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“Excellent Night” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Dakota

Dakota
Ranked #822 of 2,526 Restaurants in Dublin
Cuisines: Bar, Irish, European, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighbourhood: South City Centre
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent Night”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2013

I emailed Dakota with a request to book a table for my birthday. Lianne K got back to me with no quams about the time, it was so laid back and easy to do. When we got there the place was packed but such a nice atmosphere and the bouncer was a sound lad. We fit about 12 people at our table handy enough and had a great laugh all night. Pints priced sporadically but other than that great place, highly recommended

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Gareth B
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LianneKav, Public Relations Manager at Dakota, responded to this review, 8 November 2013
Hi Gareth,

Thank you for the great feedback! I am delighted to hear you were happy with the service. You have my contact details, so if you ever want to reserve an area in any of The Odeon Group bars (4 Dame Lane, Dakota and the Odeon), please just give me a shout.

I hope to hear from you again soon,

Lianne
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English first
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
1 review
“Great food, Excellent service, Friendly Staff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2013

Had tapas with some friends late friday evening, place was buzzing and the music was great. The food was reasonably priced and we got a selection of tapas to share between us all. The girls on the floor were all very friendly and attentive. I felt they couldnt do enough for us, engaging in conversation and looked after us extremely well. They were all very well dressed and attractive The bar staff were great and very helpful when we were asking about the menu. Overall I really reccomend dakota and will definitely be back.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Corey F
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LianneKav, Public Relations Manager at Dakota, responded to this review, 6 November 2013
Hi CoreyF,

Wow, thank you for the great feedback! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your evening, your feedback has been passed onto the team.

We really hope to see you again soon.

All the best,

Lianne
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Paris
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145 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Place heaving, like a cattle market for late drinks”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2013

I didn't dine here so cannot comment on the food. We came to Dakota around 10pm, and the place was bursting at the seams, full of 20 something's out for the night. Staff seemed very friendly, decor was nice and there was a DJ. The overall atmosphere was very good.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank ParisFifi
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LianneKav, Public Relations Manager at Dakota, responded to this review, 6 November 2013
Hi ParisFifi!

Yes, we are certainly a busy bar! I am not sure what night you visited, however every Thursday to Saturday you will find our resident DJ playing to the masses. We are very happy to hear you had a good night.

See you again soon!

Lianne
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1 review
“Nice environment!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2013 via mobile

Nice food and staff friendly! Good music at night and lots drinks to join with your friend..place to visit!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Meluccio M
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Kent, England
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177 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Hopping in the evening - but pricey”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2013

Dropped by after dinner in a nearby restaurant before moving on to somewhere a bit more traditional. The DJ was doing a great job of getting people up dancing with some unusual mixes. More than happy to take requests and mix them all i together.
Disappointed with the very expensive drinks menu. Would have stayed longer but we had other fish to fry and a limited pot of cash! Great as a drop in - not great of a night in!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank sennockred
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