nice!

1  Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 19 October 2014

I have dined at thai restaurant 3 times previously and the meals have been very good. However, tonight the meal was exceptional. When we arrived the restaurant was very busy which is great. The atmosphere was lovely. We were met and escorted to our pre-booked...More

Thank Gentledaisy
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Cold and unwelcoming - describes both the restaurant and the staff. It's big, open, dark, shabbily decorated, cheap furniture and the chairs are too low. Food is only average and definitely overpriced for what it is. Best dish of the night was the starter; CROSTINI...More

2  Thank Ger M
Reviewed 1 October 2014 via mobile

Dined here for the first time last week and really enjoyed it. Good menu selection, generous portion sizes, food was well presented and very fresh and tasty. Would definately return.

1  Thank Lorraine w
Reviewed 21 September 2014

this was my first time returning in about 3 years and it was fine then but i thought this time was just awful.to start with we wanted to get the early bird to save some money! but we were told that its only tuesday to...More

2  Thank phoebepebbles
Reviewed 7 September 2014

the best food here its just pizza but too cold other things just horrible worst then chinese restaurants Portlaoise have more better options ....and no Grappa here

1  Thank mozo35
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Recently had lunch here and must say it was really nice. Kids had pizza which they loved. The chicken crostini for starters was excellant and the prawn with courgettes and pasta was really good. Also the steak panni was excellant proper freshly cooked steak. The...More

1  Thank rosie34ireland
Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

We arrived on a busy sat night with no reservation. We were staying at a local hotel & the bistro attached to it was booked out. The staff were very welcoming despite us not having a table booked & they were busy. We were glad...More

2  Thank moggles
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Hynds Square, Portlaoise, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Laois  >  Portlaoise
  • Phone Number: +353 57 866 6400
Description
Our restaurant is situated in Hynds Square Portlaoise, (you can view their facebook page to see pictures)...in the Summertime we will have outdoor tables and sunshades...for the real Italian experience..!
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