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Babbo's

#460 of 9,630 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
Esquilino
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Via Volturno, 13, 00187 Rome, Italy
+39 06 474 1322
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4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely meal but a bit on the expensive side

Our family enjoyed this restaurant even if the owner was a little "bossy" with her approach to us. It was a bit touristy and on the pricy side, the staff were attentive and polite and good quick service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Leonie S
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family enjoyed this restaurant even if the owner was a little "bossy" with her approach to us. It was a bit touristy and on the pricy side, the staff were attentive and polite and good quick service.

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Thank Leonie S
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15 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and service are nice, price is acceptable. we enjoyed the dinner there, which included lamb and fish and artichoke.

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Thank helencS4686WS
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and a couple of friends were on the last evening of our visit to Rome and decided to check this place out as we'd seen some of the great reviews on here, and it was close to both our hotel and Termini station. The experience certainly didn't disappoint! It was around 8:30pm on a Sunday night, and as we... More 

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Thank Kezzi-Rose
Newport, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first pit stop after dumping bags at my accommodation last night... Lovely, warm and swift welcome. Beautiful layout and atmosphere. Pleasant faces and service and all were brilliant with their English which I always appreciate! Food was served fast, hot and tasted incredible. I had the bruschetta and pasta bolognese... Both I'd love to have again, but there's plenty... More 

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Thank Jessica M
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel while we were in Rome. What a recommendation!! The food was great and they had a fantastic wine list. Will definitely go back!!

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Thank Jamie D
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A really nice friendly place , recommended by the concierge at hotel andreottie , ate here twice whilst in Rome , both nights excellent

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Thank Adco61
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Went there after visiting another resturant in the area and was disappoint it. Pizza was really good, one of best in rome i ate, even thought few times to visit back. Prices reasonable. Worth visit if u stay around termini st.

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Thank Loai Q
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

We went here as we were staying around the corner and the hotel staff recommended it. Thankfully we weren't disappointed. I had Parmigiana and salad and my partner had a pizza. I then had a lemon sorbet. Both meals were excellent. The staff were very efficient and friendly. We would have gone back if we had been staying longer.

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Thank Sian E
Atlanta
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

We stayed nearby and stopped in one night. The staff was the friendliest we had in our whole time in Rome. Prices were reasonable. Food was ok.

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Thank Jesbooth3
Queensland, Australia
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

The food was fresh and delicious, but the real stars of the show were the staff. Welcoming, friendly, attentive... We felt so at home. We are only in Rome for four nights, and we will visit Babbo's again!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Volturno, 13, 00187 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighborhood: Esquilino
  • Phone Number: +39 06 474 1322

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Esquilino

Neighborhood Profile
Esquilino
Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only way to describe the Esquilino neighborhood. The Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s famous seven hills. From an ancient neighborhood to its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub, Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up basketball games. Look around you: this area isn’t like the historic center. Liberty architecture, large piazzas, and long boulevards mix with archaic arches, secret side alleys, and beautiful churches like Santa Maria Maggiore.
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