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Il Mozzicone

#5,534 of 8,608 Restaurants in Rome
#6,171 of 9,375 Places to Eat in Rome
Neighborhood:
Vatican / Borgo
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Borgo Pio, 180, 00193 Rome, Italy
06.6861500
Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food. Worst service.

Food is great. Service is terrible. At the end of our meal they told us they do not take cards. I had an incredible pasta carbonara and veal dish there so have to give it the 3 stars

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
Lindsay S
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Miami Beach, Florida
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Went to this place after visiting the Vatican. Our tour guide suggested this street for lunch and we walked along until we came across this restaurant. Wasn't too busy, we were seated but it took some time to get even a bottle of water. Anyways, we ordered the bruschetta, the tomatoes were fresh and delicious, coming from Canada you can... More 

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Blyth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

Just taking a few minutes to give feedback on my lunch at this restaurant today. Chose the fettuccini porcini at 12 euros. Had to laugh when it came. Fettuccini plus one measly slice of mushroom on top and at most a teaspoon of juice to lubricate the pasta. Horrendous. As I ate it, because it had so little sauce it... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Food is great. Service is terrible. At the end of our meal they told us they do not take cards. I had an incredible pasta carbonara and veal dish there so have to give it the 3 stars

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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This place is located at the nice neighbourhood. The prices are average; they bring the food pretty quickly and it takes much more time to bring the check. The food is not remarkable. You can stop here if you don't have other options

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Rome, Italy
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Came across this place near the Vatican and, even though the restaurant got quite busy, had a very relaxing lunch of Mussels in a delicious sauce and Pasta. Service was very good and the place seemed well run and had a good ambience.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I went this restaurant for a lunch with my family.. We ordered 2 pasta and 1 pizza each for 9 euros. For drinks we asked for two cola and 1 concantrated orange juice. We were charged 45.60. When I checked the bill, I realized They charged us 6 euros for small bottle concantrated juice. %4 service fee was extra. Portions... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I have heard from many that this place has the BEST carbonara dishes and it is true! You cannot go wrong eating here! I won't try any pasta carbonara dishes at other places because I will be disappointed. There's outdoor dining also. It is truly delicious food!

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Rome, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

While many others have mentioned it, the service at Mozzicone certainly leaves something to be desired. That being said, it remains one of my favorite restaurants in Rome. I love cacio e pepe and try it almost everywhere I go, and so far Mozzicone makes the BEST cacio e pepe I've ever had! I almost ordered a second plate of... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Generous portions at affordable prices. The pasta plates are big enough to feed a hungry adult. Service was ok, the waiter explained well the difference in sorts of pastas and sauces. Good experience all in all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

It was nice place to have dinner outside. Although in many comments people did not like the old guys, they were friendly to our daughter.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Borgo Pio, 180, 00193 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Vatican / Borgo
  • Neighborhood: Vatican / Borgo
  • Phone Number: 06.6861500

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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

Staying in Vatican / Borgo

Neighborhood Profile
Vatican / Borgo
Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighborhood which acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as visitors vie for elbow room, or stand in line for a visit. Once the sun sets, the neighborhood is transformed into a quiet and picturesque hamlet.
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