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Al Grottino

#570 of 9,682 Restaurants in Rome
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Via Orvieto, 6, 00182 Rome, Italy
+39 06 702 4440
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19:00 - 00:00
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Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a week in Rome over Christmas. Al Grottino was recommended to us and we went there the first evening of our stay -- and ended up going back twice more. The pizza is absolutely fantastic, the owners and staff very friendly and welcoming, the atmosphere had a nice local buzz of families and friends. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Very good location. Delicious food and excellent staff. Glad right here celebrating his birthday. I will definitely visit it again.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Long story short - the service from the Maitre D' is shocking. We ordered a pasta dish and a pizza for our main. Pretty simple, right? Well, no. My pizza arrived... we waited for 9 minutes (yes, I timed it) and no pasta appeared. Just for context, we were sat outside. Can you imagine what happens to a 'hot' pizza... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The Italians seem to eat later. Restaurant was empty at 19:30. Was busy when we left. Pizza was really good. Wine was 8 euros a litre. Appears to be busy with locals. Huge choice of pizza.

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Thank Colin L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The lime pie was awesome, pizza delicious and service friendly. Enjoyed dinner outside. Happy ambiance. Worth the wait...opened at 7:30 and was busy.

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Thank Paul K
Herlev, Denmark
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The food is really really good. But the service is not the best. Actually I would consider it lacking altogether. A lot of 'experimental' pizzas and all really good - but then in Italy they usually are good. Would give the food 4 but the service only 2 (and that is being nice). Overall that gives 3. Must say that... More 

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Thank Gert W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

It was totally worth waiting a few minutes. We had a very nice and funny waiter and got delicous food and wine for a totally fair price. Would definetly go there again 😊

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Thank Paula S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This place had very good pizza. I ordered the orange, bacon, and smoked cheese and was not disappointed! I also ordered the "olive pate", which I though would be pate with olive garnish. But was really just a tapenade. I'd consider renaming that item... All in all - great atmosphere, good food, and good service. My waiter was very attentive... More 

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Hilleroed Municipality, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely food and wine from Alto Adige, really good pizzas and fish salad and Nosi Goreng. Excellent service.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

We visited this restaurant on our first night in Rome. We had researched the area where we were staying, we had seen Al Grottino's website and thought it looked like a good pizza restaurant. We were right! We arrived at 7.30 to find it completely empty, we discovered that they only open at 7.30 so not surprising. Within an hour... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 00:00
Monday
19:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 00:00
Thursday
19:00 - 00:00
Friday
19:00 - 00:00
Saturday
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Orvieto, 6, 00182 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 702 4440

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