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Il Pentagrappolo

#1,731 of 9,842 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Celimontana 21B, 00184 Rome, Italy
+39 06 709 6301
18:00 - 02:00
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Mon 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 18:00 - 02:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The owner is very friendly and can help with suggestions in English. They have a great variety of wine for every taste and also very good live jazz music.

Thank roxanne05
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Simply intimate and right place for a relaxing glass of wine with typical Italian food and live jazz concerts. A piano in the place nobilittes and elevate the design standards of the winebar. Better before 23 as kitchen closes early. Better to reserve, no more than 30 people seated.

Thank Chez C
Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This wine bar was a brief walk from our hotel and served amazing wine by the glass. We had poor service to begin with because the guy ( one only) was run off his feet and we went at a very busy time but he apologised and once we had a glass in hand and the food came ( limited... More 

Thank Jane C
Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
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369 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Another happy accident! Great wine, great food very friendly staff. Large selection of wines and not touristy at all. Very handy for coliseum.

Thank Rhuari
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294 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely little spot just a few short blocks from bad tourist food. Get there a little early in the evening (7ish) and you can get a table and enjoy a spritz and their beautiful aperitivo plate. Prices reasonable and service prompt. Great selection of various dishes that aren't your typical trattoria fare. At times you want something different.

Thank Brichford
Perth, Australia
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33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

The food in this restaurant is outstanding. It is worth going a few streets away to see where the locals eat! Very authentic Italian cuisine. You will not find pasta and pizza on the menu but you will get the best service.

Thank blandin1
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

It seems to serve mostly locals, and the quality is good - in this area it's easy to find plenty of tourist traps but this one certainly is not one of them. We were there for lunch, with the whole family - everyone enjoyed their dishes from lunch special to sandwiches. Ingredients were very good and very fresh, no fault... More 

Thank SKTT09
Sopron, Hungary
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Went for lunch. There is not much selection but just enough. Menu of the day was simply delicious, friendly service, natural (bio) food. Great "barley" beer from local brewery. Away from the tourist crowd!

Thank Judit A
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Very pretty restaurant/bar with friendly staff and good music. We ordered the 10 Euro plate of the day which came with soup of the day, meat or fish, salad and fruit plus a glass of wine. The food was lovely and staff friendly. Not great value for what we got but not bad. A nice quiet spot in a massively... More 

Thank LZCampbell88
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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179 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2015

My wife and I found this place while walking near the Colosseum one afternoon. It looked very classy from the outside versus the more casual mom and pop snack bars around the area. We checked the menu and it looked like a perfect spot for espresso's and a sandwich. Inside was very tastefully decorated and it became obvious to us... More 

Thank Sohail M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
18:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Celimontana 21B, 00184 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Monti
  • Neighbourhood: Monti
  • Phone Number: +39 06 709 6301

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Monti

Neighbourhood Profile
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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