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Pacino's

4.1
27 reviews
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€30 and under
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Italian
Top tags:
  • Romance
  • Authentic
  • Casual
For nearly 20 years Pacino’s has been on Suffolk Street and throughout this time we have aged well, adapting our business to suit the changing tastes and demands of our discerning customers. With a capacity of 140 seats Pacino’s offers an old world vibe – stylish brickwork, wooden floors and soft lighting combine to create a rustic atmosphere complemented by the finest authentic rustic Italian food. We hope you enjoy your dining experience with us, as much as we enjoy welcoming you as a customer.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Wednesday: 11am - 10pm
Thursday: 11am - 11pm
Friday - Saturday: 11am - 3am Sunday: 11am - 10pm
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Phone number
(01) 677 5651
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Payment Options:
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Luca Mazza
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Parking Details
Nearby car parks
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Public Transit
Multiple bus stops nearby
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Entertainment
Music in the form of DJ's playing funk, soul and disco every weekend as part of the Pacino's at night calendar. www.facebook.com/pacinosatnight
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Special Events & Promotions
The Occasional Room at Pacino’s can also be offered in various seating configurations to accommodate gatherings from 30 seated, to 60 persons standing with its own bar, toilet and smoking facility along with a full PA system and visual projector it is great for both private parties and corporate events.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine
What 27 People Are Saying
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4.1based on recent ratings
4.2
Food
4.1
Service
4.2
Ambience
3.9
Value
Noise · Moderate
89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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3.0Dined on 31 May 2018

The service was very slow. While the food was good value, the wine was very expensive. One of our table was told that she could only order two glasses when she asked for a third. The food was mediocre-some of the dishes were only lukewarm.

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4.0Dined on 30 April 2018

Had dinner with a friend here before a concert one evening and loved the place. The atmosphere was light yet intimate. Staff were friendly and not overly intrusive. We both ordered lasagna (I wish my dinner partner had ordered something else so I could give a broader review of the food here). It came in good time and was tasty, if not a bit fatty. It didn't seem like high-quality ingredients had been used. Perhaps that's what one would expect when not paying a lot for it? Either way, it sufficed.

The dessert, on the other hand - was delicious. I can't wait to go back and have it again. I had the lavender and coconut panna cotta, which was served in a beautifully ornate porcelain cup with a scoop of coconut ice cream on the saucer. My partner devoured her ice cream and sorbet.

Overall, I would recommend people try this place out. It's got a good atmosphere, it's authentic, unique, the staff are friendly, and the food (especially the desert) is quite good.

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4.0Dined on 1 April 2018

I was looking for a late date night meal at the last minute, you could easily expect reduced quality with only the hope of a decent atmosphere. I was pleasantly surprised with a lovely meal (I had duck, better half had a burger) and great atmosphere. Plenty of wine and great location central to everything, though O’donoghues is a must across the road.

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1.0Dined on 24 March 2018

We were out for a meal for 2 on a special occasion, when we were seated and served our food a table for 4 to our left was turned and rearranged for seating for 6 people. This had a very bad impact on our whole experience, due to the fact we then had the backs of the people seated there in very close proximity to us which impinged on our privacy. Also when the staff were serving this and other tables and people going to use the toilets we felt like we were eating in a corridor due to this table rearrangement. Our evening was cut short and spoiled as a result of this. When leaving we made our views know to the manager who seemed to be totally uninterested in our evenings experience.

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5.0Dined on 22 March 2018

I was trying to find a tasty pizza in Dublin, and I got it at Pacino's. I will come back to try other options from the menu!

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3.0Dined on 17 March 2018

Had the lasagna and seafood linguine, the food was flavorful and served promptly. The service was slow and hard to find, starting after being seated at our table. Our evening started with a new waitress, we ordered a bottle of J Lohr Chardonnay and she brought 2 glasses of a French wine. Our food was delicious and decent portions.

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4.0Dined on 9 March 2018

Went to Pacinos on Friday evening to meet my daughter from college for an hour. The food and service were excellent. The only downside was the space between seat and table is very tight and I’m a size 8. Lovely experience though

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5.0Dined on 10 February 2018

Excellent food and service. Will definetly be back.

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4.0Dined on 31 December 2017

New Years!

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4.0Dined on 29 December 2017

Very pleasant and buzzy restaurant with good flat crust pizzas and pasta dishes.

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5.0Dined on 22 December 2017

Hi. I can’t fault it. Everything was perfect and a really lovely atmosphere which was helped by genuinely lovely staff. We will be back 😘

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4.0Dined on 22 December 2017

Lovely greeting at the door by a manager.. swiftly seated and had our two small daughters with us and given a lovely booth which suited us perfectly.
Service also was swift, Polite and helpful.. our daughters food was very quick which was a bonus as hey don’t do well with any delay when they are hungry.
Definitely try this place again when we are in town.

