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Pasticceria Dagnino

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via Vittorio Emanuele Orlando 75 (Galleria Esedra), 00185 Rome, Italy
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
weird organization

good pastries but what a weird internal organisation. it seems that they offer ice cream, pastries but also lunch. nothing is explained, nor on the meal either in the shop. Nice staff but not really concerned. to sum up you feel lost and ignored and you wish to go elsewhere even if the food is good.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Juvisy-sur-Orge, France
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Rome, Italy
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137 reviews 137 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I don't recommend any one to enjoy his or her coffee in this place because of its prices. One coffee cost €4.80. The setting area in the road and pay more than you pay at 5 star hotel nearby.

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Juvisy-sur-Orge, France
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88 reviews 88 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

good pastries but what a weird internal organisation. it seems that they offer ice cream, pastries but also lunch. nothing is explained, nor on the meal either in the shop. Nice staff but not really concerned. to sum up you feel lost and ignored and you wish to go elsewhere even if the food is good.

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Athens, Greece
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you’re looking for the authentic taste of the delicious “canoli” or the “cassatas” you find in most cafes in Rome, then head north towards the famous attractions around Piazza della Reppublica and give in to the wonderful sweet temptations of Café Dagnino. This Sicilian old fashioned café is only a few steps away form the magnificent Santa Maria degli... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I have been recently disappointed with the overall quality and hit and miss satisfaction of this pasticceria. I have been a devotee of their location in Palermo and find that this location, near the Piazza della Repubblica, is no longer as good. While their canollis are terrific, many of the other pastries we ordered on this trip were disappointing. I... More 

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Manhattan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Dagnino's cannoli have been a family tradition every sunday as lunch dessert when I was growing up. It was a very nice treat to return to this wonderful pasticceria which brings the real taste of Palermo pastry into the heart of Rome. The ricotta filling of the cannoli is absolutely divine and the cassate won't disappoint either. I have been... More 

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Hong Kong Region, China
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Tasty Sicily fish rolls, pork slices with great sauce and eggplant spaghetti were all very impressive. Prices were very reasonable. Wanted to come back but that was my last evening in Rome.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

evoyed this place if you can..... we had a coffee and some sweets when we asked for the bill we thought they maid a mistake because we never had lunch for €75. The waiter told us no its your invoice after showing him the bill and the prices on the menu he told us if you are sitting outside the... More 

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epsom, surrey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

i must say i'm baffled by the poor reviews, we visited this place as it featured high on many websites' best coffee/pastry places. these are called 'pasticceria' in italy. the coffee was good (although i'm no connoisseur) the pastries fantastic the focaccia pizzettas were tasty, the bread especially hit the spot. all in all, i'd say it's a good place... More 

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Rome, Italy
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

They claim to be the best in Rome, they act like they are the only place in Rome..... the problem is they are one of the most overpriced and over rated in the area around Piazza della Repubblica The food is precooked and reheated, skip that part. The pastries can be broken down like this: Some good, some fair and... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

If you love pastries and cakes this is your place! We tried a few sweet delights and they were out of this world. The display is so big that it takes you a while to decide what you want to try. Trust me we were so overwhelmed we had to try pick a few. They have this cute seating area... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: via Vittorio Emanuele Orlando 75 (Galleria Esedra), 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighborhood: Esquilino
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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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.