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Fa-bio

#47 of 9,742 Restaurants in Rome
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Via Germanico 43, 00192 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6452 5810
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:30 - 17:30
Sat 10:30 - 16:00
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here three years ago, and got very good food. This small restaurant is a must visit when you are in Rome, and then three years after we went here again. We were not disappointed. We got excellent sandwiches served by very friendly staff. Highly recommended.

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Thank Writers_dk
Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate in once and took out twice in a week. Premise is small, but watching and listening to all the locals ordering and gossiping was great fun. Food is delicious and fresh, made to order. Wonderful servers are friendly and helpful with suggestions on creating sandwiches. Make sure you try the couscous and quinoa salads. Sandwich and salad are... More 

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wales
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218 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

If you visit the Vatican and are looking for something to eat then this place makes fresh sandwiches and offers vegetarian and vegan too. It looks like a place you would just walk past. Prices good too.

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Delicious sandwiches - vegan options on the menu, as well as the option to pick your own fillings. Also sells veggie, pork and fish sandwiches, if with friends who don't want to eat vegan. Very close to the Vatican, so very handy if visiting the area. Prices are reasonable, and staff are friendly and helpful.

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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We came after a visit at the Vatican, around noon. the place was full, but we still managed to find a sit on few bar chairs. The staff was really nice, explained everything and recomended on some good sandwiches! we ordered number 1,3,5 from the menu, and a salad mixed by one of the staff. The food was good, fresh... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely little sandwich shop with 3 bar stools inside. We had veggie pasta and vegan cous cous and a seitan wrap.. all were very delicious and really well priced too. The owner was lovely and offered a container to take our left overs away

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Thank Rachel T
Paris, France
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72 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Next to the Vatican, you can take a break with a really welcoming staff, speaking french and helping you to choose what you want in your salad or sandwich. It's not expensive and the sandwich are great you cannot take dessert after. I really recomand you this place!

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Panama City, FL
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171 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I am a vegan visiting Rome. A friend told me to give up that vegan stuff while I was in Rome because of all the great food. Well I wasn't going to stop being vegan so I had to find a great vegan restaurant. FaBio is a great little vegan/vegeterian sandwich shop near the Vatican. They have fruit and veggie... More 

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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Came here before a tour of the Vatican for a quick sandwich and my boyfriend says it's the best sandwich he's ever had! I really enjoyed the vegan sandwich, it was my first time having seitan and it was lovely. Really fresh and good crusty bread. Lovely helpful staff and a great price. Definitely recommend.

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Pilsen Region, Czech Republic
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

This place is tiny, with just couple of seats, but definitely worth a visit. They make sandwiches, salads and smoothies and all for a good price - especially so close to Vatican. Salads around 5 euros, sandwiches a bit cheaper. The service was amazing and the salads are made from fresh ingredients right in front of you. I would definitely... 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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11
Cuisine
Italian, Fast food, International, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 17:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 17:30
Thursday
10:30 - 17:30
Friday
10:30 - 17:30
Saturday
10:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Germanico 43, 00192 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Prati
  • Neighbourhood: Prati
  • Phone Number: +39 06 6452 5810
Description
Fa-bio is a small organic canteen a few steps from St. Peter, born in 2010 from an idea of Fabio and Claudio, both with d iverse gastronomic experiences in the field behind. In a space of only 20 square meters - friendly and relaxing atmosphere - you can enjoy every day of our specialties: salads, sandwiches, baguettes, centrifuges and fresh fruit smoothies, all freshly made ​​up using only organic products.

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Prati
Just steps away from the chaos of the centre, Prati is the closest Rome gets to calm. Meticulously planned in a neat grid, quite unlike neighbouring Borgo, Prati is a local favourite for its aesthetic organisation and wide streets lined with a range of boutiques for every shopping fantasy. Nonnis pushing baby carriages and gossiping teens own every inch of the sidewalk, but that’s only during business hours. Once the sun sets, quirky sidestreet bars celebrate aperitivo hour, those evening cocktails that help wash away the tensions of Roman life.
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