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Mondo Arancina

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Via Marcantonio Colonna 38, 00192 Rome, Italy
+39 06 9761 9213
08:00 - 00:00
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A filling and dense big fried ball of rice with filling inside! I call this a snack since we ate so many things each day in Rome, but definitely it has the calories for an entire meal. There are plenty of different options for fillings, and they had some other options as well, but the star are the arancini. Even... More 

Thank Jaywon L
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is great for a quick lunch or snack on the go while shopping in Via Cola di Rienzo. I love their "arancini" and pizza a taglio is not bad either. Next door a great Gelateria!

Thank Heidi N
Athens, Greece
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to grab a quick, tasty, cheap and big enough (!) snack! Not a place to have lunch or dinner though, since it has a few sitting tables. Should visit if hungry during sight seeing and don't want to waste time sitting at a restaurant..

Thank 132chrima
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10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We tried two arancini, salmon and ragu and they were nothing special. We also ate pizza and it was dry. Pistacio desert was ok

Thank Dina M
Rome, Italy
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Everything is outstanding: salted, sweet, ice cream and "granite"! Arancina is a must,but you can't miss an ice cream or a cannolo siciliano! A place to try many times!

Thank Dino D
New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

This is rich. Am used to have arancini as finger food you know, a bite. Their version is heavy, rich, getting one made my meal. 2.50 euros pretty fair price, pizza was good, pay by the weight (!) but real bread pizza. Nice snack option I'll say and yo uhave plenty around;

Thank Beneh
San Diego, California
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We visited Mondo Arancina each and every day we were in Rome. I love arancini, but they are a pain to make, and these are every bit as good as home made. We discovered it on line when my nephew was devastated to learn that it might be difficult to find arancini in Rome - what luck that it was... More 

Thank Marie I
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

A nice place to grab your food and try something sicilian style. Some tables outside and about 10-15 "bar chairs" inside. Food - rice balls with stuffing (cheese, meat, vegetables) - all this boiled in oil. Staff friendly and work rather fast. Prices not high.

Thank Inese B
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent slices of pizza-style flatbreads (not exactly pizza - better), big variety, including wheat flour, veg-focused. Some without cheese. Some gluten-free. Also calzones and arancini. Great caponata. Wonderful pastries/desserts. Sicilian. Very good value.

Thank Travelover2003
As, Norway
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic pizza and friendly staff! Nice place for lunch with sweets, pizza and fried stuff :) just pick the pizza and the amount you want from the display. Much to choose from and they made new ones constant

Thank FerieMathilde

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Italian, Pizza, Fast food, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Marcantonio Colonna 38, 00192 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Prati
  • Neighbourhood: Prati
  • Phone Number: +39 06 9761 9213

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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 Prati

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Just steps away from the chaos of the centre, Prati is the closest Rome gets to calm. Meticulously planned in a neat grid, quite unlike neighbouring Borgo, Prati is a local favourite for its aesthetic organisation and wide streets lined with a range of boutiques for every shopping fantasy. Nonnis pushing baby carriages and gossiping teens own every inch of the sidewalk, but that’s only during business hours. Once the sun sets, quirky sidestreet bars celebrate aperitivo hour, those evening cocktails that help wash away the tensions of Roman life.
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