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Al Vesuvio

Meeting House Square | Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 671 4597
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“calzone” (20 reviews)
“rice balls” (4 reviews)
“italian pizza” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
Meeting House Square | Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 279 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had high expectations about this restaurant after reading the reviews but it was a bit average. The setting is very bodega if a bit cramped but with plenty of affable staff. The highlight of the meal was a beef carpaccio which was awesome. The...More

Thank fentiger1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came here on recommendation of a local contact. There are quite a few Italian restaurants in Dublin but Al Vesuvio is amongst the best. We hadn’t booked but we were quickly seated even though the restaurant was very busy. Service was very good and...More

Thank Hector7777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited recently and would massively recommend. Located centrally in Temple Bar the restaurant is down the stairs into a wine cellar of sorts. They also have lovely tables outside which are perfect for lunch time people watching and grabbing a quick bite. Prices very reasonable...More

Thank Maccers101
Al_Vesuvio, Owner at Al Vesuvio, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for such great feedback Maccers101! We are so happpy you enjoyed your time in Al Vesuvio! We hope to see you back here soon for another great Pre-Theatre Menu! All the best, from everyone at Al Vesuvio!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose this restaurant from Trip Advisor reviews and booked a table for four for a Saturday night. The restaurant is lovely to look at with its brick vaulted ceiling and the kitchen area is open to public view. The food was beautiful and the...More

Thank 432patrickh
Al_Vesuvio, Owner at Al Vesuvio, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi 432patrickh, thank you very much for taking the time to review Al Vesuvio! We are very happy you enjoyed your time in our restaurant and we look forward to welcoming you bacxk soon! :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The only authentically Italian thing about this restaurant are the staff and even then, they are very rude! We went with friends and ordered pizza, pasta and seafood. The seafood was decent enough, but the pizza bases were undercooked and haphazardly made while the pasta...More

Thank Ash D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this gem on day two of a three day stopover in Dublin. All I can say is 'wow'. Our fussy teenager loved the pizza (despite it not looking bland and boring like he normally goes for), the salad and calzone were also excellent....More

Thank SteveB834
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there in the first day to have dinner and came back on the last day!! Very nice atmosphere with super nice employees! We are portuguese so the fact they had a portuguese girl working there made the experience even better!! Prices are in...More

Thank aNDRE s
Al_Vesuvio, Manager at Al Vesuvio, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Andre, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. Always a pleasure, never a chore! Be sure to call in again soon. All the best, from the staff at Al Vesuvio

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We are at Al Vesuvio this evening - lovely restaurant, we’ve wanted to try it for a while so got the chance this evening. Courses were tasty, and massive - I had the garlic prawns for my starter which was tasty, my husband had the...More

Thank JamesMAlexander
Al_Vesuvio, Owner at Al Vesuvio, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Hi JamesMAlexander, thank you very much for your kind words. We are happy you enjoyed your time at our restaurant. We let our staff know about your comments regarding he speed of their service- thank you for the feedback. All the best, Al Vesuvio

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Turned up and able to get a table early evening although we were advised our table was booked 90 mins later....fair enough. Lovely attentive servers who were smiling and laughing all the time. The pizza was absolutely delicious. I had Rustica with olives. Only criticism...More

Thank MandCinlove
Al_Vesuvio, Owner at Al Vesuvio, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Hi MandCinlove, Thank you very much for your kind feedback about Al vesuvio. We3 are so happy you enjoyed your time at Al Vesuvio. We hope to see you again to devour lots more garlic bread ;) All the best, from the staff at Al...More

Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is very welcoming and cozy and the atmosphere inside is unique! Being Italian I am pleased I’ve found a very good pizza in town. Definitely one of my favorites!

Thank AlyBala
Al_Vesuvio, Manager at Al Vesuvio, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Hi AlyBala, It is such a pleasure to read that review. Many thanks and we hope to see you again very soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meeting House Square | Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 671 4597
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