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Meze Bistrot

#1,337 of 9,348 Restaurants in Rome
#1,503 of 10,488 Places to Eat in Rome
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Monteverde
Mediterranean, Italian, Lebanese, Greek, Fusion, Middle Eastern
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Via di Monte Verde, 9B, 00152 Rome, Italy
06 58204749
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7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
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
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  • 65
    Excellent
  • 128
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
FEELING AT HOME

I have truly loved Meze' Bistrot in Rome! Was there with a friend, regular guest, he made me discover a place where I felt at home. SERVICE IS ABSOLUTELY PERFECT first of all and when it comes to order any plates they are well presented, first quality food and excellent tastes. Here you have a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 18, 2015
Lara25du
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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95 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

I have truly loved Meze' Bistrot in Rome! Was there with a friend, regular guest, he made me discover a place where I felt at home. SERVICE IS ABSOLUTELY PERFECT first of all and when it comes to order any plates they are well presented, first quality food and excellent tastes. Here you have a plenty of mixed Mediterranean, Greek,... More 

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Berlin
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146 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

One of the best Hummus I had in a long time, very good chicken in coconut sauce, great beers from Belgium, Czech Republic and Bavaria. Simply an oasis of taste! Worth going. 10 people loved it and it was not pricey. Where the locals go.

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Rome, Italy
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

So, we've just been there in this hot sunday evening, as everything else was closed in the area (we live close by). I must say that I was not satisfied. A pita bread turned out to be a standard bun (seemed industrial to me). The cutlets seemed like they had been taken out of a supermarket. Then we had a... More 

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Formia
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67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

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.

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Corfu, Greece
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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!

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 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 

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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 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 

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Rome, Italy
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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 

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Rome, Italy
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

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

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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: Mediterranean, Italian, Lebanese, 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

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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 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.
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