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Rosa Madre, Dublin, Co. Dublin

Rosa Madre

4.6
4.6
1286 Reviews
€31 to €50
Italian
Rosa Madre is the most authentic Italian restaurant in Dublin. We are located in the heart of Dublin, one of the most exciting and vibrant areas of Dublin with great shops, bars and many five stars hotels.


We specialize in fresh fish, delivered daily by local suppliers and we guarantee to always have the finest quality available. Our seafood cuisine is characterized by the simple quality of the catch. We place our orders during the night, directly from the port where the fish is delivered to ensure we always get the freshest product available.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 16 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    €31 to €50
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Seafood
  • Hours of operation
    Tue, Wed 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Thu–Sat 12:30 pm–11:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (01) 551 1206
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Chef Luca Rosati

What 1,286 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Dublin

    Great for fine wines

  • Dublin 2

    Great for fine wines

  • Dublin 2

    Romantic

  • Dublin 2

    Italian

1,286 Reviews
  1. michaelH

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A really nice night ... good food. Good service. Dublin prices but that's the way it is. Wine list is bananas .....Pages and pages of high end wines which no one other that the ultra rich would contemplate buying .. had a nice "house " Pino at €48 ... nice atmosphere and a bit of theatre around the service of some of the dishes a created at table ... all over a nice experience... thank you all

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  2. JohnS

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Rosa Madre never disappoints, lovely staff , perfect understated ambience , delicious food , great wine list , we have visited this restaurant on many occasions and can’t wait to go again

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  3. Stephen

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Beautiful food in a lovely environment. Feels like a family-run, authentic restaurant. Flavours are lovely, portions are decent and the service is impeccable. The only downside is it's very expensive for what you get, but for a once off, it was a fab experience.

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  4. JaniceR

    London

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Good food and extensive wine menu to chose from although a little pricey

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service, great food and large selection of drinks, definitely recommend

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  6. David

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amaing service, wonderful food. Very professional.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Leinster

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Very disappointed with our meal tonight. The service was nice and friendly. Our starter was good both of us had scallops. The main course was really bad we both had supposedly pan fried sole which came out very quickly and it was completely raw in the middle. But for the price of €45 for the dish you would expect fresh fish and this one wasn’t it was blueberry and disgusting 🤮. Really not the fish restaurant they advertised. So disappointing. Wine list really long and ridiculous expensive some bottles of wine €3000 +. Our waitress recommended something more in our price range and she recommended a nice bottle of white to go with our fish 😂. Dessert was nice but overall experience disappointing definitely not going back there

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    3 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Starter was cold. Apparently reheated after refrigeration and unfortunately not properly heated because inside was still cold. The interior is dark and stuffy with old thick brown carpets.

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  9. NataliaF

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I thoroughly enjoyed my evening at Rosa Madre from start to finish. The service was great and the food was outstanding. I will be back!

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  10. ValF

    Dublin

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Hands down best pasta in Dublin. Staff is lovely and very accommodating so can’t wait to go back 🤩♥️

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  11. OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really great experience, Andre our waiter gave us an excellent wine choice and in general couldn't ask for better service. We got a great table and the restaurant had a really nice ambience and delicious food. Will be happy to go back anytime.

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  12. VictoriaDain

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A hidden gem 🫶🏻 absolutely stunning place, marvelous food, excellent service, my new favorite place in Dublin!

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  13. MrKubiaki

    Dublin

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was excellent, and so were the staff and the ambiance.

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  14. OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food. But too expensive especially if you consider you are eating pasta.

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  15. OpenTable Diner

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always an excellent experience here with great choice and specials. Staff all very pleasant and helpful. Ambience cozy and comfortable

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  16. KKBaz

    Dublin

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Another lovely meal in our favourite Dublin Italian restaurant. The food, the service, the ambiance , everything just lovely....... lovely ....... thank you

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  17. Critic91

    Dublin

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Overall experience was good. Starter and dessert best dishes l, the main was not at the standard. On the menu was 'pappardelle mushrooms' but they served instead tagliatelle. The sauce was lacking olive oil to make it smoother.

