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Salotto 42

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Address: Piazza di Pietra 42, 00186 Rome, Italy
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+39 06 678 5804
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10:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 02:00

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A friend and I visited tonight, wanting a couple of cocktails and not hungry enough for a big meal, we thought we would try the aperitivo here. We were seated and given a plate of... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Anna B
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't visit any bars as cool and chic as Salotto 42 while on vacation in Rome. A few blocks off the beaten path from the Pantheon, this bar is the kind of place that you don't just stumble upon as a tourist. It's the type of spot that a friend would recommend you visit. The staff was super attractive,... More 

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Thank Phillips M
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From a tourist's standpoint it was a welcome change from standard Trattoria selections. Great Music and Drinks- we showed up for brunch on Sunday and had different exciting options for their version of spritz, (fantastic cocktail options too) and food, pasta and salad options were available in several varieties also great coffee and baked sweets. Cool inside and friendly helpful... More 

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Thank Dean B
Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived at around 10.30pm with my wife to what was an empty bar inside with security and some others outside. The security told us it was reservations only before saying something to a group of women beside him and all of them proceeding to basically laugh in our face. We have no issues if it genuinely is a reservations only... More 

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Thank Paul C
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

10 minutes to pay staying in line and other 15 minutes to wait for the cocktail standing in a very little space while waiters were passing by. When I asked for my cocktail (18€ for a gin tonic) the waiter was already bored and after I had asked that the gin was to less he poured it in the jigger... More 

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Thank Michele C
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

A friend and I visited tonight, wanting a couple of cocktails and not hungry enough for a big meal, we thought we would try the aperitivo here. We were seated and given a plate of mixed canapés (meat, fish and veg) and we ordered cocktails (approx 10 euro each). At the bar were plates of other canapé type food which... More 

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Thank Anna B
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Good choice but expensive !! Its a difficult place in Rome! On Sunday's has a buffet brunch menu but i don't remember exactly in 22 euros

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Thank Katerina D
Pisa, Italy
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

You go there to have a good drink. I went there for a mojito. Be careful. Pre-dinner comes with some good finger food..very quiet, good for rest after a day of work (like mine) or a day of museums and arts..Piazza di Pietra is a few steps from busy Piazza del Pantheon and you have a feeling of the life... More 

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Thank GfromPisa2014
London
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103 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is a nice bar that attracts a local crowd. Centrally situated between Trevi and Pantheon and also has a large outside drinking area, so great on a warm evening. Would advise to book if you want a seat/table.

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Thank aliasb
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

It is a necessity to write my review about my tonight's experience (April 7) at this bar... I reserved a table at this bar with my 5 friends, we were 6 girls in total in our thirties visiting Rome for the weekend. We arrived at 11.30 and started having fun. We ordered our first round of drinks and then our... More 

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2 reviews
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We booked on the 7th April for 7 persons for my Hens party!We came all the way from Cyprus to do my Hen's party and we chose to celebrate my night at this bar.All went great at the beginning.We booked for seven people but we came six.We order shots at the beginning instead of six they brought us seven.We did... More 

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