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Antico Ristorante Caffe Capranica


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#3,767 of 8,191 Italian in Rome
#4,022 of 9,983 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner


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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is propably the worst meal I’ve eaten and paid for ever! The bruschetta was tasteless and blend. The beef filet was NOT a filet, I know this was something else, the meat was chewy and tart. When it comes to the cooking skills, I...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 10, 2020 via mobile

Found this restaurant in a piazza down a back street near the Pantheon. Very popular with locals. Old style restaurant with typical decor. Very friendly staff. Outside and inside seating. Can get a bit crammed inside so do advise getting there early for lunch. Food...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed August 24, 2019

Nice place - kind people - you get more than expected There is very quiet here - people walking slowly by

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 16, 2019

We came across the Antico Capranica by chance. Were made to feel very welcome by the staff and enjoyed a great meal. The next evening we returned for another meal and again had a warm welcome. Now we have eaten here four times! The food...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

Found this restaurant off a main road while walking near the Pantheon. With hungry, tired kids in tow we stopped, not expecting anything spectacular. Instead, we were greeted warmly, seated near the air conditioner (a big plus in July!) and served delicious pastas in generous...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

Following advice we decided to get off the main thoroughfare to find something to eat. As it started to really rain heavily, we came across the Caffe. The food was very good, with portion sizes very generous. We both had Spaghetti Carbonara (entree) an a...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

We came here just by wandering by, and found it to be a very good place for dinner. Menu has a good diversity beyond just pasta, and the beef filet was very good. Salmon was ok but a bit too oily. Starter of Italian meats...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

The best Roman artichoke starter I’ve ever had (tasty but not stringy at all)! Good cocktails and wine. The only downside is that for some reason they seem to have eschewed the traditional Italian short rice (perfect for risotto) and replaced it with basmati, so...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank anak562
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

We chose 3 dishes and they were all so yummy! We tried the Nizzarda Salad, The home made Ravioli with ricotta+hazelnut+sage, and the Risotto with Porcini.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank chenyossi
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We tripped upon this little gem of a restaurant after walking around the area, its in a quiet little corner behind the pantheon We loved the pasta so much we dined there 2x while in Rome. Special shout to our wonderful server Val. Wine and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Epoque shopping center, and a magnificent Baroque
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