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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Stadium
“Are you ready for a 17-storey high? Then bring your adventurous spirit (and your camera!) to Croke Park’s Skyline. Located right in the heart of the city, this thrilling rooftop walkway is actually Dublin’s highest open-viewing platform and offers breathtaking panoramic views of Ireland’s vibrant capital from the mountains to the sea. This Dublin City tour highlights all of the capital’s main landmarks while giving you an insight into its heartfelt history, told in a uniquely charming way by the charismatic Tour Guides. Then of course there’s the sporting highlight – the incredible view from the platform that’s suspended over the Croke Park pitch itself. Multilingual audio guides are available on request to complement the live tour.”
  • 84 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Stadium
“5th largest stadium in Europe, 80,000 capacity Very significant in Irish History due to a masacre of innocent people that took place there during a sporting match”
  • 61 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Italian Restaurant
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“The most authentic Italian food in a family run restaurant My parents are from Casalattico, Italy (between Rome and Naples). They emigrated to Dublin in 1956 and in 1960 purchased 148 North Strand Road, for the princely sum of 4000 Irish pounds. My parents ran a Fish & Chip shop at the premises like many Italians in Dublin at the time. They ran a successful business there until 1975 and they leased it to another Italian family. I took over the premises in 2010 and wanted to open a ‘Sapori D Italia’ so Da Mimmo was born! We serve fresh home made Italian food daily from 10:30 – 11:00 pm Our specials board changes daily. Our 2 course lunch 8.50 euro is very popular. Da Mimmo was nominated for the Lovin’ Dublin ‘Best Restaurant’ catagory in November 2014. In December 2014 we celebrated 4 years in business. We are proud of our family food tradition at North Strand. We hope future generations of our family will be here serving you in years to come. See you in Da Mimmo soon!”
  • 52 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Popular pizza/pasta restaurant. Great food, nice staff, lively, Family friendly.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Tuesday nights you order any bottle of wine and get a free pizza! Lovely authentic Italian restaurant with lovely staff. Craft beers, Spritz and over 60 wines! 2 course lunch is 10 euro and is Highly recommended!!! Located right opposite Croke Park”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
“This is an excellent place for breakfast and lunch, and is just around the corner from Bayview”
  • 11 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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“Original Irish pub named after the famous Hogan stand in Croke Park Stadium. This is the place to be on match day! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“A great local pub for anyone looking for an authentic Irish pub experience!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Pub
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“Located close to one of Irelands Famous National Stadiums Croke Park this pub has a great atmosphere during match day. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Establishment
“GAA is a core part of sport culture in Ireland and this museum is like no other sporting museum that you will ever visit. This museum not only celebrates Ireland’s national games, it also vividly brings to life how the GAA has contributed to irelands cultural, social and sporting heritage. Featured exhibitions include the original Sam Maguire and Liam MacCarthy Cups, the rousing Hall of Fame, and a whole floor dedicated to the games as they are today. When you’re done exploring, get a taste of the action in the popular Interactive Games Zone, where you can test your hurling and Gaelic football skills! Also have a look at the Skyline Tour for Dublin’s highest open-viewing platform. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Really founded by bretons! Great place for breakfast - moderate prices, good quality and service.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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  • 3 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Japanese takeaway with one of the most comprehensive menus in Dublin. It's just minutes away by foot, but they deliver. The takoyaki, a deep fried octopus dish, is a rare treat.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Hotel
“Great for dinner and at a reasonable price. Also the Dublin tour bus leaves from here so you don't need to trek all the way into the city centre”
  • 5 locals recommend