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Pinocchio Italian Restaurant Temple Bar

1 Pudding Row | Essex Street West, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 671 9524
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1 Pudding Row | Essex Street West, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Authentic Italian food
"we was impressed about the authentic italian food"
Ancutza M
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2. Quality ingredients
"Ingredients are accurately selected"
Alessandro B
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3. Smiling and professional staff
"The staff were very friendly and the service was excellent "
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1 - 10 of 124 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Penne pasta dish - poor compared with other Italian restaurants. Sent back - second attempt just as bad. I will not be back

Thank Tony B
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Husband and I had just spent 8 hours travelling to Dublin and this was within walking distance of our apartment. And I am so glad we decided on this Italian restaurant as it was just amazing! I had the Penne all'Amatriciana and requested mushrooms &...More

1  Thank Monika G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The waitresses were so friendly. We had a cake for a birthday and they were so helpful and we had such a laugh. Food was excellent. Thank you for a fantastic evening.

Thank freakandgeek
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stumbled across this lovely restaurant earlier and we were delighted we went in. Great atmosphere and the restaurant design is lovey and authentic. The carbonara was delicious. Would highly recommend and will definitely be back on our next visit

Thank Trevorlt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived in Dublin earlier today and my mum and I headed out looking for somewhere nice for dinner. Everywhere was busy due to a GAA cup final match and we stumbled across Pinoccchio. Lovely waitresses who were very friendly, wonderful selection of freshly made pasta...More

Thank Louise P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a nice meal before we had a night out, the bride wanted prosecco but they said unfortunately they had ran out of prosecco, however then they magically found an already chilled bottle so I don’t know if that was down to miscommunication...More

Thank Chopper60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say best restaurant food I have eaten in a long time no one does cabonara like this place, the service was brilliant always with a smile, the pasta,breads,sauces,frys,amazing food can't wait to go back to Dublin soon as we will be eating...More

Thank jamescronin81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first time to try Pinocchio not having heard of it before. Located on Pudding Row a few metres off Parliament Street on the quieter side of Temple Bar. Our meal was one of the best we have experienced for some time in any Italian...More

1  Thank dublinphilip
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I came here with my mom and we hadn’t so much expectations about the place but we changed our mind because the food was great and the quality of products was very high; moreover the customer case was impressed. I would recommend to everyone to...More

2  Thank lucia m
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

On 30th June I went to Pinocchio to take part in a cookery class with my friend. We made three Italian dishes with just our hands. I really enjoyed it!! Giuseppe was so funny😋 It was an incredible handfull experience!! One of the most important...More

1  Thank Benedetta C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Pudding Row | Essex Street West, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 671 9524
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Pinocchio is an Italian restaurant, wine-bar in Dublin We offer simple, fresh, delicious Italian food in our two venues this in Temple Bar and the other in Ranelagh. Marco Giannantonio and Maurizio Mastrangelo invite you to come and see what we can offer, not only good food but also excellent wine, the warmest welcome in Dublin and great party nights... Benvenuti!!! Pinocchio was born to offer the authentic Italian cuisine: The menu served is a seasonal menu that privileges the use of fresh and local products (meat and fish) selected with care and attention to offer a quality finished product and always a unique tasting experience. PINOCCHIO IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR: parties, special events and corporate meetings/events.
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