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Certo Italian Restaurant

#414 of 5,627 Restaurants in Dubai
#431 of 5,913 Places to Eat in Dubai
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Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City | Media City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
04 366 9111
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Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: One of the most distinctive restaurants in Dubai, award-winning Certo is a...
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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    Very good
  • 17
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice restaurant

Good menu and quick service. A little expensive but the food was good and they fit us in even though we did not have a reservation.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

If you're in Dubai, and near Media City, you can't go wrong with this place. Professional enough for a business meeting by day, beautiful and private enough (the tables are not tightly-packed) for a quiet conversation at any time of day, romantic at night. Oh, and the food is fantastic. Truly authentic, Italian-style pizza. No foolin'. Thin and crisp crust,... More 

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UK
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Good menu and quick service. A little expensive but the food was good and they fit us in even though we did not have a reservation.

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Milan, Italy
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

While in a business trip, after not eating for the full day for some business reason, i took the decision to have a full food session in this restaurant, mainly cause it is based on the hotel where i have the room and a lot of good review convinced me. I took the carpaccio as a startet, the ravioli for... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Went there with a friend, and it was a pretty nice experience. Nice food and drinks and mostly everything is served on the table(The best part about the brunch).

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Rome
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I went to this restaurant on a Sunday for a brunch. Overall good quality of food and service, only cakes were very heavy.

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Aylesbury, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A little pricey for what it is, the food is good though small portions. Ravioli was really nice but only 4 pieces

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

empty space, not really italian as it suggests, atmosphere impossible to quote due to the emptiness of space

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Montecarlo, Italy
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110 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I didn't visit this place in over 2 years! The layout of the restaurant slightly change but I did not understand it, moving the high table at the entrance?!?! When we arrived and the restaurant, the venue was busy but that's not an excuse to have no one at the door, we had to look around for help to give... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

If you wanna have a good time in a peaceful place choose Certo. Italian style with friendly staff, good quality meal and reasonable price

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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277 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We ate here after a business meeting as a Party of 20 - the menu choice was broad and they kindly brought a mixture of starters and plate to share. The mains were brought haphazardly so, as convention dictates we politely waited until everyone had their diner in front of them. as this took several minutes you can imaging so... 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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Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business

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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