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Trattoria Melo

#623 of 9,891 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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Via Magnanapoli 6, 00187 Rome, Italy
+39 06 679 6366
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant based on a recommendation from the hotel. We were seated in the front room away from everyone else which I wasn't sure why but the seat was good, we could see out the windows which I like. Very cute decorations. We ordered the mixed veggie appetizer and split it, for two it was plenty and delicious.... More 

Thank volley4
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here on a recommendation from a local. The atmosphere is Sicilian. There are maps, pictures and symbols of Sicily on the walls. The food is delicious and ample. The pasta with eggplant is fabulous. We had wine, appetizers, water, and two mains for $49 euro.

Thank Bruce S. H
Pecs, Hungary
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly family style small restaurant close to the Corso as well as the Forum. The seafood is great the atmosphere is unbeatable the price is reasonable.

Thank Andras B
Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, amazing service, amazing place. Overall a great place to eat in Rome. We had antipasto, pasta, meat and dessert, also coffee, wine and liquor; everything better than expected, and the expectations were high. The best part of our visit is that we felt like if we were regulars. Highly recommend!!!!!

Thank CrazyDz
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice lunch, based on typical recipes from sicily, brought by the owner mr (car)melo from giardini di naxos. Food is very good, wine is genuine, people is nice and price adequate to the location. I ll come back for sure

Thank Gianni F
Granada, Spain
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326 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 315 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had high expectations of this restaurant from reading TA reviews and when we went to reserve the restaurant looked cosy and inviting. Sadly the service left a lot to be desired. Our waiter was abrupt and having recommended one of the most expensive white wines he left it dumped in the middle of our table. We had to request... More 

Thank MargaretGranada
Belgrade, Serbia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Made my day in Rome! Such friendly staff, funny and old-school. Good food. We had sicilian stuffed veal and grilled sword fish, both really tasty. Red home wine is very solid. But what is special about this place is it's atmosphere and history. It feels like a family restaurant where generations ate there before us and left a piece of... More 

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We really enjoyed our meal here. It's a traditional trattoria with a good menu. The mixed/sharing boards were great and our pasta dishes were delicious. I would return.

Thank nell665
Geneva, Switzerland
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371 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

It's a small sicilienne restaurant located near the Colosseum. The food is very good and full of taste. Friendly staff. We had a lot of fun there and left with happy stomachs :-)

Thank Paulina_Bali
Geneva, Switzerland
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273 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Nice place tucked away in stairs in very central location. Typically italian (sicilian) and great taste. Definetely a good choice with great antipasti and cannelo

Thank paulandre1984

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Magnanapoli 6, 00187 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Trevi
  • Neighbourhood: Trevi
  • Phone Number: +39 06 679 6366

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Trevi

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A non-stop photo and souvenir opportunity, Trevi is all about action. From early morning through the wee hours, the piazza surrounding Trevi Fountain hosts a never-ending flow of tourists hoping to make a wish or take a selfie. Clever restaurants, charming gelaterias, uncanny bars, kitsch shops, and a range of hotels make up the local landscape. Beneath the bustle are the remains of an ancient neighbourhood that you can visit by heading over to a repertoire cinema and asking for a peek underground. There is something for everyone, but if peace and quiet are what you seek, plan to visit in the early morning hours.
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