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Pipero al Rex

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Esquilino
Contemporary
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Via Torino, 149, 00184 Rome, Italy
+39 06 481 5702
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 278
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  • 71
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Super Service. Fantastic Food.

We went for Valentines day. Our reservation was lost somehow, but the staff graciously accommodated us on a very busy night. The service was perfect. The food was great. Some dishes were good, others were amazing. Overall, a great experience.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
Bkass487
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We went for Valentines day. Our reservation was lost somehow, but the staff graciously accommodated us on a very busy night. The service was perfect. The food was great. Some dishes were good, others were amazing. Overall, a great experience.

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Yorkshire
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Having enjoyed numerous Michelin Stared establishments across the world We were greatly looking forward to an Italian experience in Rome. Booked online, confirmed with an early evening booking but when we arrived we were told there was an issue with the online booking facility and we didn't have a reservation. There was no apology, no effort to accommodate an obvious... More 

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Lugano, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The place is small, located in an old hotel, but when you enter the place you find a simple but very fancy place, with a great service and food. Go for the suggestions of the ownner who takes car of you personally all over the dinner. Not outrageously expensive for a one Michelin star Restaurant.

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Brussels, Belgium
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

While in Rome, we wanted to enjoy a nice dinner up to Michelin standards. As we always want to try out new places recommended by us from our relations or people in the business. This is our objectif review : Reservations made by e-mail : easy, friendly and correct. The evening itself : Arrived at the location, coats taken and... More 

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Sydney
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112 reviews 112 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

We have just enjoyed a magical Christmas lunch at Pipero al Rex. The Christmas menu was stunning and thoughtful and the atmosphere was very enjoyable. After discussions, we left it up to Mr Pipero to choose our wines and his selections were perfect. The food was stunning, with no weak dishes, every course was spectacular yet restrained, so by the... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Our concierge recommended this place - a high-end chef's tasting menu restaurant in a nearby boutique hotel - and was able to get us in las-minute in spite of it only having less than 10 tables. From beginning to end, the experience was artful and adventurous, you can order the chef's prix fixe tasting menu (we did) or go a... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We went to Pipero restaurant driven by Trip Advisor comments. All in all it was a good experience. The appetizers, the potato cream , the pasta dishes, the meats (both lamb and pork), the desserts, all of them, superb. Only the pumpkin ravioli, unexpectedly cold, were dissapointing. Everything plus a Tocana wine bottle, came at 95 € each, which is... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

As we were staying at the Hotel Rex and read good reviews of the restaurant, we decided to treat ourselves and go on my birthday. We've also never tried a restaurant with a Michelin star rating and wanted to know what the experience would be like. Our reservations were at 7:30pm on a Monday and there were was only 1... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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86 reviews 86 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Since my last visit things have improved quite a bit. The food is in a class of its own, the service is first class and Alessandro Pipero is a fantastic guy. I especially liked the duck tartare, the caviare pasta and the lamb. The wine list is impressive and consistent. Absolute top.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We picked this restaurant based on its Michelin 1-star status. Food was good - we both ordered the tasting menu without wine which consisted of a perfectly cooked mackerel, haddock soup with soft boiled egg and hazelnuts, 2 pasta dishes, lamb entree and dessert. We loved all of them. 2 pasta dishes in a row came as a bit of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Torino, 149, 00184 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighborhood: Esquilino
  • Phone Number: +39 06 481 5702

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 57 - 136
  • Cuisine: Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business

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