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Giggetto al Portico d'Ottavia

Via del Portico D'Ottavia 21/a-22, 00186 Rome, Italy (Sant'Angelo / Ghetto)
+39 06 686 1105
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Ranked #4,977 of 8,577 Restaurants in Rome
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Sant'Angelo / Ghetto
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

Giggetto has always been a touristic but reasonably good place, where traditional food was served in a wonderful location. The quality has now lowered dramatically, we found the meat hard and,,, oily vegetables, old bread... we had the impression that everything was prepared with a total lack of care and the ingredients were really average.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

if you run for business, this is the wrong place. take your time in Rome, caput mundi, and go around the old Jewish Ghetto. you can find at "Giggetto" the traditional Jewish recipes, and, if you're lucky, also Giggetto himself, seated on the front door, slowly cleaning artichokes: you MUST taste the "Carciofo alla giudìa". the best. the original. I... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

I really wanted to write a positive review, we saw a recommendation on a T.V. show with a famous chef in Israel, and we came very hungry. The only positive I can say about Giggetto - it look nice and the waiter was very kind. Other then that it was awful, even the slices of bread they served was like... More

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Padua, Italy
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515 reviews 515 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Its a busy restaurant , if you can get a smile from a waiter you'll be lucky , or one who isn't impatient even luckier , but you don't come to Giggetto for that! You might not even come for the food , by some standards the lamb is greasy, and the artichoke bah, but its Roman, its traditional and... More

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Winter Park, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

after much research we choose this for one of our precious three rome dinners and we were not disappointed. It was odd that the restaurant doesn't open for dinner until 7:30pm. The neighborhood is not that active so no reason to arrive early. The building is historic as is the street. We enjoyed the famous Fried artichoke but enjoyed the... More

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Constanta, Romania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We went "Da Giggetto" for lunch, quite a late one (after 2.30p.m.). The food was absolutely delicious (fritto misto, abbachio arrosto, bistecca). Everything arrived quickly, and the new wine Novello di Toscana was great. Recommended.

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San Francisco, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I have eaten here twice once six years ago for lunch and more recently for a dinner with some friends from Ostia ( Ostia is the the Italian name for the wafer given as the body of Christ I found out) We ate in the outdoor courtyard not in front of the restaurant and though we passed many tables of... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

In a lovely street of the Jewish neighbourhood, what feels like an old classic with many rooms, lots of Italian families around and very good food. Not expensive and a lovely meal with lots of Roman must haves. Service was good.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Like other reviewers, I have been going to this restaurant for years, and my husband since his childhood in the 1970s. What was great about the place was that although there was always some element of organized chaos, the service was friendly and the food great. It had the feel of still being family run although in more recent years... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I googled to find a kosher restaurant and the Giggetto came up - propably because it is located right in the middle of the Rome ghetto. The restaurant is very big with a number of various rooms to choose from. Initially we were shown a table on the street which we declined and moved to a more cosy outside area... More

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Additional Information about Giggetto al Portico d'Ottavia

Address: Via del Portico D'Ottavia 21/a-22, 00186 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 686 1105
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Sant'Angelo / Ghetto
Cuisine: Italian

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