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Al Boschetto

2 Merrion Road | Dublin 4, Dublin, Ireland
353 1 667 3784
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Ranked #620 of 1,845 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 29, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Deeside, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I stayed in Ballsbridge recently with my parents, and this restaurant was in easy walking distance of many hotels in Ballsbridge. The restaurant looks small from the outside, but this is deceiving - although the inside is narrow in spaces, so on busy nights the seating may be quite close to other diners. Luckily it wasn't so busy when we... More

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melbourne
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80 reviews 80 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Went there on a Wednesday night and had the dinner special for €16.90. Lasagne, salad, a beer and tiramisu. It was really good value

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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Facing the RDS, easy access. Lovely mood, great service. The meal was really good and we had a great time there

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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Lovely little restaurant, a little expensive but the food is beautiful and the staff are really helpful and friendly. Lovely atmosphere. I've been coming here twice a year with work for the past 5+ years and I would definitely recommend it.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

MY girlfriend and I ate at Al Boschetto on 23/7/14.The food was quite good if a little expensive.The house white white wasn't good at all and we ended up not drinking it.The reason I am leaving such a poor review was because the restaurant sneakily added a €9.60 service charge even though there was only two of us.I hadn't properly... More

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Dubuque, Iowa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Delightful evening.We started with the bruschetta--perfectly served and garnished. The gnocchi was great and we were surprised to even find a vegan offering--sauteed tofu with vegetables, which our son had. We dined al fresco on the patio, which made the meal even better. Our server, from Italy, was efficient and gracious.

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Menu was well priced but not extensive, could have done more to have more authentic dishes to the list of dishes but what we had was good.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We stopped here on a whim after discovering that the restaurant we had hoped to enjoy ( just across the street) had suddenly closed. Al Boschetto was a treat! I had the penne arribiatta and it was PERFECT. My mom had the lasagna and raves as well. We were very pleased!

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Greenwood, South Carolina
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95 reviews 95 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This spot was just OK... the food, the service, the facility. Actually, the service was poor. We had to continuously search out our waiter. At the end we had to get up and start to leave in order to get our bill. The food was blah and reminded me of a frozen dinner. If you want excellent Italian food and... More

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Hillsborough, United Kingdom
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183 reviews 183 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I do like my pizza and Al Boschetto did a fine job. I was having a quick meal, so didn't linger to take in more of the menu, but I will return. Vegetariana Pizza was well cooked and the ingredients were fresh, which is not often the case in many restaurants. Restauarant is upper middle in the sector going by... More

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