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  18. GinoR

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing ambiance & great food! Must visit in Dublin

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  19. helenb

    Dublin

    12 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    Hi. Food great but service was really poor. They seemed very short in staff.

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  20. Tandd

    Dublin

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was delicious very tasty well presented staff very helpful

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  21. Belnda

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely restaurant, all of the food was fresh and delicious. Staff were super friendly as well.

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  22. GenP

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Guarantee of a fantastic dinner. Great innovation in the menu and Luca is always the perfect host.

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  23. stephaned

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 30, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic to all regards The best place in Dublin !

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  24. OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always the best service, food and ambience! Can’t fault it (ever)..

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  25. OpenTable Diner

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Took friends who had never been and absolutely loved it !

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  26. AnneS

    Dublin

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 19, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 1
    While the food was excellent. I was disappointed with the overall experience. I follow Rosa madre on social media and it was not like anything that is portrayed on social media.

    1 person found this helpful

  27. OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Loved it, gorgeous date night so cosy, will be back !

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  28. KieranB

    Dublin

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Luca and his team excelled themselves as usual. Standards are kept to the highest level.

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  29. OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely food, very attentive waiters, very nice environment. Highly recommend!

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  30. LauraM

    London

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on January 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The meal was delicious and we also enjoyed caviar and a vintage bottle of dom perignon that was really incredible. I would absolutely go back the next time I’m in Dublin.

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  31. MatteoB

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing Italian restaurant, quality of the food oustanding. Highly recommend the lobster.

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything about this restaurant is Five *. The food was delicious with very generous portions. The staff are so friendly and helpful. Amazing wine list, and they will recommend great reasonably priced wines. Highly recommend.

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  33. MartinP

    Manchester

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First time visit but I heard great things about the place. Great food and service. Couple of pasta dishes (only couple) slightly overpriced for what they are but the service and ambience more than live up to the reputation. Will be back. Great place that feels like home. Thank you

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  34. ClaireC

    Dublin

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Beautiful restaurant , exquisite food and excellent attention to detail.

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  35. OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 2, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Cuisine de très bonne qualité et personnel très professionnel. Un choix de vins exceptionnel. Prix un peu élevés.. si vous voulez vous faire plaisir....

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  36. OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    À great experience ! It was delicious Very warm atmosphere

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  37. ElaineI

    Dublin

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    God tier, as always! Exceptional food and service; an overall stellar experience.

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  38. OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 29, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Absolutely incredible Italian food. The waitress recommended the which dishes we pick when we asked her opinion which I really love!

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  39. OpenTable Diner

    London

    9 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on December 29, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Not sure what I expected but it didn’t meet expectations. Mentioned in booking that it was to celebrate a 21st birthday celebration. Obviously not noted.

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  40. LaviniaM

    Dublin

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 28, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The service was great, the waiter was very polite and helpful. The starter I ordered was seabream tartare and it was delicious. For the main course we ordered risotto and clam linguini. The risotto was very good but the linguini was very oily and I couldn’t taste the pasta very well. I would definitely go back to Rosa Madre for the great service and to try the other dishes.

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Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Rosa Madre is rated 4.6 stars by 1286 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 16 times today
Google Map for Rosa Madre

Rosa Madre Restaurant, 7 Crow Street, Temple Bar, Dublin, Co. Dublin D02 YT38

Additional information

  • Neighborhood
    Temple Bar
  • Hours of operation
    Tue, Wed 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Thu–Sat 12:30 pm–11:00 pm
  • Price
    €31 to €50
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Seafood
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    None
  • Public transit
    Nearest bus stop South George's Street
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Chef Luca Rosati
  • Additional
    Entertainment, Wine
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