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Porta Castello


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#290 of 10,399 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Romana, Lazio, Central-Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After being scammed or having dinner in other "genuine Italian places" we decided to trust trip advisor so we took a 10 minute walk and were not dissaponted. This is as authentic local food as you can get near the Vatican. The pasta and pizza...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This conveniently located little restaurant was delicious and the perfect spot to stop and relax after a long morning of walking. It’s off the beaten path from tourist areas and the food was delicious! We ordered the ricotta and spinach ravioli and the seafood spaghetti....More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank lynzm12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place we found. Great service and fantastic food. Three different pasta orders and all satisfied.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank louisag4732
Reviewed August 4, 2019

Excellent food and service for a very moderate price. One waiter managed the room expertly and attentively. Such a great find!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Ken1776
Reviewed August 1, 2019 via mobile

We went here twice during our week in Rome as it was located just near us. Good tasty food and really friendly staff. The prices were great too especially when the food was so nice! Definitely recommended.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank wi11h
Reviewed July 13, 2019 via mobile

The staff are friendly and the food is delicious. We were there twice for both lunch and dinner and we found the best salmon-pasta ever here.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 28, 2019 via mobile

Had a bad day in Rome when some supermarket staff decided to accuse me of shoplifting... 😟 1st time in my life. Decided to head to Vatican in the evening for my soul to be comforted. Food and service by Porta Castello was God sent....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank nisilee
Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

After sitting in another local restaurant and not being served for over an hour we stumbled across this delightful little restaurant. Head out of Vatican City, 2 streets to left and keep going down and you will find it. Staff are amazing. Happy to help...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank cluckyhen0
Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

Tasty food, friendly personnel, good ambiance, hime made taste. Close to st peters basilica. Family friendly

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank weingard
Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

Small nice restaurant with excellent pizza! Service was great, food delicious and prices ok. It is very close to Vatican, after tiring trip it is easy to walk here and have a nice food

Date of visit: June 2019
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Vatican / Borgo
Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent
souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and
pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican
and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighborhood which
acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the
souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only
business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the
tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as
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Response from SuperJ08 | Reviewed this property |
I did not book when I visited the restaurant. I also checked the The Fork and I could not see an on-line booking capability. Perhaps give them a call?
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