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5 Crow Street, Temple Bar | Beside the Foggy Dew Pub( Back Entrance), Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland (Temple Bar)
+353 1 670 8633
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Ranked #28 of 1,829 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $22 - $55
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Temple Bar
Description: For reservations please contact directly the restaurant or else you may email us directly on our email address Please be aware that we don''t take responsibility for third parties reservations ( online websites featuring restaurants) as none of them are employed by us. In order to avoid any confusion or disappointment please contact the restaurant directly . Regards , the management
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91% Recommend
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Dublin, Ireland
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Had dinner here last night , had been couple times before , the food was gorgeous , recommend the rack of lamb , everyone loved the food and wine and gorgeous coffee , staff were great , and ambeince was nice , will be going back very soon . . will recommend to friends . .

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Moss, Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The resurant is small but have a very nice and warm atmozphere. We had dinner on Thursday and got a table right away. The steak was amazing and had a big portion but the pasta i ordered was very greasy and amost took over my entire dish. The prices was not cheap but okay.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Visited here on a Monday evening. Loved the ambience, the service was also very good. We eat Italian food a lot, and holiday there most summers, and maybe the other reviews made my expectations too high....but I thought the food was just good, not amazing. We had calamari to start which was OK. I had the spaghetti with clams, which... More

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Mullingar, Ireland
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Three of us visited on a busy Saturday night. Whist we were initially placed at a very small table we were moved to a larger table by the waiter before our main courses were served. Just as well as we were running out of plate space! That inconvenience aside we found the food very tasty, the staff attentive & friendly... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I went there to dinner with some friends (tourists) that come to see us on a friday night and I had great expectations! One of the things that I didn't appreciate was the fact that the waiters that received us on the door told to one of my guest about his "dress code" (jeans and shirt). I didn't saw wrote... More

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trovatofoodproject, Owner at IL VICOLETTO, responded to this review

Hello Rita, many thanks for your effort in trying to promote our restaurant and bringing up all the positive aspects during your meal in our place. Much appreciated. However I must respond and rectify one aspect of your opinion in regards of our ,,request on dress code''. WE HAVE NO DRESS CODE , WE NEVER HAD ONE ! I believe... More

Louisville, Kentucky
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We took our concierge at his word that this place was fantastic. But fantastic doesn't do it justice. We had been traveling with mediocre food for a few days and then several days of pub food and wanted something totally different. We asked about a nice place to get something really, really good, and thought Italian sounded kind of crazy... More

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We ate here our first night in Dublin, everyone was a little tired from the trip over and exploring the city all day but the dinner reenergized everyone. We had the table in the front window -- a table that has a small fish tank built into the table that would be entertaining for kids. Restaurant is small and staff... More

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trovatofoodproject, Owner at IL VICOLETTO, responded to this review

Hello dear reviewer , thank you for your kind effort to expose our profile ,but the details you're giving in your review are not related to us . The place we know that is having fish tanks in the restaurant is around the corner from us called ,, La Caverna " . You may want to reward them for the... More

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

Good Italian food in Ireland, no way! It was not good, it was fantastic. The Chief here is exceptional and authenic Italiano. A must place to eat while visiting Dublin. Fun atmosphere. Call for reservation because the secret is getting out. That said, we enjoyed a glass of wine outside and took in the neighborhood while we waited. Great experience.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Went here on trip advisors reviews and boy was I delighted. From the moment we walked in the door to the second we walked out we were made to feel special as if part of the family... You can't buy that,, it just comes from respect and a willingness to serve the best way you can.. Excellent all round. The... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Viktor from the Fitzwilliam Hotel tipped us off to this amazing restaurant and we had the best Italian food of our lives. We both ordered from the daily special menu and spent the next day debating whose dish was better. We finally agreed they were both equally outstanding. Fresh pasta, incredible sauces, a great bottle of wine, and melt-in-your-mouth tiramisu... More

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