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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%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
10:00 - 22:30 Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 Pudding Row | Essex Street West, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Pinocchio Italian Restaurant Temple Bar
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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Reviewed yesterday

We decided to eat early, so took advantage of the early bird special. I am so glad we did—it was delicious! The service was great, both attentive and friendly.

Thank soldiersuzanne
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

2  Thank Monika G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went without a booking on a Monday evening and was seated promptly. Not in the mood for 3 courses we had a pizza each with a glass of Pinot Grigio. Both pizzas were a good size, with a lovely thin crispy base and ample toppings!...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my boyfriend went for dinner here and it was lovely. It was a busy Saturday night and got a table straight away. We didn't have to wait long for food and the service was brilliant. I ordered the Spaghetti Bolognese and it was...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in on a busy Saturday evening without reservation but we managed to get a table after only a few minutes of waiting. The service was polite and prompt. We've ordered mozzarella caprese, bruschetta and pizza quatro formaggi. The starters were excellent but the...More

Thank travelbonkers44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here to visit a friend back in july and the food was to die for, fantastic settings and the wine was superb, loved it!

Thank claire436789
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend saw this gorgeous place by chance before we were going to an event that night. We were greeted by a lovely woman who seated us promptly and made sure we were comfortable. The food was gorgeous and we didn’t wait long at all....More

Thank Meghan Annalise N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic customer service the best Italian food in Dublin.A wonderful atmosphere everyone made our group feel welcome like famiglia. Multi bene!Grazie.

1  Thank jnosella59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Pinocchio on my own ,20 min to get a glass of water I got food without nothing on the table , waitress without experience, the food it’s decent

Thank pietrodublin
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We found this fine little restaurant while searching the temple bar area. What a treasure. We arrived without reservations and were given a table with the understanding we had 90 minutes before the reservation crowd came in. We can easily eat in 90mins. Service was...More

Thank Malone2
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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, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, 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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