We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Il Pasticciaccio

Via Merulana 34, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 06 8952 8967
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (8 reviews)
“salami” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Merulana 34, 00185 Rome, Italy
Write a Review
Reviews (431)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 104 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fairly priced cafe with a number of delicious pastries. I'd recommend the chocolate croissants! Nice outdoor dining. Would go back.

Thank Bradleytk
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was a relief after all the touristic places in the heart of the city. We ended up here tired after walking fo hours, and it turned out to be a good choice. We sat outside at a nice terrace, and enjoyed some good...More

Thank NLcycle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok you are near Santa Maria Maggiore, but that doesn't give you the right to overcharge for coffee and croissants. We went there after lunch just to have coffee and something sweet...big mistake. The staff was really rude and they treat you like you are...More

1  Thank luni69
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We've just returned from our second meal there in as many days and enjoyed both very much. The food has been tasty and nicely flavoured without being overpowering. We can particularly recommend the beef. Service was attentive without being obtrusive and we were warmly welcomed...More

Thank mgholtz
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

First Visit to this establishment that caters for your breakfast, lunch, ice cream, aperitivo and dinner needs. Some might argue that it is spreading itself thin but I would say that overall if you need to have any of the above it is not a...More

Thank Flagstone
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

The food here was fantastic! I had a spaghetti carbonara that was as appetising as it was filling - I couldn't finish it. The staff were very welcoming and friendly. I could not have asked for anything more.

Thank Nikki475
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We went there every morning for breakfast for one week and enjoyed the large selection of typical Italian baked goods as well as the coffee. The waiters welcomed us kindly everyday, especially Louis who was always open for a small chat. We highly recommend this...More

Thank Jacob B
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Amazing place! Louis was the best!!! Thank you Louis for the sweet memories! Dimitar & Galja Stanchev from Bulgaria

Thank Dimiter S
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We had 8 hours layover in Rome, went to town and had breakfast there, Louis was swift and friendly, he made our meal happen in few minutes, perfect place for meals all day, the coffee and the deserts are also very good.

Thank Joe A
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Good place for breakfast and brunches. Pleasant staff. Pay attention the prices at the bar desk are lower than at the tables.

Thank Sirbu A
Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only
way to describe the Esquilino neighbourhood. The
Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas
in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s
famous seven hills. From an ancient neighbourhood to
its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub,
Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot
vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up
Nearby Restaurants
Pasticceria Regoli
687 reviews
.04 km away
Sapori e Delizie
1,214 reviews
.11 km away
La Forchetta d'Oro
794 reviews
.15 km away
Tempio di Mecenate
603 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Attractions
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
10,634 reviews
.28 km away
Basilica Di Santa Prassede
1,014 reviews
.23 km away
Palazzo Brancaccio
113 reviews
.02 km away
Teatro Brancaccio
98 reviews
.16 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Il Pasticciaccio staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Merulana 34, 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighbourhood: Esquilino
  • Phone Number: +39 06 8952 8967
"Il Pasticciaccio Lounge Café", here you can find, among the many services offered: Tea Room, Snack bar, Happy Hour, Brunch, Restaurant, Cocktail Bar, Wine Tasting and much more! We are waiting on Via Merulana, 34 in Rome!"Il Pasticciaccio Lounge Café".
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing