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Il Pasticciaccio

Via Merulana 34, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 06 8952 8967
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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“pizza” (9 reviews)
“salami” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Merulana 34, 00185 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff here are very friendly and helpful. Had some local cakes which were fantastic. They also made a special cappuccino for my girlfriend when she said she didn’t really do coffee.

Thank James C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place for breakfast, lovely atmosphere, visited every morning for coffee and croissants , Louis was so lovely and welcoming, super friendly.

Thank Marija J
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We came here twice during our stay in Rome. We stopped by here for drinks here our first day and the Louis and Diego were so welcoming we returned the next day for lunch. The food 8s absolutely delicious and very fresh. We highly recommend...More

Thank 1365christih
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We grabbed two pizzas and to beers here when we were having a quick break from walking. Prices were reasonable and pizza filled a hole.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 7 August 2017

During our stay in Rome, Luigi would bring us our coffee, fresh juice and pastries every morning, on the outside patio. For me and my son Marcus that was our favorite time of the day, chilling around cappuccino, juice and chocolate croissant - beautiful memories,...More

Thank Euripide44
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The hamburger I had was delicious and also they have pistaccio eclairs that are simply wonderful. The whole menu is great and they guys are not unfriendly.

Thank aldoh429
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Fairly priced cafe with a number of delicious pastries. I'd recommend the chocolate croissants! Nice outdoor dining. Would go back.

Thank Bradleytk
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This restaurant was a relief after all the touristic places in the heart of the city. We ended up here tired after walking fo hours, and it turned out to be a good choice. We sat outside at a nice terrace, and enjoyed some good...More

Thank NLcycle
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Ok you are near Santa Maria Maggiore, but that doesn't give you the right to overcharge for coffee and croissants. We went there after lunch just to have coffee and something sweet...big mistake. The staff was really rude and they treat you like you are...More

1  Thank luni69
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We've just returned from our second meal there in as many days and enjoyed both very much. The food has been tasty and nicely flavoured without being overpowering. We can particularly recommend the beef. Service was attentive without being obtrusive and we were warmly welcomed...More

Thank mgholtz
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 am
6:00 am - 2:00 am
6:00 am - 2:00 am
6:00 am - 2:00 am
6:00 am - 2:00 am
6:00 am - 2:00 am
6:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Merulana 34, 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighbourhood: Esquilino
  • Phone Number: +39 06 8952 8967
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