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Il Fornaio

15, College Green | Dublin 2, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 671 8960
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cannoli” (8 reviews)
“panini” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
15, College Green | Dublin 2, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Don't go anywhere else in Dublin for coffee. Perfectly served espresso, cappuccino - good strong Italian roast, not too bitter with a good acidic balance. Well, well worth the stop.

1  Thank Richard P
Reviewed 24 May 2018

We decided to stop for lunch at Il Fornaio and were not disappointed. The food was very fresh and tasty and the staff were wonderful. We even got some products to take away!

1  Thank SeaLaVie_63
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Stopped there for a latte with soy milk which was very good. The pastries (caramel and tiramisu tartelettes looked yummy) and cannoli seemed delicious, but I did not try them. Service was great, but I think they forgot one of their trademark, i.e. little pastry...More

1  Thank Nicolas F
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

This gorgeous little shop really caught our eye! Shop window full of lovely looking fresh sandwiches, calzones and Italian pastries, complete with Italian radio playing inside! the food was delicious, perfect spot for lunch, and good money value for sandwich and calzone. Only problem was...More

Thank isobellerm
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Although I've spent only four days in Dublin, my poor hotel that I booked without breakfast was almost directly opposite to the il Fornaio, and that's how our relation easily started. Since very first afternoon and each of those mornings, I was coming there like...More

2  Thank DeeLayla
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Just went for a latte, the place was really busy but despite that the staff were so approachable and welcome.The latte was one of the Best I have ever experienced!

1  Thank Trashliev
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

So I usually go to buckies(starbucks) on college green(very little green). Reason being Starbucks is consistant, all buckies are the same providing a decent standard. However every now and then I break the mould and try one of the million other coffee shops and usually...More

2  Thank Emmetm1
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This place caught our eye as we walked passed it on the street. The pastries on display in the window look amazing. The lady behind the counter is friendly and efficient in her service. We were in and out in no time with our tasty...More

1  Thank TwoReinecks
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

A friend had read glorious reviews acclaiming this as *the* spot for a hot chocolate so we made it our business to seek it out but one would make better from a powdered sachet. The hot chocolate was cold and had no warmth,flavour or excitement...More

Thank thecountryspoon
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Best coffee in town. The sandwiches are Delish!! Staff friendly and quick! Sat outside to people watch.

Thank Jean K
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15, College Green | Dublin 2, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 671 8960
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