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Al Cardello

#9,008 of 10,035 Restaurants in Rome}
$$ - $$$Italian
Via del Cardello, 1, 00184 Rome, Italy
+39 06 474 5259
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  • Average10%
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  • Terrible43%
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Via del Cardello, 1, 00184 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

One of the few times I unfortunately did not look at reviews on Tripadvisor beforehand. Let's start with the fact that you must pay 2 euro’s extra each for the service charge, now this happens more often in Italy, so I wasn’t surprised, this wasn’t...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Going to this restaurant was a mistake; made only because we were too hungry to think straight. The service was terrible and the food was only slightly better. It felt like the main goal was to fleece tourists. It seems that many of the other...More

Thank Imre B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us ate lunch here while our Airbnb apartment was being readied. The most expensive lunch on the menu was 12 euros. The waiter offered the "special" (pasta with meatballs) so we all took it. And two beers and two sodas. The bill was...More

Thank Janice D
Reviewed 1 week ago

My father, brother, and I were looking for a place to eat a late lunch. After doing the tour of the Colosseum, we walked up and down streets looking for a decent place to eat. We walked for less than 10 mins and stumbled upon...More

1  Thank DLamax
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Please read the complaints This place for a basic lunch is a rip off The waitress seem friendly enough but she serves you what she suggested to you at over inflated prices please read other peoples complaints they are true We got ripped off On...More

Thank Big Dave B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Going to make this review short and sweet. Food horrible! Cleanliness, borderline! Hidden costs, many, including 6 euro surcharge per person! Would I recommend this place...Not a chance!

Thank pankhurst5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Avoid! Charge you different prices to the menu - coffee was clearly €3 - offered 'medium or large?' - then told at the end that medium is actually €5 and large would have been €8! It was a small cappuccino... Nearly €30 for my friend...More

Thank Stupcook
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite frankly, I have had pasta from a packet with dehydrated sauce granules that tasted nicer than this muck. My partner and I were starving and everywhere else was busy, so we gave in and sat down here. Firstly, we were charged €3.50 for flat...More

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 27 August 2017

So the Argentinian lady waves you in, telling you how great the food is....immediate red flag, but since this is the closest place to the Coliseum and Forum, and no other place seems to be open in the near vicinity, you sit down, expecting at...More

1  Thank Joanne G
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Looks cozy but this was our worst restaurant experience in Rome. Just had coffe and a dessert, so happy we didnt stay for dinner. Worst pannacotta I've ever had, terrible service, rude waiter, expensive for what you get. The only positive things: cozy patio and...More

1  Thank erikamholmbergh
Monti is Rome’s rebel yell. This neighbourhood just
west of Termini train station mixes grit with fun as
it continues to fight for its reputation as a magnet
for the artsy, alternative, and hipster. Every season,
quirky boutiques and food spots sprout up on its
cobblestone streets. The neighbourhood supports unique
and homegrown businesses that cater to its longtime
residents as well as hipsters on the hunt. Hang out at
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Cardello, 1, 00184 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Monti
  • Neighbourhood: Monti
  • Phone Number: +39 06 474 5259
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