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Dinos Italian Restaurant

58 Castle Street, Dover CT16 1PJ, England
+44 1304 204678
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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58 Castle Street, Dover CT16 1PJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We have been going to Dino's for over 30 years now and have never had a bad meal, Angelo and Ma Ma are always pleased to see us, you cannot beat the food or the service. Jim & Glen

1  Thank james b
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Dino's twice during our weekend break in Dover. Stepping inside is like stepping back in time, in a good way. It is a small restaurant which has been run by the same family since the 70's. The service is old school friendly but...More

2  Thank Jen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Food & Hospitality. Great friendly service. Food is fantastic . You just can't go wrong . Easy to find.

5  Thank markmiller29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best italian restaurant in uk. I'm italian, hard to find a restaurant of this quality even in italy. service is just spotless! a credit for uk!

3  Thank Margherita M
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Visited Dino's prior to sailing to France. Genuine friendly Italian welcome from owner but was let down by the quality of their scallop "house special" with non existant scallops. Waitress ignored my comments and owner shrugged his shoulders but did remove one starter portion from...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed in Dover for 2 nights and managed to get a table here on the second night, food was amazing, the staff was slow but they had a full restaurant with 2 people serving and taking orders.. didn't dampen my visit.

3  Thank kayleigh321
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

'You've got to try this place' a friend said to us. 'It is nothing like you would have experienced before'. So we 'phoned and booked a table for 7:30pm. Upon arriving, we were met by a charming waiter who was clearly trained in his art...More

Thank KentishGastronaut
Reviewed 3 September 2017

What a brilliant little restaurant! Great to find somewhere where they really care. The welcome and food was excellent and meeting mama a real treat.All the staff were great. Enjoyed the joke about height of mirror in ladies eg a ladder will be provided next...More

2  Thank valjessett
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We were spending a couple of days in Dover and wanted to find somewhere away from our hotel for dinner. We used TripAdvisor and found recommendations for this place. From the outside it is easy to miss and when you step through the door it's...More

2  Thank baillwords
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful family run little gem of a restaurant in Dover. Thank you to Mama, Angelo and all the staff for making our visit a lovely one. This small welcoming restaurant is a must visit in Dover, with an extensive and authentic menu prepared,...More

2  Thank D M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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