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Settembrini Cafe

$$ - $$$
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Central European
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Via Luigi Settembrini 21 | Tra Piazza Mazzini E Lungotevere, 00195 Rome, Italy
+39 06 9761 0325
7:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 am
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Chisinau, Moldova
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Sunday night this lovely restaurant. Service was great! Pasta was delicious but a bit too spicy.... this restaurant has great atmosphere and welcoming, cosy design...great for a dinner with friends or colleagues!

Thank evelina578
Concord, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

We were excited to try Settembrini, as the website displayed a vibrant, hip café serving modern twists on Roman standards. The location isn't quite as picturesque as the website suggests, although the outdoor tables were pleasant (notwithstanding the non stop smoker sitting next to us). The menu is small and unconventional, so depending on your tastes, there may not be... More 

Thank Jeff R
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

We were actually on our way to (a very well reviewed) restaurant when we stopped here as it was near our hotel. The ambiance looked great - drinks and nibbles on a quaint Italian street and gorgeous lighting. However, we were extremely disappointed by how we were treated when we arrived. Completely ignored at first and this seemed to be... More 

1 Thank Jeremy D
SettembriniSrl, Direttore at Settembrini Cafe, responded to this review

"Stopped in this restaurant after vising the vatican. Found it through a local food blog and definitely not disappointed. All three in our party thoroughly enjoyed our lunch-- service was fine -- would definitely go back!" Do you know what's this? It's one review of Settembrini written some days ago. We can only say that if we have some problems,... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Stopped in this restaurant after vising the vatican. Found it through a local food blog and definitely not disappointed. All three in our party thoroughly enjoyed our lunch-- service was fine -- would definitely go back!

1 Thank TrvlgMama
Madrid, Spain
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212 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Overpriced but below average food, little or no choice, incredibly bad service and not all that clean. Why bother? At this price level I expect the terrace to be clean - no stray napkins, wrappers, cigarette butts, wiring and other junk. Staff clearly suffers from chronic self esteem and imminent stardom. Unorganised hierarchy and erratic unavailability of things on the... More 

1 Thank hblnk
Munich, Germany
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

We were greeted in this restaurant by a very nice waitress who appeared a little bit embarrassed that her English wasn't too good. But she managed to explain to us what we needed to know and we ordered our drinks and meal. Then she told us the kitchen was still closed for another 20 minutes, but that she would put... More 

2 Thank Ice-T5
Rome, Italy
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

I was last week at Settembrini for an aperitif with a friend of mine. The place is amazing, staff very kind, food and drinks selection is very good and staff is appropriate. I loved this place is very roman taste and classy. You can have also breakfast, lunch or dinner. I will go to taste the Saturdays or Sundays bunch

1 Thank Daniela d
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Friendly service. Excellent grilled seafood and chicken(very tasty). Delicious dessert and good wine. Nice ambience. $$

Thank Nelson R
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180 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2016

We were a party of 6 and just found this place by chance. The staff were very good, the meals fine and the atmosphere was very good. No complaints at all from us.

Thank porchy
Rome, Italy
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

My friend was visiting Rome one late Sunday morning. Beforehand, I had searched the internet for a cafe to have brunch which is not so traditional in Rome. Since, I have passed by this cafe many times and it looks really nice, we opted for trying this place. Firstly, the staff looked at me strangely annoying, when I mentioned the... More 

2 Thank Alessandra66_8

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Central European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Luigi Settembrini 21 | Tra Piazza Mazzini E Lungotevere, 00195 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 9761 0325

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?