Osteria Lucio

4.5
405 reviews
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€31 to €50
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Italian
Top tags:
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
The story of food is the story of friendship. When you combine Irish conviviality with the irrepressible Italian nature, it’s always going to be a good thing. Chefs Ross Lewis and Luciano Tona have been friends through Michelin starred food, and tall tales, for many years. At Osteria Lucio they unite their love of Irish and Italian food with the very best of produce, from both countries.
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Dublin
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Great food with real authentic Italian quality. Slightly more expensive than the usual Italian restaurants but the quality of the food is worth the premium. Great ambiance and staff are very attentive.

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DL
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Very enjoyable lunch. Slightly pricy food and very pricy winelist.
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C
London
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I love Osteria Lucio. The staff are unfailingly attentive, the food is wonderful and the ambience is warm. We had a really enjoyable visit for our son's birthday the other night.

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FM
Limerick
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Pre theatre crowd of mixed ages, young to middle age, made for a lively atmosphere. Staff were friendly service was quick and efficient and food was excellent. Would go again.

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OT
Cornwall
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great authentic Italian cuisine. Waiter gave excellent recommendations. Definitely come back.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

Beef ragu was dry. Wine was good. Affogato was good. Service was meh. Took them a 15 mins to see that our dishes were empty and then to clear our table, then we had to ask twice for another bottle of water, then it took another 10 mins to pay after asking for the bill. Service was generally a bit slow all night.

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MO
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall 3Food 2Service 3Ambience 4

Loved the ambiance! Disappointed with food- brushetta bread so hard could not eat and prawn linguine had about 3 prawns in it- @24e that's not good enough. Service good.

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CG
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely ambience food needed more seasoning but enjoyed overall meal thank you

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JB
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Good food, nice atmosphere and good service. Way too expensive for what it was. 2 main courses, 3 glasses of wine for €100 - come on!

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ET
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 11 April 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Delicious pizza and great service. Very handy for meal before going to a show in the Bord Gáis Theatre.

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EG
N. Ireland
1 review
Dined on 10 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great value pre-theatre menu and really enjoyed the food

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KM
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food was excellent just seemed to be a bit over priced . But would still recommend.

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RF
Dublin
5 reviews
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Great atmosphere, good wine by the glass and good selection of food.

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JS
1 review
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Lovely atmosphere and service. Food was very good. Very fresh. Smallish portions, but lovely food. With a bigger wallet, I'd order more. But very much enjoyed it!

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Naples
13 reviews
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Lovely spot. great service and good food. wine list could be a little more wide-ranging in terms of price. Thought it was too expensive.

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BH
West Sussex
1 review
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A real find! Delicious food, friendly and efficient service, great atmosphere. Close to Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, so perfect for a pre-performance dinner.

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MM
London
2 reviews
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful evening, wish we did not have to rush away to a show in the Bord Gais.

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N
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Super friendly place for two jet-lagged New Yorkers on their first night in Dublin. Great and varied menu - charming interior and very cool exterior. Lovely service and just a totally great vibe.

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C
1 review
Dined on 21 March 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 4Ambience 5

Too loud to talk. The food is just okay but very expensive

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B
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall 2Food 3Service 2Ambience 3

Overrated and overpriced, a superficial and narcissistic environment, small portions of mediocre food, a good buzz but that’s about it.

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EL
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fabulous meal at Osteria Lucio. Would highly recommend and will be back!

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DM
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 15 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely place! Gorgeous setting and great ambiance! We were heading to the theatre so were under time pressure and the staff couldn’t have been more accommodating! Will definitely be heading back!

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A
7 reviews
Dined on 12 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food and buzzy atmosphere!

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JC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 12 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great ambience with fantastic food! It's always full so make sure you make a reservation. Love the brick wall and warm lighting that gives a really nice atmosphere. I tried their Tagliatelle with ragu and it's the best I've ever had. Craving for it now that I'm thinking about it!

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I
London
4 reviews
Dined on 10 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food , outstanding staff and a brilliant ambience in an intimate setting !

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OT
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great Italian pizza.

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OT
Brisbane / QLD
3 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great service, there when needed but unobtrusive. Food was very tasty. Lovely setting once you recognise the rumbling as the trains running overhead. I’ll be back.

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s
London
6 reviews
Dined on 4 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wow. From the moment I arrived (early)all the staff were friendly and accommodating. I had the Burrata, best I’ve had since Sicily, so creamy. Next was the “young” (rose veal) T Bone, cooked perfectly and served simply. Sweet, buttery & juicy, a delight. I even enjoyed the broccoli. It was a delicious. Not much in the way of carbs, but, it made the meat more enjoyable. Loved it.

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MR
1 review
Dined on 3 March 2019
Overall 3Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

Very expensive for a piece of taglietine. Never again

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B
4 reviews
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

As it was my wife's birthday I asked if a small gesture could possibly be made at dessert. Thank you for arranging this.

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DO
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Unfortunately my husband and I had to leave early due to our baby son being upset at home with Granny but everyone was so gracious about our early departure despite having ordered that we were unbelievably touched. For the time that we did spend there we were really impressed with the atmosphere, drinks (2 Old Fashioneds), menu, and above all the staff. We’ll definitely be back.

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BD
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Great restaurant - excellent food and location and great for a meal before shows in the grand canal theatre

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GW
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My sister had recommended Osteria Lucio but I never seemed to have enough time to try it out. Now that I have - I'll be back. Staff were so welcoming and attentive

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CM
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Very tasty food for great value. The service was of high level, very friendly waitress. The noise level was high however it is expected under an arch and train line. Overall, very nice atmosphere.

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GF
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Easy walk to Bord Gais, friendly staff and lovely food. You feel welcome and staff seem happy. Good pre-theatre menu.

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S
London
7 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Beautiful meal, food was lovely and good choice on pre theatre menu.

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AN
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 21 February 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

I was disappointed with the tasting menu. We had it 6 months ago and it was much better then.

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JS
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This is one of “go to” places in town and it’s always great!!

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ND
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Outstanding food and a buzzing atmosphere. Will definitely return soon.

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JL
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 3Food 2Service 3Ambience 3

Definitely a big fan of the restaurant, usually go for work lunches but as we see going to 3 Arena we booked for dinner. The food is usually really good but I have to say I was disappointed this time. We didn’t even get the early bird and went full a la carte. The gnocchi with beef was a bit like irish stew with very large chunks of beef in it and overly soft gnocchi, and was very under seasoned. My pasta had about 2 half pieces of broken up prawns in it and was borderline over cooked. The tiramisu was fairly dry too. As I said I’m a big fan but the food was disappointing this time.

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