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Pizzeria Il Podista

San Lorenzo
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Via Tiburtina 224, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 06 4470 0967
19:00 - 00:30
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Sun - Sat 19:00 - 00:30
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We went for a meal as we were staying very locally. I got a pizza which was delicious and had the perfect levels of base and topping. My girlfriend had a spaghetti carbonara which was also very tasty. The pizzeria has a really nice atmosphere and is not touristy at all. We felt as if we were dining with locals.... More 

Thank Harry P
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Pizzas are ok, thin base yes but rather bland. Sauce was...average and quality of toppings was...average. It is way better than most of the tourist traps in Rome and has a nice busy local feel but not worth going out of your way to get to. Staff could make a bit more effort at service with a smile and they... More 

Thank JimmyPops
Roquebrun, France
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This was our favourite place to have Dinner in Rome. Especially the Pizza Calzone and the White Vine were great. There are hardly any tourists.

Thank frederikthh
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant looks quite basic, but the food is amazing and the service is very friendly. Prices were very reasonable, I paid €7 for a very tasty carbonara. Well worth a visit.

Thank ogilvy321
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Just arrived in Roma. Pizzeria ll Podiata: Pizza, Calzone and Pasta absolutely amazing. Great price. Great family location. Recommended

Thank John N
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

I was on a holiday in Rome and stayed in the area. The people from my hotel recommended the restaurant to me and my friends. When we first arrived at the place, we were not very impressed. The restaurant itself wasn't anything fancy, but when the food arrived... OH MY GOD! The best pizza I've ever tried! Totally worth it.... More 

Thank smiley_cactus
New York City, New York
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83 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

well, this place is amazing and SOOOO CHEAP. go early on the weekends because it gets crowded. if you're a runner, this place is famous, it's on spirit of the marathon 2! you'll love it!

Thank emaiuolo
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Don't let no frills put you off - food was fantastic and well priced. Space was a little cramped so mention you need space when you are seated.

Thank mcalleran
Rome, Italy
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I fancied a more relaxed night and this place suited our moods perfectly. Such a modest and delightful place to eat. The prices are beyond reasonable and you really feel as though you are getting your money's worth. We ordered a litre of wine, a large beer, potato croquette, chips, two bruschetta starters, and two pizzas and... More 

Thank Sruthp2015
Gothenburg, Sweden
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

Wonderful pizza, thin, crispy and with a lot of flavor. Had the Il Podista which had one half with lovely grilled vegetables and one half with salsiccia and bresaola, so good so I had to go back and eat it again. :) Service quick and cheerful and we had free limoncello served to us at end of meal. Prices also... More 

Thank Jemag21

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
19:00 - 00:30
19:00 - 00:30
19:00 - 00:30
19:00 - 00:30
19:00 - 00:30
19:00 - 00:30
19:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Tiburtina 224, 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > San Lorenzo
  • Neighbourhood: San Lorenzo
  • Phone Number: +39 06 4470 0967

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

Staying in San Lorenzo

Neighbourhood Profile
San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo may look all street with its pulse in urban art and street food, but don’t be fooled. This gritty student neighbourhood immediately east of Termini train station is on the avant-garde rise. Art galleries, curated mural projects by artists like Rome’s favorite Alice, charming cafes, and boutique restaurants are slowly infiltrating the streets of San Lorenzo with counter-culture chic. Don’t worry, San Lorenzo still retains its local vibe with weekend festivals and demonstrations, and is always a hub for Rome’s university student scene.
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