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Il Melarancio

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Campo Marzio
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Via del Vantaggio 43 | Via Del Vantaggio 43, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 320 2200
12:00 - 23:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were looking for an unpretentious restaurant near Piazza del Popolo after a long day and just happened upon this place on a side street. It was so terrific that we returned twice more during our one week in Rome. Careful service from English speaking wait staff. Superb food at moderate prices. Our most expensive meal was 50€ for two... More 

Thank amensch
Cologne, Germany
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I dined at this restaurant a few steps from Piazza del Popolo on a visit to Rome: small restaurant and intimate environment that put the customer comfortable. The staff is really great: careful and prepared to customer requirements. Excellent desserts, exceptional panna cotta. appropriate prices to location, service and cuisine. Highly recommended!

Thank markbobs82
Norwich, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

In the guide routard as low to moderate price but we found it expensive for the amount on the plate. Very small desert for 7 euros! Need to order vegetables separate to the main course otherwise it is just meat. Service slow but pleasant. Would not revisit.

Thank jjan28
Derry, New Hampshire
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Okay, so the lady hostess was a little scary at first. She was gruff and acted like we bothered her...the FIRST time we went. My husband and I split an order of bruschetta that was fresh and delicious! We had a glass of wine. The waiter was very nice. We returned the next night for dinner and had THE BEST... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Stopped by here for a light dinner after an all day tour. The food was mediocre, the service very slow. Got the impression the staff could have cared less whether or not we were served. One of the wait staff spent her time talking with another couple seated close by. The arrived shortly after we did and were served quickly,... More 

Thank virginia o
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Very friendly service for a touristic area of Rome. The waiters are aware of special needs of the customers (I'm celiac and pregnant). I had parmigiana di melanzzane as a starter and saltimbocca as a main and both were delicious. I'd say it was a bit pricey but a good experience overall

Thank Catherine B
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11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Whenever in Rome, u definitely need to try this place! Friendly staff, great variety( even a gluten free menu is available) and above all a great taste! Good quantity-price ratio, if you checking out this place, GO for dinner or lunch now!

Thank Yasmine D
Turin, Italy
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Good experience. First time here. I was there with a friend looking for a gluten free restaurant. Fresh fish, nice waiters, good atmosphere, reasonable price. I definitely will come again...

Thank cosimo p
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Good spot for lunch. Cheap and cheerful. Nice clean toilet which is a must! They will turn you away if you aren't going to eat lunch.

Thank fivestartravellers
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Our service was attentive and warm. My husband's pasta and tomatoes were delicious. My chicken fillet and roasted potatoes also. I would recommend this quiet, friendly spot to anyone wanting very good food simply but well prepared.

Thank RosaleenD

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Vantaggio 43 | Via Del Vantaggio 43, 00186 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Campo Marzio
  • Neighbourhood: Campo Marzio
  • Phone Number: +39 06 320 2200

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

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Campo Marzio
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