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“Lovely restaurant close to the Vatican”
Review of Papa Rex

Papa Rex
Ranked #250 of 13,876 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$17 - US$40
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Probably the best restaurant we found, ate here a few times. A mix of locals (always a good sign) and tourists. I'd get there just before 7pm as it can get quite busy.

Thank Jaf71
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

It is easy to walk right by Papa Rex without giving it a glance due to its location on a busy street with crazy drivers that require all your attention. But walk inside and all is peaceful and well organized. The staff, under the direction of an attentive manager, works tirelessly to orchestrate your dining experience. They are knowledgeable, personable, and always in motion. Combine that with the best food we had while in Rome and you have the perfect evening. Located just beyond St. Peter's on Via Aurelia, it provides a welcome respite from the bustle of the tourist area. Highly recommend the ravioli and veal. They also have a seafood combination that looks like a bird's next that defies explanation. Papa Rex's is authentic Italian dining at its best.

Thank SteelerfanP
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We were staying 5 mins walk from this restaurant and dropped in at lunchtime for a quick pizza. Both pizzas were very good value at 8€ and the bottle of red wine montepulciano was 15€
White tablecloths and starched white linen. Traditional atmosphere with professional waiters.
Worth trying if you are in the Vatican area

Thank Brian L
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely delicious food reasonably priced friendly staff ticks all the boxes
Orvieto very good as are the desserts they gave got it right

Thank Gary V
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We had a dinner in this restaurant many times. The food and staff are perfect . Very kind , smilie, good place to eating , resting , and drinking .

Thank Szilvia S
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