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“BEST ITALIAN IN DUBLIN” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Rosa Madre

Rosa Madre
Ranked #106 of 2,394 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $17 - $39
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Neighborhood: Temple Bar
Description: Rosa MADRE has a great history ... Started in 2010 was only a little cafe selling quality italian coffee... By the time the passion of the owners and the staff this small cafe expanded and became today a full restaurant with more than 80 seats... How they did ? Well the most important thing for us is the food! The ingredients are every day fresh the owner Luca check every day all the delivery and make sure that only the best will be used by the Chef Francesco Mambelli .... Recently they started to serve the most amazing fresh fish cooked in the italian way which means very simple trying to preserve the real flavour of the fish ... In fact you can find every day lobster , sea bass ,turbot ,prawns squid and a lot more ... Come to try us and you will find out what the real italian food is all about!
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“BEST ITALIAN IN DUBLIN”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

I was told about this little secret gem of a place by a friend who's a restaurant critic for an Irish newspaper but reckon it was too good to keep it a secret when I visited.

Real Italian food, wine, coffee in a real Italian atmosphere with characters you couldn't script.

Now the secrets out this place will surely be on the 'must visit' map for Dubliner's and visitors.

  • Visited June 2013
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17 Thank Al B
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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great food at great prices”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

A wonderful authentic Italian eatery for daytime or evening time. Great homemade food at great prices. Friendly staff make your dinning experience a pleasure. This is a brilliant place right in the heart of Dublin. I love this place and recommend it to all my friends.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Best in Dublin.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

A secret hideaway in the centre of Dublin that can't be beaten. Ask what is on the menu or special that day and they will make something just for you. Great atmosphere with a cafe feel downstairs and proper Restaurant upstairs. All handmade, homemade fresh Italian food and the best coffee in the city. Can't recommend this place enough.

  • Visited June 2013
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26 Thank PJ G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Never better....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

I've been eating here since it first opened. The service and food is always good. They have a great wine selection now,amazing coffee and nice selection of real italian food. The staff never fail to impress and the atmosphere is always buzzy and friendly. Recommended if you like authentic Italian food. Well-located too, just in the heart of Temple Bar.

  • Visited May 2013
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23 Thank Gidi83
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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“AMAZING night”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Hey have been the few times now with or without my friends ;) everybody seem to love this place so much so i decided to see it for my self. Absolutely loooove that place, wine food people music and atmosphere . You have to try tiramisu or the amazing spritz that Luca makes ;)

  • Visited May 2013
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16 Thank patrycja t
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