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Pinocchio Italian restaurant & Wine bar Ranelagh

Luas Kiosk | Dublin 6, Dublin D6, Ireland
+353 1 497 0111
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (28 reviews)
“tiramisu” (16 reviews)
“caprese” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Luas Kiosk | Dublin 6, Dublin D6, Ireland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Pinocchio Italian restaurant & Wine bar Ranelagh
1. Truly Italian cooking and wine
"This is the best Italian restaurant I have ever been in Dublin."
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2. Fresh homemade pasta
"I had tagliatelle with porcini mushrooms, it was delicious"
Filippo T
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3. Accurate and attentive service
"Great atmosphere, the staff is very kind and the food is super!"
Angela R
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1 - 10 of 206 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Ranelagh is awash with restaurants catering for both ends of the market. Pinocchio is conveniently located near the Luas station but the food was poor and pricey. I had the ‘special’ of the day - pasta with mussels. At €24 I was expecting more than...More

Thank SuzyQdublin
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Went here with family after the Ireland v Argentina rugby match. Very popular place - caters for birthdays really well. The atmosphere is very friendly, informal and conducive to a good Saturday night out. We all had different pasta dishes and we would recommend any...More

3  Thank VKJ
Reviewed 16 January 2018

This is the best Italian restaurant I have ever been in Dublin. The Pizzas are very delicious and the wine is just as good. Really nice crew and very friendly. I will sure go often there.

Thank Alex_travelling_98
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Great atmosphere as full of Christmas crowd. A lot of my group had prawn starter -horrible none of us could identify the topping. Main course ok. Were for three course Christmas menu we were not hurried bit were turfed out after two courses as they...More

Thank ruth h
Reviewed 11 December 2017

I really don't understand the 5-star reviews for this restaurant. The food - (from my recollection of the menu, it was either Ragu or Bolognese) - was greasy, lumpy and not of the quality I expected. I've had better in a school canteen. My friend...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I've been to Italy multiple times now and i'm telling you that this pizza is far superior to the many pizzas I have had out there. I was actually stunned at how good this pizza was! I can't put it into words, but seriously, go...More

1  Thank Luke T
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I felt very comfortable in the restaurant - especially the very friendly service was great. I will come back as soon as I will be back to Dublin again.

Thank Hi-uli
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I had a special birthday and hired pinnochio for the catering. The food was superb in particular the salads were astounding Well done to Toamasso and all the team. Fantastic service and delivered exactly on time in the evening. Truly surprised by the quality ,...More

Thank d0nall0s
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Under the Luas station in Ranelagh you will find an authentic piece of Italy. Do yourself a favor, stop and enjoy it!

Thank 182garretto
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I went to Pinocchio with my friends, we had a great experience! I'm Italian and it was great to have a real taste of my country. I had tagliatelle with porcini mushrooms, it was delicious. the staff is professional and polite, the service quite fast....More

Thank Filippo T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$49
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Luas Kiosk | Dublin 6, Dublin D6, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 497 0111
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Pinocchio is an autenthic italian restaurant in Dublin. At Pinocchio you can find real Italian quality gourmet food prepared by our Italian chef an his professional team. In our restaurants we serve only excellent food prepared using top quality ingredients and cooked with passion and love. All served in a typical Italian ambience, cosy and familiar: a place where you can experience real Italian cuisine paired with selected Italian wines. PINOCCHIO IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR: parties, special events and corporate meetings/events.
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