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Via Cola di Rienzo 196, 00192 Rome, Italy
+39 06 687 4383
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good coffee in between while shopping

Just a famous coffee place which sells all kinds of food (coffee beans... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Michele P
Great grocery and gift shopping

We were here twice in 2 days during our 4 night Rome stay. Could be slightly pricey but this is a... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2016
Mizuki H
Shinjuku, Japan
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“great gifts” (3 reviews)
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Via Cola di Rienzo 196, 00192 Rome, Italy
+39 06 687 4383
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

Just a famous coffee place which sells all kinds of food (coffee beans mixtures/chocolate/sweets/marmalade from England for example). Specialized in foreign goods from all over the world but has also local sweets and other specialties. Ideal for finding a little culinary gift.

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Reviewed 19 November 2016

We were here twice in 2 days during our 4 night Rome stay. Could be slightly pricey but this is a great place to buy souvenirs (especially food related items, they have them all!). They also have a section for international food including Japanese, Thai,...More

Thank Mizuki H
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The store offers a wide range of interesting products that can not be find in a ordinary supermarket. Great smells and pleasant environment are really the things that keep you searching for the best what you want to taste.

Thank sinisa1990
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

It caught my eyes immediately and i couldn't stop myself to enter. A very nice place with lots of products. It welcomes you with nice coffee smell. I bought some whole bean coffee. I highly recommend you.

Thank Ayhan Ö
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This store offers a wide range of products - candy, teas, spices, pasta and food from all over the world. Perfect for gifts.

Thank KaSwe
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Don't miss going to this great shop where you can find the highest quality, real Italian pasta, spices, coffee among other things! No touristic crap here!

Thank jr2781
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Have a coffee at the bar and then buy some real Italian souvenirs for at home. Don't forget to buy a pack of Castroni Bar coffee beans, since I'd argue that it's the best coffee in town :)

Thank Kay765
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I was lost there for at least an hour :) You can find almost everything here, everything related to Italian food- flour, pasta, sauces (pesto, tartufo), Recommended !

Thank Laura_Gevorgyan
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Honestly, it was a bit overwhelming and I spent most of my time fawning/gawking at the shelves and shelves of sauces, vinegars, spices, sweets, chocolates, coffee, wines, pastas, and oils on display. Definitely a foodie's heaven and worth the trip from any part of rome....More

Thank SuzeeoutoftheCity201
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

This is a gourmet food and liquor store that also has a coffee and snack bar. It is also huge! It had the most diverse selection of specialty liquors I've ever seen. I was the only foreigner in the store. The diversity of products was...More

Thank ColoradoDad
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,
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Do you vacuum pack cheese for trip back to US.
21 November 2015|
Response from bob2bkk | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they will vacuum pack. I went to the one on via Nazionale which is not large. Maybe go to there original store which is the biggest. If you are in the via Nazionale area, almost across from Castroni is a supermarket... More
Do they sell cheese and do they vaccum pack it for going home to the US
21 November 2015|
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