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Cecilia Metella

Via Appia Antica 125- 129, 00179 Rome, Italy
+39 06 512 6769
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good32%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“cakes” (5 reviews)
“prosciutto” (3 reviews)
“pasta” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European
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Via Appia Antica 125- 129, 00179 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited on our way to catacombs, great food, reasonable prices, sit outside, delicious deserts, no people

Thank Jakub S
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The restaurant is located exactly in front of the Basilica and Catacombs of St. Sebastian, so its location is excellent if you are going to either the Catacombs of St. Sebastian or the Catacombs of St. Calixtus. The restaurant sits atop a small hill and...More

Thank BrettM119
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Just opposite the catacomb of St Sebastiano, this restaurant is a quiet place to eat away from the bustle of Rome. The outdoor sitting is under a cover of vines and surrounds a fountain with many terrapins. The staff all speak basic English and are...More

Thank Katy D
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This is the BEST place to eat if you are around Appia Antica. It is set on a hill top along the Appian Way. Great food and beautiful surroundings. Prices are very reasonable and their food is EXCELLENT, fresh and delicious. It takes time to...More

Thank Alexandra S
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This was our second choice for a restaurant on the Appian Way (after Arqueologia, which was book for a large party). The setting is lovely with a very large, vine-covered outdoor seating area. The service was exceedingly slow (it took almost 30 minutes to pay...More

Thank Llywinda
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Takes forever to order Takes forever to get the food, too salty The only good thing is that the place is pretty It takes forever to order the bill. Avoid this place

Thank liranms
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We stumbled upon this restaurant by accident (we got lost!) and how happy we were! The best experience during our 4-day visit in Rome. My and my partner had the €18 tourist menu, that consisted of a pasta dish in creamy tomato sauce, that was...More

Thank Zita S
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Right on the start of the Appian Way (the quiet bit) with excellent food and fantastic service, lots of locals come her for lunch. Prices are slightly higher than in town but the taste is great. Tiramisu test this week: 9 out of 10; clearly...More

Thank Brit056
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Okays guys this is, hands down, the worst restaurant I've ever been in. Sure, the place is pretty. But, OMG, the food is not worth THE WAIT. First of all, we get there and there's no host. We went IN the restaurant and not even...More

Thank Palillochino
Reviewed 17 July 2016

My husband and I had another delightful lunch here in early June with some of our Roman friends. We love meeting up here when we are in Rome because there is ample parking for us (a great asset in Rome), the food is very good,...More

Thank Lorraine A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Appia Antica 125- 129, 00179 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 512 6769
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