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Settembrini Cafe

25 Via Luigi Settembrini, 00195 Rome, Italy
0697610325
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Ranked #4,888 of 8,464 Restaurants in Rome
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
New York City, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

I ate here on day 8 of my travels through Italy, first night in Rome. I had a reservation but they kept me waiting a while, even though it was pretty empty. My drink was adequate. Both my primi and second were tasteless. At the recommendation of the server, I had the fish and chips. Howard Johnson used to have... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We found the restaurant just passing by, will going to our hotel by taxi ! The place seemed nice and we liked the terrace with parasols. We just arrived there with no reservation and the place was full, but they managed to find a table for us, outside for 4 ! Was perfect. The menu is exclusively in Italian (but... More

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Makati, Philippines
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

It's a charming place without any care for its customers. My wife and I had the unfortunate experience of waiting for food that came too late. After waiting well over an hour to call their attention, it was then that they realized that "their computer messed up" so the chef never cooked our main courses. It would have been believable... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Loved the quiet environment and the food, the staff were very great and so helpful. Had a wonderful evening thanks to this restaurant.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

There are three Settembrini in a row - the restaurant, the cafe and the cafeteria. I'm reviewing the restaurant. We found the food to be inventive, interesting, and quite good, the service very friendly and the wines were quite good. You can get good wines by the glass and the suggestions of the staff were excellent. My favorite things were... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Three of us, two Italians and myself (Canadian) went to Settembrini last night for our last meal in Rome before heading back to Vancouver. What a mistake....talk about ending our love Italian trip on a sour note. We were completely ignored by servers and treated as if we were second class citizens. After one of my friends loudly and assertively... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Arrived for dinner at 8pm on Wed night without making a booking and were seated after a bit of wait. Extensive cocktail list- tried bitter based one, very nice taste and presentation. Food is modern European: a bowl of crisps was very nice as they were homemade. Had Thai chicken, Calamari and Octopus salad. Food was served lukewarm and without... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

A really loved the atmosphere of the place with the soft lights and the little library corner at the end of the bar, where you can enjoy some reading while you are having your wine, specially you are without a company. This is a very Roman place where you can see local people coming for lunch or for a lunch... More

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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129 reviews 129 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

What a treat. Some of the very best Rome has to offer can be found here! Cocktails by artist Matteo Zed are a special treat! The food is most wonderful and the service war and friendly. I have no idea how this is ranked so low but it was a true treat. And I'm plenty fussy!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

This cafe had been highly recommended by locals and friends. It is a nice room in a lovely residential neighborhood with some of the most worst service I encountered in Rome. A salad of mixed lettuce (8 euros ) had pieces of brown lettuce and arrived with no dressing. The waiter never came to check on us, and I finally... More

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