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Papa Giovanni

#6,115 of 10,034 Restaurants in Rome}
££ - £££Italian, European
Via Dei Sediari 4, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 686 5308
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good16%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible21%
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“salad” (7 reviews)
“truffle” (6 reviews)
“cacio e pepe” (2 reviews)
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Italian, European
££ - £££
Via Dei Sediari 4, 00186 Rome, Italy
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a place! Friendly waitress serving you with passion! Great traditional Italian kitchen brought to you in an original setting that brings you back in time. Price quality is ok!

Thank Koen V
Reviewed 13 September 2017

If you are looking for a special place for lunch or dinner in Rome, you should dine at Papa Giovanni! Use the map and find Your way to this hidden gem of an italian restaurant. Papa Giovanni is a family-driven restaurant with only seven tables...More

Thank lmnor
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Looked interesting so thought we would take a chance and were not disappointed. My husband and I both enjoyed our meal and wine recommendations suggested by the waitress. Rome is experiencing a heat wave and as such we had no appetite for a large meal....More

Thank juneet
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We went to Papa Giovanni with friends native Italians whose family in Rome recommended the restaurant. The atmosphere was so traditional and cozy and the service was exceptional - they were helpful and gracious, offered a fabulous stuffed mushroom amuse-bouche and were patient with suggestions...More

Thank robin p
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The vermicello romano a cacio e pepe was really good. The salad also. But the so called "roasted baby duck marinated with Rosmarin" tasted awful. Absolutely uninspired. Not crispy but soft and flabby. Not marinated. The only rosmary was a 15 cm sprig stuck in...More

1  Thank Individualreise
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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

The food was ok..nothing special!!! The prices were good and the service was ok!!3 stars - decent score

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 January 2016

This is a charming tiny restaurant that serves timeless Roman cuisine. These include tripe, baby duck, a wrapped beef, and, of course, numerous pastas. Lots of artichokes, too, as they are in season after the New Year. Service is by the owner (3rd generation?) who...More

Thank paul r
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Sign said open at 6:30. Owner opened up at 7PM. You must "buzz to get in". Good news: Food was good. Little dessert served. BAD NEWS: 1) 2€ table charge - illegal, but ok, 2) 14.5€ for some VERY AVERAGE 1/2 liter of house white...More

Thank HalVan
Reviewed 30 September 2015

The food is inventive and traditional all at the same time. It has a wine list like a telephone book. You ring the bell to enter and you feel like you are at home. Wonder owners wonderful food

Thank fauxnombre
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is so welcoming and accommodating. The food was made with love and was exquisite! And their wine selection is phenomenal. This is my best experience yet.

1  Thank Abracatony
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
With three of Rome’s most beloved piazzas within a
five-minute walk of each other, the
Navona/Pantheon/Campo area may be the prettiest and
most picturesque area of the city. Join the beautiful
throngs hanging out in cafes, boutiques, art
galleries, and wine bars, or peek at a neighbourhood
museum or monument. If you want nonstop movida, the
streets here are busy with chic bicyclists and Vespa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dei Sediari 4, 00186 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Neighbourhood: Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Phone Number: +39 06 686 5308
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