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Il Portico

Via del Portico d'Ottavia 1E, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 686 4642
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“pizza” (17 reviews)
“spaghetti” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:45All hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via del Portico d'Ottavia 1E, 00186 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was tasty and not too expansieve but there was only one waiter for the whole restaurant. There were only 3 tables occupied when I was there so everything went smooth.

Thank Sarah V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This square has a great atmosphere, but little breeze and it's quite hot. The food was good. We ordered carbonara, cream of zucchini pasta, and a margarita pizza. Also we tried the fried zucchini flower (which was good, has cheese in it and also maybe...More

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We waited a very long time for menus. Then even more to give our order. The waiters are surly and unfriendly. We had to ask for plates and napkins. When the bottle of water that we ordered arrived at the table, I asked the waiter...More

Thank avraham n
Reviewed 21 May 2017

My husband and I had our dinner in this restaurant on a weekend away to Rome. The food was quite nice, but the service was extremely bad, hence the "poor" review. On arrival we requested a table for two, we were led to a table...More

Thank Elly A
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Have you ever eaten an entirely fried artichoke? Do you want a new, favorite place to eat? Il Portico will leave you very satisfied without leaving a dent in your wallet. Centered in the old Jewish Ghetto, we had a wonderful dinner experience on our...More

Thank Jenny J
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We ordered two pizzas: the seafood one was good, the anchovie one was poor. I expected nice, fresh anchovies but got a margarita dotted with tiny pieces of tinned anchovie - very disappointing. Worse was the service. The waiter was ok with us, though we...More

Thank Kynastonm
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This happened after we ate, so for us it was too late to leave. And actually masters as Italians are in cooking, the meals tasted ok. Not good enough to visit again, but ok. Service was mediocre. Taking too much time, we actually saw a...More

Thank SennamaxNL
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The clients at the neighbouring table had a dog you had to do what dogs have to do when they lift one leg. I draw the attention to 2 waiters, but they did not find necessary to clean and they prepared the table for the...More

Thank Peersman
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for an afternoon snack. The place is in the Jewish ghetto and is a great place for people watching and a part of town I like a lot. The food was good as was the atmosphere, however the waiter was beyond rude.

Thank mribando
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Rude, hardly any conversation, went to the table beside us first even though he watched us sit down before them Here's a tip - if you don't want to work here then go home or put a smile on your face to make your customers...More

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The mini-neigbourhood Ghetto holds tight to its
reputation as a stand-alone area thanks to its nearly
300-year history as the home to Rome’s Jewish
community. Times changed in the 20th century, but the
tiny area still retains its mix of tradition,
community, and history. Ancient and medieval
architectural design frames apartments, bakeries,
shops, and restaurants. Friends and families are the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Portico d'Ottavia 1E, 00186 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Ghetto
  • Neighbourhood: Ghetto
  • Phone Number: +39 06 686 4642
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