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“Lovely authentic italian food”
Review of Taste of Italy - CLOSED

Taste of Italy
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
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..!
Reviewed 23 April 2014

I ate here twice during a recent stay in Laois. The atmosphere may be a little lacking but the waitress was lovely on both occasions and most of all the food was delicious. I've tried both the pasta and the pizza and was very happy both times. The room feels a little too big at times, but the food brought us back the second time!

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Thank Josie C
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Reviewed 18 April 2014 via mobile

Have eaten here twice second time was invited by friends so couldn't really say no as they were paying. Pasta definitely heated in microwave as it is way too hot and is like a congealed lump. Desserts are not homemade and are expensive Room bare cold and un inviting
Will not be returning

1  Thank Mary M
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Reviewed 22 March 2014

From The minute you walk through The door The charm And Cosines of The place is just magical. Good for a romantic dinner or a Friends night out. The Waiters are so genuine and are interested in the food they are serving and take genuine pride when it is complimented. The aromas are just gorgeous and the food is beautiful and so good. This is one of that restaurants that once you try IT, you must become a regular. Great calamari, lovely pasta s, beautiful pizza s, gorgeous tiramisu. Outstanding, bellissimo.

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Thank Jessebrown
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Reviewed 18 March 2014

Went for dinner with my wife and although the service cannot be faulted, the food was very bad. My wife ordered a bruschetta, a fairly simple dish but what she got was a big lump of soggy bread, barely toasted with some sliced tomatoes and cheese. She ordered the 'king prawn tagliatelle in a white wine sauce' and the 'white wine sauce' tasted like a watery cup of soup, there were a couple of prawns and the veg was soggy; it was extremely disappointing. I ordered the chicken wings and they were very bland. The pizza I ordered was quite nice however. We are normally very tolerant of restaurants but this was one of the few times that we get to go out for a meal and the food we ordered was quite simple, so it should have been at least edible.

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1  Thank Junction14Mayfield
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Reviewed 17 March 2014

Visit Taste of Italy on a Friday evening last month.Lovely atmosphere.Food gorgeous.Resonably priced.Steaks cooked to perfection.Lovely Tiramisu.Certainly worth a visit.Friendly service.Thank you Taste of Italy.

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Thank sharonmunro
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