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Il Mozzicone

Borgo Pio, 180, 00193 Rome, Italy
06.6861500
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Ranked #3,982 of 8,289 restaurants in Rome
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Lisbon, Portugal
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The food is normal. The service is very bad. The waiters only speak english before the meal. After the meal, they only speak italian. They didn't want to accept the pay card because they said we order few food for both. They lied to us and they said: "pay card only for bills more than 30 euros. You have to... More

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Rome
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Local food made to a high standard. Yes the two older gentlemen were a bit grumpy but not unpleasant and made concessions to our orders; Tables put together to accommodate our family of 8 and split orders of pizza. Not overly priced and plates warmed to hold the heat outdoors. Try the swordfish !

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London
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The area around Mozzicone has really changed in the last couple of years, and gone upmarket. Where once this was the dingy and iffy end of the streets leading away from the Vatican, very different from the touristy areas at the other end, now it's really up-and-coming. But Mozzicone remains largely unchanged, and still stays true to its 1970s decor... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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172 reviews 172 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This little ostaria is in the middle of the very touristic area of the vatican., so most of the custumers are tourists. So are you. This being said: it is a charming place. The terrace is nice. The service is nononsense, btu if you are friendly and order in Italian they melt away. The food is good, fresh homemade. The... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I agree with other reviews saying that the service is bad!!!! It is awful!! I have never been in a restaurant where there has been service as bad. We asked for a table for our group but were bluntly told 'No!'. We stupidly split up, some going to nearby restaurants (I wish I had been one of them!!) Five of... More

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Rome, Italy
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I've been there just yesterday with my family and was not disappointed - well, not too much. We had decent food (in an otherwise extremely touristy area where food tends to be on the lousy side), even though the supplì were way overpriced (€ 2,50 a piece!) and the bucatini all'amatriciana were too heavy... The pizza was decent but don't... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

Dont go here. Bad food and service! The waiters are arguin who is going to help is. 15 minutes and still no drinks. Bad food. And than the are arguin who will wekte the bill. Finale and with a mourn the gave of and throw the money on the table. Once but bever again.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We weren't sure the restaurant was open when we turned up at 7 (despite the advertised opening hours) as it seemed very quiet. It turned out that is because because the locals eat much later and sometimes a restaurant which looks deserted will actually be fully booked. This was the case here. There was space at the outside tables (very... More

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

Found this place completely by chance one lunchtime. Sat outside and service was good and friendly. Pizza was some of the best we've eaten toppings were tasty and the base was crisp and melted in the mouth.

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UK
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Recommended by a friend whose family is from Rome. Minutes from St Peters Square (Vatican) amid lots of tourist restaurants (so pizza & coke) is an unassuming restaurant whose exterior belies its high standard of authentic Roman cuisine. Menus in Italian & English, small tables for 2/4 or combined tables for groups. Everthing is cooked fresh. We ate dinner many... More

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