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Pinocchio Italian Restaurant Ranelagh

Luas Kiosk | Dublin 6, Dublin D6, Ireland
+353 1 497 0111
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (30 reviews)
“tiramisu” (10 reviews)
“clams” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Luas Kiosk | Dublin 6, Dublin D6, Ireland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Pinocchio Italian Restaurant Ranelagh
1. Truly Italian cooking and wine
"This is the best Italian restaurant I have ever been in Dublin."
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2. Fresh homemade pasta
"I had tagliatelle with porcini mushrooms, it was delicious"
Filippo T
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3. Accurate and attentive service
"Great atmosphere, the staff is very kind and the food is super!"
Angela R
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1 - 10 of 221 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick bite of dinner. Staff very attentive and friendly. Menu extensive with daily specials written on a board on the wall. Didn't go for starters so the arrived down with hot pizza bread while we waited for the mains. Seafood linguine...More

Thank Kiteman_ie
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Went here with family after the Ireland v Argentina rugby match. Very popular place - caters for birthdays really well. The atmosphere is very friendly, informal and conducive to a good Saturday night out. We all had different pasta dishes and we would recommend any...More

3  Thank Johnny M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to Pinocchio’s for dinner. The food was delicious - I had the seafood pasta, and it was loaded with mussels, clams, shrimp, calamari... it was absolutely delicious! The staff were so friendly. The restaurant was clean, quiet and very comfortable. Highly recommend!

Thank Kassie D
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This restaurant has really good Italian food in the heart of Dublin. The food was lightly flavored without being dull--the taste of the ingredients came through instead of being overwhelmed by herbs. The atmosphere in the restaurant is very nice except that it was noisy...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Met up with friends here last week, lively atmosphere, pleasant and welcoming staff, varied menu from pasta, fish, chicken and meat with a daily specials board. Very nice wine menu too. Clean and tidy facilities speak volumes. A pleasant and unhurried evening. Highly recommend a...More

1  Thank mumfrmhel
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

quite possibly the best carbonara I have ever tasted. Staff very friendly and prices very reasonable.

1  Thank Shane C
Reviewed 11 June 2018

This place is close to Dublin Castle, 10 minute walk to Temple Bar area. Despite the silly name and the giant Pinocchio head in the restaurant this place was a gem. The waitresses are Italian and were able to give descriptions and recommendations. I had...More

2  Thank Jamie B
Reviewed 12 May 2018

The best place in dublin to find authentic italian food. As an italian living in Ireland it's a pleasure to discover a place in which I can fell at home and I can eat 100% Italian products with lots of pasta, pizza, meat and fish...More

1  Thank Manuel M
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Called in before going to cinema atThe Stella. Food was excellent, ordered aubergine with cheese topping it was sooo good, my husband had muscles and they too were delicious. Sea bass for mains was perfectly cooked and came with lots of potatoes. Tiramisu was light...More

1  Thank YvetteFromDublin
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Cosy with great atmosphere real Italian Restaurant and tasty food. I can recommend for spending time for everyone.

Thank agas12018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Luas Kiosk | Dublin 6, Dublin D6, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 497 0111
  • E-mail
Pinocchio is an autenthic italian restaurant in Dublin. At Pinocchio you can find real Italian quality gourmet food prepared by our Italian chef an his professional team. In our restaurants we serve only excellent food prepared using top quality ingredients and cooked with passion and love. All served in a typical Italian ambience, cosy and familiar: a place where you can experience real Italian cuisine paired with selected Italian wines. PINOCCHIO IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR: parties, special events and corporate meetings/events.
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