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12 Capel Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 872 6868
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (21 reviews)
“tiramisu” (5 reviews)
“garlic bread” (3 reviews)
Open Now
16:30 - 22:30All hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
12 Capel Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviews (106)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my favourite restaurant ever. Maybe because of its cycling decorations. The pizza is very nice and tastes fresh. Romano the owner is also very freindly. The menus are cool as well

1  Thank andrewryandub
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good value restaurant. Its not a glamorous restaurant and the food is basic Italian. But if you get the early bird for just under 15 euro per person. Starter, main, dessert and a coffee with a biscuit! The staff are friendly. If looking for...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Located on Capel street, just off the Quays, you'll find Romano's restaurant, where the people who know Italian food come to eat. Lunch time menu for 10 euro is easily the best value for money in the city considering the quality of the food and...More

2  Thank Romano C
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We walked along Capel Street after exploring some of the bars outside the expensive Temple Bar area and chanced upon this restaurant. We decided to eat there and a great choice it was. The food was excellent and reasonably priced. The owner could not be...More

1  Thank Colin H
Reviewed 21 April 2017

For just under 10€ you can get a really decent lunch: started, main course and coffee or tea. I got the melon prosciutto starter, which was really, really good. The melon was really sweet and perfect. Then I got the tagliatelle with alfredo sauce and...More

2  Thank Daniela T
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I went there with a family group of 15. Aged from 15 to 72. Everyone was very happy and it was very reasonable. We weren't early enough for the early bird which finished at 7:30.

1  Thank IrishMickeyBeag
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Husband and I went here and had pizza and spaghetti with meatballs. I had a glass of red and he had a peroni beer and the bill came to 37 euros. The staff were not Italian and not particularly friendly. The restaurant was quiet at...More

Thank cyclecrazy
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We went for a 3 courses menu early bird. The quality of food was average, the pastas were a bit too "oily" and it is the first time I am not stuffed after eating a 12" pizza. At the end waitress brought us the bill...More

Thank Olivier D
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Am so happy to recommend this charming restaurant I visited last Thursday night - great for a chat & catch up with pizza and a glass of wine. The food is very good and the prices very reasonable. Definitely it would be hard to beat...More

Thank pkofarrell
Reviewed 14 December 2016

4 adults + 4 children in enjoying the lights.No one really fancied McDonadls/Supermacs and on my wife's suggestion when at end of Mary St why not try Romanos as the general feeling was they all wanted to go to a real restaurant, So 5.30pm headed...More

Thank Trueblue611
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:30
16:30 - 22:30
10:00 - 15:30
16:30 - 22:30
10:00 - 15:30
16:30 - 22:30
10:00 - 15:30
16:30 - 22:30
10:00 - 15:30
16:30 - 22:30
10:00 - 15:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Capel Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 872 6868
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