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Lo Zodiaco

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Viale del Parco Mellini 88/92, 00136 Rome, Italy
+39 06 3549 6744
9:00 am - 1:00 am
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The location is breathtaking. You can seat and watch Rome as you never did. Then... the egg as a starter is really enjoyable. Then... we'll... besides something frozen the rest is cured and carefully prepared for you. Yes it could reach higher yet I appreciated the blend. Try the Trebbiano, it's great.

Thank Fabrizio C
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great to have a lovely drink whilst watching the hustle and bustle of Rome from a distance. Reasonably priced and great staff.

Thank Tom B
Boynton Beach, Florida
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

Great view of the city, romantic dinner, excellent service, good food. This is one of my favorite places to visit.

2 Thank gdburch
Delray Beach, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

Do not miss this place on your next trip to beautiful Rome! There is something for everyone here! The service was excellent and the portions of food were generous and quite delicious. One night I had the seafood platter and it was perfect. Another night I had the beef fillet with 3 pepper sauce! So delicious! And every night there... More 

1 Thank Laura B
Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to discover if you are looking for an overview of Rome, especially at night. The service is first-class and the menu is very good. It is a little expensive but well worthwhile. There was a live singer on the night we visited and that made it so much better.

1 Thank Wayne-P57
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful view of Rome; headed up before sunset (wear trainers for comfort and bring a bottle of water!) half way up you get a teaser, a little further and you get the full picture. Reward yourself with a gelato. You can also see more detail for €0.50c using the telescope. We booked a table for dinner to watch the sun... More 

Thank Louie R
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

This was such a disappointment... Location: perfect. With awesome skyline views of Rome which at night time is beautiful. Staff: as you walk in they are very welcoming and we're happy to assist with some explanation. Menu: the menu had very limited options with similar variations of the same pasta and lots of fish/shellfish options which made my choices very... More 

1 Thank charma_007
Dorking, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

Made the brave (or foolish) decision to walk up the path through the park to the restaurant which resulted in a powerful thirst and great appetite. Its a good 30 minute hike. Well worth it for the view of Rome lighting up at sundown. Apparently Restaurant under new ownership and they still don't have a website up and running but... More 

3 Thank Bill W
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2016

The view from outside the restaurant isn’t that great, yes it is at a high point, but you cannot see any of the stunning buildings in Rome (e.g. coliseum, Vatican) due to its location. There was a lot of people here and a lot of which were smoking, not a nice experience. Perhaps better to go during off peak times.... More 

1 Thank Pritesh K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

My wife and me wanted to have a panoramic and romantic dinner. We headed to "Café Lo Zodiaco" and got really surprised. The view was awesome, good food and very nice live music. All the employers were pretty kind and the place clean and cosy.

Thank GerardoDeMaria

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, Italian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale del Parco Mellini 88/92, 00136 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 3549 6744
The Zodiac is open for over 50 years and enjoys one of the most envied of the capital: the viewpoint of the Parco Mellini, overlooking the Eternal City from the top of Monte Mario. Bar during the day, the restaurant is open for lunch and dinner, appetizers , cocktail bars and events of all kinds, music and more. The Zodiac welcomes a diverse clientele for breakfast, for a frugal meal, a drink at sunset with stunning views or for a romantic dinner in good company. In the kitchen dominate the flavors of the Italian tradition. Specialties of land and sea, with arrivals of fresh fish every day and a large cellar with wine pairings and bubbles. Live music every weekend.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?