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Doozo Art Books & Sushi

#1,400 of 9,742 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Via Palermo 51 | Via Palermo 51-53, 00184 Rome, Italy
+39 06 481 5655
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Sat 12:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Best sushi in Italy so far! A little bit expensive but it was definitely worth it. I would come back next time I'm in Rome.

Thank Hilde A
Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

I have not finished yet my dinner and I'm glad I picked this place for today's dinner. My wife is also happy with the quality of food and service. I have not been here before, but I am sure I will come back whenever I will stop in Rome. The staff is absolutely well prepared, gentle and professional all the... More 

Thank Luca S
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

A little off the beaten track so it was quite a walk to get to Doozo. The front of the store is an art gallery so you'd have to keep an eye out for the restaurant at the back. Menu was pretty extensive and food was reasonably priced and acceptable. Good respite from pasta and pizza.

Thank re1na
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We are in Italy for six weeks and needed a break from Italian food. Food was great we had sushi, tempora (the courgette flower was amazing), chicken teriyaki and udon noodles. All really good in very cool setting in back garden . Reasonable price

Thank JonathanFK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant/art book association is very good: the location is romantic (a sort of small secret garden just in the centre of Rome!!), the waiters are kind and the food is very good. We had miso soup, mixed tempura, udon, teriyaki chicken and some sushi. You can see from the presentation and the ingredients that this is not a ´all... More 

Thank Romangirl79
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

The first thing that strikes about this place is the unusual charm of sitting in a library surrounded by colorful walls and books. Add to that fine Sushi. It was definitely one of the good dinners of my life. I remember it for the overall experience.

Thank chandrika d
Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Doozo is truly a mini Japanese Oasis in the middle of the Monti quarter. With it's unique ambiance Doozo features, books, art, wonderful music, a delightful garden and some of the city's best sushi. Service is always attentive and professional. Fish is fresh and rice is just right.

Thank Biancaneve823
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

As a foreigner who likes quality and with no access to internet i am aware the difficulty in picking the good/great food from the average/terrible on the street. Luckily i stumbled upon this Japanese gem.Obviously when in italy you eat Italian, but when you need a break from pizza and pasta look no further than Doozo. Absolutely everything was top... More 

Thank David W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

We've been travelling around Italy for 6 weeks, and longed for a dining experience that wasn't pasta, pizza, breads etc. We were recommended this place by our BNB host and found it easily on Trip Advisor. It was less than 10 minutes walk from our accommodation, however keep an eye out for it as its easy to walk past. We... More 

Thank atravelbug27
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2015

You need to know where to find Doozo otherwise you will simply walk by the place. A hidden sushi treasure disguised between books and art. A small restaurant with friendly service. Staff does not hesitate to make recommendations, which turned out to be great! Other reviews say it is pricy, which in my opinion is a comparrison to the all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Palermo 51 | Via Palermo 51-53, 00184 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Monti
  • Neighborhood: Monti
  • Phone Number: +39 06 481 5655

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  • 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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