We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Meze Bistrot

#2,173 of 8,607 Restaurants in Rome
#2,529 of 9,368 Places to Eat in Rome
$$$
Neighborhood:
Monteverde
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Greek, Fusion, Middle Eastern
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Get directions
Via di Monte Verde, 9B, 00152 Rome, Italy
06 58204749
Website
Today
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Warm and cozy place, with Mediterranean cuisine, but also an eye to the...
Warm and cozy place, with Mediterranean cuisine, but also an eye to the rest of the world.The name Mezé comes from the ancient and noble custom of the Ottoman Empire to serve small appetizers before the main meal: crispy fried stuff and soft and tasty humus and babaganush to spread on a warm pita bread before enjoying a good cous cous (steamed, not precooked!) or an inviting chicken Jerusalem. Pasta dishes served as well. Informal service, but accurate
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 198 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 52
    Excellent
  • 101
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Come here if you had enough pizza and pasta!

Lovely place, packed on a Tuesday evening, great service. It offers a range of Mediterranean dishes including Sicily. Although I had an excellent Pasta pesto Trapanese my company was very happy with some Lebanese delicacies. All in all a really good change to the usual pizza, pasta, prosciutto... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 30, 2014
Neni L
,
Corfu, Greece
Add Photo Write a Review

198 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Formia
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Wonderful and particular food, great quality, marvellous courtesy. I live next to the restaurant and I am used to go there often also for an happy hour. I love the owner and the waiters, all of them are incredibly nice and have a lot of advices for hour dinner. The place is not "touristic", though.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Corfu, Greece
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Lovely place, packed on a Tuesday evening, great service. It offers a range of Mediterranean dishes including Sicily. Although I had an excellent Pasta pesto Trapanese my company was very happy with some Lebanese delicacies. All in all a really good change to the usual pizza, pasta, prosciutto scene!

Was this review helpful? Yes
The Hague, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stumbled upon this place when staying close by in the Le Fate Apartments and we're really pleased with what we found! Firstly the welcome by the waitress who spoke in precise English after working in London as an actress for a few years was first class! She made us feel welcome and helped us navigate the Italian menu. Her... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Meze Bistrot was a great surprise find in this quiet neighborhood. The food was a lovely combination of Italian, North African and Middle Eastern. We had veggie starters, including a Fatush salad, an eggplant salad, some vegetable croquets and Hummus. Everything was very fresh and tasty. The pastas we had next were perfect: a spicy eggplant one and a Pesto... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rome, Italy
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

A great little restaurant, nicely decorated and friendly staff. The menu is simple but tasty. A mix between italian, mediterranean, middle eastern , there is definitely something for most tastes! try the fritelli di zia, small fried balls of vegetables that are amazingly delicious! the price is reasonable, if a little on the expensive side, but the ambience and flavours... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rome, Italy
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

Lovely place, excellent food, friendly staff, good prices. I loved it.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Meze Bistrot also viewed

 

Been to Meze Bistrot? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via di Monte Verde, 9B, 00152 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Monteverde
  • Neighborhood: Monteverde
  • Phone Number: 06 58204749

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 26 - 38
  • Cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean, Greek, Fusion, Middle Eastern

Description

Warm and cozy place, with Mediterranean cuisine, but also an eye to the rest of the world.The name Mezé comes from the ancient and noble custom of the Ottoman Empire to serve small appetizers before the main meal: crispy fried stuff and soft and tasty humus and babaganush to spread on a warm pita bread before enjoying a good cous cous (steamed, not precooked!) or an inviting chicken Jerusalem. Pasta dishes served as well. Informal service, but accurate
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Meze Bistrot staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Monteverde

Neighborhood Profile
Monteverde
Above the city on the Janiculum hill, Monteverde is Rome’s popular "getaway" neighborhood, coveted for its greenery. Rome's largest urban park, Villa Pamphili, is the area's centerpiece with affordable prices and peace and quiet. Monteverde is just far enough away from the center to feel like you’re on a Roman holiday and close enough to feel the lure of Rome's chaos. Though its downside is the lack of scheduled public transport, this family-oriented area is literally a well-deserved walk in the park.
Explore this neighborhood