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Bar Fondi

#161 of 10,463 Places to Eat in Rome
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Esquilino
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Via Milazzo 16, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 320 957 2537
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there with our roommates from hostel to listen to some live music, cause they have open mic every evening, so music was amazing, all the performers were like professional singers, sweet voices, avalanche of energy:)it was the sweetiest evening in Rome:) highly-recommended;)

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Thank Aljona G
Vienna, Austria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I´ve been to that bar several evenings during my stay in Rome and it was always GREAT! Especially the live-music events at high quality were real fun! (jazz...). And thanks to the nice, friendly stuff! :)

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Thank Tinna W
Dublin
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Btw 'craic' means fun in Ireland! We were staying in a hotel across the road & we heard music coming from here on Monday night so popped in. The place was hopping with live music 'Sofa Unplugged'. Super in-house band & then different people from around the world, U.K., U.S got up to sing. By far the best was the... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wanted an authentic Italian meal & was not disappointed, lasagne or carbonara is PERFETTO, followed by potatoes with salad, a soft drink with coffee after & all for only 11 euros...

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Thank Teresa W
Singapore, Singapore
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152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Situated at Via Milazzo about 5mins away from Roma Termini station lots of hotels and cafes nearby. This little cafe command a crowd that come and go in a jiffy. Oops! I learn to make my order in a jiffy by going to the sandwich counter and order my favourite ham and mozzarella cheese sandwich that is toasted and with... More 

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Thank 919DISAPPOINTEDGUEST
Split, Croatia
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

loved the breakfast. Coffee is great and croissant with vanilla to die for. It was our starting point for begging of the day. Nice atmosphere and staff. Music is great!

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Thank Tea R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Its a very small cafe stuffed with locals. Nice and healthy panini's. Also a wide selection of sugary snacks. Hopefully you find a place to sit.

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Thank Ischa v
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent Margarita and Cappuccino with Nutella. Very close to Roma Termini. However they do not take credit cards.

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Thank Dhruv B
Guaratingueta, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Went there with my wife for a breakfast and we were surprised with such a great options to chose between the most popular Italian types of breads! Coffee was absolutely amazing as well and for a fair price!

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Thank Emerson_pestana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Great little shop. Super friendly staff . Will be back everyday of my trip. Breakfast was quick , coffee was great . Superb service !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 9
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe, European, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 01:00
Monday
07:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 01:00
Thursday
07:00 - 01:00
Friday
07:00 - 01:00
Saturday
07:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Milazzo 16, 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighbourhood: Esquilino
  • Phone Number: +39 320 957 2537

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Esquilino

Neighbourhood Profile
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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