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Steps of Rome

$$ - $$$
South City Centre
As featured in Dublin for Foodies!
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Chatham Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 670 5630
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great authentic Italian cuisine, in the heart of Dublin - the owner is attentive and really special !

Thank Aislinne F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and great company. Would recommend it highly to all. Staff friendly and couldn't do enough.

Thank Irene H
Dundee, United Kingdom
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265 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Compact (booking recommended at busier times) & friendly establishment with great food (pizzas amazing). I left my rucksack there & the excellent staff kept it safe for my return.

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Thank Gruthan
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Very busy Italian cafe offering good food & friendly service. There seemed to be plenty of regulars & certainly the take away side was busy.

Thank crasterkipper
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60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

This restaurant is round for a long time. It's very small and tables are close together, but that adds to the atmosphere. The staff are all Italian and this is the real deal. No it's not fine dining or the place to go for a romantic dinner....but I love it. They do a lunch special for 10.90E , starter, main... More 

Thank holidaygirl7
Newport, Rhode Island
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Great pizza! Other delicious looking dishes too. The owner/lady who waited on us was from Italy and was very warm and inviting. Reasonably priced. Great place for families. I will return.

Thank Moe521
Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Been here a couple of times now, for late(ish)-night munches after an evening out. It's small and cosy - and we ended up sitting at the little bar both times, but found it comfortable and it gave us a chance to chat to the staff, who were both times very friendly and helpful with recommendations while at the same time... More 

Thank 120Dee78
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32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We have had dinner here now twice. Our first time we ordered from the menu, Cannelloni and Penne a la Parmesan. Both were home made paste, with very delicate sauces and cheeses. The pasta was also cooked just perfectly. The wines are very nice if pedestrian. The service is a highlight, a very pleasant bunch of Italian expats who love... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Not eaten in here for years until earlier this week. Bruschetta was lovely, tasty, loads of tomato and garlic, just the way I like it. The main course of pizza was good as well - I liked the option of choosing two slices of pizza. It's more a café than a restaurant to be honest, however perfect for a quick... More 

Thank JamesMAlexander
Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Very low key. Lots of locals. Not the friendliest service but they took the order brought the food and made sure we had everything we needed. Great Pizza and the salads are large.

Thank TheShortList

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$53
Italian, Pizza, European
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chatham Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 670 5630
Authentic Italian restaurant in the heart of Dublin. Serving best pizza, superb pasta & meat dishes, great Italian wines in a cosy atmosphere

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?