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Il Melarancio

Via del Vantaggio 43, 00186 Rome, Italy (Campo Marzio)
06-3202200
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Ranked #1,245 of 8,390 restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Campo Marzio
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Campo Marzio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Perfectly located near Piazza del Popolo on a quiet side street. My husband and I ate here with another couple and had the best lasagna of our lives. If you follow the adage, "only eat at restaurants that are busy" while on travel, you could miss this gem.

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London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Authentic Italian food with a nice outdoor area to eat al fresco. An italian friend booked it for us. We took the suggestion of the owner to enjoy fried octopus for a starter - which were delicious! We were not rushed and chose mostly seafood pastas that were cooked al dente. All very tasty. The frascati supoeriore was a great... More

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Northants, England
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22 reviews 22 reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We came across this restaurant after asking advice from a local store owner for a recommendation for somewhere to eat. This street restaurant does not look anything special when you first see it (and I hate tables that are not level) but my wife is Italian and knows her food and we both agreed that the meals and service here... More

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Tampa, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I just got an antipasti plate of prosciutto and mozzarella with some wine so it's hard to say much about that other than 'yum!'. 2 others in our party also had similar meat and cheese platters that were quite tasty. It was a great atmosphere with a friendly staff. Another in our party tried a pasta dish that was fresh... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Wen went there for lunch this afternoon. First the service is really bad. The waitress is very rude. And we wait for a very long time to get the dishes. Only 2 pasta and 2 cola cost 41Euro. And pasta is very little, about the cover charge, we paid,but they didn't bring us the bread. Anyway, they cheating the tourists.... More

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York, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

My husband and I ate lunch here and it was one of the best meals we had on our trip. We shared the appetizer that included several different items. The menu specifies this is for at least 2 people and they were right. They brought us two large platters of appetizers and everything was DELIOUS. We each had a pasta... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

We had the best meal in Rome here:) and great value. The seafood entree platter for two or more was fantastic. Highly recommend this place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Found the restaurant by chance had been sightseeing and stopped for lunch. It had a buffet offer on but we ate from the menu. both meals were delicious well served and accompanied by a very enjoyable glass of house wine

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Helsinki, Finland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

We was in this restaurant to have a dinner. Food was realy good, very special! I ate the fish starters and fried fish for main course. Everything very tasty!! Great food and great staff

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

I'm very happy to visit this restaurant. Food was excellent! I tried spaghetti with mussels and my wife risotto with mushrooms, very good! Dessert choccolate soufflé super. The staff was good and very cordial. We are satisfied

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