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“Top class Italian Restaurant!”
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I Monelli
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Ranked #16 of 2,731 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Ivano's and Gianni's philosophy and passion for food was cultivated at childhood and developed while working for some of the most renowned establishments in the world. Gianni, Ivano, Attilio and their team strive to make dishes that fulfil a true Italian's most essential senses - exceptional tasty but simple food, beautifully presented in austere but welcoming surroundings. Ingredients are sourced from around Ireland and Italy interpreng dishes from Calabria, Puglia, Sicily and Sardinia, and reach further into the Mediterranean with Moorish influences revealing dishes with bold yet clean and distinct flavours.
Reviewed June 5, 2014

One of the best Italian Restaurants in Ireland, if not in Europe. Gianni(owner/waiter) and Ivano(owner/top class chef) made this Restaurant a top class restaurant. The food is not the italian food you will find in any restaurants, but something special and delicious. Thanks Gianni and Ivano.

5  Thank Enzo C
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Reviewed June 3, 2014

First time i come to I Monelli i had a lot of expectations because i heard very good things about it.
From the entrance you can feel the TRUE ITALIAN sensation, the restaurant is new renovated, very clean and bright, elegant, the owner Gianni is very professional and friendly with customers and the service is very good.
I went for dinner and i tried a typical Piemontese starter called "Vitello tonnato"that was excellent and then i tried Ravioli Burro e Salvia they were very good...the selection of red and white wines from Italy was very wide and then dessert were very well prepared.
Secon time i come for the "Piemontese Night"(i come from Piemonte so i can talk about real piemontese food and wine)and all the dishes were prepared in excellent way by Ivano the Chef, i tried Risotto with Barbera wine and Radicchio, Ravioli al sugo d'arrosto and the fantastic Fassona meat, Gavi, Barbera and Nebbiolo of San Biagio winery where the wines that i tried and they were amazing.
If you want to try a REAL italian restaurant in Dublin with special dishes from many italian regions you have to go to I Monelli in Rathgar, you will enjoy for sure.

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3  Thank Andres1986
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Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Well worth a look, our second visit since it opened in Rathgar. Good wine list, interesting food. Child friendly and good service.

2  Thank Jonathan746
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Reviewed May 29, 2014

Best place for pizza in Dublin without question. Highly recommended. Coming back soon for more pizza.

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4  Thank Preirinha
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Reviewed May 28, 2014

One of the best Italian place in Dublin! A real gourmet experience.
Cosy restaurant that smells tradition and the food is... tasty and a delight for your senses.
Rich selected choice of wine.
Lovely and really careful staff.

Definitely Stunning!!!!!

Fully recommended.

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1  Thank 454AngY87
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