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Il Padrino

19-21 Cook Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 427 1544
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (70 reviews)
“garlic bread” (17 reviews)
“tiramisu” (11 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 00:00 Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
19-21 Cook Street, Cork, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 638 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

9 of us ate here last Sunday week. It never ever disappoints, great staff, lovely ambiance. Sambuca prawns are gorgeous. Will be returning again and again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JenniferWharton
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I love il padrinos and of your looking for good Italian food in cork city then this is the place for you!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank taramoloney
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very busy restaurant which is always a good sign. Seemed to have a local trade and knew clients. Service was great and menu to suit everyone. Will definitely visit again when I'm the city.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 311ATINA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was here last night with the lovely Ursula and my old childhood friends for a Xmas night out. I was never here before so didn’t know what to expect. Well, what a wonderful surprise! Atmos- 10/10 Staff - 10/10 Wine - 10/10 Food - 11/10!!!...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bandy1954
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were got a warm greeting at the door by the manager. From the moment we stepped in until we left we were looked after in every food. A casual,Homely environment. The owner was chatting with people and genuinely took an interest in the diners....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Culture46151636355
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shocking service. Absolutely terrible staff. We were treated horribly. Certainly WON’T be returning. Wish zero stars was an option!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank A2531AQstephanieb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I made a group booking for Il padrinos for the 8th of December for 12 people. The booking was made in early October as I knew it would be difficult to get a booking for the 8th of December. I spoke to a man on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank N4069CXjenniferb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came upon il padrino and got a table. Busy for a Monday night. Food fabulous pizza and lasagne. House wine very drinkable. Service very good. Only one fault one of the waiters need a good lesson on personal hygiene. Body odour put me off my...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LallSwords
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love it here. Food is always delicious and the staff are so nice, genuinely nice. Great atmosphere and comfortable surroundings. We keep going back

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Camper28873640764
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Been there a few times but this time was a let down. First, ordered the carpaccio for starter, which was more akin to four slices of cooked pastrami rather than actual raw beef. No lemon juice as you’d expect either. The calzone was a bit...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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14 February 2017|
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Response from 319bg | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant!! I gave it a review on TripAdvisor. We enjoyed our meal there!
1 August 2016|
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Response from unkybuck | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have and they will also cook a mini version of anything on the adult menu . They are amazing with their food and service
15 April 2016|
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Response from Ladywills88 | Reviewed this property |
Yes , in the Evening it's very Romantic 👌
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19-21 Cook Street, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Centre
  • Neighbourhood: Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 21 427 1544
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