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Certo Italian Restaurant

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City | Media City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
04 366 9111
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Ranked #211 of 5,587 Restaurants in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: One of the most distinctive restaurants in Dubai, award-winning Certo is a hot spot for Italian cuisine, from homemade antipasti and pastas to pizzas baked in a wood-fired oven. Enjoy its sleek wood and stone décor, choose from speciality olive oils to personalise the meal and savour a favourite grape from the restaurant's focal point—a six-metre-tall wine tower.Reservations are highly recommended.
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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Amazing restaurant, we went there for a romantic dinner. The lights were great, service very efficient. Wide selection of drinks. We had mix sea food platter, which was extremely tasty. Also been there for lunch, and the same applies. Recommend it to all those who would like an amazing culinary experience, in a calm and soothing setting.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Having been to many Italian restaurants in Dubai, this is the only restaurant that serves actual parmigiana di melanzane. We went there for my birthday and had an amazing dinner. The staff were very helpful and surprised us with a small birthday cake and song...Thank you again for making the evening memorable

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OutletMNGR, Manager at Certo Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback shared to our Trip Advisor readers, and for giving us full marks in your ratings, It was really a pleasure to host you for your birthday and we are delight to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. Please let us know when you are planning to dine at Certo again as... More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The food was really good and they have an excellent wine collection. The Sommelier knew what he is talking about, and the staff were attentive.

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OutletMNGR, Manager at Certo Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Mac M, We appreciate your feedback regarding Certo and would like to thank you for taking the time to do so. At Certo we aim to bring you the best dining experience, with an authentic Italian passion for hospitality. It has been a great pleasure hosting you. Please do let us know if we can assist you with a... More

Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Piero and his team made the dining experience special from start to finish. The menu was superb, great takes on Classic Italian cuisine with modern twists, and if there isn't something to suit, the staff are able to create many 'off menu' favourites upon request. Both lunch and dinner menus had extensive choices. Superb wine selection, something for every taste.... More

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OutletMNGR, Manager at Certo Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Nathan, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Certo. I was very pleased to know that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. We are constantly striving to achieve the highest standards of service, so it is always very rewarding for us to know that we have met your expectations. Thank you once again for... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

It was a quiet lunch during Eid in October so not much of an atmosphere and I imagine this can get busy during a working week given the surrounding offices. The diners were families mainly having Pizzas or just desserts and I think they were hotel guests. My two dishes were amazing, the salmone timballo very good, the grilled veal... More

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OutletMNGR, Manager at Certo Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to comment on your dining experience at our restaurant. Here at Certo we are always grateful for valuable feedback and honest comments from our guests and would like to thank you for taking the time to do so, we are consistently thriving to improve on all levels and we will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Certo is absolutely one of the best italian restaurant in Dubai. enchanting atmosphere, welcoming team, great service and exquisite food made this restaurant a true corner of Italy in Dubai. (Stunning wine list) There must be a reason if Certo is always full of italians. I will definitively come back!

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OutletMNGR, Manager at Certo Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Fabrizio, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Certo. I was very pleased to know that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. We are constantly striving to achieve the highest standards of service, so it is always very rewarding for us to know that we have met your expectations. Thank you once again for... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This was our second visit at Certo and the first impression was confirmed: this restaurant could have a high ranking even if it was located in Italy and this is uncommon for Dubai. Dishes are freshly made and there is a high attention for details. Service is excellent: although we made a mistake when ordering (we didn't read the description... More

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OutletMNGR, Manager at Certo Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Andrea, Thank you for your feedback shared to our Trip Advisor readers, and for giving us full marks in your ratings. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed Certo Restaurant experience on both occasions. It has been a great pleasure hosting you, please let us know when you are planning to dine at Certo again as we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Relaxing atmosphere, friendly service and superbly cooked Italian food. My favourite Italian delicatessen, the sought after "burrata" was on the menu - not easy to be found in Dubai. highly recommended if you want to eat Italian food. Ciro

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OutletMNGR, Manager at Certo Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Ciro, Thank you for taking the time to share your dining experience at our restaurant with us. We are delighted to hear that you rate our restaurant at high level as this is what we strive to. Your great comments about our food and service will be passed on to the whole team, who is striving to bring you... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The ambiance is good. The decor is nice. Service is average and at times sketchy. Food variety is alright. Food quality is good though portions are too small for adult meals and that makes this restaurant extremely overpriced. The restaurant serves pork and alcohol so people looking for strictly halal should avoid it or ensure alcohol is not an ingredient... More

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OutletMNGR, Manager at Certo Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Msusmani We would like to thank you for taking the time to tell us about your recent experience at CERTO. We are grateful for your feedback as such information enables us to continually monitor and improve services and facilities we are offering. Please contact me directly at pierluigi.mazza@radissonblu.com for your next visit and I will ensure you are well... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

After a very long time had a really nice brunch and that too Italian. What made the experience special was the service, just outstanding. Home made Tiramisu is a must have. Also one very good concept is that the food is served on the table, so you just sit back relax and drink to your heart's content.

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OutletMNGR, Manager at Certo Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Hemanksinghal, I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed our Friday Brunch concept , we call it “ La Dolce Vita”, the sweet life, as you mention on your comment our aim for Friday Brunch is to provide a relaxing atmosphere, to share with family and friend, exactly as we use to do back at home in Italy. Your... More

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Address: Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City | Media City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: 04 366 9111
Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
Cuisine: Italian

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