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I Monelli

1-2 Portobello Road | D8 E0c0, Dublin D08 E0C0, Ireland
+353 1 454 6057
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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1-2 Portobello Road | D8 E0c0, Dublin D08 E0C0, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a dinner with friends at I monelli and it was fantastic! The atmosphere was very authentic and warm; the owner kindly welcomed us and often made sure everything was going well. We had an entrée, a main course and a dessert. The prawns...More

Thank Giulia B
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere with attentive and warm service matches the deeply heartfelt and authentic dishes. The wine list is thoughtfully curated with options that pair well with every dish. The pappardelle is possibly the best I've ever had. The gnocchi were pillowy and perfectly matched to...More

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Attilio S, Owner at I Monelli, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thanks so much galaxy1

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I Monelli is an exceptional example of the finest Italian cuisine. I could enjoy a high quality dinner with friends and I would highly recommend it for three reasons. Firstly, the friendliness of Gianni, the owner and his staff is amazing. His charme enchants the...More

Thank CrChantalCr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and wine, relaxed and sophisticated atmosphere that makes me feel home. I've been several time and this is definitely my favourite restaurant in Dublin - they surprise myself every time with a different dish and a perfect wine. Very romantic place. Gianni is...More

Thank JoeStar16
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to some Italian restaurants in Dublin, but I Monelli is definitely the best out of them. The atmosphere, service and food makes you feel the Italian spirit of this place. Three dishes course is definitely worth its price. I was surprised by the...More

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 1 week ago

So glad we made the decision to visit this place based on a friends recommendation. It's like stepping into Italy! Food was amazing and their wine selection was fantastic. Service was also brilliant, the owner and the staff were very friendly and patient. Even when...More

Thank Chirag K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with friends on a Sunday night and had an amazing dinner experience. We ordered the set menu and the food was just perfect. Probably the best I have tried outside of Italy. The fish was perfectly cooked and the flavours well-balanced. Staff was really...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can highly recommend this place to everyone who is looking to have a traditio al italian experience. The staff is friendly, the food is delicious, the portions are big. The whole place has a homely atmosphere, definitely worth the price.

Thank Tamás É
Reviewed 1 week ago

We organized this group dinner with friends at I Monelli and were absolutely all impressed by the beauty of the place and the quality of the dishes. The atmosphere was absolutely welcoming and cosy. The superb dishes left us without words. I will definitely suggest...More

Thank Marco C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had dinner at I Monelli and everything was excellent. The food was incredible, I had the raviolis at ricotta spinach and prosecco and I loved them. The place is very pretty in a intimate and sophisticated atmosphere. The service was excellent and very welcoming....More

Thank Cécile T
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Questions & Answers
8 October 2017|
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Response from Gianni D | Property representative |
Good morning Sorry we don't have space for 17 at moment march 2017 Kind regards Gianni
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30 May 2017|
Response from Gianni D | Property representative |
Good evening Yes e have gluten free option kind regards
30 May 2017|
Response from Gianni D | Property representative |
Hello Michelle, thank you for considering our restaurant and yes we are quite able to accommodate these numbers . Please leave details through the restaurant web site Kind Regards, Gianni I Monelli restaurant manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-2 Portobello Road | D8 E0c0, Dublin D08 E0C0, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 454 6057
Ivano's and Gianni's philosophy and passion for food was cultivated at childhood and developed while working for some of the most renowned establishments in the world. Gianni, Ivano, Attilio and their team strive to make dishes that fulfil a true Italian's most essential senses - exceptional tasty but simple food, beautifully presented in austere but welcoming surroundings. Ingredients are sourced from around Ireland and Italy interpreng dishes from Calabria, Puglia, Sicily and Sardinia, and reach further into the Mediterranean with Moorish influences revealing dishes with bold yet clean and distinct flavours.
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