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Il Sorriso

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Ross Terrace 1 New Street | Malahide, Malahide, Ireland
+353 1 845 2584
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've being going to Il Sorriso for years, always a safe bet. Friendly staff, delicious meals... until today. I went back with family, I noticed a lot of their usual tasty dishes are no longer on the menu. And furthermore my dish - a pasta, prawn, chicken & asparagus, was a starter size portion for €18! It was tiny! I... More 

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Thank Megmillsor
Dublin, Ireland
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visit il sorriso often, not just for the food but for their gorgeous wine selection - worth mentioning their gorgeous house red, their staff and the whole relaxed ambiance of the restaurant. I've come here with friends, family and with my partner and have always been impressed. I love their lasagne & their bruschetta the most but everything else... More 

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Thank Shauna K
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very good Italian restaurant in the centre of Malahide. All the usual pizzas and a large variety of pastas. Our meals were both very very good. There was a very good atmosphere and the staff were very good. Their Tiramisu was excellent and a good size for sharing. Meals were sensibly priced.

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Thank Michael M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went there with my parents, they were on holidays, i cannot complaint at all: very good, proper and tasty italian food, great staff and nice atmosphere. A little piece of Italy in Ireland.

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Thank Elisabetta S
Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Best Carbonara you can get. Clean, professional, Really friendly staff. If you crave some Italian food, this is where you want to go!

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Thank Espen2000
County Meath, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

I visited with a friend on a Monday evening. I hadn't had such nice, genuine Italian food in a long time, I was very impressed and I can't wait to go back to try other things on the menu. What can I say? Lately I feel that all Italian restaurants much work off the same recipe, they taste so similar,... More 

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Thank Naopuku
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Went here with family for dinner - kids all loved their dishes which included Chicken salad, bruscetta, spaghetti bolognaise and marguerite pizza. Lovely desserts today - tiramisu was great! Service excellent and perfect for a good value family meal out.

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Thank happyj660
Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Return visit. Food was excellent. Hosts were good. Glass of Prosecco a bit steep. Had the Bruschetta to start and pasta dishes for main courses. ❤️❤️❤️

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Thank Maura-Irish
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Just a lovely meal, had the early bird menu, the mussels and then I had the 12oz steak with chips, perfectly cooked to my wish. Home made chips just like my mums. Everyone else had a really good meal with good service. Would recommend to anyone.

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Thank Jonnymox
County Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Well cooked but meat could be better. Good service , stuff very kind. Pizza , starters perfect. Mussels delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
Cuisine
Italian, European, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ross Terrace 1 New Street | Malahide, Malahide, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Malahide
  • Phone Number: +353 1 845 2584
Description
IL Sorriso is the perfect place to casually enjoy friends and family over great food and wine, with excellent service, the way it used to be at grandma’s house. We offer a full menu that features authentic flavours.Our foods are always made fresh to order, using only the highest quality ingredients to ensure great taste every time. We blend traditional home cooking with hearty dishes from the Italian Peninsula in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere.Ready to sit back, relax, and be catered to? Our courteous professional staff are happy to serve. From family dining to a night out, our restaurant is great for everyone.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?