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Lilac Bar

Via Palestro 34/A, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 06 445 2722
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
26 Sep 2016
“Nice place for breakfast”
14 Jun 2016
“Cute little place for breakfast and lunch”
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Via Palestro 34/A, 00185 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were staying across the street from this café, and we had coupons from our hotel to have breakfast there. The place looked beautiful, like if you enter a cave. The cappuccino and the cornetti were delicious. The staff was very friendly.

1  Thank Jano14
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We had coupons from our hotel to have breakfast at this cafe. The owner as well as the server Laura were very very helpful, friendly and happy. You could tell they love what they do and were people's person. Very accommodating and cheerful service. Thank...More

1  Thank YaShaK
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Lovely Italian bar for breakfast, snacks, coffee, lunch etc...not evenings. Helpful staff and always locals in as well as tourists

1  Thank David21646
Reviewed 28 February 2016

But the other options are just ok. But, in general, is a cheap place to have a menu meal for lunch time.

Thank Leandro G
Reviewed 16 May 2015

Best thing about this is the decor - like an underground cavern / wine cellar. It is small and intimate and service is personal and attentive. Although they have a limited food range and, I think, only serve breakfast, it is a cool and quiet...More

Thank FairCityFrasie
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Very beautyful place with nice design and friendly atmosphere. Helpfull staff and good food! Thanks for exellent service!)

Thank Dmitriy V
Reviewed 22 April 2014

We stayed across the street and each morning had vouchers for a basic breakfast. Café with a very large Glazed Croissant. Attentive staff, and a nice overall ambience. We also stopped by late one night and picked up snacks and soda to take to our...More

Thank WDG123123
Reviewed 18 October 2013

Lilac Bar offers variety of food at very good prices. If you try to rate this bar with the quality of food as if served by a proper restaurant, of course you'll be disappointed. However, if you consider that they serve food of a relevant...More

Thank efrasiyab
Reviewed 12 August 2013

The food here was not very good. The staff was very friendly, but my pasta with mushrooms not so much.

Thank Marflita
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

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Palestro 34/A, 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighbourhood: Esquilino
  • Phone Number: +39 06 445 2722
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