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Il Primo - CLOSED

16 Montague Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 478 3373
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
30 Jul 2015
“Closed down”
21 Jun 2015
“Disappointing and overpriced”
Restaurant Hours Closed
16 Montague Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 30 July 2015

As far as I can work out this place has closed down. It is gutted and there is scaffolding up. I am suprised there has been no notification on their website or twitter.

2  Thank David M
Reviewed 21 June 2015

In spite of the nice and authentic atmosphere, the food was rather disappointing and really overpriced. The food came barely 10 min after we ordered which isn't really a sign of freshness. The risotto was watery. The scallops not really fresh and tasted like meat...More

1  Thank Solveig M
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

I'd been meaning to try it for years, the small space inside the window of this restaurant on Montague Street intrigued me. Then a Rewarding Times for Il Primo landed into my inbox. For 69 EUR, for two people we got a three course meal...More

Thank Cristin L
Reviewed 13 May 2015

I visited here last Saturday, I had bought a Rewarding Times voucher for a three course meal for two including a bottle of house wife. I had read good things about the chef and the food. The first impression as we approached was not great,...More

Thank motorcar1
Reviewed 4 May 2015

I usually write only good reviews - "if you don't have anything good to say, then don't say anything at all" - but I feel I must write about our experience at this restaurant. Six of us planned a day ahead to get a dinner...More

4  Thank Jo C
Reviewed 29 April 2015

We spent two nights at a nearby hotel and ended up eating dinner at Il Primo because it was close by and their reviews were impressive. 1st Mistake: - we did not have reservations and we were told they were booked when we walked in...More

Thank Marla J
Reviewed 12 April 2015

We had a voucher and usually expect that we will be treated accordingly. However we were pleasantly surprised. The food was plentiful, and beautifully presented by a very professional waitress. The wine, although there was only a choice of one red or one white, was...More

Thank 2happycampers2
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Read the previous mixed bag of comments Our meal was terrific Did the early bird 3 course and it was great Smoked haddock bruschetta was outstanding as was a large plate of asparagus risotto Raspberry tiramisu finished us off in style All in all high...More

Thank jfadds
Reviewed 29 March 2015

I read the reviews on this site before I went for my meal with my RT voucher. I was concerned, to say the least. However, to those of you who still have their vouchers, I would like to allay your fears. I had a very...More

Reviewed 24 March 2015

Remembered the Il Primo of old and bought a rewarding times voucher to re-experience. Bad mistake. Was told could only have a table from 5:15 on a Friday evening till 19:15 - don't know why the place was empty and remained so for a good...More

1  Thank BeCaIreland
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Montague Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 478 3373
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