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Sensus Restaurant

#299 of 9,109 Restaurants in Rome
#382 of 9,909 Places to Eat in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighborhood:
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
Italian, Chowder, International, Mediterranean, Soups
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Vicolo del Giglio, 22, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 338 969 3770
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Description: SENSUS Restaurant...ECCOCI nel cuore del centro storico di Roma, ad un...
SENSUS Restaurant...ECCOCI nel cuore del centro storico di Roma, ad un passo da Campo de Fiori e Piazza Farnese, uno degli scorci piu eleganti e suggestivi della capitale. Voglia di semplicita e colori..Voglia dei sapori mediterranei di casa tua...Voglia di tradizione mista a novita...Voglia di SENSUS Restaurant!!!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Real quality near the Campo de' Fiori

Excellent seafoodl in this tricky to find restaurant. Very attentive service with the whole menu explained by the owner including options to vary. It is down a small dingy alley but very nice inside. This was high end cooking but great value. Our meal for two including a €40 bottle of Barolo was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Excellent seafoodl in this tricky to find restaurant. Very attentive service with the whole menu explained by the owner including options to vary. It is down a small dingy alley but very nice inside. This was high end cooking but great value. Our meal for two including a €40 bottle of Barolo was only £75 after a 20% discount we... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Being at Rome since a couple of days, I had the chance to enjoy perfect food and nice people. I felt like home, like an Italian. Thanks to Carlo for showing me Roman culture. Please come and enjoy, if not expensive but gastronomical food. I loved it ! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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hereford
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Located in a small side street with lots of foot traffic and the odd scooter, with graffiti everywhere, it initially seems a place not to visit. Don't be put off. The food is great. They don't seem to advertise a taster menu, except on their website, but will happily provide it if requested. It was perfect for us. We were... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The octopus is out of this world. The fish is beyond delicious. The service is super friendly and with always an extra. This restaurant is an absolute must every time we come to Rome!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

What a waste to go to Rome and eat food that is mediocre yet that is what you can expect in Campo dei Fiori. Fortunately this restaurant is only two blocks off of the piazza and it is fabulous. The owner is welcoming and a true joy. From the appetizers through the first and second course straight into dessert he... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Avoid the nearby tourist traps in the various Piazzas and take the walk to this quiet little side street gem. We were there on a Saturday night and the owner and waitress were very engaging and took the time to explain in detail the menu (they both spoke English as well). Most of their business is generally on weeknights, so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The food is first class and so is the service fir that matter. The only problem we had was the atmosphere, the place was nearly empty on a Friday evening wich we found odd. Obviously there is not much the owners can do about that but as a customer you want the atmosphere. Bottom line is that if i ever... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This small restaurant has excellent staff and an enthusiastic chef with flair. I took a group of 18 people there for a set dinner. The meal was beautifully presented, generous and with interesting variety and innovative ideas. The whole group enthused about the meal and the front of house staff were wonderful and very accommodating.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We found this restaurant on trip advisor just near our Hotel on Campo Fiori. The food is fantastic, the service is great. Like everything fabulous it's just of the beaten track. Really recommend it and if you do not like fish they have some meat dishes too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Thanks to some great reviews on Trip Advisor we chose this spot for a Friday night meal. Up a small road with an understated entrance the doors open to a cracking little restaurant with Style,great food and the best wine list I have seen in Rome to date. The Oysters were excellent as was the Venus Black rice with Lobster.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vicolo del Giglio, 22, 00186 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Neighborhood: Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Phone Number: +39 338 969 3770

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 100
  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, International, Mediterranean, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

Description

SENSUS Restaurant...ECCOCI nel cuore del centro storico di Roma, ad un passo da Campo de Fiori e Piazza Farnese, uno degli scorci piu eleganti e suggestivi della capitale. Voglia di semplicita e colori..Voglia dei sapori mediterranei di casa tua...Voglia di tradizione mista a novita...Voglia di SENSUS Restaurant!!!

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Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
With three of Rome’s most beloved piazzas within a five-minute walk of each other, the Navona/Pantheon/Campo area may be the prettiest and most picturesque area of the city. Join the beautiful throngs hanging out in cafes, boutiques, art galleries, and wine bars, or peek at a neighborhood museum or monument. If you want nonstop movida, the streets here are busy with chic bicyclists and Vespa drivers, street vendors, merchants, and locals. There is no rhyme or reason to its winding streets and there's something to see around every corner, so take pleasure in a spontaneous wander.
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