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#413 of 2,105 Restaurants in Dublin
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, European
53 Dame Street, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 677 3062
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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53 Dame Street, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 144 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As always I and my friends had a truly delightful meal with excellent professional service and food at normal high standard. meal soup and main course and excellent coffees and for three with one bottle of wine €94.00 !

Thank Greg O
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We have been coming here for years and have always enjoyed our food. However on this recent visit we were both very disappointed with our Saltinbocca A la Romana veal main courses. Gloopy and tasteless was the verdict of us both. I’m not sure what’s...More

Thank Johnny1405
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Was a regular here many years ago and so happy to have had an occasion to go back . recently for a pre-theatre dinner. We were 2 couples and went at 6pm. Great value dinner. Not a lot has changed in , and thats a...More

3  Thank Tony54
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

A group of 10 of us dined here and every single person enjoyed their meal. The food was beautifully presented and tasted even better. I love the food, the relaxed and discrete atmosphere and service and the location. It is a rare gem of a...More

1  Thank Audrey K
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Had the Minestrone, Chicken Siciliana and Creme Caramel. Excellent food. Great service. A Dublin institution with a pleasantly dated charm. ... so may not be to everyone’s liking.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Dreadful! I've been wanting to try this place for a while because it's such an institution but would definitely never go back. I had a very bland Caprese salad with cheap tasteless mozzarella to start and a chicken parmigiana for main that was covered in...More

Thank Lisamc10
Reviewed 12 November 2017

My husband and I have been coming here for special nights since 1980...but we have not been there as long as its manager, there some years longer. Perhaps that is why the charming old-fashioned quintessentially Italian standards are upheld here so reliably; warmth (so welcome...More

Thank Orla F
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Nico's is a little restaurant with lots of character. It has the white table cloth's on every table and the service is extremely good. It caters for a more older clientele and my parents have been coming here since I was young and we still...More

Thank Asherthehasher
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Re visiting this restaurant was a huge disappointment. Staff were bored & arrogant. It was such an nuisance for them to take our orders. Especially when we ordered tap water! Room was clammy & smell of B. O. This restaurant has been here over 30...More

1  Thank cleverclogs11
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

My husband & I were not sure what we wanted for dinner, but decided to expire & walk around the area. We happened upon Nico's, and decided to eat Italian. What a great restaurant. It is a small restaurant, maybe seats 40, which is perfect...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Dame Street, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 677 3062
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