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Carluccio's

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South City Centre
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52 Dawson Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
35316333957
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7:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fab little Italian! Had chicken pate, lasagne and tiramisu! Sat outside as the night was quite warm and it was really busy inside, was lovely sat people watching. Staff were good

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Thank Leanne N
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Restaurant came well recommended by a friend. Found the service good and staff friendly but the food lets the place down. Portions were poor especially bruchettae for starters and lobster spaghetti which consisted of two small pieces of lobster,total letdown. Contacted 2 days in advance for a birthday cake and got no response despite providing 2 phone numbers. Had to... More 

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Thank Joanne K
Carluccios_Ireland, Manager at Carluccio's, responded to this review

Hi Joanne, I am really disappointed to hear about your meal in Dawson Street. We have let you and ourselves down on this occasion. We love being part of special occasions I am sorry we did not show you this at all. If you would like to reach out further please do get in touch me at the restaurant on... More 

2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic breakfast in the sun. We went here two times sitting on the side walk enjoying nice Italian breakfast food.

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Thank Anders J
Carluccios_Ireland, Manager at Carluccio's, responded to this review

Hi Anders, Thank you for the review. Thank you for coming in twice while you were in Dublin. We hope to see you again soon!! Andrew More 

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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a bread starter and two pasta mains. Bread forgotten entirely and pasta took an age to arrive. We also ordered two different whites, but not sure who got what as they just landed on the table without explanation. Many apologies etc, but disappointing. Also, not great value (€15 for penne with a sausage ragu type thing).

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1 Thank EireMG
Carluccios_Ireland, Manager at Carluccio's, responded to this review

Hi EireMG, I am sorry to hear about the service you received here on Saturday. The pasta should have arrived promptly and of course your bread first. I am sorry that this has happened. The wines should never have been brought to the table like this. We appreciate your feedback and if you would like to reach out further please... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Carluccios is a nice place and do put up some lovely dishes. My note of caution is regarding the small and very expensive staters . i had the tomato and buffalo salad to start yesterday , 3 small slices of a tomato ( about half a tomato) and 3 medium slices of mozzarella and it was circa 5.90 euro ,... More 

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Thank UPH
Carluccios_Ireland, Manager at Carluccio's, responded to this review

Hi UPH Thank you for your comments and we're delighted you enjoyed overlap experience. We are reviewing our menus for the Autumn and will pay close attention to your pricing comments. Keep coming back and thankyou, Philip More 

mazzanillo
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4 of us had a lovely Dinner i had the Steak not a big steak but enough my wife spaghetti and meet balls pasta with lobster ravioli not big portions had the bread and olives and pate very nice we where happy good coffee and tiramisu will go back if I'm in Dublin

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Thank bennymcc
Carluccios_Ireland, Manager at Carluccio's, responded to this review

Hi bennymcc Thank you so much for visiting us - we look forward to welcoming you back when you return to Dublin Philip More 

Dublin, Ireland
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137 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live and work in Dubin and have pased Carluccios hundreds of times with realising waht a fantastic italian restraurant this is. If you get here before 7pm you can avail of the early bird menu which is super value. There is even a small shop selling everything you need for an italian evenng at home. Dont ever passs by... More 

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Thank John S
Carluccios_Ireland, Manager at Carluccio's, responded to this review

Hi John , What a great story ... Thank you. Now that you've found us please do keep coming back Philip More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch at Carluccios' off Grafton Street in Dublin today. The seafood pasta was very good although the portion was small. The garlic bread while expensive (4.95 euros) but delicious. The waitress was friendly and service was very good. All in all a good Italian restaurant in the heart of Dublin.

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Thank Guillermo M
Carluccios_Ireland, Manager at Carluccio's, responded to this review

Hi Guillermo M Thank you for your comments - we'll review the portion size are being served correctly .... But really I'm sorry that we didn't spot this feedback when you were in with us - we will do better in future by ensuring we ask every customer every time if they are satisfied and discovering if we need to... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, probably the best eggs benedict I've had in Ireland. We sat outside in the (rare) sun. Excellent staff, so friendly and the nicest cup of tea with good quality tea. Perfect for breakfast.

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Thank Valhalla7273
Carluccios_Ireland, Manager at Carluccio's, responded to this review

Hi Valhalla What a wonderful comment, the team just love reading reviews like this .. Such a pity the sunshine is so rare Thank you Philip More 

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70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped by for a quick lunch. The restaurant wasn't very busy since it was past the lunch hour rush, but the wait staff kept rushing around while I sat waiting for a menu. The waiter hat finally brought it over was very nice. I ordered a bread basket and the Risotto Verde. The bread was stale and disappointing. The... More 

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2 Thank Disc29
Carluccios_Ireland, Manager at Carluccio's, responded to this review

Hi Disc29 this isn't great , we're sorry about the delay you suffered. We'll review the service levels in the post lunch hour peak so that we don't repeat this mistake. I hope you'll return and we'll really impress next time. Philip More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$39
Cuisine
Italian, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Dawson Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighborhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: 35316333957

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