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Monte de' Cenci 9, Rome, Italy
+39 06 6880 6629
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Monte de' Cenci 9, Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 19 July 2012

I was a guest of regulars, which helps. But I cannot fault either the food or the wine, served from the nearby hills east of Rome, a decent quality chardonnay. The service was first class, but my hosts eat there for the last 30 years...More

1  Thank David N
Reviewed 19 July 2012

Quite overrated and definitely loosing its former standing. Food is quite average, fried stuff too oily, prices exaggerated.

2  Thank Satriale
Reviewed 18 July 2012

We had one of our favorite meals at Piperno during our two week trip to Italy (which included a week in Rome). Our waiter was amazingly attentive - at times it seemed as though he was clairvoyant. The timing of the courses was perfect, the...More

1  Thank AuburnArt
Reviewed 7 July 2012

Tucked away so discreetly in the jewish ghetto that only the most seasoned taxi drivers know the location of this quaint ristorante. (Definitely a place where you are not part of the seen-and-be-seen vibe!) The food was flavorful and appropriately priced for made-to-order entrees. A...More

Thank Mitch_K2012
Reviewed 27 June 2012

After searching and searching in the hot midday sun, we finally located Piperno at 12:20 pm. Unfortunately, they open at 12:45. When I told them we planned to have lunch there and asked very politely if I could use the restroom while we waited, one...More

2  Thank melody w
Reviewed 27 June 2012

This restaurant was recommended by the 5-star hotel where we are staying. It's a charming setting tucked away in a little square in the non-touristy Jewish Quarter. But the food is awful: we ordered appetizers that were too greasy too eat: I got artichokes, and...More

3  Thank J g
Reviewed 23 June 2012

Piperno is located in the Jewish part of the city in a beautiful small square. The restaurant is a bit formal, but the atmosphere is friendly and the place itself is interesting. We had artichokes, which were excellent, gnocchi and ravioli. The food was really...More

Thank mikesk8
Reviewed 18 June 2012

excellent service and food... a little pricey, but not to be missed. Dont forget to try the artichokes and zuchini flowers. A real roman treat

1  Thank worldview123
Reviewed 22 May 2012

Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful. Food is simple, flavorful and over all excellent. It is in the Jewish Ghetto. Sit and enjoy the lovely setting; the culture, and the beautiful cuisine. Great attentive service. The tripe is exceptional. Their pasta is so tender. Sauces are a blend...More

2  Thank Cana1Toronto
Reviewed 14 May 2012

Good traditional Roman cuisine in the 19-20th Century Roman Jewish standard. Go for carciofi alla giudìa, filetti di baccalà fritti (far, far away from the standard fried haddock you might have tasted in your life) and ask for a stroll in the Roman traditions with...More

Thank bibegourmande
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
With three of Rome’s most beloved piazzas within a
five-minute walk of each other, the
Navona/Pantheon/Campo area may be the prettiest and
most picturesque area of the city. Join the beautiful
throngs hanging out in cafes, boutiques, art
galleries, and wine bars, or peek at a neighbourhood
museum or monument. If you want nonstop movida, the
streets here are busy with chic bicyclists and Vespa
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14 August 2017|
Response from ChrKueng | Reviewed this property |
Seriously how would I know ? Ask themselves !
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Jose Luis S
24 April 2017|
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Response from ChrKueng | Reviewed this property |
You would have to ask the restaurant
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Barb S
30 August 2015|
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Response from EssexBarnes | Reviewed this property |
Hi Barb S. As other Trip Advisors have suggested, its a fair distance/walk from St. Peters and i would personally take a taxi. Re the language...we had absolutely no trouble in conversing with our waiter.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:45 - 14:15
12:45 - 14:15
19:45 - 22:15
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19:45 - 22:15
12:45 - 14:15
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12:45 - 14:15
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12:45 - 14:15
19:45 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monte de' Cenci 9, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Neighbourhood: Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Phone Number: +39 06 6880 6629
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