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Il Mozzicone

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Vatican / Borgo
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Borgo Pio 180, 00193 Rome, Italy
+39 06 686 1500
Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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somers. wisconsin
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143 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

It can be difficult to find truly good food at a reasonable price steps from the Vatican. If you wander into Il Mozzicone you still haven't found it. Located in a small piazza just off Borgo Pio, the outdoor seating looks inviting and after a long walk and seeing the full tables we gave it a chance. Waiter was totally... More 

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Thank grinisa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

We struggled to find a restaurant in Rome which combined great food & service.... until we stumbled across this place! Warm greeting and sat at a table inside, the restaurant has been done out really nicely! We both ordered lasagne which was really nice! Just what you would expect in Rome! We also had Peroni on tap which was probably... More 

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Thank OleGunnarG
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

The food was average. I probably wouldn't go back but if you're hungry it was conveniently located and they all spoke English well. Cash only!

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Thank Michele P
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant and terrace looked modern from the outside. It's located in a cosy street, not far from the Vatican area. The antipasti were fine: we had tomato bruschetta and grilled vegetables. Then we had ossobucco and gnocchi with pesto and mozzarella. The gnocchi tasted good, although I don't think the pesto was fresh homemade. The ossobucco I ordered was... More 

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San Diego, United States
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

We had dinner here one night, and the food was excellent! Service was prompt & friendly, and the menu was typical of restaurants in the area. Food was delicious, moderately priced. Great spot for a casual meal.

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Thank Rose W
Rome, Italy
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280 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

We came here with a group of eight people after a meeting for a late lunch and were in a bit of a hurry. The restaurant was busy but not overcrowded, yet when we ordered we were told the waiting time would be 20-30 minutes. We didn't order any elaborate dishes, it was a range from pasta to salad to... More 

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Went here just for a coffee but saw the pizza and had to taste. Fabulous 4 cheese one. Great coffees - big pizza and two coffees eur 16. Loved it.

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Thank Jennie_gutry
LosBalcones
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

After visiting St Peters Basilica we sought somewhere to have a meal and came across this restaurant slightly off the beaten track. The location was excellent, the food very good and service very good also.

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Thank GerryLosBalcones
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

We had a very good lunch in this restaurant, which is nicely located and has very tasty food. We ordered a buffala and tomatoe pizza and a gnocci dish, and both were delicious. The service was good and the prices are acceptable. Definitely recommended after a visit to the Vatican.

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Thank Alejandro M
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

Nice ambience, service was excellent, food was good. Extensive wine list. Cost a little more than most places in the area but the quality was good. Recommend their tiramisu.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Borgo Pio 180, 00193 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Vatican / Borgo
  • Neighborhood: Vatican / Borgo
  • Phone Number: +39 06 686 1500

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Vatican / Borgo

Neighborhood Profile
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 visitors vie for elbow room, or stand in line for a visit. Once the sun sets, the neighborhood is transformed into a quiet and picturesque hamlet.
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