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Passetto Ristorante-Pizzeria

#2,369 of 10,161 Restaurants in Rome
€€ - €€€Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Via Giuseppe Zanardelli 14 | Piazza di St Apollinare 39-40-41, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 335 282 615
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Via Giuseppe Zanardelli 14 | Piazza di St Apollinare 39-40-41, 00186 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in after the persuasive little chap outside gave a list of compelling reasons to dine there Wasn’t disappointed though, the service was first class, very polite and attentive The pasta was really nice and I haven’t had better in Rome Also gluten free pasta...More

Thank curzonparkboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Away from the touristy Piazza Navona, this comfortable restaurant has a good menu and courteous service. I particularly enjoyed the pumpkin ravioli with amaretto and the Roman style artichokes, washed down with a local wine. A quiet and relaxed atmosphere just two steps from the...More

Thank rat_race_escapee
WalksInsideRome, Direttore at Passetto Ristorante-Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks we appreciate your sincere feedback Marilena

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Having been completely duped in a restaurant the day before we were nervous sitting down to eat again in Rome. In fact we had both agreed never to return to the city. As the saying goes, what a difference 24 hours makes! This restaurant served...More

Thank catash68
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We were recommended to this restaurant by our fantastic tour guide Nina, who had given us a fantastic tour of the Colosseum, despite a horrible rainy afternoon! We needed a really nice meal to end our day. From the moment we stepped into this place...More

Thank Jeremy C
WalksInsideRome, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Passetto Ristorante-Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thanks a lot for these lovely words, Jeremy. It is such a pleasure to know you had a great time at our restaurant!

Reviewed 8 November 2017

Having lived in Rome in the past, I was disappointed to find that all of my formerly-favorite restaurants have now become tourist traps, I walked for a long time to find EXACTLY the time of restaurant that I was looking for, and I found it...More

Thank Warda1
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We saw this restaurant whilst walking from our apartment to Piazza Novonna. It had a nice outside area, although it was little cold on the night we went to sat inside. It has a nice atmosphere either way. This si a pizza and past restaurant...More

1  Thank RajaMukherjee
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Perfect place with good location, close to piazza Navona. Tasty food, friendly staff. I forgot the ring on the table and when I got back to the restoran after 4 hours , they gave me it back. I recomend this place.

Thank VictoriaRyzhkina
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We stopped here as part of a group trip; the guide knew the owners, who have only owned it for a short period of time. They were actually closed the day we visited, but they opened just for us, which must have been taxing on...More

Thank MickCut
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We decided on this restaurant for Saturday afternoon lunch before leaving Rome. It was a great choice. The staff were friendly and the food was superb. There is a beautiful Chianti at 8 euro a glass and you simply MUST have dessert (mini cannolis are...More

Thank Greedo2013
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Just off the Piazza, the ingredients are all fresh...and fabulous..we loved it! We had the veal saltimbocca, and the sea bass. It could not have been better!

Thank Debi K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giuseppe Zanardelli 14 | Piazza di St Apollinare 39-40-41, 00186 Rome, Italy (Formerly Caravaggio)
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 335 282 615
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THE FOOD – Run by Salvatore Barberi, Passetto offers an array of typical dishes from the Italian and Roman tradition. We carefully select the best seasonal ingredients for our customers to offer a wide array of lush starters, delicious first and second courses, and an excellent choice of cakes. THE RESTAURANT – The Restaurant is located opposite Piazza Navona. Its premises have been used for dining since 1912. A number of illustrious figures have eaten on its premises including Queen Elizabeth II, Charlie Chaplin, Grace Kelly, Salvador Dalì, Liz Taylor, Vittorio Gassman, and Leonardo di Caprio. The refurbished restaurant features stonework from the original 16th-century palace and an Ancient Roman road in the wine cellar! THE CHEF RECOMMENDS – As a starter, the check recommends the Steak Tartare with Egg Yolk and Parmesan Chantilly cream. As a first dish, the Gnocchi with Octopus or the Roman classic Cacio & Pepe. As a second course, the Roast Lamb on Melted Pecorino Cheese.
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