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Sparks

Unit 3, Block C | Smithfield Market, Dublin Dublin 7, Ireland
+353 1 873 0003
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“ravioli” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Unit 3, Block C | Smithfield Market, Dublin Dublin 7, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 193 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We were disappointed as we had high expectations when we decided to try out this place. The decor and the menu were both appealing but the reality was that it was very average food at over inflated prices for tourists. We later discovered that not...More

Thank LindyLouMac
Sparks_Bistro_Dublin, Owner at Sparks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi LindyLouMac, Thank you for taking your time to review us, we appreciate it. We're disappointed to hear that we didn't live up to your expectations. We can assure you the food we serve we create with passion, using the best fresh ingredients. We do...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide at the Jameson’s distillery recommended that we eat at Sparks. We are so glad he did. The food was remarkable, the wait staff amazing-we will not forget our evening spent here. Highly recommend to anyone wishing a delicious meal in Dublin!

Thank Mary H
Sparks_Bistro_Dublin, Owner at Sparks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Mary H, Thank you for this kind review, we really appreciate it! We're delighted to hear you enjyed our food and service and we hope your trip to Dublin was a delightful one! Kind regards, Sparks Bistro

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a find this little bistro was in the Smithfield Village area of Dublin. We liked it so much, we went two nights in a row! First night I had the medallions of beef- tender cuts of filet mignon, generous portion, mushroom sauce served separately...More

Thank J K
Sparks_Bistro_Dublin, Owner at Sparks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi J K, Thank you so much for your review! We're really glad to hear you both had such a pleasant experience dining with us, that you came back for a second time! We hope that next time you visit Dublin, you'll dine with us...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal of pizza with great side dishes made all the more enjoyable by the service of the waiter, Marco. He was knowledgeable, patient and funny. We enjoyed his manner with us and he made an enjoyable meal, quite unforgettable.

Thank annekMelbourne
Sparks_Bistro_Dublin, Owner at Sparks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi annekMelbourne, Thank you for leaving a review! We're delighted to hear you had such a pleasant experience and thank you for your kind words concerning our staff, we'll make sure to pass it on to him! Kind regards, Sparks Bistro

Reviewed 30 August 2018

We arrived in late-ish the other night. All we wanted was a bite to eat rather than a long meal. We were made very welcome even they would be closing in 45 minutes. The menu was so nice but I knew immediately what I was...More

Thank MGMcShane
Sparks_Bistro_Dublin, Owner at Sparks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hi MGMShane, Thank you for your feedback, we really appreciate it! We're glad to hear you were happy with our food and service, it is great to hear that the whole party enjoyed their dinner. We're really sorry to hear about the wine incident, we're...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018

Really lovely friendly restaurant with a very wide selection of food. We had a four night stay in Dublin and we went twice, it was so good. Our party had food ranging from Pizza to grilled sea bass. The ravioli was particularly good. Good wine...More

Thank Mul4
Sparks_Bistro_Dublin, Owner at Sparks, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hi Mul4, Thank you so much for reviewing us, we really appreciate it! We're delighted to hear you were so happy with our food and service, that you've returned! We hope you had a nice stay in Dublin and if you ever plan to visit...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018

We had an airbnb in the Smithfield area in Dublin. This restaurant came up when I searched for breakfast, and I'm so glad we tried it! The service was excellent, food was hot and fresh, and they have a lot to choose from. Definitely stop...More

Thank HeatherMarie6
Sparks_Bistro_Dublin, Owner at Sparks, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Hi HeatherMarie6, Thank you so much for this lovely review, we're delighted to hear you've chosen to have breakfast with us twice in a row! We hope you had a great time in Dublin. If you decide to visit again, make sure you come back...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Myself, husband and two kids have just come back from there. We were in town and decided to pop in for breakfast, ordered two full Irish and eggs Benedict for myself. Have to say the food was beautiful and plenty of it. The kids got...More

1  Thank dublingirl71
Sparks_Bistro_Dublin, Owner at Sparks, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Hi dublingirl71, Thank you so much for this lovely review! We're delighted to hear you had such a pleasant time visiting us, but most importantly gad to hear the kids had a great time as well! We hope that we'll see you again very soon,...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Really good food and ambience here in Smithfield. Service great as always. Nice to be able to book a table outside during the good weather. Food is excellentMore

Thank Clodagh E
Sparks_Bistro_Dublin, Owner at Sparks, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Hi Clodagh E, Thank you for this lovely review, we really appreciate it. We're delighted to hear you're happy with our food and service and take advantage of the good weather to sit outside! We hope we might see you again soon. Kind regards, Sparks...More

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We had some business meetings in Dublin and we stayed close by. Went for breakfast a couple of times. Great variety and wonderful food. Cozy ambiance. Will come back!

Thank Paula C
Sparks_Bistro_Dublin, Owner at Sparks, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Hi Paula C. Thank you so much for your lovely review, we are delighted to hear you liked our food and visited us multiple times! We home that we'll see you again very soon, we'll be waiting! Kind regards, Sparks Bistro

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 3, Block C | Smithfield Market, Dublin Dublin 7, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 873 0003
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