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Taste at Rustic

4.6
225 reviews
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€31 to €50
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Japanese
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  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
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Taste at Rustic is an exciting restaurant in the heart of Dublin City. A food experience by Dylan McGrath to explore the idea of flavour, tastes and in the room cooking, while being influenced by Japan, Spain and South America.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Japanese, Sushi
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Hours of Operation
Tuesday - Thursday: 17.00-22.30

Friday - Saturday: 17.00-23.00
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Phone number
(01) 526 7701
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Payment Options:
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Dylan McGrath
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Private Party Facilities
Please contact our Head of Events Nicole Souza for any special event requests.
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Private Party Contact
Nicole Souza: (01) 901 2268
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Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, View, Wine
What 225 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.7
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.0
Value
Noise · Moderate
92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 6 days ago

We ate in Taste at rustic.Fantastic meal. Staff were brilliant, friendly and extremely helpfull. Fiid was amazing and would highly recommend to everyone. Although I've also eaten in rustic too and is equally amazing.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Great quality food, excellent presentation, worthy of recognition!

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

Sat at the counter to watch the food prep and the attention to detail before serving. Really enjoyed the food and wine, great lamb and monkfish main courses

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

An excellent dining experience. The pre dinner bites are delicious. Tempura broccoli was amazing. Second time visiting Taste and had be sea bream pot and it was as good second time. The service was excellent. Our wait staff were very attentive but not overbearing. I will definitely be back in the near future. It is pricey but definitely worth it

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Really enjoyed our meal here. We have wanted to try taste as it was recommended and we veey much enjoyed our night. Serbice was excellent. Quick and efficient. Relaxing romantic atmosphere. Food was outstanding. Would definitely come back again

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4.0Dined on 7 April 2018

Food was good but overpriced. It's not something you can do very often. You pay a lot for portions that are way too small.

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5.0Dined on 31 March 2018

This is an amazing restaurant, with a outstanding food.

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5.0Dined on 24 March 2018

De l’période servi avant de passer à table au dîner, tout était parfait, l’ambiance, le cadre et quel régal !!! Les plats sont divins, plein de saveurs et de goûts, aussi beaux que bons, rustique mais original.
Un repas délicieux !

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5.0Dined on 24 March 2018

We had the most amazing meal! All the food was stunning! Service was amazing and atmosphere great. Watching the chefs work was brilliant! They are very talented! The best meal we’ve ever had and beautiful wine and cocktails to wash it all down.

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5.0Dined on 23 March 2018

The food is to die for. But what makes it truly superb is the staff. All amazingly attentive and warm and friendly. Lenka did a magnificent job and I thank her for being wonderful.

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5.0Dined on 23 March 2018

Fab evening....staff amazing food was delish and we will eat there again very soon! Would recommend this restaurant to try.

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5.0Dined on 15 March 2018

An amazing experience!! Excellent in every aspect. Very highly recommended.

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4.0Dined on 13 March 2018

Great service and advice from staff! Tasty food and great wine selection!

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5.0Dined on 9 March 2018

Great service and atmosphere. Didn't rush us to leave the table. We enjoyed a couple of drinks afterwards in the bar also. Would highly reccommend for groups.

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4.0Dined on 7 March 2018

Delicious and expensive. 400 Euro for group of three.

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5.0Dined on 24 February 2018

Unfortunately I can't remember out servers name. But she was fantastic. The whole experience in full was fantastic. Even being able to engage with the chefs was a delight. Can't wait to get back for a new tasting menu 😀😀😀

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5.0Dined on 23 February 2018

We had a fantastic night at rustic. we met Dylan McGrath on our way in (happy accident).... we had amazing waiters Marco & Florin who are very experienced & knowledgeable and their recommendations on food & wine were spot on. great experience from start to finish!!! highly recommend

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5.0Dined on 15 February 2018

5 star everything from start to finish. Fun, friendly & knowledgable staff. Outrageously good vibrant tasting food. A treat for all senses.

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5.0Dined on 10 February 2018

We loved the food the service friendly staff, everything was perfect for us.

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5.0Dined on 2 February 2018

I’d give it 6 stars if I could! We booked a great offer through taste.ie so had a limited menu but that really didn’t matter. The room is very cool, the staff (two guys when we were there) super attentive and fun...and the food is FANTASTIC! Had sushi starter with a steak main course and fantastic orange chocolate desert. Lovely cocktail in the bar afterwards. I didn’t see the a la carte menu which is probably pricey but this place is brilliant - thanks for a super night.

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5.0Dined on 2 February 2018

We had great time in the taste generally,service is great, I wasn’t shocked by price as been there before but my 3 friends need bit time to digest the price. Lol. But we were offered 4 complimentary drinks which are make far more better. :) . Food still amzing as usual .

