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Il Padrino Italian Restaurant

20/21 Cook Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 427 1544
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (63 reviews)
“garlic bread” (12 reviews)
“tapas” (19 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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20/21 Cook Street, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This restaurant was recommended before we travelled to Cork so it was in our "plan"!Reliably informed no booking necessary on a Wednesday night but it was pretty busy when we got there at 8.30p.m. Staff were great ,food was really good and couldn't even try...More

Thank nessamurphy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing food and even better service. Our waiter Robert was so pleasant and friendly and couldnt have done enough to welcome us here for the first time. Well worth a visit. We Will be back.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had brilliant evening in Il Padrino restaurant. Good food, amazing wine selection, extraordinary service. Highly recommend! Don't miss that spot if you're visiting Cork!

Thank Danica B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were six of us and the restaurant had been recommended by a staff member at our hotel.. Thought - no trouble getting a table on a Monday evening - we did but it was very busy. The owner/manager welcomed us and we were seated....More

Thank tony8402
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food very bland, menu is limited for an 'Italian restaurant' and very over priced.. I will not be returning.

Thank Deirdre S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First time at this restaurant and will definitely be back!! Lovely atmosphere and the staff were very friendly and efficient!! Had the chicken lasagna and it was yummy !! I'd definitely recommend this restaurant 👌

Thank Gillian S
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I had heard very good reports on this restaurant so I thought I'd try it out. First of all the decor is not that great. It is a nice bistro atmosphere but not a fancy restaurant. I had the il Padrino fillet beef strips in...More

Thank RadioCork
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Well worth a trip to this place for a lovely dinner. Staff were friendly and service was fast. The prices were quite reasonable for the quality of food.

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 11 September 2017

My husband and I had dinner in Il Padrino recently on a trip to Cork, we were surprised to find the place was nearly full on a Monday night. We had no booking but got seated straight away. Lovely cosy atmosphere in the restaurant, candle-lit...More

Thank Abalone48
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Our first visit was purely for convenience as we were staying just around the corner. It was so good that we brought our whole family party back the following evening for a farewell meal to round off our visit to Cork. Superb service, comfortable atmosphere...More

Thank Thomas H
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Rory O
14 February 2017|
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Response from B G | 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, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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: 20/21 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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