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South City Centre
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52 Dawson Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 633 3957
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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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I'm obsessed with this place. In a period of 4 days in Dublin we went twice. Always for lunch. It was always full but we always got quickly accommodated. The food is amazing. Italian food. They also have a deli and many desserts. It's cozy and had a mix of tourist and locals. We went with the pastas and they... More 

Thank Jessica S
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I came with five colleagues of mine and we had a lovely night. The place was quite busy but Thomas the manager found us a nice spot upstairs, and even offered some delicious homemade foccacia while we waited. The food was good, and the waiters were nice and smiley. I would definitely recommend the place!

Thank LN-Sim
Management response:

Hi LN-Sim, Thank you for the lovely review. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you, Andrew More 

Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Take yourself away from the 'traditional Irish' food and gourmet burger places and head to this divine, authentic Italian. Food and ingredients freshly prepared. Amazing bread. An absolute gem. We had a lovely meal with a great, calming atmosphere

Thank RMounsey
Management response:

Hi RMounsey, Thank you for the great review. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you, Andrew More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

staff is very friendly, and food is good quality. I have been there more than once, and never been disappointed. They have also a great daily.

Thank Fabri F
Management response:

Hi Fabri, Thank you for the 5 star review, very much appreciated. We hope to see you again soon!! Thank you, Andrew More 

Knokke, Belgium
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very bad service. We were late for lunch but so unkind service. The food is as always good but expensive. It 's a pity that we didn't went to the beanhive 50 metres further 😢

1 Thank chtff
Management response:

Hi chtff, I am very sorry to hear that you have received unkind service at Carluccio's. I would be interested to find out more about what happened. If you would like to reach out further please contact me at the restaurant on 016333957 or dawson-st@carluccios.ie. Thank you, Andrew More 

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89 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Put simply, we've been going here for years but had stopped about 3 years ago because of, basically, poor service. Specifically, on 2 occasions the chef not turning up and not being told about it for 20 minutes, and general staff attitude. Which was dreadful because the food (breakfast and lunch in our experience) was fab. However, about a year... More 

Thank Travelling-Ninja
Management response:

Hi Travelling-Ninja, Thank you for the review, I am sorry you feel you need another break. Please if you are in the area pop in and say hello to any of the managers, we would be delighted to make sure that you have the experience that you had originally become accustomed too. I am sorry for what happened with your... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a table for my birthday. Man looking stressed with glasses who seemed to be front of house took out the sheet to check my booking, I'm having a glance at the same time. I didn't see any of my details there and he just walked off... Then comes back and says rudely "your table was given away because you... More 

Thank xjojox
Management response:

Hi xjojox, This sounds just awful. I am sorry that you were ever treated this way. I would like the opportunity to talk to you directly, you will be able to contact me at the restaurant on 016333957 or dawson-st@carluccios.com. Thank you, Andrew More 

Dunboyne, Ireland
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for somewhere relaxed and friendly for breakfast, you could do a lot worse than here. Very relaxing, not overcrowded, and friendly staff combined with tasty breakfasts with an Italian twist make this a spot well worth a visit.

Thank Paul O
Management response:

Hi Paul, Thank you for the review, I appreciate your recommendation. we hope to see you again soon. Thank you, Andrew More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My two daughters, two grandchildren and myself went for lunch before Christmas before heading off to The Concert Hall. Restaurant very busy, brought to our table almost immediately. Staff very friendly. Very child friendly. Lovely menu with a special childs section. Great value for money. Didn't have long to wait for our food even though the restaurant was so busy.... More 

Thank Maria O
Management response:

Hi Maria, Thank you for the review, delighted you visited over Christmas. Please send you granddaughter our apologies our colouring mats and crayons are back!! I hope to see you and the family again. Thank you, Andrew More 

County Kerry, Ireland
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch today. Enjoyed the seafood linguine. It was well cooked and nicely presented. Generous with the muscles, but could have had more clamps and some garnish or veg. I will be back.

Thank Brendanok7
Management response:

Hi Brendanok7, Thank you for the review, the Seafood Linguine is one of our favourites. We look forward to seeing you again. Thank you, Andrew More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
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: +353 1 633 3957

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?