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3.0Dined on 14 October 2017

Food was excellent but service wasn't what you would expect from such a top rated restaurant. We had a reservation for 9, left standing waiting at the door to be seated until 20 past 9. No aplogises given for delay. After being seating staff taking the orders very rude.

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5.0Dined on 6 September 2017

It was a very nice dinner for my best friends birthday. The lights were a little too low and we could barely see what we were eating but I see the mood and vibe they were setting in the restaurant. The waitresses weren't all that attentive, however the manager or maître d' that was on duty the night of September 6, 2017 was great. He was very friendly and attentive to our needs as well as others. Kudos to him. He is the only reason I gave the service score a 4/5. The food was delicious and we over all had a great time. I would definitely recommend this spot for nice sit down dinners or date nights.

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4.0Dined on 6 September 2017

Good food and service ok but if you have did or more people they charge a service charge so sit 4 and 2😁

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3.0Dined on 26 August 2017

We Booked a table for 9pm for 6 people on OpenTable; the restaurant called a while later to say they couldn't accommodate us at that time. We agreed to delay the reservation until 9.30, with the staff member saying it would be ready by then. When we arrived, there was no table. The lady dealing with reservations was extremely busy setting up other tables( not for us!) and just asked us to wait In the centre of the restaurant but didn't give a time frame on how long it would take. We eventually asked for any table in the short term and got a table for 4 whilst waiting for the other table to be added. We had to find additional chairs ourselves. We eventually got seated at 10 to 10, which for us was way too late to eat. As a positive the service staff that actually dealt with us when ordering were absolutely lovely and the food was very tasty. I just wouldn't depend on the reservation times at all and there was also just an assumption that we'd continue to wait as long as was necessary. To be fair, if we'd known, we would simply have booked elsewhere, but at that hour our hands were tied. It seems to defeat the purpose of opentable if the available slots are not actually available.

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5.0Dined on 9 August 2017

Great food. Good service. Very large portions. They kindly sorted out a table for us in the blind pig afterwards

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5.0Dined on 7 August 2017

We had a nice dinner at Pacino's. Pastas were very tasty. Welcome was agreable.

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3.0Dined on 28 July 2017

This was my first time at Pacino's based on reviews I saw on Open Table.
The service was good, reasonably attentive but not co-ordinated. Too many different servers were attending to our table, sometimes asking us the same things (e.g. "are you finished?") within 30 seconds of another server asking.
We were pressured to ordering our desserts because the kitchen was closing.
I left instructions with our main waiter that I wanted to pay the bill (while I was on my way to the men's room) but another waiter brought us the bill and my friend ended up paying, which is exactly what I wanted to avoid.
However, the staff were friendly, the prices were reasonable and the food was good.
Overall, we were in great form and had a good time there.

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5.0Dined on 16 June 2017

We loved our experience at Pacino's - we were in Dublin for 8 days and enjoyed three of our evening meals there. The food and service are excellent by any standard - the spaghetti carbonara and pasta bolognese were the best we've had anywhere in the world (literally). And, the pizza bread is a must try as is the Irish coffee. We can't say enough good things about this charming restaurant!!

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5.0Dined on 19 March 2017

Had a lovely meal on Sunday night. Restaurant wasn't full. Service was great and we were left plenty of time between courses. Food was excellent and plenty of it.

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1.0Dined on 8 February 2017

Went there while visiting our daughter. Our daughter's order was messed up and arrived 20 minutes later. The booth next to us was being used to film a commercial which completely disrupted our meal and the service. This should've been done after hours.

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4.0Dined on 28 July 2016

2nd Visit to Pacinos and was not disappointed
Staff are efficient and friendly, Food is authentic and reasonably priced and city centre location is fantastic.

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5.0Dined on 24 June 2016

Pacinos is a great Italian restaurant. Meatballs in tomato sauce is really wonderful. Make sure you are hungry as you really get a lot to eat-great value . Front of house guy is really excellent, and nothing is any trouble.
Really recommend a visit.

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4.0Dined on 5 June 2016

I've been here several times and the food is always good.On this occasion I came with a group of friends and although I changed the booking on OpenTable and left a phone message the staff were not aware and made a bit of fuss when we arrived. It was fine in the end but could have been avoided. Our food was lovely and good value. The atmosphere in Pacinos is always buzzy and lively. Recommended (even in spite of the reservation mix up)!

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3.0Dined on 27 March 2016

This was a disappointing visit to Pacino's. The Pizza was dry and lacking ingredients - very poor and tough to eat. They had run out of goats cheese and other mains on the menu. The prawns and pasta were good but 3 prawns was just not enough! Good service and lovely wine but food shod have been so much better!

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5.0Dined on 4 December 2015

Pacinos is a great place to go and eat the food is great very tasty the staff are very attentive the cost of dining is first class a would recpormend it to anyone for a great experience in Italian cooking

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