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Papa Rex - Typical restaurant Est.1991-

Via Aurelia 87, 00165 Rome, Italy
+39 06 634998
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“lasagne” (11 reviews)
“salmon” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Aurelia 87, 00165 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food, excellent service and very reasonably priced Our waiter was a great personality and made excellent recommendations. The food arrived promptly and was delicious. We had porcine mushrooms followed by a pizza, with a lemon desert. Add to that wine and cappuccino and it...More

Thank Peter K
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

After a local recommendation from our hotel owner we visited Papa Rex's in February 2017 and we were not disappointed. The restaurant staff (Steffano and the two other waiters, didn't get their names) were exceptionally welcoming and attentive and the food was the best we...More

Thank Leah D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Probably the best restaurant we found, ate here a few times. A mix of locals (always a good sign) and tourists. I'd get there just before 7pm as it can get quite busy.

Thank Jaf71
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is easy to walk right by Papa Rex without giving it a glance due to its location on a busy street with crazy drivers that require all your attention. But walk inside and all is peaceful and well organized. The staff, under the direction...More

Thank SteelerfanP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying 5 mins walk from this restaurant and dropped in at lunchtime for a quick pizza. Both pizzas were very good value at 8€ and the bottle of red wine montepulciano was 15€ White tablecloths and starched white linen. Traditional atmosphere with professional...More

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious food reasonably priced friendly staff ticks all the boxes Orvieto very good as are the desserts they gave got it right

Thank Gary V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a dinner in this restaurant many times. The food and staff are perfect . Very kind , smilie, good place to eating , resting , and drinking .

Thank Szilvia S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly people, fast service. The food is good and the prices are OK. This place has a nice italian atmosphere.

Thank Nandor T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After family members ate here four times, we decided to try Pap Rex. Since we had had a big lunch, we had a Papa Rex salad which was very good and teramisu which was excellent. The servers are nice and make recommendations, it they are...More

Thank Clara1953
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We asked the extremely nice and helpful waiter to make a recomendation (I think his name was Stefano) and the meal was marvelous. Pasta cooked just perfect with a sauce and a salad. To top off were were entertained with same great opera singers.

Thank ohzarker
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10 October 2016|
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Response from Ozziechick45 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it parked at the street in front to let us all out, went away and parked somewhere else, so it won't be any problem for those who can't walk very far
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 41
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Aurelia 87, 00165 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 634998
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