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Piperno

#493 of 9,545 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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Monte de' Cenci 9, Rome, Italy
+39 06 6880 6629
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Today
12:45 - 14:15
19:45 - 22:15
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Tue - Sun 12:45 - 14:15
Tue - Sat 19:45 - 22:15
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Geneva
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2011

Very good restaurant at the Jewish ghetto of Rome. The stuffed zucchini blossoms and the artichokes Judea are delicious. Excellent service. Surely a place to go if you visit Rome.

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Thank DBG58
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2011

The "artichoke Judea" was outstanding. The gnocchi ridiculous. Service fantastic. The only trouble is it can be hard to find so give yourself time to do so, and to explore the Jewish Ghetto - a remarkable place.

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Thank LaCanadese
Southeastern, PA
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2011

Ate outside on a warm evening. The stuffed zucchini blossoms, fettuccini, and carchiofi Guida are excellent.

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Thank LawHusick
Peekskill, New York
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2011

Bert Wolf was right this place is great- the atmosphere and food best we had in Rome. The famous fried artichokes were worth every penny. The gnocchi clouds from heaven.Unfortunetly, they were not making their specialty dessert that night because it was too hot. We will have to go back to have the "grandfathers balls" fried riccotta balls studded with... More 

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Montclair, New Jersey
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75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2011

We loved the space, the service and the food - by far one of our top meals. Surrounded mostly by Italians. I think it helped that my husband was able to address the owner in Italian regarding our reservation. Enjoyed the artichokes, zucchini flowers, carbonara, gnocchi amatriciana, wild strawberries with gelato and tiramisu with great wine pairings.

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Burlington, Vermont
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2011

Piperno is a truly great restaurant, and I can only suppose that the modest rank among Roman restaurants go to the high price. Atmosphere where we were seated two nights ago on the outside terrace was lovely. Everyone around us was Italian. Service was excellent and courteous. But it was the food that justified the price. The carcioffi a la... More 

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Malta
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2011

We went here for a Sunday lunch. It was nice to be out of the hustle of Rome and the location is wonderful. The food wasn't anything to rave about, vegetables and potatoes had to be paid for separately and at the prices charged you would expect these to be included. Service was good but felt quite rushed for an... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2011

We were suggested this restaurant by our tour guide Bruno (Rome City Tours) and it was well worth the money! The restaurant is not cheap but has a good quality/price ratio. The food is really delicious. We tried dome local specialties suggested by our tour guide as the fried cod fillets and Roman Artichokes that we will never forget. They... More 

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San Francisco, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2011

Thursday, July 28, we toured the spectacular Capitoline Museum and had plans to dine at Giggetto that evening. Our concierge called many times, only to find out later that Giggetto was already closed for summer vacation. The obvious alternative was Piperno which we immediatley booked. In the heart of the Jewish Ghetto of Rome, our head waiter was Gentilissimo Claudio,... More 

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Switzerland
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58 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2011

Our group of six arrived at the premises 15 minutes before the dinner opening time - 7:45 PM. It was drizzling and windy outside, and we had two seniors in our group. One gentleman, who seemed to be the restaurant owner, was sitting inside and we called him. In Italian, we asked him if we could wait inside the restaurant,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:45 - 14:15
Tuesday
12:45 - 14:15
19:45 - 22:15
Wednesday
12:45 - 14:15
19:45 - 22:15
Thursday
12:45 - 14:15
19:45 - 22:15
Friday
12:45 - 14:15
19:45 - 22:15
Saturday
12:45 - 14:15
19:45 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monte de' Cenci 9, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Neighbourhood: Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Phone Number: +39 06 6880 6629

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Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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