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Dublin Restaurants

Il Primo

Updated 04/29/2014

Fodor's Review

Owners John Farrell and Anita Thoma like to run this little two-story Italian restaurant like an intimate dinner party. A little quote board outside offers a daily pearl of wisdom, and old wooden tables and chairs give the two small dining rooms a casual feel. The friendly, if cramped, surroundings attract a devoted clientele and John's collection of contemporary art adds a dash of flair to the walls. The slow-cooked featherblade beef with winter vegetables and truffle

oil is a standout evening dish. Risotto is a house speciality and the version with pancetta, leeks and taleggio is a must. The wine list—heavy with Italian influences—is, to quote a local phrase, as long as your arm.

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Restaurant Information

Address:

16 Montague St., off Harcourt St., Dublin, Co. Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland

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Phone:

01-478–3373

Website: www.ilprimo.ie

Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • No dinner Sun.

Updated 04/29/2014

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