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El Maiz Roma


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#8 of 10,556 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner


$3 - $10
Latin, Venezuelan, Caribbean
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited today after sightseeing around the Vatican and had it already tagged on Google maps from TripAdvisor. Not all well-reviewed places meet your expectations but El Maiz certainly did. This unassuming Venezuelan arepa bar has everything we look for in a casual restaurant: delicious...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Nairee
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited our last day in Rome and was so happy to find a restaurant with genuine Venezuelan food. My boyfriend from Venezuela said it tasted exactly like when his mother used to cook this, cachapas, arepas, tajadas and much more and it tasted wonderful

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank annapY1474YA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing quality, all organic and made on the spot. Top Venezuelan food!!! The arepas, e pabellon, the juices, tajadas, all very good and satisfying. The owner and family very friendly and welcoming. A must in Roma!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank rreino1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here today after a visiting the Vatican. My boyfriend is Colombian so we had some idea as to what to expect, and I love Arepas and Empanadas. This place is great for a little pit stop for a snack and the service was...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank twenty_19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are visiting from miami and after a full day visiting Vatican City we’re hungry for some Venezuelan fare. Found the restaurant on TripAdvisor and did not disappoint. The food was delicious and as good if not better than the ones we had in Miami....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank TravelingBandX
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best place we visit in Rome, food is beyond good and people are incredible. El mejor restaurante visitado en Roma la comida es increíble y el servicio y atenciones fueron excelentes. Thanks Fabrizio!!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Carlos O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped for a quick bite and was thrilled that I found this little place. Super friendly, family. Mom and dad in the kitchen making everything fresh. Sister and brother managing the front. It is very small, counter eatery. Also easy take out.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank cwalts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its tiny front makes El Maíz easy to miss - we walked right passed it even with GPS mapping and had to backtrack for a more careful search - but it was well worth it! A variety of empanadas and similar fare, made to order...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank jrjmurray
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here twice on our 3 day trip to Rome because my wife can't eat gluten. We tried different things from the menu and everything we had was delicious!! Also the staff is very welcoming and when we came in for the second time...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Tobi W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place, due to "gluten free" filter and we consider to be lucky to chose it. The food was tasty, exotic but not too exotic, place is extremely clean, and stuff. ..so kind you want to go back. It is 100% gluten free.Prices...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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