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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Italian, Cafe, European, Deli, Contemporary
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 9 October 2019 via mobile

Always make a stop at Il Panorama when I come to Howth. It’s tiny and cozy. Service is friendly. Coffee is tasty. I’ve never eaten here but the paninis and the pizza looked amazing! Made my mouth water. Will have to come back for food!

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 9 October 2019 via mobile

I can’t recommend Il Panorama Café highly enough. Overlooking the harbour in picturesque Howth it’s a truly special place. Cosy & full of character they serve delicious treats not to mention the best pizza I’ve had in quite some time made by the charming Rafael....Jack, Davide, Luke & all the staff couldn’t be more friendly & welcoming. As a Dubliner it’s fast becoming a favourite spot of mine. Go, settle in for a pizza, glass of wine & lovely views. You won’t be disappointed!More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 11 September 2019 via mobile

In our visit to Ireland, we had to stop in Howth. A nice small city near Dublin. The place came up on TripAdvisor which was a great recommendation. Our first impression of the place was mixed but we trusted TripAdvisor and it was a good...choice. We have had some great breakfast and hit drinks which gacmve us a good start into the day. The place started to fill up throughout our meal and most people where locals which is always a good sign. Would definitely come againMore

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 5 September 2019

On a recent visit to Howth noticed a queue at this small cafe Good sign and it was.What a delightful place.The staff are so friendly a word for everyone.The coffee was so good we had two to accompany our Melbourne (all panini are named after...places in Australia)Hubby was able to satisfy his sweet tooth with a lamington better than any we tasted in Australia!This place is a true gem.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 13 August 2019 via mobile

I have to say I was surprised when I went here it’s a small cafe located across from the harbour in door and outdoor seating when we got there it was about 6.30 it wasn’t busy we ordered 2 panini the only problem is it’s...very small not a lot of seating inside or out pity they serve tasty food if u can visitMore

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 1 August 2019 via mobile

We went for paninis. After waiting about 30 minutes (even though it was quite empty), all we got were sandwiches instead of a typical panini. When asking about why that was the case, the waiter simply said „Yeah, but that’s how we make paninis here“....The sandwiches weren’t good at all, some were burned and some seemed not to be toasted at all. Really bad food, wouldn’t recommend going there!More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 21 July 2019

A regular visitor to this little coffee shop usually filled with friendliness and good service. Shocked to be asked for an extra 60c for an extra squirt of balsamic vinegar on my breakfast... a step too far!! Will not be visiting again any time soon....Such a shame -More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 8 July 2019 via mobile

After a two hour Cliff Walk hike, I couldn’t wait for a nice, hot latte. Best latte I’ve had in Dublin in four days. Very small store with seating outside with water views. Highly recommend over Insomnia and Starbucks!

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 24 June 2019

Last week my wife and I dropped in here for morning coffee. It is a very friendly place with friendly staff and lots of locals using it. It is excellent for coffee and I would highly recommend it. We were made very welcome and hope...to call again when next in Howth.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 22 June 2019

Fresh hot omelets served with nice coffees and with a friendly attitude. They have an Italian name and menu but the vibe is Australian with names of omelets such as the Great Ocean Road or Melbourne. The service was top. Super casual and a drop...in kind of place. No blood sausage patties here. (thank God) Only fresh ingredients that are skillfully prepared and flavorful.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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  • Yes, Il Panorama Café offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Il Panorama Café offers delivery services.

  • Il Panorama Café is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5