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Picasso Restaurant

1 Vernon Avenue | Clontarf, Dublin Dublin 3, Ireland
+353 1 853 1120
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1 Vernon Avenue | Clontarf, Dublin Dublin 3, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff, located near the strand and several other restaurants. We went on a locals suggestion. The good: friendly service, seated right away upstairs. Prices were reasonable. The bad…well, not horrible, perhaps just to be worked. We found the food to be missing in flavor....More

Thank aswessen
Reviewed 1 week ago

7 of went and I must say , we were all impressed.I got mussels to start and Seafood Risotto as a main, mussels were plentiful and plump , not the tiny blobs you get in some places. The risotto was one of the best I...More

1  Thank einstein57
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very helpful staff. We had a pram and one of the staff helped us with the pram and we found a lovely table with plenty of space. I ordered the pork belly which was a serious portion of meat. it can with veg which was...More

1  Thank Traloch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I dined at this restaurant on a Wednesday evening I was in the area and I was looking for somewhere nice to eat and I was recommended. I think they were quite busy with a large party, I order scallops to star with and lamb...More

Thank foodie077
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Met a friend for a leisurely lunch and decided to try Picasso. 2 courses for €19.95 sounded like good value. The restaurant is nicely decorated and the italian music created a nice ambiance and authenticity. The waiter was friendly and attentive. All was well and...More

Thank martina2014978
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I really wanted to have a nice Italian meal and we searched out the options - Picasso had a mixture of reviews but nothing alarming so we tried it out. The service from the female waitress was stellar. She was pleasant, friendly...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Went here for first time on Saturday night and I Would highly recommend it . I had a chicken Picasso for mains and my wife had sea bass and they were both beautiful . This was after a lovely smoked salmon starter and a complimentary...More

1  Thank Thomwhelan
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

I have been frequenting this restaurant for many years and one thing that still stays true/same and that is, the incredible food. Firstly you are greeted by the friendly staff, then at the bar, with your cocktail, there’s complimentary bruschetta. Totally great. 😀 I love...More

1  Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Went here for a celebratory lunch with family. It is a comfortable restaurant. I wasn't mad about my choices but everyone else loved their food. To start, I had calamari, there was a bit of bite to it, maybe its not supposed to be melt...More

1  Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Went here to celebrate our 47th wedding anniversary. Party of four Self,Wife,Son and Grandson.Was not expecting very much. Lovely surprise a real Italian restaurant with genuine Italian cooking,Best I have had outside Italy and We have traveled the world over. Food was perfect. Mussels to...More

1  Thank Kalimantsi
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28 March 2015|
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Response from SPMacGearailt | Reviewed this property |
No, that was not the case then or previously. My comment was specifically in relation to the Christmas "Early Bird" evening menu only. They had just upped the price of it, for the Christmas Season, which would have been... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Vernon Avenue | Clontarf, Dublin Dublin 3, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 853 1120
  • E-mail
Picasso Restaurant Clontarf specialises in Italian cuisine offering superb food, wines and delightful dining experience.Picasso Restaurant has been under new ownership since 10th July'12.Here at Picasso Restaurant, we serve the best in traditional Italian Food and Wine. Our menus include some of the most popular Italian dishes and wines to satisfy every taste.The delicious food is prepared by meticulous chefs who have worked for a number of years in Italian restaurants and have mastered the wonderful and mouth-watering dishes.The decor has been updated to create the perfect settings for an intimate occasion or a place to celebrate a special event.
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