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Papa Rex

Via Aurelia 87, 00165 Rome, Italy
+39 06 634998
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (40 reviews)
“tenderloin” (3 reviews)
“bolognese” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Via Aurelia 87, 00165 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

During a visit to Rome we had dinner at Papa Rex twice. The atmosphere was very friendly - yes, we agree that Stefano is a very good waiter! - with discreet Italian music and a spacious, airy room. The food was delicious - my ris...More

Thank MCfromKent
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Place for a quick lunch with decent seafood spaghetti and diavola pizza. Ask for chilly pepper olive to spice things up a bit. Nice and kids friendly staff. Have a good lunch!

Thank Bogdan D
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

My family and I had dinner here our second night in Italy! Good food, live entertainment, and Stefano was a top notch server!

Thank KelliJustusson
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We visited here one evening in March after reading reviews. We decided to try something different to pasta and pizza. I ordered chicken and my husband ordered lamb. As they say I got what it said on the tin, half a chicken on my plate...More

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paolosalemi, Direttore at Papa Rex, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2017
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Gentile Signora, ci scusiamo molto per l'inconveniente riguardante il pollo da Lei ordinato. Avremmo avuto piacere a conoscere il suo...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We visited here on the day we left Rome for a last minute lunch, to say it was beautiful would not do justice. We ordered the tenderloin fillet which came with a gorgeous buttery pepper sauce and a side of the rosemary potatoes. They were...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food, excellent value for money, friendly staff....this is a great spot for dinner when in the area of the Vatican. I wish that I had discovered this place a few days ago as I would have definitely returned😊.

Thank Welshdraig
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

After a local recommendation from our hotel owner we visited Papa Rex's in February 2017 and we were not disappointed. The restaurant staff (Steffano and the two other waiters, didn't get their names) were exceptionally welcoming and attentive and the food was the best we...More

Thank Leah D
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The food is amazing! The place is very comfortable and calm! The waiter, Stefan, is really nice and helpful! Very good!

Thank Tainá M
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Came to Papa Rex for a quick lunch before going to Vatican. Lasagna was probably the best mill I've tried over 3-days stay in Rome. The place has a nice cozy atmosphere accompanied with welcoming and attending staff. Wondering whether someone plays the restaurant's piano?

Thank Kuhhmay
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Enormous (just like the portions!) but very cozy place, nice decorations, lovely Stefano made me smile so many times ☺ I didn't feel alone. Regular restaurant prices and just excellent food, the dessert was brilliant, I will come back to Papa Rex every next time...More

Thank Olgamu09
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9 October 2016|
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Response from Ozziechick45 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it parked at the street in front to let us all out, went away and parked somewhere else, so it won't be any problem for those who can't walk very far
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Aurelia 87, 00165 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 634998
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