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Esperia

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Esquilino
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Via Firenze 16/17 | Close to Opera Theater, A Corner With Via Nazionale, 00184 Rome, Italy
+39 06 486562
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Plymouth, Minnesota, United States
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

You can do better in Rome. Our server acted like we were an inconvenience to him. Take your business elsewhere.

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Thank Tom M
Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We ate here last week and the restaurant was obviously overwhelmed. I think there was only one server for the entire restaurant and I'm guessing only 1 cook since the food took forever to arrive at our table. The food was ok, but I probably wouldn't go here again.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We walked around a hotel area and decided to eat a pizza. Unfortunately, we chose this place. We've waited a pizza for almost 40 minutes! I did not want to leave a tip, but it was included in the bill by defaul. Btw, 20% of the order.

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Thank Igor-Elnikov
Kentucky
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Our family of four dined here on our last night in Rome as it was a few doors down from our hotel. The night was so pleasant we dined outside on the patio. The food was absolutely great and the evening ended on a perfect note as we were serenaded by an accordion player and violinist as we were finishing... More 

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Sheffield
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41 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

It was pretty obvious from when we were given a different menu to everyone else that we weren't welcome! I asked about the menu of the day, which was being served to numerous locals around us and look wonderful... But they said it's not for us. When I repeated his words back to him, he relented and gave it to... More 

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Thank Amelia L
Worcester, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We came across this restaurant by accident and we really enjoyed our evening. The food was very good and freshly prepared. At first the service was a bit slow but improved as the meal progressed. At he end we had the pleasure of meeting the proprietor who was very welcoming. He even organised for us to have some grounded coffee... More 

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Had dinner here before going to Opera in St Pauls Behind the Walls Church; waiter helped us with saving money on Prosecco by having bottle rather than 3 glasses and was helpful with menu;

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San Antonio, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Great neighborhood restaurant...both pasta dishes were fresh and perfectly prepared!!! All homemade!!! And the house Chanti tasted like butter!!! Glad it is next to my hotel I Q Roma!!!!

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Thank Rusty N
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I ordered a pizza with few changes adding some ingredients but the waiter said it's not possible when asked the reason told me it will change the taste !!!!! I don't know who's gona eat me or the waiter???? First impression bad hospitality

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Thank Zuhir E
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107 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on our first visit to Rome 8 years ago with friends and we had a fabulous time. The staff are welcoming, friendly and add to the dining experience and the food was great so we decided to revisit this place with some other friends. There was new staff (as expected) but they were again very welcoming... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Firenze 16/17 | Close to Opera Theater, A Corner With Via Nazionale, 00184 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighbourhood: Esquilino
  • Phone Number: +39 06 486562

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Esquilino

Neighbourhood Profile
Esquilino
Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only way to describe the Esquilino neighbourhood. The Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s famous seven hills. From an ancient neighbourhood to its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub, Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up basketball games. Look around you: this area isn’t like the historic centre. Liberty architecture, large piazzas, and long boulevards mix with archaic arches, secret side alleys, and beautiful churches like Santa Maria Maggiore.
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