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Barnum Cafe

#569 of 9,553 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
Italian, Bar, Cafe, Pub
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Via del Pellegrino 87, Rome, Italy
+39 06 6476 0483
Mon 08:30 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 08:30 - 02:00
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Rome, Italy
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Something that I really appreciate about this place is that you feel you'r somewhere else once you sit inside, than you just have to pub up outside to smell the flavor of rome. The food is good and the cocktails are magic. Good for a cup of coffe or a fine drink thanks to the kind and professionalità of the... More 

Thank 696Guido
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful espresso bar which is incredibly popular with the locals. Went in for a wine or coffee a few times and just watched the wonderful staff work. Coffee perfectly served with a smile and they are more than happy for you to chill with a cold vino. This is exactly what Rome is about...... Go, just go.....

Thank Simon427
Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found on trip advisor as it was near our hotel Very good value for money, and good quality food. Plenty of locals using it which is always positive. We went in once for breakfast and once lunchtime, the croissants were amazing. We tried lots of coffee places but this was our favourite :-)

Thank Vanessa F
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent place for drinks and food! Friendly staff with good knowledge and a well selected list of wines.

Thank Nico K
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I wanted to visit the real italian bar with some italian taste...and this is our last day in Rome, so my dreams came true, beacause this place is like in heaven! :)

Thank Kristjan J
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Oh, sweet little Barnum, I wish I could have picked you up and transplanted you a block from my home. This is the kind of place you wish was always around the corner from your house. For a week, we had that good fortune, as we stayed at an AirBnB just down the block. Our host directed us to Barnum... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I had some really nice cappuccino and a giant piece of carrot cake (macadamia nuts included) wrapped in heavenly mascarpone as thick as my finger.

Thank mokushle
Miami, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Don't know where to start: it was my home for my 3 month long stay in Italy. Great, great, great WIFI, the best cappuccino & chocolate croissants, and amazing lunches. The service is unbeatable. Just go! You can stay from the morning 'till 2:00 AM and see how the crowds change from breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, aperitivo, dinner, and after-dinner.... More 

Thank Lyam829
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We found out about the cafe / bar in Lonely Planet and it was great for an apertivo (or 3). On a nice quiet street with very friendly staff.

Thank Eddie_Nero
Mae Sot, Thailand
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoying a Campari back at this quieter Bar! Popular, but never too busy! Back after a 3 year gap and same vibes as before!!

Thank gus18f

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$9
Italian, Bar, Cafe, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Pellegrino 87, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Neighbourhood: Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Phone Number: +39 06 6476 0483

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

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Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
With three of Rome’s most beloved piazzas within a five-minute walk of each other, the Navona/Pantheon/Campo area may be the prettiest and most picturesque area of the city. Join the beautiful throngs hanging out in cafes, boutiques, art galleries, and wine bars, or peek at a neighbourhood museum or monument. If you want nonstop movida, the streets here are busy with chic bicyclists and Vespa drivers, street vendors, merchants, and locals. There is no rhyme or reason to its winding streets and there's something to see around every corner, so take pleasure in a spontaneous wander.
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