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Il Pulcino Ballerino

Via degli Equi, 66/68, 00185 Rome, Italy (Tiburtino)
06 4941255
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Ranked #5,353 of 8,759 Restaurants in Rome
Price range: $28 - $36
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
San Lorenzo
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We were strolling around the streets near our apartment when we came across this restaurant. Outside, the owner greeted us but did not push us to go in, which we liked. Decided to take a chance and were very glad we did. We were the only non-locals and were made most welcome by the waitresses, mother and daughter I think.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Since the ratings jump from 'average' to 'very good', I'm afraid my overall rating has to remain at average. I was warmly welcomed and my beverage delivered in a flash, with my delicious starter of salmon and mozzarella following soon after. The main of pappardelle with oxtail ragu was again delicious if a tad over seasoned. The mains are made... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We went to Pulcino Ballerino for a celebratory lunch after my partner's thesis presentation at the nearby La Sapienza University. We were looking for a good restaurant with a designated space for our 20-25 strong group of family and friends. This one appeared to be somewhat off the beaten track when it comes to the menu so we decided to... More 

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61 reviews 61 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

We had dinner in this place a few days ago. Food was quite good at a reasonable price, the service was excellent (although we have not been in a hurry). We really liked the quiet atmosphere, ideal for spending a nice evening without the noise and the crowds. We would come back.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Well, from our table next to the entrance I could see directly into the kitchen. At some point I saw the owner (guy with a pony tail) and a waitress smoking a cigarette, *inside* the kitchen. Besides that, everybody was courteous and polite. The food was actually quite good - traditional home-style Roman dishes. We were on a business dinner... More 

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Rome, Italy
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

I've been going to Il Pulcino Ballerino for 20 years. There is a lovely atmosphere and the food is usually good - sometimes very good. However, something has changed. I went twice this past week, once with my husband and then, against my better judgment, with close friends for a holiday outing. Dinner with my husband was a huge disappointment,... More 

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fullerton, CA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2011

before i became a vegan, i would eat the fabulous tagliolini al limone. luciano and fabio are fabulous hosts. so refreshing not to see a menu printed in 4 languages for gullible tourists from nebraska.

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Rome, Italy
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2010

Off the usual tourist beaten track, Il Pulcino Ballerino is one of the better restaurants in San Lorenzo. I've eaten here several times over the years, and although the prices (especially of the secondi-meat- dishes) have gotten a bit high, I will keep coming back. Interesting dishes (I think the chefs are a mixture of Italian and Arab), and very... More 

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Additional Information about Il Pulcino Ballerino

Address: Via degli Equi, 66/68, 00185 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: 06 4941255
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Tiburtino
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 28 - 36
Cuisine: Italian

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