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Via Merulana 54, 00185 Rome, Italy
06 487 2344
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Ranked #4,126 of 8,863 Restaurants in Rome
Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Bakery, Italian, Pizza & Pasta, cuisine.name.191
Neighborhood:
Monti
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
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Sydney, Australia
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115 reviews 115 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I have been here for a morning coffee every day for a week, having the Espresso con Crema - so good, a shot of espresso with special cream. The pastry is always very fresh with new trays of goodies coming out regularly. Highly recommend this place.

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Middlebury, Vermont
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We had our morning coffee and pastry here which was a wonderful experience. Then we ate here 2 evenings at the 'happy hour' buffet, sitting outside under heat lamps with a woolen blanket on our laps - it was late October - but the atmosphere and temps were perfect anyway! We ordered a glass of wine and the buffet bar... More 

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Manila, Philippines
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We dropped by during a windy, rainy afternoon in Rome. The waitress is so kind to serve us even though it's nearing closing time. Their Panelino (not sure about the coffee name) is the best coffee I've ever had. The pastries are good too!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We were looking for a special aperitivo experience in Rome, and went to Panella, on via Merulana near the basilica Santa Maria Maggiore, after hearing about it from a local. Panella was exactly what we were looking for. Panella seems to have been a takeaway bakery and shop that has now set up tables in part of its space for... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Had my breakfast here one of my mornings in Rome. Excellent choice and quality, places to stand, to sit, with service, without service all the ways you want it. Especially liked the spoon of cream you can get in your espresso :-)

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athens
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

it is an excelent traditional caffe. you can have whatever you wish. from wine to coffe. from piza to something sweet. very friendly staff. if you pass by you have to enter

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San Jose, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

My sister and I stopped here as we were doing the walk on Via Merulana from San Giovanni Laterno to Santa Maria Maggiore. It was starting to rain and it was a great time to take a break for espresso and a stuffed pastry. We sat outside in the covered area that included service and were sufficiently sheltered from the... More 

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

How much can a place grow in a decade? My wife visited Panella 10 years ago and the place has tripled in size during our recent visit for a short coffee and hot chocolate. We had to skip the desert due to the extremely high prices! A good place to have a coffee break. Friendly staff with excellent bread and... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

The service is only surpassed by the food. I walked past this place 2 days in a row stopped by the display of sweets, pastries & food in the window. On my 3rd day I looked for it. The Roman savoury cake & arancine (hot) were excellent especially with a glass of red wine. The cannoli, 2 x Italian Coffee's... More 

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Paris, France
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82 reviews 82 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This restaurant, café, bakery is one of the best I've been to in Italy! It's situated on a quiet street, away from the tourist area. An amazing assortment of cakes and pastries and a selection of food choices, as well. We didn't eat in their restaurant but we came a few times for breakfast while we were in Rome. It's... More 

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Additional Information about Panella

Address: Via Merulana 54, 00185 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: 06 487 2344
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Bakery, Italian, Pizza & Pasta, cuisine.name.191

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