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Il Cartoccio


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#1,867 of 10,506 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner


$6 - $11
Italian, Mediterranean, Fast Food
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Menu for 2 of fresh italian style fried seafood for just 100 pesos with 2 drinks!! Always fresh . Friendly staff always having fun nice music. Very cool place! Totally recommend!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Vikup
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

This is a hamburger joint that serves meat, turkey, pork, and veggie burgers exclusively. Apparently the restaurant that existed before was fast fried foods place but again, this place ONLY SERVES DELICIOUS BURGERS, not even fries. That being said, they are fresh and use only...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Claudia C
Reviewed October 24, 2015

My husband and I were only in Rome for a night and happened upon this place as we strolled out around from where we were staying. WE had a great time. The dinner offer was a great deal -appetizer, entree, and pasta and dessert and...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank KTrigs
Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

Nice people, very helpful and kind. Unfortunately food is pretty heavy and to eat it there are only sticks. .no fork at all!

Thank saraatelier
Reviewed May 14, 2014

The old Cartoccio is back and batter than ever! Apart from fabulous fried snacks (their specialty), this time they also serve cold cuts and cheeses and offer as much as salads. The kitchen is on display so you basically watch beautiful fresh pumpkin flowers become...More

Date of visit: May 2014
Thank Irina S
Reviewed July 22, 2013

This adorable fried food shop was perfect as we were walking around Navona. We munched on calamari, artichoke, and olives (and enjoyed two Peronis) before continuing to explore Rome.

Date of visit: March 2013
Thank meliss1110
Reviewed August 19, 2012 via mobile

If you do not expect a chic "restaurant", this is a place that is worth to be tried. Very Small "ciccheria" on the main street( max. 10-12 persons allowed), you can get small pieces of different fishes or meats, all fried and prepared on time....More

Thank aurelioc625
Reviewed August 19, 2012 via mobile

Very good good, place is small but if you look for fried food this the best place. Wine was very good.

1  Thank Tiziano S
Reviewed July 28, 2012

It is a tiny hole in the wall along a busy street. Fortunately nobody else was there when we arrived so we got to sit inside away from the traffic. Adriano, the owner, explained the menu to us and recommended items to try. Everything was...More

Date of visit: July 2012
4  Thank BBGSinMarin
Reviewed June 21, 2012

This place really lived up to the excellent reviews! We looked for it on a Monday, as we rode by on the hop on hop off, but it was closed. Returned on Tuesday for what turned out to be a real treat. Our party of...More

Date of visit: June 2012
1  Thank TxTrish99
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Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only
way to describe the Esquilino neighborhood. The
Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas
in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s
famous seven hills. From an ancient neighborhood to
its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub,
Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot
vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up
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