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Merulana Cafe

) #1,329 of 9,937 Restaurants in Rome $$ - $$$ Italian, , Vegetarian Friendly
Via Merulana 138, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 06 700 4221
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (24 reviews)
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Italian, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Merulana 138, 00185 Rome, Italy
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1 - 10 of 179 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the most friendly bars we visited on our recent holiday to Rome. The bar looks cool and has nice decor and furnishings and plenty of seating options both inside and outside looking out into the busy and bustling streets around this...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled upon Merulana whilst walking around Rome for an evening. It was our last night in Italy and I'd really wanted some Gnocchi all week, so was very pleased to find it on the menu - I wasn't disappointed. My friends also really enjoyed...More

Thank Georgia M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 3 days in Rome and ended up back here every morning for a cappuccino and chocolate croissant, they were delicious! Great price and friendly staff

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Merulana Cafe is a Gastro-Bar that offers drinks as well as warm dishes. As we stopped by here only for drinks, does this review not relate to the kitchen in any sense, drinks only. We found our stay satisfactory and left ambivalent, associating our...More

Thank harinhos
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

This place seems to have bonkers opening hours, serving breakfast through to supper. Friendly & welcoming staff, amazing coffee & croissants. Has a slight English twist with lots of memorabilia - quirky!

Thank Fromo1
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I thought I should have Italian food, so started with Bresaola e Rughetta (generous) and the Saltimbocca alla Romana. Slightly disappointed with this, but still good and at 10 Euro, good value. With a vanilla ice cream, water and house red wine, the bill was...More

Thank Stephen J
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Just down a side road close to the Lateran complex, you could mistake this for one of Rome's mock-Irish pubs. But it's a welcome cave of cool dark wood with fast service and a solid Romana menu. The tuna and bean salad was particularly good.

Thank Seerzak
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Great bar/restaurant with very friendly staff, great service, good food and location close to the Colosseum. Thanks Mimi, Nicoleta, Alessandro and everyone for great time and making me feel very welcome.

Thank Mark2566
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Quality and cozy place. Liked very much. The music was perfect, the scenery was perfect, the coffee was perfect too.

Thank Claudiu C
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We visited rome a while ago now and stayed round the corner from the merulana cafe, the food was great, we both had pasta with sauce, the staff were friendly and the service quick and efficient, we stayed after our meal for a few drinks,...More

1  Thank soozyt76
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 Details

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Average prices
USD 9 - USD 28
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 05:00
06:30 - 05:00
06:30 - 05:00
06:30 - 05:00
06:30 - 05:00
06:30 - 05:00
06:30 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Merulana 138, 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Monti
  • Neighbourhood: Monti
  • Phone Number: +39 06 700 4221
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