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Via del Gazometro 14/18, 00154 Rome, Italy
+39 06 8953 1856
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
25 Nov 2017
4 Aug 2017
“Awesome Aperitivo!!”
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Via del Gazometro 14/18, 00154 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

100% worth a visit!! The food was absolutely delicious and the staff were lovely! Make sure you make a reservation though!

Thank Eloiseeqt
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful setup for aperitivo these guys have set up. Vincenzo and crew mix amazingand creative cocktails with top-quality gourmet polpetta hors d'oeuvres and for a very reasonable price. The atmosphere is modern yet intimate. My friends and I stayed for a couple of...More

Thank FrGregory
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Having just arrived and sorted at hotel in vacinity went for a stroll and came across Polpetta, friendly greeting and great service. It was Monday lunch so not busy but still had a decent buzz. Food obviously meatball based but was excellent as was the...More

Thank TartanLad48
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We where hoping for the restaurant down the street but it was closed so we came in here instead. There is an interesting variety of meatballs, vegetarian selections included. We started out with a tuna salad and a pear and walnut salad. Good choices. The...More

Thank Adrienne A
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went here on our last night in Rome and quickly realized it was the perfect choice for a last night's celebration. We were searching for vegan restaurants near to our AirBnB and Nibiru having good reviews on Happy Cow, we decided...More

Thank EmiliaIida
Reviewed 29 January 2016

South of via dei magazzini generali and 1 block west via Ostiense. Cool hip trance music, fun creative art, and great vegan and non-vegan buffet! Great drink selections and wonderful service.

Thank KOSacramento
Reviewed 7 January 2015

At first I thought a vegetarian aperitivo would have disappointed me... Nope! The buffet was plentiful and all delicious. The cocktails are well crafted (although it takes a while to choose since there are so many!). The music just relaxes you and puts you in...More

2  Thank Edwardscarl
Reviewed 6 May 2014

this is such a unique theme. DIY alien deco everywhere. the appetiser buffet is the Best Ive been of everywhere in Italy, including where the trend started in Milan. the food options are vast, and they have Plently of vegan choices. they also made a...More

1  Thank FlyByVy
Put the house music on replay and you have Testaccio,
an ancient Roman port and former working class
neighbourhood where the bass is set to high almost
every night of the week. Its collection of discoteche
(nightclubs), street parties, and crowded restaurants
give it its well-deserved party reputation. During the
daytime, Testaccio is more easy listening than club
hit, the area is full of locally owned small
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Gazometro 14/18, 00154 Rome, Italy (Formerly Nibiru Spacebar)
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Testaccio
  • Neighbourhood: Testaccio
  • Phone Number: +39 06 8953 1856
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Meatball is the new restaurant in Ostiense zone that set as its main objective to create a true link between tradition and modernity. And what better way than to find a historical dish loved by all as the meatball, which offers a huge variety of tasty combinations: meat, fish, vegetables and desserts. The meatball is a cult, which can be exploited to the maximum to satisfy every palate. Quality and passion are the key elements that allow you to revisit many "in key meatball" dishes. The menu proposes many interesting dishes, some linked to our traditional, others from other countries or continents. Through various elaborations, we have finally arrived at a result which has led to a true interpretation internationalized dumpling. Starting from appetizers, through the first and up to the desserts, all proposals are related to the concept of meatball. So many delicious appetizers that will allow you to taste this dish in its most imaginative variations, but also among the first, some deserve to be mentioned such as the famous spaghetti with meatballs or meatballs paccheri amatriciana with bacon. But it does not end there, as even in desserts, surprises many, one among many is the must-tiramisu with meatballs biscuits to coffee. This new restaurant located in Via del Gazometro is the winning solution for all lovers of good food who are looking for a link between past, present and future ... Meatball does not stop only to food, in fact it is a complete project at 360 degrees, designed around the customer, so that is always satisfied. Meatball fact is also a cocktail bar among the most exclusive in the gasometer, designed for those who seek a special lounge bar where you can enjoy cocktails in good company, all within a pleasant and relaxing environment. For this reason we can say that every moment of the day is a good time to come to Meatball, which is for an aperitif among friends, for a lunch or dinner or even for a leisurely cocktail after dinner. This location is in the heart of a historic district of Rome, with the aim to soon become the reference point of the Ostiense cocktail bars and all of Rome in general. In case you were looking for a pleasant location in which to enjoy a cocktail with friends or with your partner, Meatball is the answer to all your questions .. And if you get hungry, we know how to help you
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