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Dinos Italian Restaurant

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58 Castle Street, Dover CT16 1PJ, England
+44 1304 204678
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Kent, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has been a firm favourite since I moved to Dover 18 months ago. Visiting friends have been taken here too. Last night we popped in on the off chance of getting a table and luckily got squeezed in and immediately started on some delicious italian prosecco. Crab Ravioli was on as a "Special Starter" & was utterly amazing... More 

1 Thank st5om
St Margaret's at Cliffe, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

Step back in time at this honest little restaurant, great hospitality lovely food and a reasonable choice on the menu. I find it so nice when I eat in a restaurant where the food is made and served by they nation represented on the menu, too many of the larger chains loose some of the authentic feel this alone gives... More 

3 Thank zeus722017
Braintree, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

Went to Dino's Sunday evening. Not been there for a couple of years as we live in Essex. Our welcome was just the same and Mama still going strong in the kitchen! The food was excellent and recommended wine too. I had the special starter and chicken main course unfortunately too full for dessert; hubby had fish starter and cod... More 

7 Thank kab06
Arundel, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

My wife and I booked this restaurant for Valentine's day and were not quite sure what to expect. My wife and I were very quickly taken by the warm happy atmosphere, the genuine friendly welcome we received by the entire team. There was a real charm to the place. The food was superb, and you could taste the real authentic... More 

4 Thank Holmesy1991
Hove, UK
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296 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

I came here for dinner. My dining experience reminded me of Italian places I had eaten as a child: okay food, but sometimes overcooked. I had the avocado and prawn salad to start with; it looked more like a salad dish. There was little avocado, and the tomatoes and other vegetables weren't that fresh. I followed this up with the... More 

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Had a lovely meal at Dinos, the staff were friendly and accommodating. The menu said that all steaks come with seasonal veg and choice of potatoes so, My husband had a steak stuffed with cheese & ham in a white wine mushroom sauce, that was all he got! You have to order anything else from the side dish, which I... More 

1 Thank Dawn M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

We booked a table at Dinos - did not really know what to expect - the food was the by far the best italian food I have ever tasted and we will definitely be returning.

1 Thank Youni B
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Whilst staying in Alkham, my wife booked us a table at Dinos, based on an article she hadread in Kent Life magazine. On arrival, the restaurant didn't look that inspiring from outside. However that changed once we got inside. The restaurant was busy from the time we arrived, to the time we left. Most of the customers were clearly locals... More 

3 Thank martinrogers1
Perth, Australia
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Our party included children so the pizza option was well regarded. The possibility for many mains to be ordered as starters or tasting dishes also allows for a greater variety. The scallops were nice but not outstanding while bruschetta were freshly prepared from choice tomatoes (an achievement in January). The multi cheese penne tasted better than it looked. A side... More 

2 Thank Gregorious99
Dover, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

very good very friendly food exceptionally well prepared and came out piping hot was a wonderful experience and reccomend

1 Thank matthewking740

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Castle Street, Dover CT16 1PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 204678
Welcome and benvenuti to Dover's longest going family run restaurant.Dino's traditional Italian Restaurant is tucked away in Dover's most sought after street right in the heart of the town.The restaurant has been established since 1977 and is a firm favorite among those craving for authentically prepared traditional Italian cuisine the way only mama can produce.If you fancy a genuine Italian meal and excellent value then please check out our very tempting menu on our website.We look forward to cooking for you soon. Grazie e Buon appetito

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