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Il Mozzicone

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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
Open now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 21
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 10
    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
Most recent review
Good Food

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2014
Roland C
,
Beirut, Lebanon
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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123 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Beirut, Lebanon
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Lisbon, Portugal
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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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Randalstown, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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196 reviews 196 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 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
44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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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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

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

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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?

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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.