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Dinos Italian Restaurant

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58 Castle Street, Dover CT16 1PJ, England
+44 1304 204678
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12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Georgia Coast, Georgia
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277 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed a superb meal here the other night. We noted the following: warm, inviting decor; friendly, personable service; GREAT FOOD; We particularly appreciated the wonderfully-prepared fresh vegetables and the home-made pasta and sauce.

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1 Thank NewAdventurer2
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a recommendation and were not disappointed .... small, family owned and run restaurant in Castle Street, Dover.... food was excellent, service was typically Italian (i.e. Not rushed), friendly and personable .... we had a great time. Really busy considering it was a Wednesday evening in Spring.

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2 Thank Screenname2306
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Was here for a late lunch after a visit to Dover Castle. Service was superb and the pizza was amazing. Dessert and coffee were also very satisfactory. Would recommend this gem to anyone who is in Dover.

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3 Thank Jerry S
Kent, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This restaurant has been a firm favourite since I moved to Dover 18 months ago. Visiting friends have been taken here too. Last night we popped in on the off chance of getting a table and luckily got squeezed in and immediately started on some delicious italian prosecco. Crab Ravioli was on as a "Special Starter" & was utterly amazing... More 

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St Margaret's at Cliffe, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Step back in time at this honest little restaurant, great hospitality lovely food and a reasonable choice on the menu. I find it so nice when I eat in a restaurant where the food is made and served by they nation represented on the menu, too many of the larger chains loose some of the authentic feel this alone gives... More 

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4 Thank zeus722017
Braintree, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Went to Dino's Sunday evening. Not been there for a couple of years as we live in Essex. Our welcome was just the same and Mama still going strong in the kitchen! The food was excellent and recommended wine too. I had the special starter and chicken main course unfortunately too full for dessert; hubby had fish starter and cod... More 

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8 Thank kab06
Hove, UK
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296 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I came here for dinner. My dining experience reminded me of Italian places I had eaten as a child: okay food, but sometimes overcooked. I had the avocado and prawn salad to start with; it looked more like a salad dish. There was little avocado, and the tomatoes and other vegetables weren't that fresh. I followed this up with the... More 

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Had a lovely meal at Dinos, the staff were friendly and accommodating. The menu said that all steaks come with seasonal veg and choice of potatoes so, My husband had a steak stuffed with cheese & ham in a white wine mushroom sauce, that was all he got! You have to order anything else from the side dish, which I... More 

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1 Thank Dawn M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We booked a table at Dinos - did not really know what to expect - the food was the by far the best italian food I have ever tasted and we will definitely be returning.

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1 Thank Youni B
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Whilst staying in Alkham, my wife booked us a table at Dinos, based on an article she hadread in Kent Life magazine. On arrival, the restaurant didn't look that inspiring from outside. However that changed once we got inside. The restaurant was busy from the time we arrived, to the time we left. Most of the customers were clearly locals... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Castle Street, Dover CT16 1PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 204678
Description
Welcome and benvenuti to Dover's longest going family run restaurant.Dino's traditional Italian Restaurant is tucked away in Dover's most sought after street right in the heart of the town.The restaurant has been established since 1977 and is a firm favorite among those craving for authentically prepared traditional Italian cuisine the way only mama can produce.If you fancy a genuine Italian meal and excellent value then please check out our very tempting menu on our website.We look forward to cooking for you soon. Grazie e Buon appetito

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