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We are around here, in the small village of Saggart, sharing with our customers the pleasure of good quality Italian and Mediterranean food. A visit in our cosy restaurant for breakfast, lunch or dinner will be a delicate drive through the passion and excitement of cooking. Classic Italian and Mediterranean cooking in our place is at its best, providing high quality ingredients cooked extremely simply, and that's it. Mixing different ingredients to each special dish of any so called fine dining restaurant is just a simple and tremendous trip that worth making.
PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, European, Mediterranean
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 20 February 2021 via mobile

What a little gem of an Italian right on the doorstep. We ordered for collection the other night. Food was exceptional. Pizza was real authentic Italian style with super fresh ingredients. Starters of bruscetta and calamari were wonderful. Along with some real chips. It was...also great value. I would highly recommend.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 18 December 2020 via mobile

We had the best evening, I ordered the steak and I was SCREAMING crying cause it was so good, ate half the other halfs spag bol as he doesnt have a big appetite and it was absolutely DELIGHTFUL. Great COVID procedure and they are surely...doing their part to stop lockdown 3 but we all know it's coming regardless..... Carina was an absolute bae, obviously very experienced in the industry, seemed as though she was the only one serving that evening but she had it all under control. What a delightful lady. The wine was also amazing, fell up the road after skulling a bottle of merlot with my steak, all in all, great success. 10 out 10, would frequent again. On the Luas now on my way to work and it is rainingMore

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 5 September 2020 via mobile

Jist back from a lovely meal. Staff were brilliant, food was amazing. Table beside the fire was perfect. Really enjoyed it and will be back

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 30 August 2020 via mobile

Excellent food, atmosphere, staff etc. Best place I’ve been to for adhering to covid19 guidelines. Felt very safe. Coffee was delicious too! Great value for money.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 14 December 2019

The food is faultless, the atmosphere warm and cosy, staff engaging and very helpful! We are going back today !

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 31 October 2019 via mobile

Food Very nice and we had 3 course early menu. Very reasonable too Only complaint is the seating is very close to other diners, not very private.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 29 October 2019 via mobile

Excellent restaurant relatively close to the Kingswood Hotel where we were staying. Lovely decor, great food and good value for money.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 16 September 2019

Four family members dined here with a last-minute telephone dinner booking. Table beside the faux fire which was cosy enough. Attentive and efficient service, Shared starters of prawns and breads. Pasta and fish dishes freshly cooked for mains. Nice bottle of Montepulciano at €32. Well...worth a visit.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 7 September 2019 via mobile

I was staying nearby at the Citywest Hotel and fancied some Italian food so this place was ideal as it was only a short walk away. The restaurant was very clean. Its a small restaurant, but had nice decor. Service was very friendly and the...food came out quite quickly, as it wasn't too busy with clientele. I chose prawns in a spicy tomato sauce to start which was delicious. I had pizza with chicken, mozzarella and sweetcorn for main. I washed it all down with a glass of Sauvignon Blanc and sparkling water. I couldn't fault it. Very good food and honestly priced. If I were to visit this area again, I would definitely return for seconds!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 22 August 2019 via mobile

Delicious food and nice ambience. Recommended by friends and it is near the Citywest Hotel. Enjoy a lot!

Date of visit: August 2019
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Yes, Carpe Diem offers takeaway services.

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Carpe Diem is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5