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Settembrini Cafe

#5,687 of 9,111 Restaurants in Rome
#6,341 of 9,911 Places to Eat in Rome
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21 Via Luigi Settembrini, 00195 Rome, Italy
+39 06 9761 0325
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7:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 104
    Excellent
  • 132
    Very good
  • 73
    Average
  • 87
    Poor
  • 72
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Saw a celebrity and enjoyed an evening of people watching

This is a very trendy cafe that filled quickly with an after work crowd for their evening aperitivi and a snacks. On this occasion an Italian celebrity was among those enjoying a spring evening at an outside table. He graciously shook hands and posed for photos with well wishers and staff from... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Denmark
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Staff was extremely accommodating and helpful, happily translating the entire menu (both the café and the restaurant menus, and serving dishes from the restaurant menu even though we were there at seven - a couple of hours before regular Italian dinner time) for us (we didn't even ask for it) and being very attentive to our needs.

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Brooklyn
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We've only been to Caffe Settembrini for morning coffee, so I can't comment on the aperitivi, but it's a place we visit on all our trips to Rome and I'm happy to say it's still terrific. The coffee is very good. I'm not a huge fan of Italian coffee (I know, I feel like a freak about it, too) but... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We ended up in Settembrini by recommendation from our apartment owner on Prati. Luckily we followed his advice. The place besides of being cool, the food was excellent 100%. If you happen to be there for lunch order one the lunch options from "Le nostre Formule". I ordered "la signora Maigret" FANTASTIC. Also their desserts are amazing. All home made,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This is a very trendy cafe that filled quickly with an after work crowd for their evening aperitivi and a snacks. On this occasion an Italian celebrity was among those enjoying a spring evening at an outside table. He graciously shook hands and posed for photos with well wishers and staff from this friendly bar. Would highly recommend stopping here... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We found this off the beaten path gem after a long day of sightseeing with millions of other tourists. They were busy and it took a little time to reach us, but once the server arrived, we enjoyed excellent recommendations. We had the mixed cheese and meat antipasti and a green salad. Both were delicious. See the photo for desserts... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place is packed during day. They offer great choices for lunch and make very good coffee so people keep flowing in. During evenings turns a bit more quiet and intimate. Choices for dinner can be nice Tuesday to Sunday because on Mondays they have a fixed menu. The design is nice yet simple, which I totally loved and the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This nice place is situated near my hotel and during my stay I went there very often. The place is really nice but the waiters are absolutely rude! When they are asked to switch on the heaters they brag they don't work but apparently for elderly people the work properly. Each time I came, since the wheater was pretty warm,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We were on our honeymoon in Italy when we stumbled upon Settembrini Cafe. It was the lighting that was beautifully displayed outside the cafe that drew us in. We weren't sure if we would stay but then we heard live music just inside. The place was full and the atmosphere was fantastic. We spoke to the hostess and she was... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

So we ducked in here for a drink when we saw that it was TEEMING with twenty-somethings. There were no seats, so we sat outside. No one came for over a half hour. I don't know why we didn't get up and leave. Once we FINALLY got service, when the waiter didn't bother lighting the heat lamp, we paid an... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Poor quality snacks, expensive and unfriendly service, honestly surprised of the crowd that populates this Roman bar.i

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21 Via Luigi Settembrini, 00195 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 9761 0325

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?