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Grotta Azzurra

#1,042 of 9,733 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Cicerone 62a | Zone Prati, 00193 Rome, Italy
+39 06 323 4586
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
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Fri - Wed 12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
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Athens, Greece
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

I visited this restaurant with my family twice, as it was very close to our hotel (Cicerone Hotel). I try to find something that I don't like, but I can't. Everything was perfect! 1) Excellent couisine, good portions. 2) Friendly staff. We met Farid, a waiter there. He was very helpful and was smiling all the time. It;s difficult to... More 

Thank evaggeliakt2
Aurora, Illinois
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Popular with a good selection of entrees. Fine selection of wines and after dinner drinks. Americans, Germans and Italians dinning willing to engage in conversation and total enjoyment of the dining experience. Fully occupied by 7 in the evening so reservations a must. A very good relaxed choice for an evening of food and meeting others from around Europe.

Thank barbelwm
Linkoping, Sweden
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Having enjoyed a great meal with staters and main meal for 9 persons. Nice staff and fantastic food.

1 Thank jacob_bike
Cadiz, Kentucky
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this nice restaurant twice during our stay in Rome. Varied and extensive menu with some nice traditional dishes such as lasagna and ravioli. Several pizza choices and speciality items as well. The menu is subtitled in English, as well. The staff is very friendly and engaging. The food is reasonably priced, although not fast, depending on what is... More 

1 Thank Dan B
Burke, Virginia
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110 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We ate here twice on our recent stay in Rome. The restaurant staff and food were excellent. We ate a quick veggie antipasto plate and shared pizzas with another couple. It was just what we needed after a 6 hour bike ride. The second time we ate the restaurant was busy with a large tour group. We arrived before they... More 

1 Thank Senior653
Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Recommended by our tour guide for great local dining. It didn't disappoint! The food was great and the friendly staff were very accommodating. Try to get a table at their own Grotto!

1 Thank AACC777
Versailles, France
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Waited 5 minutes to get a waiter to notice us in the entrance. He said he was cleaning our table. 10 min later, literally all the staff in front of us, no one caring. They don't care about you, they have enough customers so it's not worth working to give the proper service... We left after 15/20 minutes of waiting... More 

2 Thank thomas-menga
Luca C, Proprietario at Grotta Azzurra, responded to this review
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Gentilissimo Sig. Thomas, quella sera il nostro ristorante era pieno, dall'ingresso non si può notare e vedere che contiamo 150... More 

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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Wife and I stumbled on this place while walking to the hotel from the Metro. Food was very good. Wife had the Orecchiette with broccoli and sausage that was very good, I had Gnocchi with shrimp and clams that was also very good.

1 Thank Thomas e
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Food and service are great!A favourite restaurant of ours in Rome.Giovanni and Pietro (owners) make your experience wonderful!

Thank 154mike2013
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

As I said food was great, pizza was delicious and the house wine was very nice. Only down point was waiter as they were more concerned with who had what table, however should note the people who I believe we're the owners where very polite. Defiantly worth a visit!

Thank Nathjeno

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Seafood, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Cicerone 62a | Zone Prati, 00193 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Prati
  • Neighbourhood: Prati
  • Phone Number: +39 06 323 4586

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Prati

Neighbourhood Profile
Just steps away from the chaos of the centre, Prati is the closest Rome gets to calm. Meticulously planned in a neat grid, quite unlike neighbouring Borgo, Prati is a local favourite for its aesthetic organisation and wide streets lined with a range of boutiques for every shopping fantasy. Nonnis pushing baby carriages and gossiping teens own every inch of the sidewalk, but that’s only during business hours. Once the sun sets, quirky sidestreet bars celebrate aperitivo hour, those evening cocktails that help wash away the tensions of Roman life.
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