Fodor's Expert Review Dunne and Crescenzi

$ The Southside Italian Fodor's Choice

The unpretentious brilliance of this husband-and-wife restaurant and deli just off Nassau Street is what makes the classy little Italian joint so popular. The menu is extensive but simple: panini, a horde of antipasti, a few choice pasta specials, and some evening meat dishes and desserts. The all-Italian kitchen staff work wonders with high-quality imported ingredients. The gnocchi with a slow-cooked ragù of Gilligan's Hereford Irish beef makes a great lunch. A couple of long tables are perfect for groups, and the hundreds of bottles of wine on shelves cover every inch of the walls. In the last few years they have opened cafés in nearby Sandymount and the affluent suburb of Blackrock.

Italian Service Lively Lunch Dinner Coffee Dessert $ Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

14 S. Fredrick St.
Dublin, Co. Dublin  Dublin 2, Ireland

01-677–3815

www.dunneandcrescenzi.com

Known For:
  • Italian wine cellar
  • Killer antipasti
  • Great for large groups

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