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The Italian name tiramisù means "pick-me-up" (metaphorically, "Make me happy", although it could have a more sexual meaning), referring to the two caffeine-containing ingredients, espresso and cocoa.

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The Best Italian Restaurant in Temple Bar

Welcome To La Caverna Restaurant and Wine Bar.  Located in Dublin’s famous Temple Bar, La Caverna is a favourite among locals and tourists alike.  La Caverna is an Italian restaurant that boasts a large menu and an excellent selection of wines (all available by the glass).  This is an ideal setting for romantic meals for two, family lunch at the weekend or even a place to hang out and sample Italy’s finest wines.  

 Experience our off-the-pier-fresh seafood, hand-cut beef filets, scrumptious stews or any of our other mouthwatering dishes. Our chefs are renowned for their creative combinations of spices and sauces. 

Our menu emphasises the use of simple fresh ingredients, skilfully combined to bring out the best of a wide range of traditional Italian dishes.