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Mao Dun Laoghaire

The Pavilion | Dun Laoghaire, Dublin 16, Ireland
+353 1 214 8090
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
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“nasi goreng” (7 reviews)
“veg curry” (3 reviews)
“side salad” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Pavilion | Dun Laoghaire, Dublin 16, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff are friendly and food is nice. The lemon sole is very nice. It’s a comfortable setting. We finished with a walk down the coast.

Thank Cucuod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good seating (imperative for 'bad backers') stylish decor (& general design along with other little touches such as the floor plan, design of the menu, overall colour coordination reflected in staff uniforms etc) and VERY efficient service. The menu retains a smattering of eclectic South...More

Thank Thirdtimeround
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant has a trendy look, you wont overhear what others are chatting at the nearby tables, the music is good and so the dishes. The Singaporean Noodles were with a little variety from the original recipe, but thus it doesn't mean it wasn't good....More

Thank Amireta
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Awesome and fresh food with good service. Was not the cheapest, but didnt serve any french fries which gives a restaurant in Dublin anyways atleast two and half stars.

Thank Niklas N
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

On a wet night entered a very quiet Mao Good Thai soup. Deep fried squid very greasy Chicken dishes just ok

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Service is shockingly bad, would never return. The "manager" with glasses is unhelpful , disinterested and stood chatting in the kitchen. Sons food arrived after our mains. They cleared the table when we went to the toilet. You have to ask for everything. Never came...More

Thank Sinead G
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Asian meals of a different range. Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian. But not fully original taste. They serve the meals in a fresh way and the concept of the open kitchen is also interesting. Many high chairs for babies/kids and also baby changing facilities available. They...More

Thank BenNurVei
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Just collected a takeaway no protein much in boxes all tons of noodles over sauced no care taken so if you want to hunt for meat or tofu don’t go here. Come on people we all cook at home its so bad atrocious!

Thank Sylvia H
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

I got Mao for takeaway. I have experienced similar Asian restaurants like that of Mao and they can be hit and miss so I was wary about ordering from here. The food arrived exactly on time. The food came in takeaway boxes. The portions were...More

Thank tracey m
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Singapore noodles very salty ,garlic bread served cold and sprinkled with a lot of salt . Very disappointing and over priced

Thank taebags
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Pavilion | Dun Laoghaire, Dublin 16, Ireland (Formerly Cafe Mao - Dun Laoghaire)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 214 8090
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Catch some fire in one of our newly refurbished Mao restaurants - Dublin's favourite Thai/Asian restaurant chain. Our chefs are dedicated to the art of Asian cuisine and their dedication ensures that all our dishes are prepared using only 100% Irish beef, the freshest of ingredients and keeping our cooking MSG and virtually fat free!
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