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Discovering Italy and the Mediterranean in Dublin’s Top 12 Eateries

Embark on a mouthwatering journey through the heart of Dublin as we uncover the city’s hidden gems and well-loved culinary hotspots, bringing the vibrant flavors of the Mediterranean and Italy to your plate. From cozy Italian eateries to lively Sicilian hideaways, each spot on our list has its own unique charm and a menu that promises to tantalize your taste buds.

101 TALBOT

Dublin’s cherished 101 Talbot on Talbot Street boasts 20 years of culinary excellence. Ideal for theatre buffs, this Mediterranean-inspired spot serves wholesome dishes, including vegetarian options.

 

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AMURI

Discover Sicilian cuisine at Amuri on Chatham Street. With fresh Mediterranean dishes and authentic Sicilian flavors, this hidden gem in the heart of the city is a must-try.

 

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APERITIVO CICCHETTI

Visit Aperitivo Cicchetti on Nassau Street for a ’50s vibe, classic drinks, and authentic Italian cuisine, from carbonara to panzanella.

 

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BAMBINO

Cozy up at Bambino on Stephen’s Street Lower for mouth-watering pizzas and pasta dishes. With a warm atmosphere, they take pride in daily-made dough and sauce.

 

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DOLCE SICILY

Indulge in Sicilian delights at Dolce Sicily on South Anne Street. Known for cannoli, they also offer handmade pasta, risotto, and an enticing bakery and wine selection.

 

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DRURY BUILDINGS

On Drury Street, Drury Buildings is a Mediterranean-infused Irish cocktail bar and restaurant with dishes made from fresh local ingredients. Sip on fine wines and classic cocktails while feasting on phenomenal food.

 

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VIRTUOSO

Hidden on Capel Street, Virtuoso offers a fusion of traditional Italian cuisine, featuring freshly made pizzas and 100% Irish beef burgers.

 

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LITTLE PYG

In Powerscourt Centre, Little Pyg, led by pizza specialist Enzo Coccia, serves up Neapolitan slices bursting with flavor.

 

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NANNETTI’S

Experience modern Italian cuisine at Nannetti’s on Dawson Street. Using top-notch ingredients, they put a fresh spin on classic Italian favorites.

 

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PACINO’S

Step into Pacino’s on Suffolk Street for authentic Italian dishes, catering to seafood lovers, pizza enthusiasts, and pasta aficionados.

 

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PI PIZZA

Pizza heaven awaits at PI on South Great George’s Street. Blending Naples’ flour with Irish ingredients, PI serves up incredible pizza pies, complemented by wine or craft ale.

 

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THE MARKET BAR

Dublin’s favorite tapas spot, The Market Bar on Fade Street, housed in a red-brick Gothic building, offers Mediterranean-inspired dishes.

 

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