We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.



Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner

Location and contact

Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Italian, Mediterranean
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Reviews (1,065)
Filter reviews
344 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews fried artichokes carciofi alla giudia fries zucchini flowers carbonara lamb antipasti sea bass jewish ghetto quiet piazza traditional roman cuisine our waiter wonderful lunch roman restaurants wonderful restaurant olive oil visit rome
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 344 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant, off the beaten track. It’s a smart restaurant without being stuffy. Food wise, there’s an eclectic mix of traditional Italian-Jewish fare, which might not be to everyone’s taste (brain casserole for example!). However, if you want to try something different this is the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Griff-pack18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good appetisers. I enjoyed a warm soup and for dessert the "palle del nonno". The place was full but service efficient

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RebeccaTravels33
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Piper o has not changed in the years: traditional Roman judaic recipes such as carciofi alla giudia (fried artichokes) or pasta cacio e unto are unrivaled. Not to be missed

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lacicalamaura
Reviewed December 31, 2018

The food was delicious and outdoor setting lovely! The fried artichokes were fabulous. Our favorite place to eat when we were in Rome.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank WhereWildThingsAre
Reviewed December 30, 2018

Still blown away by the artichokes! I did miss having the outdoor dining experience, but inside we didn't feel too crowded. Good service, professional but not warm. Unfortunately there was another table next to us of louder Americans with rude teenagers, happy when they left...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bragghouse
Reviewed December 29, 2018

Went there for lunch with an extended family of 9 for lunch just as they opened at 12:45pm. Excellent service and great food. The fried jerusalem artichokes, zucchini blossoms and fried mozzarella (I know what could be bad), but they were Excellent! As mains we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mitchell D
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

God knows why some supposedly authoritative Roman reviewer called it the granddaddy of jewish style fried artichoke. The ones we got here were clearly too large/old to fry, the oil left an aftertaste like cheap olive oil often does. The waiters are inattentive at best...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rakeshg591
PPB73, Proprietario at Piperno, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019
Google Translation

Il punto non è che io voglia rispondere sempre ad alcune recensioni negative. Il punto è che io questi soggetti...More

Reviewed December 9, 2018

This is a restaurant that I wish to visit every time I am in Rome. The food is superb, service very good, wine list not long but very good with reasonable prices. The atmosphere is very warm making a very enjoyable evening.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Richard S
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

Been here for the second time after 18 years and it is still an amazing local place who keeps an excellent standard. Authentic roman cuisine at its best. Gracie!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Schneverschneuf
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

We had had this Restaurant recommended to us, we booked in on line, unfortunately on arrival we found they hadn’t our booking! They did though find us a table. This is an old style salon restaurant, family run and has excellent service. The food is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RogerSomerville
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,276 nearby hotels
Monte Cenci Hotel
418 reviews
.01 miles away
Hotel Arenula
450 reviews
.05 miles away
HT6 Hotel
401 reviews
.08 miles away
Hotel Locanda Cairoli
52 reviews
.08 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 14,180 nearby restaurants
Fonzie The Burger's House
567 reviews
.06 miles away
Beppe e I Suoi Formaggi
406 reviews
.06 miles away
473 reviews
.03 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 4,784 nearby attractions
Ghetto Ebraico
620 reviews
.04 miles away
Tempio Maggiore di Roma
28 reviews
.10 miles away
Chiesa di San Carlo ai Catinari (SS. Biagio e Carlo ai Catinari)
27 reviews
.10 miles away
7 reviews
.09 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Jose Luis S
April 23, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Christinatrip | Reviewed this property |
Rome restaurants usually close one day a week, and that day is at their discretion. Piperno is closed on Mondays.
Barb S
August 29, 2015|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from EssexBarnes | Reviewed this property |
Hi Barb S. As other Trip Advisors have suggested, its a fair distance/walk from St. Peters and i would personally take a taxi. Re the language...we had absolutely no trouble in conversing with our waiter.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing