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Al Callarello

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Aventine
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Via Salvator Rosa 8, 00153 Rome, Italy
+39 06 574 7575
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Today
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
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London
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We went here as we were staying next door, as we sat down I had a quick look on trip advisor and then started to reconsider so in the end we just had one pizza between us and two small beers. The waiter was nice, the drinks came quickly although we struggled to order a second beer and then gave... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

If you are in Rome, you owe it to yourself to visit the San Saba neighborhood. San Saba church is built over an ancient Roman temple. Very evocative. Behind the church is one of the jewels of Roman cuisine: Al Callarello. The food is fantastic, the house wine is really good and the prices are fair. Inside or al fresco... More 

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Monaco
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

We started going to Al Callarello 7 years ago when it was our "neighborhood" restaurant. We know the staff well - they have watched our children grow. Andrea, a longtime server, remembered our son when we arrived, unexpectedly, last night. My daughter's favorite, Penne Al Vodka, was off the new menu - they made it for her anyway. Still the... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

Visited in a group of 19 and given separate room. Good seafood and Pastas. Reasonably priced. Crème Brulee not good.

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Thank Berty V
Brescia, Italy
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

A family managed restaurant in which you will find a great cooking mixed up with the warmth and the cordiality of a experienced and good-tasted staff. From the beginning to the end, an exquisite culinary-trip.

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Thank AlakValsir
Rome, Italy
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173 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

perfect location on a authentic piazza in the center of the San Saba neighborhood. just sit outside and enjoy. We enjoy the food... but not the desserts ;-(

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Cote Saint-Luc, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

We were walking in the neighborhood and were hungry so we decided to give it a shot. I took the zucchini flowers as an appetizer, there was too much batter for me but still good. I took the sea bass and tomato pasta, it was really good. I wouldn't go out of my way for that restaurant but if you... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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585 reviews
305 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 452 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

This traditional restaurant is serving a good unpretentious italian cuisine. Mostly full for lunch thanks to The FAO civil servants next door. Reasonable price.

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Diani Beach, Kenya
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154 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

Consistently good Italian food in a convenient place in Aventiono. Plenty of parking right in front. Nice to eat outside in the summer. The wait staff are used to dealing with foreigners since the restaurant is right behind FAO.

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Thank CossyWombat
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

We simply ordered what the waiter recommended to us. His English was surprisingly good. We got the fried squid and also the muscles in tomato sauce as an appetizer. We all had the gnocchi with mushrooms and spaghetti for our meal and loved it! The atmosphere was very welcoming and relaxed and all the seating was outside under a canopy/tent.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Salvator Rosa 8, 00153 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Aventine
  • Neighbourhood: Aventine
  • Phone Number: +39 06 574 7575

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

Staying in Aventine

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Aventine
Contrary to the chaos of the city, the Aventine is Rome’s oasis. A neighbourhood made up of a patchwork of ancient churches, hidden gardens, private homes and embassies, peace and quiet is top priority and the vibe definitely friends and family. Take a walk around the Aventine and you’ll find a treasure hunt of surprises like the clever little keyhole at the Knights of Malta entrance (the only place you’ll find a line) along with Parco Savello (Giardino degli Aranci) next to the ancient Santa Sabina church. Keep your eyes on the 1960s architecture, several modern buildings are built atop Rome’s original 4th century BC wall.
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