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Al Boschetto

#268 of 1,999 Restaurants in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2 Merrion Road | Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
+353 1 667 3784
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Today
12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 12:00 - 22:00
Thu 12:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a meal here on New Years night. All four of us enjoyed our starters and mains. Food was excellent and staff were very efficient. Thank you to the restaurant for the happy experience.

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1 Thank Gerard B
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went their with the family post Christmas, staff were very good and pizzas tasty but other parts of menu such as Pollo Saltimbocca were way overpriced and average. Choose the pizza and you won't be disappointed.

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Thank Andy T
Dublin, Ireland
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403 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My colleagues and I visited here for lunch earlier this week and were pleased with the service and quality. I had heard about the restaurant before but had never tried it however I would certainly go back. 4 of us had pizzas which were excellent and another had sea bass which was also excellent. The prices are reasonable and the... More 

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Thank Kavo85
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Cosy Italian restaurant with excellent value early bird, good food, good service, nice wine list - what's not to like?

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Thank Ciaran M
Brussels, Belgium
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82 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We went here after a rugby match. The place was packed and there was a nice atmosphere. The pizzas and the pasta are good but not out of this world. €19 per pizza was totally ridiculous. All the staff are friendly and the location is good but for Italian food you are paying fancy French restaurant prices!

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Thank Chocwaffles
Dublin, Ireland
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311 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

After attending 'The Bite' at the RDS on Sunday we found the Al Boschetto along the main road very convenient for lunch. We were given a warm welcome and seated in a quiet corner. The menus were brought quickly and we were prompty served our wine. Our traditional Spaghetti Bolognese was really tasty with a generous serving of Parmesan on... More 

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Dublin
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

6 of us dined here before Ireland v's New Zealand game. Yummy food ... Brilliant service despite restaurant packed. Staff just lovely and great fun. We will be back

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1 Thank Reviewerdublin
Ireland
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

four of us went here on Saturday night, no booking , and talk about great staff. They did everything to accommodate us with a table. place was packed but they did not refuse us. Food was quick, good, fresh and very tasty..

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Thank LottaAthlone
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We went here for a quiet dinner with my cousins which one of is gluten free so we ordered the pasta which the water said was gluten free and she went home to Birmingham that night and was sick all night because there was gluten in here food.

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Thank cojosheridan
Beirut, Lebanon
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

The place hasn't changed in 10 years - not sure if this is a good or bad thing. The wine, like most restaurants in Dublin is grossly overpriced for an very average bottle. It's fine for a quick bite but not a huge amount of physical room in the place. The food is good - The Irlandese pizza excellent !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Merrion Road | Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 667 3784

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?