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Il Brillo Parlante

Via della Fontanella 12, 00187 Rome, Italy
+39 06 324 3334
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (210 reviews)
“salad” (39 reviews)
“lamb chops” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Brew Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Via della Fontanella 12, 00187 Rome, Italy
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1 - 10 of 653 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited 2 times under a short visit in Rome. First only for drinks, 2nd for dinner. All was great. Perhaps a little busy waiter, but he did as good as he could.

Thank Charlotta B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We chose the place because of good notes on TA. Sadly the place did not meet our expectations. I have ordered tatar with french fries and both did not taste fresh. The service took quite long and the waiters forgot about our drinks. For the...More

Thank Monika K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With lots of tables you won't have problems finding a table, inside or outside. The food is good, but the service after the second Prati get slow

Thank Isabel C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this special side street restaurant which is next door to the Hotel Valadier one block from piazza de popolo. Delicious salads, pizza, pasta and over 300 wine choices. Ended our meal with the best tiramisu we have ever had and then night caps...More

Thank Pavery1956
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended this restaurant and were not disappointed The service was first class and the food very good, particularly enjoyed the sweets. The experience of sitting outside was Entertaining

Thank chris A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Italian food, delicious pizzas, friendly service and an incredible selection of wines (inside).

Thank Stéphanie D
GroupeValadier, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Il Brillo Parlante, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thanking you for sharing with us your experience we are glad to know you enjoyed it and appreciated our selection of wines. Hoping to welcome you soon again, Best Regards Ilenia Simiele - Guest Relations

Reviewed 12 September 2017

We went on our last evening in Rome and wished we'd found it earlier. Very clean tidy restaurant, with a great choice on the menu. We both chose pasta, but different types, that were a good size portion and absolutely delicious. Light pasta with a...More

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GroupeValadier, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Il Brillo Parlante, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, We are delighted to know you appreciated the experience at Brillo Parlante and we thank you for reccommend us! Looking forward to have you back again Best regards Ilenia Simiele - Guest Relations

Reviewed 22 August 2017

Really close to Piazza del Popolo, Il Brillo Parlante is a bit of a gem! It is on a small side street (easy to miss), the food was delicious. I had a pear, pine nut and parmesan salad which was surprisingly tasty and filling while...More

Thank Dan H
GroupeValadier, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Il Brillo Parlante, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback! We are pleased you enjoyed your experience at Brillo Parlante restaurant and appreciated our food. Hoping to see you soon again, Best Regards Ilenia Simiele - Guest Relations

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Found this little gem nestled down a side street, we opted to sit inside as we were hot and bothered. Lovely decor and air conditioning just right temperature. Immaculate toilets. Good service, food came quickly and was delightful I had a calzone and my partner...More

Thank lambo2004
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Good location next to Santa Maria Di Popolo. I had the bucatini amatriciana which I loved! I tried it to other restaurants as well but this was the one I liked the most. And the prices were very reasonable. I recommend it

Thank Liza F
Campo Marzio
From its original role as ancient army training fields
to its present-day identity as one of the city’s most
desirable neighbourhoods, the Campo Marzio is the best
place to get lost in Rome. Gorgeous Renaissance and
Baroque palazzos line the streets, and are filled with
enticing boutiques and food shops. By day, Rome’s
best-dressed denizens criss-cross its streets in a
fashionable parade of errands, occasionally pausing to
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7 October 2015|
Response from GroupeValadier | Property representative |
Dear Sir/Madam, two way to order: Visiting the restaurant and make your order or delivery ( only from 7 pm to 10.15 pm ) Follow the steps to make an order: - visit deliverex on the web - dial 00187 to identify our area... More
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21 March 2015|
Response from Maria Luisa D |
Buonasera, non credo che il BRILLO vi darà la ricetta, credo cmq che possiate assaggiare altre specialità in un luogo meno caotico di questo, ad esempio LE BISTROT Se poi volete cucinarle a casa ecco la mia ricetta 2... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Fontanella 12, 00187 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Campo Marzio
  • Neighbourhood: Campo Marzio
  • Phone Number: +39 06 324 3334
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IL BRILLO PARLANTE, WINE BAR - RESTAURANT - PIZZERIA "ALWAYS OPEN" TO NEW FLAVOURS The pleasure associated with traditional food in Rome and creative cuisine blends with the convenience of freshly cooked food at any time of day, even late at night. This is the Brillo Parlante, the restaurant to go to for lovers of good traditional food and good company. Mouth-watering appetizers, pizzas cooked strictly in a wood oven, grilled meats and home-made desserts are just some of the delights offered by this welcoming restaurant. Then there's the wine list, which features over 400 wines from Italy, France and the rest of the world, plus a fine selection of brandies and whiskeys. Il Brillo Parlante is looking forward to welcoming you in its spacious dining rooms or on the outdoor terrace, which is heated in winter. Guests can also enjoy free Wi Fi internet access. Il Brillo Parlante is open until late at night, which makes it an ideal venue for post theatre dining.
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