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Harry's Bar

#926 of 9,532 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Ludovisi / Via Veneto
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Via Vittorio Veneto 150, 00187 Rome, Italy
+39 06 484643
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10:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I went there on our date night. We were seated outside and it was a little chilly but the heaters were on. I ordered oysters that tasted fresh from the sea. My husband loved his gazpacho soup. We also ordered châteaubriand with béarnaise sauce which was cooked perfectly. My dessert was also spot on! I liked that... More 

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Thank Christine M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Harry's Bar is one of the most memorable moments I've had since visiting Roma. If you want a great night out with family or friends, go here, you'll love it. The staff, drinks, atmosphere and live entertainment has been the best I've seen and they deserve 5 stars and more. Thank you to everyone at Harry's for an amazing experience.

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Thank Fatma C
England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In Rome during October. With family, we went for an afternoon treat to Harry's Bar. At seating area outside, we ordered a Dessert which was well presented and tasted lovely. The atmosphere is good, staff are friendly and polite. Prices are expensive, but this is a quality place.

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Thank Kath P
Moscow, Russia
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friends that live in Rome suggested this place as one of the best in Rome. Unfortunately, nothing close to being the best. Food is average, people around behave as if they are high society...not relaxing atmosphere. Yeah Bellini is good - so may be place is good for girls after shopping...

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Thank Podberezkina
warwickshire
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate inside at this restaurant and the decor makes you feel like you're stepping back into 1950's glitz and glamour. The service was excellent but the food was, in our view, average.

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Thank WarwickshireFlygirl
Texas
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place has stayed open longer than other spots in the area. Great service, good drinks and tasty food (lamb chops were overcooked, so we had to return them twice - but third time's a charm), wonderful live music, fun crowd

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Thank maniunchik
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Terible service, they take tips in ugly way, bringing a cange and in 10 seconds taking it out.I was shocked!!

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Thank Kornelija L
Francesco L, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Harry's Bar, responded to this review

Dear customer, we regret that you have had this experience, but maybe it was not in our room as the prices which are displayed on the menu are the ones that really are in the account. There is not any no change. We hope to have you as our customer. More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very slow service, 20 euros for burnt rice & bisto spooned over. Asked for potatoes with my burger...told that the Stale crisps were what it comes with, only to be taken away when the 20 euro cheese burger arrived.

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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145 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place to stop around 11pm to listen to music and have a superb drink. It's a classic and it appears only tourists are there but still worth it. (we sat inside to hear the music.)

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Thank Equity007
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Too expensive for what it is. Location on street interesting but noisy. Beer 11 euro. Gin & tonic 16 euro. Snacks included day old small sandwiches, nuts, chips.

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Thank Maximus36
Francesco L, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Harry's Bar, responded to this review

Dear customer, we regret that we did not like our local. Please note that prices are displayed on the menu on all the tables, we use quality products and our staff is attentive to customer requests. Best regards More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Bar, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 02:00
Monday
10:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 02:00
Thursday
10:00 - 02:00
Friday
10:00 - 02:00
Saturday
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Vittorio Veneto 150, 00187 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Ludovisi / Via Veneto
  • Neighbourhood: Ludovisi / Via Veneto
  • Phone Number: +39 06 484643
Description
In order to write the story of this cafe we should get to meet every person who has gone to it, or most of them. Certainly each one of them would have a bit of story kept in the casket of their memories. Memories of unforgettable moment, but above all of a bit of history which has helped our Country to be born again. It was the Sixties and our bar proudly represented the meeting place of the " By nigth " Rome, of the " Dolce vita " (Sweet life), the place where riotous loves were born, where never revealed agreements were signed, were everything was familiar ... This was Harry's Bar. In the hearts of the ones who patronenized it, it never died, despite the hard times. Harry's Bar Rome was born in 1959, took its name only in 1962 but the cafe existed since 1918. It was the Golden Gate Confectioner's, quoted in many books. At the end of the Twenties it became part of the De Gasperis' family until 1958, the very year it cake to be American Bar Restaurant. Today the cafe shines in its Boisseirie, and in its plasters, more then 35 years old, of late renovated, the same feel you got in those years. He who doesn't know Harry's Bar Rome, has now good reason to go and see it. Legendary Harry's Bar is the unique place that evokes tbc "Dolce Vita' as if it were a clip from the film, creating a vivid flashback to the golden era of the Via Veneto, when Frank Sinatra sang at the piano and all the stars made their appearance in this bar/restaurant full of glamour and style. As in the roaring sixties, you can still sip an aperitif, enjoy the live piano bar every evening and dive into tbc magic of the Via Veneto from the exclusive and fascinating Harry's Bar. The refined cuisine recalls the freshness of Mediterranean flavours based on prime ingredients. Tradition and fantasy inspire the elegant dishes of the menu, accompanied by the most prestigious labels and a high class service.

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Staying in Ludovisi / Via Veneto

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Ludovisi / Via Veneto
Thanks to Fellini and La Dolce Vita, the Ludovisi and Via Veneto neighbourhood earned its reputation as a posh area where gorgeous Marcellos wooed actresses and models while bored housewives hung out in streetside cafes. The cafes are still there, and so are the cocktails, but the neighbourhood is now home to five-star businesses including hotels, banks, law firms, and embassies. The area is also right next to Villa Borghese, a beautiful park for sporting and cultural adventures. If you're looking for tranquility by night, this may be the place: Ludovisi and Veneto tend to shut down after 20:00.
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