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Piperno

#493 of 9,684 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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Monte de' Cenci 9, Rome, Italy
+39 06 6880 6629
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:45 - 14:15
Tue - Sat 19:45 - 22:15
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

not sure where to begin on this one. Hidden away in this tiny weeny square in the Jewish quarter of Rome for 150 years, and I don't want anyone else knowing about it except I do want to shout from the rooftops how gorgeous this place is. Husband and I stumbled over it on Saturday arvo looking for some lunch... More 

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Thank Kate B
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In a picturesque quiet side street in Rome's Jewish quarter, Piperno is homey, elegant and unfailingly delicious. The service is impeccable as one can expect from waiters who have been running this floor since the time of Julius Caesar.

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We reserved for lunch at this charming restaurant and spent a few hours before at the Museo Ebraico di Roma and Synogogue. It felt so special and welcoming. Service was excellent and the restaurant room had such a wonderful feel to it - a bit formal without any stuffiness. We started with a large platter of fritto misto, then a... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here initially for the carciofi alla giudia (Roman Jewish fried artichokes) but were pleasantly surprised by the variety and number of house specialities on the menu. They also serve beautiful fried zucchini flowers. Because we had planned to stop by Roscioli as well which is nearby we only took the vongole which were some of the best I... More 

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Menlo Park, California
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the restaurants where my wife and I enjoyed having dinner during our recent visit to Rome was Piperno in the Jewish Ghetto. We strongly recommend carefully studying a map before setting out for Piperno since it is located on a small, somewhat obscure piazza nestled between two side streets. While Google Maps was good enough to get us... More 

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Rome, Italy
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply put, this is one of the very best Restaurants for authentic - and absolutely delicious - Roman food. It doesn't come cheap, and of course, Rome being what it is, you'll find many discerning foreigners amongst the local regulars. The service is knowledgeable, and excellent in every way. The ambience is unique, with its frescos dating back to the... More 

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Bergamo, Italy
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218 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

It's a Traditional and classic restaurant placed in the Jewish district near the synagogue. All tells us the history (from environment to the furniture) and the tradition (menu) of the place. We tried different dishes but we think the strong point is carciofi alla Giudia. The price is quite expensive.

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Thank Rinaldo S
Belgium
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Hi, food was absolutely amazing - specially the spaghetti with clams ! Waiter was sweet and tolerant even though we were creating quite the ruckus!

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Bogota
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

This is a good restaurant, with very fresh fish and at a nice quite piazza. It is open on Sunday night which is terrific.

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Coral Gables, Florida
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Great food and a lovely elegant ambiance. Not your regular touristic restaurant, but really a nice restaurant with great service and fabulous food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:45 - 14:15
Tuesday
12:45 - 14:15
19:45 - 22:15
Wednesday
12:45 - 14:15
19:45 - 22:15
Thursday
12:45 - 14:15
19:45 - 22:15
Friday
12:45 - 14:15
19:45 - 22:15
Saturday
12:45 - 14:15
19:45 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monte de' Cenci 9, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Neighbourhood: Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Phone Number: +39 06 6880 6629

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Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
With three of Rome’s most beloved piazzas within a five-minute walk of each other, the Navona/Pantheon/Campo area may be the prettiest and most picturesque area of the city. Join the beautiful throngs hanging out in cafes, boutiques, art galleries, and wine bars, or peek at a neighbourhood museum or monument. If you want nonstop movida, the streets here are busy with chic bicyclists and Vespa drivers, street vendors, merchants, and locals. There is no rhyme or reason to its winding streets and there's something to see around every corner, so take pleasure in a spontaneous wander.
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