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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 #208 of 5,621 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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cyprus
Top Contributor
265 reviews 265 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

This place is a kind of homage for us. Whenever we are in Dubai it is on our "must eat at places" list. The reason is simple: great pizzas. Certo pizza is a yardstick by which we judge other pizzas. Having said that they also offer nice starters and have a good selection of pasta and risotto dishes and perhaps... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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147 reviews 147 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I enjoyed this venue! The food and service was of a high standard. I attended with a lady friend a few weeks ago and would return for a midweek dinner. Food was nice and there was a good selection. Wine list was expansive. Will return. Well done.

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

Dear Doscal, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed Certo Restaurant experience. Your comments will be passed on to the whole team, who is striving to bring you the best dining experience, not only with a warm smile but with an authentic Italian passion for hospitality. Please let... More 

Dubai, UAE
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158 reviews 158 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I am a regular diner at Certo owing to its proximity to my office, and it's a firm favorite of mine. The restaurant is airy and buzzing, and is always happy to welcome me back. The food was excellent, with a beef carpaccio to start. However, the service was so slow that I had to cancel my chicken main course... More 

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

Dear Guest, 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, I am sorry to hear that last visit we were not able to deliver a good service... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A friend of mine had suggested me Certo and although I was in doubts due to its location inside Media city business area I decided to book it for dinner. We were one of the two table that day and our waitress, the nicest I have ever met, was gentle and dedicated. The other staff members were all very kind... More 

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

Dear Lara, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Certo Restaurant 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... More 

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

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

Dear Shad, 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 let us know when you are planning to dine at Certo again as we look forward to welcoming you back soon.... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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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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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