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Top 10  Restaurants in Dublin

10. Boojum

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We are betting you came to Ireland for the Mexican food, right? How perfect, because Boojum is the best little burrito bar you’ll ever find…in Ireland. Boasting cheap eats, multiple locations, and food trucks on the go, Boojum is a Top 10 Dublin restaurant fave of locals and travelers alike. Try their famous build your own burrito bowl for a truly mouth-watering experience. Take a break from the potatoes and put a little spice back in your life. Open daily 11:30 AM – 10:30 PM. 

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9. Dax Restaurant

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Easily earning a place on our Top 10 Dublin restaurants is Dax, the epitome of class. This gorgeous fine dining venue boasts a Georgian atmosphere with an open fire and flag-stone floors. The chef serves incredible Irish cuisine with a French flare so you’ll always be surprised. Don’t miss the stellar wine list—it’s okay to stop drinking whiskey for a few hours, no one will judge you. Open for lunch Tue – Fri 12:30 – 2 PM and for dinner Tue – Sat 5:30 – 10 PM. 

8. The Winding Stair

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What kind of bow can’t be tied? A rainbow. Looking out over the River Liffey and a great place to spot a few rainbows, The Winding Stair has been a hidden Top 10 Dublin eatery for years. Serving Irish food and using ingredients from local providers, you won’t be able to get enough of the cheeseboards, smoked fish, and decadent wine. Not convinced? There is a whimsical bookshop on the ground floor of the restaurant. Open daily for lunch 12 – 5 PM and dinner 5:30 – 10:30 PM 

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7. Fallon & Byrne

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This is not your average Top Ten Dublin restaurant! This is a food emporium/wine cellar/smart, brasserie-style restaurant. Stop by for any meal or just for snacks and head to the wine cellar to try any of their 600 wines on the spot! The restaurant is naturally lit and full of wonder. Open for lunch Mon – Sat 12 – 3 PM and Sun 12 – 4 PM, open for dinner Mon – Tue 6 – 9 PM, Wed – Thurs 6 – 10 PM, Fri – Sat 6 – 11 PM, and Sun 6 – 9 PM. 

6. The Quays

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Nestled into the middle of Dublin’s cultural quarter, Temple Bar, this quaint Irish restaurant will have your taste buds rejoicing. Offering live music, friendly service, and a romantic atmosphere, you won’t want to miss the Quays. Serving dishes like Irish Stew, Dublin Coddle, and Cottage Pie, you’ll be feeling the magic of Ireland in no time at this Top 10 Dublin restaurant. Speaking of magic, what do you get when two leprechauns have a conversation? Small talk. Open daily 12 PM – 10:30 PM. 

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5. Beanhive

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You might be thinking this is just another charming café—bean there, done that. But wait! This charming café offers specialty coffees, Irish breakfast, and a whole lot of love. Fresh food with a funky modern twist, the Beanhive offers a break from Irish comfort food and doesn’t break the bank. Keep calm and Irish on, Top 10 Dublin travelers. Open Mon – Fri 7:15 AM – 6 PM, Sat 9 AM – 6 PM, and Sun 9:30 AM – 6 PM.

4. I Monelli

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No, we aren’t crazy. Yes, an Italian restaurant made the cut for our Top Ten Dublin restaurants! I Monelli is rated as the best Italian restaurant in Dublin and offers delicious homemade pasta with natural complimenting ingredients. The restaurant is set along the River Liffey and boasts stunning views, perfect for that extra special getaway. We know how much you love that potato stew and Guinness, but we promise you won’t regret a change up. Open Mon 5 – 10:30 PM, Wed – Sat 5 – 10:30 PM, and Sun 1 – 10:30 PM. 

3. Pickle

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Sticking with the green Irish theme, this Top 10 Dublin restaurant decided to take it a different route. Pickle is the top rated Indian restaurant in Dublin and rated by locals as a place you don’t want to miss. This amazing establishment offers countless vegetarian options so flavorful you won’t even know what to do. If you’re in a pickle and can’t find a lunch spot, well, you know where to go. Open for lunch Tues – Fri 12 PM – 2:30 PM and for dinner Tues – Sat 5 – 10:30 PM and Sun 3 – 10 PM.  

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2. Chapter One

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The Irishmen’s choice for our Top 10 Dublin restaurant is Chapter One, the first section of an amazing food book you’ll never forget. Serving up traditional Irish cuisine for the past 20 years, this restaurant will open your eyes to the world of Irish flavors. Check out the Gate Theatre down the road for a show after your meal or wander around the city square and enjoy the nightlife. Open Tue – Fri 12:30 PM – 2 PM and 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM and Sat 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM.

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1. Trocadero

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Earning the number one spot is Top Ten Dublin restaurant Trocadero, a beloved eatery. A theatrical haven, this quaint establishment offers dreamy intimacy and a posh atmosphere. The smoked salmon has a wonderful reputation, along with the sticky toffee pudding for dessert. Catch a show if you can, the luck of the Irish says you won’t regret it! Open Mon – Fri 5 PM – 11:45 PM and Sat 4 PM – 11:45 PM.

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