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Porta Castello

Largo di porta castello, 27, 00193 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6813 6353
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  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Largo di porta castello, 27, 00193 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The pasta and pizza here were better than anywhere else we tried in Italy. It was just so good and the prices are reasonable as well given its distance to the Vatican.

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Close to Vatican City, but not overrun with tourists. The service is great. It's a quaint restaurant, serving excellent food.

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely go here!!! The staff are lovely, the food is reasonably priced (we went and are students so on a budget). The food is also delicious, I had a bufala salad and then shared a pizza with my boyfriend. The pizzas are thin based and...More

Thank NatashaM1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner and was given a table straight away. Really friendly waiter who was helpful through out. We ordered the buffalo mozzarella to start which was lovey. Then for mains I had the carbonara and my partner had the margarita, both were delicious....More

Thank GeorgeH2504
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend decided to go here after looking at trip advisor. Was seated instantly at around 7pm. We had bruschetta for starter which was nice and crispy. For lunch we decided to have pizza, she had ham and I had sausage. The pizzas...More

Thank TehReviewer
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Great place for a traditional Italian meal in the Borgo district. Very popular with the locals and a good selection of traditional Italian food and wine. Service was very good and helpful. The pasta and gnocchi was excellent and so was the pizza and the...More

1  Thank samuul
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Me and my other half decided to eat here on the first night of our trip as it was very close to our accommodation and had great reviews. All of which correct!! The staff were very friendly, the food was wonderful, especially the pizzas and...More

1  Thank Katie R
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Went there based on the many positive reviews which turned out to be quite accurate. Food was excellent, and considering the friendly prices an absolute bargain. The only 'meh' was the red house wine, so next time we'll just have one of the very modestly...More

Thank JosvanDongen
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped by this restaurant in hot summer day when we visited the castle sant'angelo. We got really warm welcome and happy smile. The service was very prompt but also really consistent. Usually they are really nice until you get into the restaurant then it...More

Thank mathew192
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We got to our Apartment about noon and it wasn't quite ready so we dropped off our stuff and asked the girl where do you for lunch. She gave us 2 places that were right below our apartment which almost felt like a canned response....More

Thank Johnathan T
Vatican / Borgo
Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent
souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and
pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican
and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighbourhood which
acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the
souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only
business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the
tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
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18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo di porta castello, 27, 00193 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Vatican / Borgo
  • Neighbourhood: Vatican / Borgo
  • Phone Number: +39 06 6813 6353
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