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I Monelli

1-2 Portobello Road, 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, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1-2 Portobello Road, Dublin D08 E0C0, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had family visiting and so we decided to give this a go, never been before. What have we been missing firstly the staff are first class we now have an addition to the review team and they were brilliant with him. The food was excellent...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tiggmin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate the best tiramisu ever! The pasta was also amazing! true Italian restaurant, with Italian staff

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Pwt543ert
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice place! Unique and amazing Italian food. The restaurant is very nice and cosy, really recommend it

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Inês V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service & food is on another level here. The owner, who also served us, made us feel completely at home making jokes and kicking off what was to be a truly spectacular evening. Scamorza e pancetta is a must! Words cannot describe the rich flavours...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Fiachra D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner at I Monelli, was absolutely incredible. It started off with cold cuts and cheese specialties, which were exquisite. The first course we tried the spaghetti alle vongole and the paccheri alla pescatrice. Tasty and full of sea flavours. The dessert was a traditional Tiramisu'...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank francescagianfiglio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing and unique. Loved it! The staff is also very nice and authentic. I'll be back!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PatriciaV4127
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Eating in this reafirmar was one of the highlights of my trip to Dublin. The food is excellent and the staff are really really nice. The waitress even knew some Portuguese and we chatted about my country. Highly recommend it !!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank TomasLuz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant was very good and Authentic ! The service was great, we spend a really nice time with my friends. The pasta are incredible, I loved it ! I strongly recommend to come here if you're looking for an italien restaurant in Dublin.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ciscaetgini
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere and the food’s quality is exceptional ! I strongly recommend this restaurant. An authentic italian restaurant. We had starters with meat, cheese and mozzarella and we had main course spaghetti with vongole and tiramisu as dessert. So tasty !

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 116alexisg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best italien restaurant in Dublin ! I discovered this place thanks to a friend and I really loved it. The food is very tasty and the staff so friendly. I truly recommend this restaurant !! Best one I have un Dublin do far ! By...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Morad A
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Questions & Answers
8 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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 giannid137 | 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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 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, Dublin D08 E0C0, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 454 6057
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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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