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Porta Castello

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews pizza bruschetta ham bread vatican city house wine thin crust family run restaurant friendly service ate here great lunch italian food lovely food small restaurant place to eat tomato sauce great restaurant
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice local restaurant. The food was really tasty, the service was great and it was reasonable priced.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SonchiM
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had spaghetti vongole here and it was priced under 10euros.. so, cheap. It was better than the more expensive ones I’ve tried. Many ppl were ordering the pizzas .. they looked good but I didn’t have it myself. I would come back!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Modjoxx
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We firstly looked on TripAdvisor to see where would be nice but inexpensive place to eat. We found this little gem. When we first arrived the place was extremely busy, we were put on a lovely little table for 2. The waitress was very attentive,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lee W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Small family restaurant. Near Vatican. Not expensive. Full menu but pizza is outstanding. Thin, thin crust. Simple fresh ingredients. When in season, fried artichoke is a must have appetizer. Simple, well priced wine list. One neat aspect is a very good craft beer list. English...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RJMGreenwich
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Food was beautiful!, the fired mozzarella was to die for. Great flavours and a great menu! Close to the Vatican with a real friendly atmosphere, very welcoming! The turmisu is a must have it's gorgeous! Highly recommend 😊.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Megan W
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Great surprise! Pasta, pizza o fish! Just amazing taste. We will come back again for sure. Thank you :)

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DominikaDov
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

On our 4-day stay we ate here every night each time ordering different dish. All delicious! The place is tourist friendly, yet 95% of customers is Italian, which makes the ambient perfect if you look for something cheaper and less overwhelming. Perfect for every day...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Paulina M
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Family owned restaurant. Food was good, prices ok, but didn't still my heart. Pizza - decent, good tomato sauce. Gnocchi were not enough soft, too insipid. Maybe some greens will help this dish. Turkey wiht vegetables - really good meat! Tasty and juicy. But vegetables...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank barbaran21
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Good place to eat once you are done visiting Vatican city. Don’t eat inside Vatican, only toutist traps and expensive. Good food here, good prices but we had to wait pretty long for our order

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Luci P
Reviewed 22 September 2018

I have been going to Porta Castello for years when in Rome. Something has changed at this restaurant and not for the better. The food was poor and the service was off. It was a huge disappointment and they have lost interest in providing good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Response from SuperJ08 | Reviewed this property |
I did not book when I visited the restaurant. I also checked the The Fork and I could not see an on-line booking capability. Perhaps give them a call?
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