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“Neat and elegant”
Review of Caffe Fassino - CLOSED

Caffe Fassino
Price range: US$7 - US$14
Cuisines: Cafe
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast
Rome, Italy
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Neat and elegant”
Reviewed 4 March 2014 via mobile

This cafeteria located in the centre of Rome is very nice and it seems a coffee house of the XVIII century.The coffee is really good and the desserts are tasty,even if the ice cream is not really good.The service is professional and friendly.

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Thank Mr-spectator
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English first
Rome, Italy
Level 6 Contributor
115 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“pessimo gelato awful ice cream”
Reviewed 24 September 2013

I gelati a roma sono in genere molto buoni, tranne in questo caffe' che si fregia pure di aver l'eredità del gelato Fassi che invece è una famosa cremeria......
please do not try ice crems there is one of the worst in the city I took melon and it was iceed and zabajone was also tasteless

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Franco C
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2 reviews
“Exceptionally friendly staff and great gelato”
Reviewed 13 July 2013 via mobile

Lovely place! Coffee good too, not best, but good. Staff were highlight, very friendly and accommodating.

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Thank Joe N
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State College, Pennsylvania
Level 5 Contributor
67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Great Stop After a Visit to the Borghese”
Reviewed 1 August 2012

My wife, two daughters, and I found this cafe through Trip Advisor after a visit to the Borghese Gallery. We needed a simple place for lunch and the Caffè Fassino was the perfect answer. It is a short, 15 minute walk from the Gallery.

The sandwiches were fair, but the cappuccini were excellent.

The best part of the visit, though, was talking with Fabio, the kind young man who works there. He is working on his English and speaks extremely well. He introduced us to granita, which is a flavorful Italian treat of pure frozen fruit (and a little, OK, more than a little, sugar). We had the lemon, the melon and the watermelon; they were all excellent, but the watermelon and lemon are perfect on a hot summer day. It was worth the visit to talk to Fabio and try the granita.

The cafe is very clean and comfortable and the whole family enjoyed our time there before heading out to the Colosseum and the Forum via the Metro, which is about six blocks from the cafe. Thanks Fabio!

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank cplong
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Stafford, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
69 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“lovely authentic oldy worldy cafe in local neighbourhood of hotel turner, rome”
Reviewed 15 March 2012

after a really busy night and day before me and my two friends were looking for a lovely cafe near the hotel and what a treasure, the waiter was lovely and again with locals all inside, and all very friendly and the best ice cream i have ever eaten! we were in there for ages and wanted to go back in the evening but ooo such a lovely oldy worldy little cafe and lovely cakes too!!!

  • Visited March 2012
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Thank 429hollie1985
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