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Ristorante Da Marcello

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Vatican / Borgo
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Borgo Pio 87, Rome, Italy
+39 06 686 4462
12:00 - 22:30
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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

we were a group of 56 people on a pilgrimage to Rome . We ate for 5 nights in the Marcello as part of an agreement and the price per person was very very reasonable when you consider Rome is so expensive . We had a 3 course meals with 3 choices per course with either white/red wine . In... More 

Thank Dave-6
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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183 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Places like this should NOT be open! Service is poor and food of a very bad quality. We ordered Tiramisu,which was about a week old, and fruit salad, which was nothing more than unpeeled, whole fruits placed on top of a bowl with ice below. The peach was literally rotten underneath and when we complained, the owners attitude was shocking... More 

Thank mcp19752014
Edenbridge, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely food at a reasonable price so near the Vatican. Service friendly and slightly ironic. The special tagliatelle fungi was really delicious as were the pizzas. Street dining at its best.

Thank WadeyJL
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

we ordered gnocchi and capricciosa pizza. the gnocchi was very good, the pizza was okay. the waiter was professional, old-style, but not very caring. his greeting was not very kind too. in the end he was helpful with the credit card, as their machine was malfunctioning.

Thank zeneszerzo
Houston, Texas
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

After a long day of touring Rome decided to have dinner at this outdoor cafe. Was there June 8, 2016. Best lasagna ever and the bottle of red wine was very nice.

Thank Julianna-Houston
Ankara, Turkey
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79 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

It was a long day and we found seats avaialble at this restaurant. We had thier special fyettucini with zukini and mushrooms. It was great.

Thank ekinthetekin
Canberra, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on a Sunday after the Pope's address to the public. We only stopped at Marcellos because he had tripe on the menu and my uncle from Croatia wanted to eat only tripe! We were a group of five people. We ordered lasagna, a vegetable soup, a caprese salad, a pizza, scamorza cheese and of course tripe!... More 

Thank DianeE386
Concord, Massachusetts
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330 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

The problem with this restaurant is that the staff is really bothered by customers and lets you know it. It is huge but it was empty this day and I suspect it will always be empty. The food is actually good but they really don't care about the customers.

Thank Paul D
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

This was a horrible experience. The service was bad, the food was awful, we were overcharged. The worst part was that my son felt really sick after lunch here and had a stomach ache for the rest of the day. There are so many wonderful restaurants in Rome- this is NOT one of them.

Thank NM2001
Levanger, Norway
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a small lunch. I ordered 4 cheese and my friend a salmon pasta. The four cheese was not goos, and I had no idea what kind of cheese they used. It was just not that good. And when it turned cold I think the whole thing just went bad in a second, the cheese wasn't completely melted... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Borgo Pio 87, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Vatican / Borgo
  • Neighbourhood: Vatican / Borgo
  • Phone Number: +39 06 686 4462

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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 Vatican / Borgo

Neighbourhood Profile
Vatican / Borgo
Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighbourhood which acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as visitors vie for elbow room, or stand in line for a visit. Once the sun sets, the neighbourhood is transformed into a quiet and picturesque hamlet.
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