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Merulana Cafe

Via Merulana 138, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 06 700 4221
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (26 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Via Merulana 138, 00185 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nursing sore knees from Santa Scala, we were looking for a place to sit and have an early dinner. We found the Merulana with its idiosyncratic decor very welcoming. We sat outside despite the busy traffic in the Via Merulana and viewed the impressive Basilica...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has a warm feel, matched by friendly service, Our meals were good, both in flavour and in presentation. The serving size is also adequate, we'll, enough to allow for desert. Value was also good, and so, we will be back again tonight.

Thank Rudy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly and given the other restaurants we tried that was important. So much so that we returned a second night. The food was fine. We were not paying high prices (8-10 euro for pasta dishes the same for burgers). Other items such as Sea Bass,...More

Thank CliveWilliams21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here for dinner twice and breakfast once. The Lasagna was delicious and the pasta with mushrooms was good too. Cocktails were very good. They serve an American breakfast and pastries as well.

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Nice restaurant, neighborhood restaurant, that has been around since 1975. Food was good, but not spectacular. Service was nice, friendly, with a smile, but not spectacular. Location is on a semi Main Street, with nice neighborhood views. Again good food, good service, good place.

Thank James B
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Discovered this lovely restaurant on a tree lined street with chairs and tables outside in the shade. A perfect spot on a very hot day. Staff were very friendly, food was excellent. 2 of us had Moretti beers and 2 had a glass of lovely...More

Thank Justin W
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The ambience is really nice! It has an antique feel. Just a pity that not all the food items ordered were up to standard.

Thank M B
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

I absolutely loved this place, from the food to the wait staff. The atmosphere was a nice change & the traditional food was some of the best.

Thank katherinemc92
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We ate here a couple of times whilst staying nearby as they were able to cater happily for my son who needs a gluten, dairy and nut free diet. The waiting staff are really friendly, helpful and accommodating. He had steak and homemade roasties/chips and...More

Thank Kielfa
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Came here after a meal somewhere else to catch the first Man U match of the season. They were so accommodating and friendly; putting the football on for us. My boys had the chocolate fondant and ice cream that was to die for. Beer, red...More

Thank Joanna Y
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:30 - 05:00
06:30 - 05:00
06:30 - 05:00
06:30 - 05:00
06:30 - 05:00
06:30 - 05:00
06:30 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Merulana 138, 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 700 4221
  • E-mail
Always Open,Day and night
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