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Italian, Pizza, Romana, Lazio, Central-Italian, Mediterranean
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Dinner, Late Night
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San Lorenzo
0.8 miles from Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most tasty pizza in Rome... Succulent, thin... Excellent tasty fragrant mozzarella pizza and excellent Roman fried food. When I pass through San Lorenzo, In the evening I stop to eat in this place, where the owner who was a marathon runner, he...entertains me with courtesy, where the pizzas are wood-fired (how tipically in the '60) and in a short time I can eat, choosing between 50 types of pizza...at a good price. A paradise for my taste!More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed October 19, 2020 via mobile

The prices were very reasonable for a good pizza. We ordered house wine and it was satisfying too, I would reccomend.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed December 15, 2019 via mobile

We waited 60 mins to get the food. They didn’t apologize at all. At the end we got a totally different pizza.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 11, 2019

A very local casual joint in the heart of San Lorenzo. Possibly the best pizza I have had in my life, I'm not kidding! Even the wine was delicious. My sister and I shared the onion pizza and the mushroom, we were drooling! Can't wait...to visit next year. Our meal was under 30 euros with wine and water, amazing!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed October 14, 2019

my husband and I were so in love with the carbonara <3 - be prepared to wait a different amount of time for your food. the first time, my husband had a pizza, since the carbonara takes a little longer, I told him to dig...into his food. the second time we went there, we both had (you won't guess, so I tell you) the carbonara. a very neat and authentic little restaurant with some of the own managers history on the walls.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

Great restaurant serving traditional Roman pizza, It’s a busy bustling place, that makes you feel like you’re truly in “Roman” Rome and not a tourist trap The pizza is as good as you’ll find at a very reasonable price The suppli was fresh and top...qualityMore

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Every time when we in Rome, we chose this place in San Lorenzo. Great food, authentic local atmosphere, and reasonable prices. Try it, you'll not regret!

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed December 26, 2017

I still think about the carbonara and salivate, it was amazing! The pizza was also good, but maybe not the best pizza place in Rome. The prices are very cheap and the service is quick, but it also felt like they want you to leave...right after you finish eating. They grab the plates and that's that. All in all, worth visiting, especially if you're staying in San Lorenzo.More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

This has the best pizza and pasta really enjoyed it so much came back the next night so delicious ❤️

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Then make yourself a big favour and skip this place. The service was blazing fast and the guys kind... so thumb up for the human side of the moon.. but as for the pizza..

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed April 5, 2017

This restaurant is worth visiting if any of your party are runners - we were in Rome as my two sons were running the Rome marathon - and one had seem Mimo (the owner of this place) in a programme about this race. The pizzas...are also excellent - but that was a bit beside the point for our visitMore

Date of visit: April 2017
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Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went there on a recent trip to Rome, as our host called it 'the best pizzeria in Rome' and it certainly didn't disappoint! It is not a very touristy area, although the waiter spoke excellent English and there were some English...translations on the menu, it was full of locals (from about 9pm) and it was clearly a place where Italians go to eat Italian! The food was delicious and came promptly, and was very reasonably priced - we had potato croquettes and vegetarian antipasti for starters, which were both amazing, followed by a couple of delicious pizzas. We can't recommend this place highly enough, if you're in the area, it's well worth a visit.More

Date of visit: March 2017
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Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

Probably the best pizza in Rome! We've staying around the corner for the last few days and eaten all over Rome. This place was easy and great value for us for a family of 4 including a hungry 12 and 10 year old. Would recommend...every time if close by!More

Date of visit: March 2017
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Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

No pretensions but top quality pizza, the best I have had for some time. Everything a neighbourhood pizzeria should be. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: March 2017
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Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

We went for a meal as we were staying very locally. I got a pizza which was delicious and had the perfect levels of base and topping. My girlfriend had a spaghetti carbonara which was also very tasty. The pizzeria has a really nice atmosphere...and is not touristy at all. We felt as if we were dining with locals. The service was good and friendly. Overall, I would recommend if you are staying in the area.More

Date of visit: September 2016
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Pizzeria Il Podista is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5