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Machiavelli's Club

#104 of 9,778 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Esquilino
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Via Machiavelli 49, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 347 4540179
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19:30 - 00:00
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Tue - Sun 19:30 - 00:00
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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth a detour. A real hidden gem. Food ad friendliness superb.we've had 3 very good meals in Rome to date (thanks Trip) but this was the best!

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Thank naj3
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the lentil soup, the pasta special with crunchy bacon and the beef cheeks. The soup was like a mash of vegetables, but was lite and it went down well, i didn't dislike it, i was pleasantly surprised by it. The pasta was great, i liked it the most, it only took 2 minutes for me to eat it... More 

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UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A local friend discovered this restaurant only last week, despite the fact that is has been opened for more than 8 years! If you are lucky to get a table (they are only open for dinner) and find the restaurant you are in for a great culinary experience. The menu is limited to a few dishes but they are all... More 

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Thank LucyCarvalho
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A hidden gem! We were so happy to find this place, they know their food and wine and are all about quality!

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Thank cbear845
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best pasta I had in quite some time! The restaurant is rather small and not easy too find. Dishes with no more than 3 fresh ingredients but deliciously prepared.

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Thank Ruth S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was excellent and the staff were very warm and inviting. The restaurant was very quiet with jazz playing in the background.

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Thank Guy P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't let the neighborhood scare you off, this one is a hidden gem that's definitely worth looking for! We walked in on a Sunday night at around 7:30pm and we were the last one lucky enough to get a table without a reservation. The place is in a back alley and is quite small (11 tables) so you might wanna... More 

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small out of the way restaurant, Good tasty food and good value for money. I had a beef dish and my husband had a seafood pasta dish and we shared a salad. We share a bottle of wine which was a reasonable price of 17 euros followed by desert of a cheese cake and my husband had an ice cream... More 

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Thank Lorraine P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We we there last night to celebrate my sisters birthday. I cannot recommend this restaurant enough. Mauro and miriam looked after us so well and even made a beautiful birthday cake for us. A five star experience. Food amazing staff amazing and such a lovely atmosphere. We will be back .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We were staying nearby and had this place down on our list of places to eat, going on our last night in Rome. We thought it was worth the visit. Tucked away in a tiny alleyway you could miss it, but find it please as you could be pleasantly surprised. A small family run place being quite cosy and private,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
19:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
19:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
19:30 - 00:00
Thursday
19:30 - 00:00
Friday
19:30 - 00:00
Saturday
19:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Machiavelli 49, 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighbourhood: Esquilino
  • Phone Number: +39 347 4540179

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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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