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Trattoria Cecio

#452 of 9,867 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Esquilino
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Via Principe Amedeo 104, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 06 446 4991
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Today
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:45
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Mon - Tue 12:00 - 14:45
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 14:45
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cecio was recommended by our hotel staff, and did not disappoint. The food is great, the room is small, and the waiters tall (three big, bearded brothers). It's very busy but still clean and tidy. If you would like to have dinner here, it's wise to make reservations first.

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Thank Mike R
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great dinner at Cecio. We got this place recommended by the owner of our guesthouse around the corner. Busy but cosy atmosphere. Very fast and friendly service! Honest kitchen!

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Thank Alexander V
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cecio is a family business, run by three very tall black-bearded brothers. The food is generally good and reasonably priced, as is their wine. Don't expect the best meal of your life - it is small simple place - but you can expect reliable and interesting food. Best of all: there is NO PIPED MUSIC! You really need to book... More 

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Thank NCNR1
Reykjavik, Iceland
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just an average place, the italian saltim bucco was dry and the plates small, bur you felt nice there and it is okay as dinner to fill your tank, but not to have an romantic dinner or celebrate.

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Thank Silla2014
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I read all the reviews and decided to try it out. Definitely lived up to the expectations. We loved both of our meals and were going to go back for our last lunch in Rome but unfortunately they were closed that day. Best meal in Rome and we had some great ones

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Thank Bob S
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best dining experience we had in Rome. Tony and Emmanuel were so friendly and kind to us! The staff were the best! They suggested a 4 course meal with sea bass fresh from the market, seafood pasta with shrimp, mussels and clam (amazing), king prawns with magnificent white wine to pair for dinner. They taught us a lot along they... More 

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Thank Beely X
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This wonderful restaurant was only 2 minutes from our hotel (the excellent Ariston!!) and only 4 minutes from the Termini so easy to get to wherever you're staying in Rome :-D Our favourite dishes were the Sea Bass Carpaccio (bargain at 15 Euros), the Mixed Grilled Fish Cecio style which whilst being 45 Euros (it was our 30th Wedding Anniversary!!)... More 

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Thank GarethF33
Much Wenlock, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on the recommendation of a nearby hotel where we were staying. The menu, typically, was extensive. The atmosphere was pleasant as was the food as was the service. But nothing was actually special or outstanding. I probably shan't be returning.

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Thank Andrew M
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172 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff are very friendly, prices are relatively low, the range of dishes is very wide and from what I experienced the food is very good. Excellent antipasta della casa although a bit new to me as I had not had the Italian equivalent of Lyonaise potatoes mixed with Parma Ham before, alongside Salami, roasted peppers, eggplant, courgettes, carrots and a... More 

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Thank JMMcE
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely little family run restaurant very close to our hotel and reasonably priced. The waiter was kind enough to suggest a few dishes and wine for us but wasn't offended if we wanted something else. Brilliant service and frequented by the local people which is a good sign

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 25
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 23:00
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:45
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:45
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:45
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:45
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Principe Amedeo 104, 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighbourhood: Esquilino
  • Phone Number: +39 06 446 4991

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Staying in Esquilino

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Esquilino
Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only way to describe the Esquilino neighbourhood. The Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s famous seven hills. From an ancient neighbourhood to its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub, Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up basketball games. Look around you: this area isn’t like the historic centre. Liberty architecture, large piazzas, and long boulevards mix with archaic arches, secret side alleys, and beautiful churches like Santa Maria Maggiore.
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