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Grattachecca - Alla Fonte D'Oro

#182 of 778 Dessert in Rome
#1,926 of 10,789 Places to Eat in Rome
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Neighbourhood:
Trastevere
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Lungo Tevere Raffaello Sanzio - corner with V.le Trastevere, 00153 Rome, Italy
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Rome, Italy
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We were getting lost in Rome on a lovely summer day eating street food from this place and that place and at one point I said to my friends "a granita would be fantastic right now". At that very moment a stranger walked past with a granita in his hand and I asked him where he got it from... Next... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Take the time to stop and have a drink. I tried the lemon with coconut - yes a bit weird but it was a trial. It is quite a refreshment in a hot day. Not expensive either

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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87 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

My husband was looking for a granita, and we just happened to find this place. He ordered one in lemon without sugar (she was a little surprised by that). The flavor was spectacular and so refreshing!

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Thank GarbenK
Ireland
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36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Stumbled upon this fruit stall when strolling through Rome. The drink we got was delicious and refreshing. The lady that owns the stall was a lovely lovely lady. Full of smiles and gave us a postcard when we had finished and talked about the history of the stall, that her grandad had started it

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Thank IrishCarloz
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

The man who owns it actually told us about the family tradition of this little store! Awesome history and refreshing stop in Trastevere!

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Posterholt
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Delicious ice drink with fresh fruit on top. We have tried the watermelon and blueberry flavour and both flavours were delicious!

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Thank Sharon R
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2014

this is along the river, near trastevere. You can have any and all flavors you want. They put fresh coconut on top if you would like. We all had mixed flavors and all of us were happy. The woman who made the ice was very cheerful and nice. Each one is made by hand, so the line goes a bit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Cash Only
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lungo Tevere Raffaello Sanzio - corner with V.le Trastevere, 00153 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Trastevere
  • Neighbourhood: Trastevere

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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 Trastevere

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Trastevere
Trastevere ("beyond the Tiber") is like a faded postcard, a little worn around the edges but still charming. With its wide-open piazzas, meandering streets, weathered Renaissance buildings, and overgrown personality, it's become an irresistible mecca for visitors. Trastevere is an enclave of entertainment - a rotating set of street performers entertains almost every night, and unforgettable eateries and bars pepper its piazzas and side streets. For a trip to the past, visit the southern and western flanks of Trastevere for pockets of yesteryear, less traversed areas with a residual 1960s and 70s Roman vibe.
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