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Antico caffe castellino

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Trevi
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Via C. Battisti, 134/135, Rome, Italy
+39 06 679 2404
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00:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:30
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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277 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We had a couple of drinks in this establishment, mainly to take the weight off our feet after walking miles. The waiter was attentive, friendly and helpful and as we sat outside on the pavement tables, he chased away the numerous hawkers trying to sell you something. The toilet is inadequate for the numbers of people and is quite a... More 

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Thank Tom K
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately I was really hungry at the moment we passed by this caffe... We were placed at a table right away, had no other places to choose from. Cappuccino costs 4,50 and a cup of tea too! But worst were the paninis or in my case the hamburger.. I think the meat and lettuce have been there for many hours... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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490 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful location. We were seated outside. Constantly aware of the tourist trap syndrome but we were hungry and decided to stop. The staff are delightful,very friendly and accommodating. No complaints there. The problem is with the food which was simply awful. Tasteless, bland, poor portions of inferior food all made this a disappointing waste of money. It's not worth sending... More 

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Thank WMJAB
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

For British visitors, this restaurant / cafe is reminiscent of one of the new fangled "Greggs" cafe. Located on one of the busiest corners in the city, getting in can be hard as one has to cross through rivers of tourists going the other way. Once inside you have the option of take out or eat in - the place... More 

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City San Fernando, State California
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96 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on Jan 5 2016 to sit next to the propane heater after walking about 6 miles touring Ancient Rome. The place was great for sitting and people watching and especially for having a place to warm up. We ordered an expresso, cappuccino, pizza and 2 cokes for 26 US dollars. The pizza was pizza and we liked... More 

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Thank MexVacationing
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Our young waitress was lovely. The food was tasteless and not fresh - not good value for money. The other staff were very rude and our overall experience was disappointing. It's lucky they are situated in a prime location as you wouldn't plan to eat there.

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Thank Tania S
Manchester, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

The pasta is too sour and don't really taste good for the 9-10 Euro it costs. Also, the spaghetti pretty much just tasted like what I would have been able to cook on my own, which is rather disappointing. Overall, I won't go so far as some reviewers who ask you to avoid at all cost, but I have to... More 

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Thank King L
1 review
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Popped in for lunch, huge tasty pizzas at a good price. Soft drinks and sides expensive but to be expected in the area. Waiter very helpful with perfect English, contrary to other reviews, but lady at the counter didn't acknowledge us at all on transaction. Okay place in a great location.

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Thank Melissa B
Rome, Italy
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72 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I can accept that in piazza Venezia a bar can be expansive, but I expect it to be elegant, I expect that the cups are in porcelain, the waiter attentive and proactive. I expect to be able to pay at the table without being forced to cue again at the cashier. Nothing worse than this in Rome!

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Thank Dario L
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

The most overpriced food we have in rome...7€ for bread with ONLY 2 small slices of pork 6€ for 1 piece of pizza and 4.5€ for one glass of cola with 9 ice cubes...also the lady who managing the place was the roodest person ever

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:30
Monday
00:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:30
Thursday
00:00 - 23:30
Friday
00:00 - 23:30
Saturday
00:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via C. Battisti, 134/135, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Trevi
  • Neighbourhood: Trevi
  • Phone Number: +39 06 679 2404

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Trevi
A non-stop photo and souvenir opportunity, Trevi is all about action. From early morning through the wee hours, the piazza surrounding Trevi Fountain hosts a never-ending flow of tourists hoping to make a wish or take a selfie. Clever restaurants, charming gelaterias, uncanny bars, kitsch shops, and a range of hotels make up the local landscape. Beneath the bustle are the remains of an ancient neighbourhood that you can visit by heading over to a repertoire cinema and asking for a peek underground. There is something for everyone, but if peace and quiet are what you seek, plan to visit in the early morning hours.
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