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73-79 | Viale Manzoni, Rome, Italy
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Coquitlam, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014

Had dinner here last night as just around the corner from my hotel. Food was average and well service was friendly enough I couldn't help but be jealous that the two blonde Polish girls who later sat down beside this solo Canadian femake wre treated to complementary sparkling wine and were given the wi fi password without even asking for... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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118 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

Before jazz concert at Auditorium Parco della Musica, we went for Apertivo at ReD. The cost for drink and small plate of food you fill at buffet is €10, so good price. But found food very bland and over cooked. Have had great Apertivo in Rome, just not here. But very convenient location to concert venue. And definitely the price... More 

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Thank bdavisengr
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2013 via mobile

Came there at our first evening in Rome. Really nothing special. Typical pizza. Personnel who is cheating you. Really better to find smth else. No wish to come back any more.

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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2013

Well after reading some off the reviews am not sure if they were actually at this restaurant we found staff excellent very friendly and could not do enough we was same as most people been out walking all day and came across it, it looked clean and tidy more than can be said for some off the places in rome... More 

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San Diego, California
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2012

My friends and I happened upon this place by accident. We had been walking all day and just needed a place to grab a bite before returning to our hotel. We were not disappointed. The food was good and the owner/manager very engaging. we all had different plates and each was great. We enjoyed the place so much we returned... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2012

I ate the antipasta at ReD least 4 times and it was good each time, espicially for the price. Usually, in the late afternoon, I enjoy a cold Peroni and a nice anti pasta. It just seems to round out the afternoon. I had several Anti pasta plates from various places around Rome and found ReD to be the best... More 

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Derbyshire, UK
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2011

After eating at Red on the first night of our stay in Rome, we were really surprised to read such poor reviews. Red hadn't been recommended, but was simply one of the closest restaurants to our B&B (Daysleeper, just around the corner) and having been up since 2am to travel to Rome, we wanted to eat somewhere nearby. Admittedly, it... More 

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1 Thank Sophie E
New York
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2011

I went because the owner of my B&B recommended it. Two other Americans I met said they liked it too. However, if you know what good italian food should taste like you will not like this place. I just came from Siena where I had amazing food. At Red I ordered their house risotto, which was made with short grain... More 

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Rome, Italy
2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2011

Staff is incompetent, rude and bullying at its own customers! Things worsen when you are in a group (they panic because they are just incompetent and cannot deal with more than two clients!) I guess I do not need to add more details. My personal advice: find a valid alternative for an aperitif/dinner in the nearby before heading to Auditorium.... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2011

ReD is a restaurant/pizzeria which we found on the first night of our stay in Rome. It serves typical Italian cusine including pasta, pizza and seafood dishes, desserts, and has a full bar. We were looking for a pizzeria, and the receptionist at our hotel (with no English) just said Trastavere, which was a good distance away and we had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73-79 | Viale Manzoni, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighbourhood: Esquilino
Description
Ristorante Pizzeria. Tel: 06 70451773

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Esquilino
Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only way to describe the Esquilino neighbourhood. The Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s famous seven hills. From an ancient neighbourhood to its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub, Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up basketball games. Look around you: this area isn’t like the historic centre. Liberty architecture, large piazzas, and long boulevards mix with archaic arches, secret side alleys, and beautiful churches like Santa Maria Maggiore.
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