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Ornelli Ristorante Caffe

Via Merulana 224, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 06 487 2788
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
08:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Merulana 224, 00185 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The pasta I had was the best in Rome! I forget the exact name, pardon, but it is spaghetti, bacon, cheese, and pepper. I had it for lunch and it was just great. I'm a happy girl! I highly recommend and it's nice too pricey!...More

Thank Everyday A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are just back from visiting the beautiful city of Rome, and happened to stumble across this lil restaurant when the place we were originally going to go was completely full. We both ordered the spaghetti carbonara, which was absolutely incredible. The portion size is...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our last meal at Ornelli having stumbled across it in our search for our last meal in the neighborhood of our apartment. The restaurant was beautiful, service impeccable and the food supreme. In truth, we were tired and probably a bit cranky since...More

Thank MizzouCrew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food here. The parmigiana was unbeatable! Decent prices, friendly staff, and good wine selection too. We had a great dinner out with the family. Inside is not quite as beautiful as the outside seating area, but still full of atmosphere as the evening progresses.

Thank Megan_McGurk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were very friendly & the service & food were excellent ! I would definitely recommend this restaurant to family & friends.

Thank LaaLaa921
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved Ornelli. We found it while stumbling back from the Colosseum to our hotel. It's on the corner of a street with greenery and outdoor seating and we fell in love with it the second we walked in. Ornelli's staff were friendly, considerate and...More

Thank Etienne N
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

The food here was very yummy! And very cheap compared to a lot of places we found. The staff were fab and really looked after you! The puddings were to die for and the waiter gave us a great recommendation. Thank you!

Thank Kim J
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We were walking to our b&b and looking for a restaurant to stop by. We passed Ornelli and decided to try it out. We were really happy with our choice. The waiters were really nice and the food was great. We had Caprese salad for...More

Thank Nicole Yvett C
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We (3 people) had a dinner in this restaurant. The dishes were bad and also very little. The restaurant charged us 3 euros for water which is okay. But they also charged us 4 euros for about 6 very small pieces of bread for three...More

Thank Carync8
Nicola O, Proprietario at Ornelli Ristorante Caffe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Are you sure you have been in our restaurant ? The price for a basket of our home made bread is just 2 Euros and not 4, and many reviews on tripadvisor says that we make huge portions. Anyway i think its normal betwen humans...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

All our courses were really good. Service was fine but not outstanding. Dessert items were amazing. One of the better meals we had in Rome, would return.

Thank zracoon
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for the artsy, alternative, and hipster. Every season,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$33
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Merulana 224, 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Monti
  • Neighbourhood: Monti
  • Phone Number: +39 06 487 2788
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