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Gallo Brillo

#513 of 9,741 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
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Via delle Milizie, 116, Rome, Italy
+39 06 372 4088
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:30
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20:00 - 23:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We went there twice and loved the food. If you're looking to experience a nice meal away from the crowds this is the place to go. The staff was really nice and had no problem in speaking English.

Thank Mariana A
Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This is a wonderful place. The menu is on a blackboard (however, the dishes didn't change in die 4 days we've been there). The staff is super-friendly and the food is just great. No frills, just authentic Italian/Roman food for reasonable prices. This restaurant is pretty popular among locals, so better make a reservation. Oh, and dinner only after 8... More 

Thank dennosius
Thunder Bay, Canada
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We were recommended this restaurant from the owners of the apartment we rented just a few blocks away. After reading all the positive reviews we decided to walk down for dinner. After a brief explanation of the menu we ordered our meal. Our starter was fresh ricotta and a tomato jam, which was delicious. Then the mains arrived. At first... More 

Thank DeaCia
Oslo, Norway
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Many locals, but young and friendly staff willing to explain menu. Typical Roman fare, home made, generous portion size. Great "aperitivo", i.e. lots of small dishes and a glass of wine before the kitchen actually opens. Nice food, good value for money, and friendly staff. Will come back!

Thank Coffeecat
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We only had to walk 100metres from our digs. We were welcomed by the owner and one of his staff translated the menu. We sat outside enjoying the passing parade. The only downside of outside eating in Italy is that smokers can light up at their table. We started with an aperitif of buffalo cheese with an eggplant jam which... More 

Thank vk4gak
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely worth taking a step off the beaten path. Thoughtful range of clean, fresh, tasty food, nice staff too. Immaculate loo!

Thank Harmony F
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing restaurant, full of character and with a menu that seems to change on a daily basis. There is just a board on which the day's specials are chalked. Fortunately the staff speak good English as the menu is entirely in Italian. I started with Parma ham and perfectly ripe figs, followed by cod with seasonal vegetables... More 

Thank dondayesta
Madrid, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

The pasta is awesome, authentic Italian food. Their Tiramisu is the best one we have ever had!! It was a very positive experience, truly recommendable. The service was excellent, really kind and helpful. We will surely repeat on our next visit to Rome!! :)

Thank bmoriyon
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Our family / friends group of 6 had dinner outside on June 4 in the evening at the recommendation of our B&B host. Food was very good and reasonably priced. The server translated the menu board for us so we would understand what to order. Don't hesitate to give this a try !

Thank Joyce L
Falmouth, Maine
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

After three weeks in Rome sampling a host of Restaurants, Gallo Brillo has to be near the top of the list. A fine traditional Roman menu, have the server translate for you. There are even a few Tuscan items as well. The food is solid and the staff us excellent. Venture out of the tourist area, explore!

Thank Joseph B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via delle Milizie, 116, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 372 4088

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?