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4.0Dined on 27 January 2018

Nice meal, very tasty. Sharing sushi plates a lovely starter - 10 pieces necessary for two. Friendly wait staff. Confusing entrance - went to two wrong bars/restaurants before finding the actual restaurant

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5.0Dined on 19 January 2018

Fantastic food and service

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4.0Dined on 31 December 2017

Great food and service! Loved the decor and very confy seats and cozy place. The Bonzai Bar is very hip and great place to have drinks. I was there on New Years Eve and though everything was great I was expecting more for celebrating new years.. no countdown, no sparkling wine and no props!

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5.0Dined on 30 December 2017

The food was sensational, we had the tasting menu and it was well worth worth it. It was a quiet night (just before NYE) but I’d say it would have a great atmosphere in regular times

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5.0Dined on 30 December 2017

We had an excellent Japanese meal here whilst visiting Dublin. Nice variety of dishes and excellent steaks. Very good Service and an enjoyable dinner.

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4.0Dined on 28 December 2017

Highly recommend this restaurant for the high quality of food, would definitely go back there

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5.0Dined on 28 December 2017

As with our last few visits here we brought some friends for a first visit, we all had a wonderful meal as always. The food and service here are by far my favourite of all places I've been to.

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5.0Dined on 23 December 2017

Very delicious food, warm and friendly staff. Service is top class! Best dining experience I've had in a long time!

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5.0Dined on 21 December 2017

Geoff was brilliant and ran the place extremely professionally

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3.0Dined on 12 December 2017

I'd been to Taste at Rustic before and was excited to return. I ordered a glass of wine but the wine had corked and there was cork residue in my glass and my wine glass was chipped which was very unpleasant when I took a sip - I sent this back but was waiting a long time for a replacement that I had to follow up on where it was.

My friend and I order the Sirloin on charcoal - my steak was not cooked very well. Usually I like my steak medium rare but it was close to well done when it arrived. I don't like to complain in restaurants and had already sent my wine back so I ate the food.

I would understand if the restaurant was really busy that these things can happen in these instances but we were the 2nd table in the restaurant so there should be no errors when the restaurant is quiet.

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1.0Dined on 9 December 2017

very disappointing, competely overpriced.
Vegetarian main course was disgraceful, coconut milk and lime with a few veg thrown in, could make it at home in 10 mins and would cost less tha 5 euro.
Veg starter was also just a salad of pear and radish, absolutly no cooking skills required..menu was 65 a head before wine....shocking, we are complete suckers to put up with this stuff!!
Fish main course was raw in centre and inedible despite leaving it on the hot coals for ages.

Will not be back, shame.

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5.0Dined on 9 December 2017

Great evening with fabulous food in a very relaxed atmosphere. We sat at the counter and enjoyed watching the kitchen operate, delivering mouth watering plates of food. The service was excellent with detailed explanations offered for each plate with prompt yet timely service intervention. One of the most enjoyable meals I have had in Dublin, a must for Japanese cuisine or cocktail lovers!

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5.0Dined on 8 December 2017

Get there, it's fantastic. Had the pork to start with followed by sea bream and crab, unreal

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2.0Dined on 6 December 2017

Some of the food items are cleverly created bearing surprise and right balance of umami flavours. Unfortunately the set tasting menu which is usually a safe bet was a continuum of salty broths. Atmosphere was loud - too loud, hot - too hot and busy with people standing leaning on my chair and engaging loudly in conversations across our table.
Staff is friendly and knowledgeable - well oiled machine of a team. Unfortunately Not that clever and we won’t return.

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4.0Dined on 2 December 2017

We had a fabulous meal, very attentive staff and the place is lovely. However, my husband is celiac and notified the waiter of this in advance of ordering. Despite this and having questioned several of the dishes he was informed half way through one of the courses and when he re questioned the waiter, that what he’d just eaten container wheat! He therefore couldn’t finish the course and was Ill that night night and the following day. We were very surprised by this.
This breakdown in communication is not commensurate with the level of service one one associate with a restaurant in that price bracket.

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4.0Dined on 1 December 2017

Very enjoyable, I was nervous that as a vegetarian it would be limiting. Food was excellent, staff knew the menu and made good suggestions.

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5.0Dined on 24 November 2017

The Good was really nice and the staff so friendly and helpfull. Ill be back for sure.

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5.0Dined on 23 November 2017

We had such a wonderful experience here and look forward to returning soon
The food was spectatular and service was excellent
Many thanks!!

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3.0Dined on 22 November 2017

I have had steak there before but the steak I got was not great...I have had better ...better at home and better in that restaurant...given I was on a 1st date I did not want to complain. Ambience is very different on a Wed night V a Saturday night..its not nearly as good on a wed. Service was great and nice help on the wine!

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