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Piazza di San Lorenzo in Lucina 29, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 687 6606
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“gelato” (64 reviews)
“ice cream” (23 reviews)
“pizza” (20 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Hours
Italian, Cafe, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Piazza di San Lorenzo in Lucina 29, 00186 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here just to get gelato and it ended up being some of the most delicious gelato we had during our entire trip. The men who worked there were pretty rude, but we didn't sit down so it didn't really matter. The walnut fig...More

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very charming restaurant/cafe with many tables outside, in the middle of Piazza San Lorenzo in Lucina. Nice setting for drinks (I had an Aperol Spritz) and a light lunch. I ordered a tortellini carbonara. The carbonara sauce was good, but I had...More

Thank B4019TFdaniellem
Reviewed 2 February 2018

One of the best ice creams I have had in Rome. They are handmade and there are so many flavors to choose from. This very nice, old charm cafe and ice cream parlor is famous all over the world and has a great outdoor seating...More

2  Thank dapper777
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

No crowds, just peaceful outdoor seating in a large piazza surrounded by beautiful shops in all the sude streets. Nice to have a coffee/pastry, cocktail or wine here, all very good & not overprized. Open late evening for a night drink. Very friendly staff. Lunch...More

Thank AFRScotland
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We stumbled upon Ciampini by accident while looking for a place to have a Negoni. Lucky us! This was the perfect spot to sit at the bar and enjoy a delicious cocktail. It was also nice to not be surrounded by tourists, felt more local...More

Thank SandBAtlanta
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped by this place for a quick snack. We both had a pizza style sandwich. Not a bad price and enjoyable. The piazza is lovely, it is a little more out of the regular tourist areas than most places.

Thank Tom_on_travel_insta
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Food ok. Not very generous portions. But close to the hotel and a good option if you're not very hungry. From what I saw, the locals tend to mainly drink here rather than have a meal.

Thank Tzachi D
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Don't walk, run to this place if you want the best gelato in Rome. It's off Via Del Corso near the fashion district and is about a five minute walk from the Spanish Steps. I would highly recommend it to anyone.

1  Thank rosemaui
Reviewed 5 September 2017

First time we went there, just walking by and we stopped, when we saw, what delicious plates were being served. Sat down for a snack and a glas of wine and enjoyed it very much. The next day we revisited the place for a lunch...More

Thank fuxagufer
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a drink. Hard getting a outdoor seat but got one eventually. Unfortunately surrounded by smokers so was surrounded by smoke.. Nice cocktails with small side dishes. Service was also pretty good

Thank Tony_99x
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Response from Palo72 |
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18 March 2015|
Response from Angelo333 | Property representative |
Hi joan579, We are alway open
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza di San Lorenzo in Lucina 29, 00186 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Colonna
  • Neighbourhood: Colonna
  • Phone Number: +39 06 687 6606
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