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Certo Italian Restaurant

#427 of 5,598 Restaurants in Dubai
#446 of 5,886 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, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night, 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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Visitor rating
  • 48
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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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UK
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UK
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 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 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 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 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 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 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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109 reviews 109 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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271 reviews 271 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 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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Dubai
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

One of my favourites! I've been to Certo's for lunch, dinner & brunch, and the staff, service and food are always outstanding. Their business lunch is one of the best in town and excellent value for money; it always has a healthy option. Friday brunch is a very civilised sit down affair with around 18 items served at your table!... More 

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

Dear Benci Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Certo, for giving us full marks in your ratings and to recommend our restaurant to tripadvisor readers. It has been a great pleasure hosting you, please do let us know if we can assist you with a booking in the future. Until then we look forward to... 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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Restaurant Details

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: Entertaining clients

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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