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Pause Cafe'

1 The Waterfront | Hanover Quay, Dublin D2, Ireland
+353 86 030 6949
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“paninis” (2 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
“pasta” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Italian, European
$$ - $$$
1 The Waterfront | Hanover Quay, Dublin D2, Ireland
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

The service was lacking here. Slow to take orders, staff just standing around and they didn’t bring us water as we requested Food okay, portions a bit paltry for the price

Thank Niall F
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Nice place where I began the day with a delicious meal ! The place let you enjoy the view on the canal. It is very neat and clean, the staff is friendly and the atmosphere is modern ! A very nice adress !

Thank Th8m
Reviewed 28 January 2018

A frequent visitor, this tops my list of relaxing refreshment stops. Try the sheltered terrace, and observe the blend of old and new Dublin going about its work and play.

Thank Maxwell_Towers
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The food change almost every day, tasty and good service. I've been many times during the lunch break, staff is nice and during sunny day, you can enjoy the terrace!

Thank alexbE1919ML
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I came here for coffee on a few occasions and every time I get a nice warm welcome! The staff are very friendly here, and although the cafe itself is quite small, there is both indoor and outdoor seating and the decor is pretty chic...More

Thank xlavayukix
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Though Pause Cafe may not be located in the heart of Dublin, you should definitely visit this gem. The atmosphere is friendly, the service is high quality, and the food is excellent. The restaurant is located near the "new" business district in Dublin (think tech),...More

1  Thank Justin M
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Great coffee, good tiramisu, decent pasta. One colleague had a superb vegetarian meal, the other had a different pasta. Mine, a pasta bolognese, was not bad but needed alot of cheese... maybe I'm just picky. The staff was awesome. I'm not sure about how this...More

1  Thank sue c
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I go to Pause Café almost every week or two. I've gone with clients and friends. It's tucked away that it's quiet and personal. The owner is one of the friendliest and considerate gentlemen I've met! I'll continue to go for years to come, and...More

1  Thank Liam I
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I've been to Pause Cafe' few good times since it is very near to my workplace and it's definitely the best Italian coffee in Dublin. Furthermore, Alessandro, the owner, is a superfriendly guy, always in good mood and ready to joke. Also prices are very...More

3  Thank nick e
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I visit this little place once a month for lunch with my boyfriend as we both work in the area. The food is always amazing and so reasonably priced. Not many people know of this place and that adds to its charm. highly recommend a...More

Thank brennra
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 11
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Open Hours
7:15 am - 6:00 pm
7:15 am - 6:00 pm
7:15 am - 6:00 pm
7:15 am - 6:00 pm
7:15 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 The Waterfront | Hanover Quay, Dublin D2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 86 030 6949
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