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Via Germanico 43, 00192 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6452 5810
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The guys who work here are so dedicated and helpful. They let us build our own sandwiches that were delicious and well prices --offering veggie and not vegetarian options! Also they had a nice array of juices and smoothies, which we didn't have time for, but really wanted to try! It's one street over from the Vatican so it's secluded... More 

Thank Jules_Cast
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate lunch here twice during my stay in Rome and it was very delicious! The sandwich vegetariano (with pate, seitan, tomato etc) was very good and filling and the juice tasted amazing. Everything was reasonably priced and not expensive at all :) They spoke very good english and were very friendly. I enjoyed it very much and i wish... More 

Thank Carola H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We lived not far from this place, so we came a couple of times to have some vegan snack when we were starving. You should not expect anything extraordinary from this place, very simple, mostly take-away food, though you can have a sit as well (there are 3 chairs available inside and one tiny long desk-table). The ingredients were fresh,... More 

Thank Anna L
Turkey, Edirne
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is good cafe more for to go. Pasta is 5, sandwich is 4 and bio beer is 2.80 euro. Close to the Vatican city and easy to find.

Thank Ozzybozzyfizzydizzy
Freising, Germany
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

After a thoroughly satisfying exploration of the Sistine chapel, St. Peter's and part of the Vatican museum, my daughter, friend and I headed off in search of some mid-afternoon nourishment. Based on the good reviews, we decided to look for Fa-Bio on Via Germanico. From the plaza in front of St. Peter's, we walked along the via Porta Angelica and... More 

Thank Hangenham
Espoo, Finland
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Delicious food, great service and the place is easy to find. Sitting possibilities are limited, there's a small bathroom. Here you will find locals picking up quinoa salads, tasty sandwiches and good juice. We ate inside and took two wraps (2,50€) to go. Highly recommended!

Thank Hamsunsteri
Toronto, Canada
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223 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Very veggie & vegan friendly people and food. I had the vegetarian sandwich plus avocado and my buddy had a huge salad. This place lines up outside the door and has limited seating but it's worth both the wait and the squeeze. I also had oj with ginger and a bio-beer, both worthwhile. Their bread is wholesome and thick-cut but... More 

Thank Veganguy
Vancouver bc
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182 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Researched on line for this place and was so happy to find how close it is to the entrance to the vatican. Our Real Rome Walking Tour had a 1 hour lunch break so we walked down there was a line up but it moved quickly. We had a Tuna Sandwich and smoothie and it tasted great. So happy to... More 

Thank comingforthesun
Birmingham, Alabama
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

After eating pizza and pasta for 5+ days we were so glad to have a delicious light sandwich from Fa-bio. One of the guys in there speaks fluent English and was able to help translate the menu for us and make very refreshing sandwiches with organic ingredients. They also do fresh made juices but we just had sandwiches when we... More 

Thank MKS0820
Greensboro, North Carolina
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

My husband and I had visited the Vatican and were exhausted and very hungry. I was so grateful to find Fa-bio on Happy Cow! I am vegan, and this was one of the first meals of our visit to Italy in which I enjoyed some of my loves, like Seitan. The sandwich maker skillfully, and in such a friendly way,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Fast Food, Vegetarian, Vegan, International, Delicatessen, Soups, Gluten Free
Restaurant features
Takeout, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Germanico 43, 00192 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Prati
  • Neighborhood: Prati
  • Phone Number: +39 06 6452 5810
Fa-bio is a small organic canteen a few steps from St. Peter, born in 2010 from an idea of Fabio and Claudio, both with d iverse gastronomic experiences in the field behind. In a space of only 20 square meters - friendly and relaxing atmosphere - you can enjoy every day of our specialties: salads, sandwiches, baguettes, centrifuges and fresh fruit smoothies, all freshly made ​​up using only organic products.

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Staying in Prati

Neighborhood Profile
Just steps away from the chaos of the center, Prati is the closest Rome gets to calm. Meticulously planned in a neat grid, quite unlike neighboring Borgo, Prati is a local favorite for its aesthetic organization and wide streets lined with a range of boutiques for every shopping fantasy. Nonnis pushing baby carriages and gossiping teens own every inch of the sidewalk, but that’s only during business hours. Once the sun sets, quirky sidestreet bars celebrate aperitivo hour, those evening cocktails that help wash away the tensions of Roman life.
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