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.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Il Melarancio

Neighborhood:
Campo Marzio
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Get directions
Via del Vantaggio 43 | Via Del Vantaggio 43, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 320 2200
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

382 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 106: English reviews
Montreal, Canada
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food, way above the standard taste we experience in Rome for middle range restaurants. All personnel is serviceable and kind, there's no pressure or oversell here - which is a difference from so many others! L'Orata Alla Melarancio: sea bream (daurade) prepared with apple slices and orange juice: oh my god! Smoked salmon and ricotta, very special too. Even... More 

Helpful?
Thank Janon H
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff ok food ok but owner very rude and actually felt discriminated against! Not sure I would recommend and only stumbled across it. Should have checked trip advisor before going in!

Helpful?
Thank SQKew
Haifa, Israel
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The owner was rude, the risotto was not tasty, as well as the potatoes. The waiter was really nice though. I wouldn't recommend this place.

Helpful?
Thank Debo C
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very sweet on-street cafe. Vegetarian friendly dishes well marked (always fantastic!) I had the ricotta ravioli which was great, and my other half had the ham tortellini - he said it was unbelievable. Would recommend checking it out if you're in the area.

Helpful?
Thank Jessie D
Rome, Italy
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere is nice given the location on side street with outside café. But, the entrées were uninspiring. This time of year, garnishes are readily available, and not a single garnish was used on the four entrées ordered. I had a fish entrée that was drowned in a balsamic sauce, a lesson in less is more.

Helpful?
Thank gehringdk
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the best, homemade pasta i had on my whole trip that I went back for my final meal in Rome. It is a family owned restaurant. The seafood pasta will not disappoint.

Helpful?
Thank Travelling_Bianca
Rome, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Being gluten free it's hard to find a place that has bread. The gluten free bread that was served was the best I've ever had and it's made in house. We went for dinner, myself my husband and three boys our dinner was absolutely delicious the best we've had in Rome. We plan on going back tomorrow night! The service... More 

Helpful?
Thank mamato13
Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

We visited this lovely little restaurant for lunch, the food is lovely, service is good, and very reasonably priced. Two adults and four kids, 6 different and very enjoyable meals.

Helpful?
Thank Georgiakk
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner there with friends and I had the veal with peppers along with the salmon carpaccio. The food was amazing, service was impeccable and most important of all, it was authentic Italian food that was cooked with passion and love. I highly recommend this restaurant to all travellers who want beautiful Italian food in a nice, cozy atmosphere at... More 

Helpful?
Thank Heng L
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
148 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Unlike many restaurants in Rome, the menu here is nice and simple with only a few dishes to choose from. This makes it easy to choose great homemade Italian dish. I had a local Roman pasta dish with black pepper and Pecorino, which was excellent. A bottle of wine and two dishes came to 47 euro which was great value.

Helpful?
Thank tetuan22s

Travelers who viewed Il Melarancio also viewed

 

Been to Il Melarancio? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

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
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Vantaggio 43 | Via Del Vantaggio 43, 00186 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Campo Marzio
  • Neighborhood: Campo Marzio
  • Phone Number: +39 06 320 2200

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Il Melarancio and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Il Melarancio staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Campo Marzio

Neighborhood Profile
Campo Marzio
From its original role as ancient army training fields to its present-day identity as one of the city’s most desirable neighborhoods, the Campo Marzio is the best place to get lost in Rome. Gorgeous Renaissance and Baroque palazzos line the streets, and are filled with enticing boutiques and food shops. By day, Rome’s best-dressed denizens criss-cross its streets in a fashionable parade of errands, occasionally pausing to look fabulous in gorgeous piazzas like San Lorenzo in Lucina. Campo Marzio can be a bit of a sleeper after aperitivi hour (9pm), so visit by day and experience the pulse of daytime Rome.
Explore this neighborhood