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“Great Italian in the heart of Dublin” 5 of 5 stars
Review of IL VICOLETTO

IL VICOLETTO
5 Crow Street, Temple Bar | Beside the Foggy Dew Pub( Back Entrance), Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland (Temple Bar)
+353 1 670 8633
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Ranked #24 of 1,890 Restaurants in Dublin
Price range: $22 - $55
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Temple Bar
Description: For reservations please contact directly the restaurant or else you may email us directly on our email address Please be aware that we don''t take responsibility for third parties reservations ( online websites featuring restaurants) as none of them are employed by us. In order to avoid any confusion or disappointment please contact the restaurant directly . Regards , the management
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Great Italian in the heart of Dublin”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

I have eaten in Il Vicolettos on perhaps 10 occasions and have never been disappointed - friendly staff - great food - quick service and the price is always reasonable. Hopefully will be there again within the next couple of weeks.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Il Vicoletto ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

Very impressed! Great service (Roberto's recommendations were spot on). Delicious fresh food. Better than our experience in Rome! Highly recommended! Romantic music and an unpretentious relaxed atmosphere. If you want geniuine Italian experience, this the place for you.

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“You can understand why it's in Dublins top 10”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

This is a compact resturant tucked away in Dublin, but absolutely worth a visit. The staff was super friendly and the food was simply amazing. We had the best mozzarella I have ever eaten outside Italy. The special of the evening was a homemade tomato ravioli which was also superb. My only negative (which is a small one) was it was a little cramped inside and the tables and chairs were tight. If you like Italian food, I would fully recommend.

Visited June 2013
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Dublin, Ireland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Wonderful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

I am Italian and when I came to Dublin I wasn't honestly expecting to find any good Italian restaurants so far, but I was really really impressed when we first went to Il Vicoletto. It's a small place with good atmosphere, everyone is Italian (which is great), the service is great, the food is really tasty, truly italian, and If you didn't like the service or the food than you don't like the real Italian but just the fake one. I had a great experience and will go back soon!
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Per il Manager: Ho letto le sue risposte alle review negative e devo ammettere che apprezzo tantissimo il suo atteggiamento, che non e' sottomesso al cliente, ma dedicato a. Mi piace vedere che non tutti accettano passivamente l'opinione della clientela secondo la regola "ha sempre ragione", ma piuttosto difendono la qualita' e la genuinita' del posto in cui stanno lavorando. La apprezzo molto. Le auguro successo e felicita'.

Diego e Giulia

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Great Italian in heart of Dublin”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

People often say you don't go to Ireland for the food, and in general I would agree, unless you go for the Italian. And in that case, it is Il Vicoletto. I found this place several years ago when I was working regularly in Dublin and go back every time I am in town (sometimes, multiple visits on a single business trip.)

The food is always great. Excellent menu , great choices - something for everyone. In addition, the service is top notch. Friendly and welcoming, as you would expect to find in any trattoria in Florence.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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