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Al Grottino

#556 of 9,868 Restaurants in Rome
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Via Orvieto 6, 00182 Rome, Italy
+39 06 702 4440
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Brussels, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I have called the restaurant to ask if there was a table available in the evening and a nice guy picked up the phone and told me that there will be a table available for 4 people at around 9:30pm. We arrived at that moment and got a table almost directly (they just had to clean up the table). The... More 

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Thank taradize
Banbury, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

My niece lives in Rome or we would never have found this restaurant. Nice friendly atmosphere with lots of locals in restaurant which was mobbed on a Thursday evening. The pizza is great, the owners and staff very friendly and welcoming. Would recommend.

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Thank Lynseydear
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244 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I entered the place with a friend today (January 20th) at 20:15. There were a few tables with people, maybe 20% of the places were occupied. I ask for a table for two and the manager told the servant to take us to a balcony, and that it were the only places available (she spoke to me in English, but... More 

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Thank RuiSRodrigues
Giulia V, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Al Grottino, responded to this review

Hi Rui, You're right when you say that 20% of the seats were occupied, but you don't know that the other 75% was RESERVED. So, the only place free was the COUNTER, not the balcony as you said (do you know the meaning of balcony? I do think so...). You do not really liked it, right? So you have missed... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We spent a week in Rome over Christmas. Al Grottino was recommended to us and we went there the first evening of our stay -- and ended up going back twice more. The pizza is absolutely fantastic, the owners and staff very friendly and welcoming, the atmosphere had a nice local buzz of families and friends. Highly recommended.

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Thank LE_Schwabing_79
1 review
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Very good location. Delicious food and excellent staff. Glad right here celebrating his birthday. I will definitely visit it again.

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Thank Димитър Д
Telford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Long story short - the service from the Maitre D' is shocking. We ordered a pasta dish and a pizza for our main. Pretty simple, right? Well, no. My pizza arrived... we waited for 9 minutes (yes, I timed it) and no pasta appeared. Just for context, we were sat outside. Can you imagine what happens to a 'hot' pizza... More 

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Thank Charlie A
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

The Italians seem to eat later. Restaurant was empty at 19:30. Was busy when we left. Pizza was really good. Wine was 8 euros a litre. Appears to be busy with locals. Huge choice of pizza.

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Thank Colin L
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The lime pie was awesome, pizza delicious and service friendly. Enjoyed dinner outside. Happy ambiance. Worth the wait...opened at 7:30 and was busy.

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Thank Paul K
Herlev, Denmark
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The food is really really good. But the service is not the best. Actually I would consider it lacking altogether. A lot of 'experimental' pizzas and all really good - but then in Italy they usually are good. Would give the food 4 but the service only 2 (and that is being nice). Overall that gives 3. Must say that... More 

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Thank Gert W
1 review
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

It was totally worth waiting a few minutes. We had a very nice and funny waiter and got delicous food and wine for a totally fair price. Would definetly go there again 😊

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 00:00
Monday
19:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 00:00
Thursday
19:00 - 00:00
Friday
19:00 - 00:00
Saturday
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Orvieto 6, 00182 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 702 4440

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?