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Ristorante Venerina

Borgo Pio 38, 00193 Rome, Italy
+39 06 686 4551
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible17%
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“seafood pasta” (4 reviews)
“saltimbocca” (3 reviews)
“tiramisu” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Borgo Pio 38, 00193 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this restaurant because an Italian friend took us there! What more can I say! The food was awesome. We had the entire experience! From the Antipasti, to the Primi e secondi piatti! Not expensive at all;even though we had two bottles of good...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank saragaw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a disastrous choice the previous night where we ended up walking out, we wanted a better experience and that is exactly what we got. Very friendly staff who were most accommodating to small changes to the menu even with a good choice on the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jeremyrQ3552UW
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

I never write reviews, but this place ruined our night. Absolutely dreadful. Save yourself the aggravation and go elsewhere.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lizireland29
Reviewed 14 November 2018

I was taken here for a set menu lunch on a One Traveller holiday to Rome, so this review may not accurately reflect all aspects of this restaurant. The primo was rigatone with a tasty sauce of pancetta, cheese and olive oil. The main was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Singleness_Expert
Reviewed 29 October 2018

The only thing that made our visit to Venerina worth the while was the kind waitress. Food was terribly tasteless, and it took long time to get the food. Ended up asking for salt and pepper, and putting some of the parmesan cheese left from...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Maria K
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Writing a negative review is never pleasant, since I know that it is seen world-wide & might affect the business of the establishment being reviewed. However, in this case I feel that the criticisms are warranted. My experience as described here was as a member...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TexasClaire
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

The lady who welcomed me to sit down was very helpful with all of the customers. She talked to all of the diners and made them feel welcome. The food was excellent. I started with tonnarelli cacio e pepe and followed that with Saltimbocca allá...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank larrycollins3
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

I so enjoyed the fresh mozzarella and ham starter. My 2nd course was a fettuccini with porcini mushrooms, not fresh but canned. Since it is porcini season I assumed fresh mushrooms, but not. My cousin ordered a pizza that was fresh with spicy salami. It...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DianeMonongahela
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

We went there for a lunch before visiting the Vatican and we had the most obnoxious rude waiter I have ever experienced . Very inattentive and constantly barraging us with rude remarks . Don't waste your time on this restaurant as there are so many...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kt24gold
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We were walking down the street on a very hot evening looking for dinner seating outdoors. Sadly, Ristorante Venerina's outdoor seating was full. Much to our surprise, we were told that they have an open-air courtyard out back. Our dinners were terrific, and the atmosphere...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank NeilCzarnecki
Vatican / Borgo
Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent
souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and
pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican
and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighbourhood which
acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the
souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only
business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the
tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Borgo Pio 38, 00193 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Vatican / Borgo
  • Neighbourhood: Vatican / Borgo
  • Phone Number: +39 06 686 4551
  • E-mail
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