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Cafe Carlo

63/64 O'Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 888 0856
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
29 Jul 2016
“Appalling breakast for which I was charged 5 euro”
26 Jul 2016
“Great food, Soulless decor”
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Irish, International, European
££ - £££
63/64 O'Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 11 March 2014

I opted for the 2 course lunch as it was very good value, and ordered vegetable soup for starter and baked salmon with vegetables and potatoes for the main course. The soup was average at best and not as hot as it should have been....More

1  Thank Dave K
Reviewed 9 March 2014

Have been to this restaurant on a number of occasions. Initial impressions was poor. It looked like a dated diner. Thats were the impression disappeared. The staff are total professionals. The meals are excellent quality and value, and the presentation is wonderful. Although mostly very...More

Thank Sheeba398
Reviewed 2 March 2014

Unusual slightly quirky cafe on O'Connell's Street. Staff vert helpful and food excellent. It has a feel of 1960's Ireland.

Thank gerrygilly
Reviewed 2 March 2014

Dinner for 2, fish and chicken lovely, plates, veg and potatoes cold. Irish coffer advertised on large poster in window for 3.95, we were charged 4.95 and when we pointed this out to the waiter mohamad el masri he actually started shouting at us as...More

3  Thank marymc2050
Reviewed 23 February 2014

We visited this restaurant with a Grabone voucher. The voucher was accepted with a smile and none of the strange looks mentioned by other TA's. Service was quick and friendly. Glasses of wine were fairly small but not ridiculously so. We had a huge plate...More

Thank Dealspotters
Reviewed 18 February 2014

Have eaten here twice at lunchtime its right in the centre with the spire only 100 metres away. Very reasonable fast service and welcoming staff.

Thank Rowsh
Reviewed 18 February 2014

Went here on the 11th february 2014. Wasn't impressed. Came here to have a breakfast to start my day before exploring Dublin. The dinning area was lovely to be sat in though confide, however that's not the reason why i was there. When my food...More

1  Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 15 February 2014

Stayed in lynams hotel O'Connell street Dublin, 11th Feb 14, ate next door in Carlos ,best fillet steak I've ate in long time,lourna, our waitress, could not be As attentive or friendlier, would definitely recommended to eat,too stay in hotel, staff very friendly, room clean...More

Thank kay1159
Reviewed 4 February 2014 via mobile

Place would get 4* stars from if I was taken for a lunch on frist day.arrived to place and present voucher,but was declined to accept it as limit of the day was exceeded,went home and read tripadv reviews- all 12 poor where from reviewers with...More

Thank BravoJohny
Reviewed 2 February 2014

The restaurant appeared small and narrow but this I feel added to the peacefulness away from the crowds of O’ Connell Street. Depending on what you are looking for this may prove to be a blessing or a curse. Personally I didn’t mind not having...More

Thank smg263
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63/64 O'Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 888 0856
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Just opposite the famous Dublin Spire on O'Connell Street in Dublin city center, Café Carlo - an ambient gem of an eatery specializing in a delicious fusion of Irish & international cuisine. The relaxed and intimate setting of Carlo's Restaurant, coupled with its high-quality, reasonably priced food and friendly, attentive staff has made this restaurant a huge favorite with Dublin diners. Not only is it a popular choice with visitors to Dublin City, it's also found a place in the hearts of the discerning locals, who return time and again to soak up the Carlo's atmosphere and enjoy some genuinely delicious food.
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