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Mother India

#1,892 of 9,338 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Dei Serpenti 148 | Vicino Colosseo, 00184 Rome, Italy
+39 06 474 0777
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Perrysburg, Ohio
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I know that a lot of people wouldn't understand not getting pasta and Italian food while in Italy but after 8 meals of quintessential Italian, the wife and I were in need of a change. Enter our love of curry!! The previous day we attempted to get a curry at Indian Affair, and although people were seated dinning room and... More 

Thank Heather K
Hs S, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Mother India, responded to this review

dear sir , we are very thankful for ur nice n clear review , it is true that we r in rome n the prices r high bcz of the taxation system here in italy . for survival we have to keep the prices in this manner the ingredients for cooking we r not getting directly actually everything we use... More 

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46 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the restaurant is very near to colosseum and other tourist places. the owner from Khanna always welcome the customers and the guys work there are very friendly and efficient.

Thank Jatwinder
Hs S, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Mother India, responded to this review

Thank u very much We will try to do better in future More 

Los Angeles, United States
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a few days of Italian cuisine my family and I were eager for something more exotic. We noticed a number of Indian restaurants in this neighborhood near our hotel. Mother India had the highest Yelp ratings so we gave it a try. We loved it! Delicious appetizers and entrees, perfectly spiced, beautifully presented. The servers were so gracious and... More 

Thank Gary C
London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Off street did not look good. But once inside a complete different atmosphere. Staff were very helpful and talkative. Food was excellent. Each dish was a different flavour and different spices used just as you would do at home. Asked for a couple of extra spicy dishes and were served exactly as you would have them at home. We truly... More 

Thank nazparmar
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The place is walkable from colosseum. Serves very tasty Indian food at reasonable cost compared to Rome standards. Veg paneer dishes were amazing. The ambience and staff are very friendly.

Thank Aruna R
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was amazing. Great ambiance, great service and for sure great food. They accommodated to all our needs. It was a great break from eating Italian food all day long.

Thank Rakesh K
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Every can driver seems to know this restaurant's location. Close to all the city's attractions, offering genuine indian cuisine for a palate saturated with cheesy Italian delights.

Thank SSRaju
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here as a family. We are big fans of indian food This was quite average. Rice portions were plentiful while dishes themselves were quite small. We asked for 6 popadums and were given 6x half popodums and charged for 6. The nans were smallest we have ever had. But we were in Rome not the UK so... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Two meals taken here during our European tour. Buffet arranged far inside the restaurant to accommodate the number of persons in a group tour. Food was nothing special but did satisfy taste buds. Service was slow especially for the rotis which meant there were umpteen people waiting for it at any point in time during the course of the meal.

Thank Pra2Adi
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

The food at mother India is ok. We had better and worse indian food before. My husband took the menu and I the paneer tikka massala. The owner (?) Of the restaurant was not very friendly.

Thank steviedrien

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dei Serpenti 148 | Vicino Colosseo, 00184 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Monti
  • Neighborhood: Monti
  • Phone Number: +39 06 474 0777

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Monti

Neighborhood Profile
Monti is Rome’s rebel yell. This neighborhood just west of Termini train station mixes grit with fun as it continues to fight for its reputation as a magnet for the artsy, alternative, and hipster. Every season, quirky boutiques and food spots sprout up on its cobblestone streets. The neighborhood supports unique and homegrown businesses that cater to its longtime residents as well as hipsters on the hunt. Hang out at Piazza della Madonna dei Monti anytime after lunch and you'll always find something going on.
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