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Mancini Fernando Trattoria al Varesino - CLOSED

Via Varese 5B, Rome, Italy
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good57%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Sep 4, 2013
“great discovery”
Jun 3, 2013
“Good, Quick, Reasonable”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean
Via Varese 5B, Rome, Italy
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Reviewed September 4, 2013

We were walking back to our B+B and discovered this gem by fluke. It doesn't look like much but as everyone else is saying, great local trattoria with home made pasta from mama for quite the reasonable price. Penne a l'arrabiata, grilled peppers,another side dish,...More

1  Thank david m
Reviewed June 3, 2013

I found this place by looking out my window from the Venetian Palace Hotel. It was raining, and I needed a quick but good dinner. Turned out to be a great pasta for a great price. Nevermind the surly old man, the place is quite...More

Thank balletrfs17
Reviewed January 12, 2013

This is one of our favorite restaurants in Rome and we always eat here at least once per visit. It is an authentic Italian family restaurant and, as you can see from the other reviews, you may likely be the only English speaking patrons in...More

Thank John V
Reviewed August 10, 2012

Just a brilliant good value family trattoria. Loads of locals seemed to use the place, and they appeared to be repeat eaters too. We went both nights of our Roma stay. Children very welcome too. I really loved this place. (if that is this is...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed June 6, 2012

I discovered Al Varsino in the late 1970s and have been returning every time I come to Rome. Small basement location off the beaten track means fewer tourists and many locals--many of whom I've seen eating there for years. Great carbonara, penne al arrabiata, and...More

1  Thank Charles S
Reviewed November 21, 2011

I discovered this Trattoria on another review website. I am so glad I did. My daughter and I dined there twice when in Rome. We enjoyed it so much that we considered keeping quiet about it as it would be a pity to see it...More

5  Thank MaryMcLaughlin
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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  • Address: Via Varese 5B, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighborhood: Esquilino
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