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SA.MA. Cafe

Via di Porta Cavallegeri 21 | 00165, Rome, Italy
+39 06 634306
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible34%
20 Jun 2017
“Rip Off - AVOID - High Bill”
8 Jun 2017
“HORRIBLE TOURIST TRAP !!!!!”
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Via di Porta Cavallegeri 21 | 00165, Rome, Italy
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1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Ordered 4 "big" soft drinks here - bill came to 65€! Just an ordinary café and nothing special to warrant the high cost.

Thank KevDyas
Reviewed 8 June 2017

the pizza was poor --- no flavor from the sauce, no seasoning, and very little cheese...and the server -- female -- was a beast -- rude...and tried to overcharge us!!!!! Stay away from this Vatican area pizza shop!!!!!

1  Thank Charlie P
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We had the worse pizza and service at this cafe. The server was rude and smoked next to us. To finish off this unpleasant experience she tired to overcharge us. First time I was ever given a bill amount on a smartphone. Stay away from...More

1  Thank Lorrai P
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Cheap food but good service, reasonable price. Didn't get scammed for money. Would return if passed again.

Thank Ryan W
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We are from California, USA. We flew more than 14hr to Rome to visit Vatican city. On the first day at Vatican our family had a very bad experience with SA.MA Cafe. I do not know why they are still in the business. I have...More

1  Thank Hope F
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped for coffe after long Vatican City tour. The waiter touting out front charmed us over. We had coffee, Gluten free pizza and some pastries all ok. Wanted to make a point of leaving review as the Waiter and his father who owns cafe...More

Thank mrscarma
Reviewed 13 September 2016

After a long flight we discovered this café near the St Peter’s Basilica/Vatican. We thought it would be a good place to have pizza and beer for brunch without spending a lot. We were extremely well looked after by Marmum and Andrea. We ended up...More

Thank grams_on_tour
Reviewed 9 August 2016

If your looking for somewhere to eat which is cheap, good food, a buzzing atmosphere and great staff then this is place for you. We went for the €7 option of pasta, drink and a coffee....very good value for money..it was everything I expected from...More

Thank Esterina1970
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

After being harassed all around the street to eat here and there by waiters on the street, we finally decided to stop and it was as this weird little cafe plonked near the walls of the Vatican City. We weren't expecting much as the prices...More

Thank Nell0987
Reviewed 15 November 2015

For a small Café, the SA.MA., in a very touristic zone like San Pietro is very cheap, fast,clean, and good. On Via Di Porta Cavalleggeri 21. Its freindly, smiling and handy waiters and especially low price compared to others in the zone, makes it the...More

Thank Francisca Del C... Z
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Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, Italian, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Porta Cavallegeri 21 | 00165, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 634306
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