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) #349 of 2,012 Restaurants in Dublin €€ - €€€ Italian, European
53 Dame Street, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 3062
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“veal” (15 reviews)
“scampi” (13 reviews)
“cassata” (11 reviews)
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Italian, European
€€ - €€€
53 Dame Street, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
Neighbourhood: South City Centre
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Classy, great food, wine and the service was fantastic. Piano playing in the back ground. I would recommend this restaurant a 100 %

Thank katzdoll
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I had a lovely meal here as a student before the Trinity Ball in or about 1983. I returned recently, and I do not think much had changed. Wonderful!

Thank justleavingfeedback
Reviewed 25 February 2017

At this bastion of Italian cooking in Dublin. The only slight grumble, though the service was indeed fine, was the perception of a longer than usual wait for the courses to appear but no harm done as we were not in a hurry.

Thank 977mike
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Nothing to see from the outside, but we had a recommendation and loved it. I think we were the only ones at lunch not previously known! We had the fixed lunch ( which had plenty of choice) and a super half bottle. Italian quality service....More

Thank landmxf
Reviewed 23 December 2016

fabulous restaurant with old world quality Personal & intimate including the background piano This is relaxing restaurant so don't look for excitement Quality of food is superb

Thank Fiona P
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Goes on and on in superlative fashion and having eaten here for over 40 years I can attest to this. It's simple really, Canneloni, Scampi and Cassata are the mainstays not forgetting the wonderful Sole on the bone. Finally a special word for the magnificent...More

Thank 977mike
Reviewed 28 November 2016

ask for the spaghetti aglio e oilo ... it's not on the menu but it's one of the best i've ever had. veal dishes are also very enjoyable.

Thank Annrai O
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

a very pleasant evening . Food was delicious the crab claws as a starter were the best I have ever tasted . The staff are very friendly and attentive

Thank Pamela R
Reviewed 16 November 2016

My friend and I visited Nico's last Tuesday for lunch. I generally have the scampi as it is excellent. My friend had the special which was pheasant which was cooked in a red wine sauce and it was beautiful. We had minestrone soup to start,...More

Thank trevorgrehan
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We went with two friends to this restaurant last night. What a very pleasurable experience. Very helpful, attentive and pleasant staff. A VERY comprehensive menu in terms of pasta,fish dishes and meat. I had canneloni as a starter and it was simply delicious, delicate thin...More

Thank Chris1937
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castro r
please can i have the nico´s number?, i want to call. Thank you, Castro
27 December 2015|
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Response from Fairwind22 | Reviewed this property |
+353 (1) 677 3062
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Dame Street, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 3062
  • E-mail