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Il Molo 91

#539 of 9,630 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
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Esquilino
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Via Castelfidardo 12, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 06 4874165
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fish, fish and more fish

Enjoyed thr food in this place. Came here for dinner with starter and as a main course - of course - fish. A bottle of wine, sitting outside... nice evening.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Frank S
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Hamburg, Germany
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Hamburg, Germany
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99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed thr food in this place. Came here for dinner with starter and as a main course - of course - fish. A bottle of wine, sitting outside... nice evening.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

By the quiet street we lived on, on the first evening we popped into this nice seafood restaurant. The service was very friendly, mains were medium priced and very tasty. Delicious desserts and complimentary limoncello & myrta.

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Thank raivo
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

We had a pleasant lunch here on Saturday. The restaurant has a nice decor and was full of local people which I thought was a good sign. The food was great, we had mostly seafood dishes and they all tasted excellent. This is not a fast lunch place, waiters were friendly but busy due to many people and we, like... More 

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Thank Marriedwchildrn
Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

We had dinner here on one of our nights as we stayed close by. The seafood risotto was the best we have tasted and the mussels antipasto is extremely fresh. We did not order dessert because there is a Gelato shop round the corner however the staff offered us some complimentary biscuit and vodka(I think) to round up. The staffs... More 

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Thank Zsam2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

we had a fantastic meal in Il Molo. The starter was delicious, and main course was fresh and very good quality. It was our last day in Rome otherwise we would have come back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

I think it was quite good Sardinian restaurant. I liked it. The service was nice and the food was well cooked. The location, which is near the main train station of Rome, is plus point for the restaurant. I recommend the place.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Beware of restaurants in Rome. They tack on an extra charge for bread and breadsticks and service. This restaurant is no exception. The only thing is that the quality of food is quite horrible. I got the sense that the items I ordered were not freshly prepared but rather reheated and parboiled. The décor was very plain and dull in... More 

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Thank Steve Y
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Il Molo is a bit out of the central Rome district frequented by locals from the surrounding neighborhood. The seafood is fresh and well prepared. Prices are very reasonable. Our 4 course dinner for two with a bottle of wine was €65. They have seating both inside and on the walk outside.

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Thank Thomas P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

the Spaghetti vognole was excellent! Waiters were very friendly. We were glad we stumbled onto this place.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

Best restaurant we've been to on our honeymoon! We were full after the appetizer and thought that was the whole meal, then he brought out the second course. It was SO much food and so good! Excellent food and excellent service!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Castelfidardo 12, 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighborhood: Esquilino
  • Phone Number: +39 06 4874165

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Esquilino
Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only way to describe the Esquilino neighborhood. The Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s famous seven hills. From an ancient neighborhood to its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub, Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up basketball games. Look around you: this area isn’t like the historic center. Liberty architecture, large piazzas, and long boulevards mix with archaic arches, secret side alleys, and beautiful churches like Santa Maria Maggiore.
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