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Restaurante gran cafe cavour

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Via Cavour 288 | De tras del Castel Sant'Angelo, 00184 Rome, Italy
+39 390 699 1193
07:00 - 10:00
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Reading, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Please do yourself a favour and avoid this place. Not only that this place serve old microwaved food, the waiter/owner of the cafe is extremely rude and dishonest. They charge double of what they quote on the menu and when questioned, when I questioned this, they said that what I ordered wasn't on the menu. When I proofed that it... More 

Thank mel_of_reading
Fort Pierce, Florida
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500 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

With hundreds of restaurants in Rome to choose from, a random choice can be hit or miss. This choice was a big hit! In addition to fresh salads and design your own pizza, we were serenaded by a charming accordion player. Sandwiches and appealing desserts were also available. Service was friendly, prices reasonable and portions satisfying. Located near the famed... More 

Thank Felicia B
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

First place we went after arriving and were enticed in by very friendly waiter. He entertained the kids and made us all laugh. Food was average at best, with pizza very salty and salad served in a mixing bowl.

Thank KingBud
Miami, Florida, USA
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200 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

After a 3 hour guided tour for the Closseum, Palatin Hill and Forum, we were ready for a short rest and a meal. A short walk from the Colosseum, we sat outside, waiter was pretty attentive for Italian standards, we had a pizza Margarita and a pizza with ham and mushrooms. The beer was cold and tall and the pizza... More 

Thank Bernd S
Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

If you decide to go here be very cautious what you order!!! These guys make a living ripping off unsuspecting tourists. I ordered the set breakfast, an extra coffee and an orange juice and was charged almost €40.. The prices seemed reasonable from the specials board out front but be aware that any coffees, drinks and extras will be charged... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

I was sitting at a table outside to have a coffee. Asked for wi-fi details and a caffe latte. I was charged 6.60€ for the one and only caffe latte I had!!A lousy coffe I must say. The price of a cocktail in Rome. I must assume the use of wi-fi is somehow considered offensive in this place, but I... More 

Thank margarida_teodoro
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

We called here to grab some lunch after visiting the Colisseum. The restaurant was not terribly busy, but over an hour after ordering, and several promises of '2 minutes' our, at best, mediocre, food began arriving in stages. There were 6 of us, so not a huge party. We were also seated next to the unisex bathroom, which meant that... More 

Thank ThePinkletons
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

We called in this place after a long morning walk around the area. Despite our numbers(8) the waiter was very accommodating and friendly. We were served its a good variety of sandwiches to individual choice, cold beers, wine and smiles. We chose to sit on a small raised patio area just to the see of the bar front but despite... More 

1 Thank stevedoran
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

The restaurant serves fresh sea food and the location is quit near the colosseum and other historical sites which is good if you need a break.From the staff to the service we couldn't complain though their prices include service charges unlike other restaurants.

Thank Vivacious T
Rome, Italy
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

We visited the here for lunch early August 2015 and I ordered steak, well-done! What I got was not well done, but rather dripping blood in addition to being in a soup of oil, I couldn't understand what that oil/blood mix was for but it wasn't an acceptable meal for that price all. I assumed it is relatively hard to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Open Hours
07:00 - 10:00
07:00 - 10:00
07:00 - 10:00
07:00 - 10:00
07:00 - 10:00
07:00 - 10:00
07:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cavour 288 | De tras del Castel Sant'Angelo, 00184 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Monti
  • Neighbourhood: Monti
  • Phone Number: +39 390 699 1193

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Monti is Rome’s rebel yell. This neighbourhood just west of Termini train station mixes grit with fun as it continues to fight for its reputation as a magnet for the artsy, alternative, and hipster. Every season, quirky boutiques and food spots sprout up on its cobblestone streets. The neighbourhood supports unique and homegrown businesses that cater to its longtime residents as well as hipsters on the hunt. Hang out at Piazza della Madonna dei Monti anytime after lunch and you'll always find something going on.
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