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Fa-bio

#63 of 8,606 Restaurants in Rome
#88 of 9,366 Places to Eat in Rome
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Neighborhood:
Prati
Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Delicatessen, Continental, Vegan
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Via Germanico 43, 00192 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6452 5810
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10:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout
Description: Fa-bio is a small organic canteen a few steps from St. Peter, born in 2010...
Fa-bio is a small organic canteen a few steps from St. Peter, born in 2010 from an idea of Fabio and Claudio, both with d iverse gastronomic experiences in the field behind. In a space of only 20 square meters - friendly and relaxing atmosphere - you can enjoy every day of our specialties: salads, sandwiches, baguettes, centrifuges and fresh fruit smoothies, all freshly made ​​up using only organic products.
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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 of 5 stars
Good clean eating in Rome

Fantastic! It was such a delight to find super healthy food in Rome. After carb-on-carb overload, Fa-bio offered a reasonably priced welcome reprieve. My husband and I each ordered a freshly made veggie & fruit juice, along with two scrumptious salads. The menu is in Italian and while I can usually... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Jupiter, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Fantastic! It was such a delight to find super healthy food in Rome. After carb-on-carb overload, Fa-bio offered a reasonably priced welcome reprieve. My husband and I each ordered a freshly made veggie & fruit juice, along with two scrumptious salads. The menu is in Italian and while I can usually get by, a lovely gentleman working there helped translate... More 

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Mapleton, Utah
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This small little shop is a fantastic place to get smoothies, sandwiches and salads all made to order with fresh ingredients. If you are tired of all the pasta and pizza grab some food here and enjoy. It is yummy too. Highly recommended.

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I stumbled upon this restaurant when I was looking for a healthy and affordable place to have lunch after my morning at my internship at the Vatican. The Vatican is FULL of tourist traps, so it wasn't easy to find a place like FaBio, but once I did...I was SOLD. The interns and I went once and we FELL IN... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

A Very small Bistro with Great fresh food and Drinks. The fresh smoothies and Sandwiches were delicious. Lots of vegetarian/Vegan options! The Service was great as well!

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We had some sandwiches for lunch at Fa-bio after walking in & around the Vatican. The restaurant is small, with a few seats inside. I notice that most people tend to take out their food. The restaurant is open till 5 pm. The fact that so many people kept going in & out of the restaurant ordering food while we... More 

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My roommate and I came to Rome for the weekend, and we were directed to Fa-bio by our Vatican tour guide. He told us that he goes for lunch about four times a week, and I completely understand why! The sandwiches were fresh, flavorful, and filling. We also got fresh juice blends, and they were absolutely delicious! The staff were... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

After 5 hours of viewing the museums, we were glad to rest our feet at Fa-bio while we enjoyed freshly made juices and sandwiches. One was on gluten free bread but both were tasty! The price was also very fair. They also offer salads and hot soups (which we were unfortunately too late to try). They are a few minutes... More 

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Toulouse
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50 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Getting out from Vatican we fell on this place. This is paradise for healthy food: sandwich on demand with organic and healty products. We also ordered fresh fruit drinks. Some host people were speaking French that helps us to select among the different product.

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Spotted this little eatery on the way to the Vatican and watched the staff prepare the sandwiches and wraps as they were ordered. We had been warned about overpricing in the vicinity of the Vatican so on our way back, we checked it out again. Prices were exceptionally reasonable. The staff were very helpful and explained the different breads and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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31 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We arrived before this restaurant opened, but they kindly motioned us to come inside. They said they would not open until 11:00 a.m., but we were free to look around. We said we would be back. When we returned, they kindly explained everything to us. They did not have any gluten-free bread, but since I had picked up some at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Germanico 43, 00192 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Prati
  • Neighborhood: Prati
  • Phone Number: +39 06 6452 5810

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11
  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Delicatessen, Continental, Vegan

Description

Fa-bio is a small organic canteen a few steps from St. Peter, born in 2010 from an idea of Fabio and Claudio, both with d iverse gastronomic experiences in the field behind. In a space of only 20 square meters - friendly and relaxing atmosphere - you can enjoy every day of our specialties: salads, sandwiches, baguettes, centrifuges and fresh fruit smoothies, all freshly made ​​up using only organic products.
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 4:00 pm

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

Staying in Prati

Neighborhood Profile
Prati
Just steps away from the chaos of the center, Prati is the closest Rome gets to calm. Meticulously planned in a neat grid, quite unlike neighboring Borgo, Prati is a local favorite for its aesthetic organization and wide streets lined with a range of boutiques for every shopping fantasy. Nonnis pushing baby carriages and gossiping teens own every inch of the sidewalk, but that’s only during business hours. Once the sun sets, quirky sidestreet bars celebrate aperitivo hour, those evening cocktails that help wash away the tensions of Roman life.
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