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“Very friendly”
Review of Saxophone Pub

Saxophone Pub
Ranked #3,499 of 12,764 Restaurants in Rome
Cuisines: German, Italian, Pub
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Prati
Reviewed October 21, 2013 via mobile

We had read about this pub on this site so we thought we would give it a go, to us it was a normal type of pub, nothing flash but that doesn't make a good pub, it's the beer, staff and clientele and all three were upto scratch, a lovely pint of stout (which I had a few), very friendly staff and manager and normal customers out to enjoy a pint and a chat, if your expecting the Ritz don't go, if you want a friendly night out go for one and see how long you stay you have nothing to lose.

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Reviewed September 9, 2013

We passed it buy chance and I said we would give it a try.Although there's nothing fancy about the ambiance, it's was truly a place for great music.
The bartender was always joking around, very nice guy, he spoke good English too.
If you like great Jazz and Saxo give it a try. its close to the Vatican Gardens.
Sonia

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Reviewed July 30, 2013

Read the touristinfobook "Top Ten - Rome" first, Saxophone Pub was introduced as a place with live jazz or blues, evening the locals jamming there. This turned out to be outmoded, and disappontment as such. No live music, no jazz or blues, but rock&roll. A friendly, as-a-matter-of-fact-style service. Great selection of beer, both draft and in bottles. The meal was a big plate for big hunger (not an Italian multi-meal dinner) and tasting ok. I think the place suites best for students and alike.

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Reviewed May 1, 2013

What a wonderful surprise we found near the Vatican. Great selection of beers, and large burgers too. Extremely friendly to strangers. A definite go back to whenever we are in Rome. Met several extremely friendly, and helpful locals who provided info on local restaurants and markets. Wish we would have found this place sooner, but we did go back 3 times. Good prices, good beer and good food. Can't say enough good things about this bar and the genuinely friendly owner/bar tender.

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Thank Bruce B
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saxophone1994, Proprietario at Saxophone Pub, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2013

Thanks so much for your review and I hope to see you again in the Saxophone Pub to your return to Rome.
Lorenzo

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Reviewed April 2, 2013

During a weeklong vacation to Rome, we visited this bar because it had been recommended through another website. Sure enough, this venue was mainly frequented by a mixed local crowd. You may think this is good, right? Not the case at all! Servers neglect unfamiliar faces, bar tenders do the same and you can expect judgemental looks from their regulars the entire time. We began to wonder if we were sitting in someone else's seat or if we had done something wrong. Despite tipping generously and keeping a smile on our faces the whole time, the less than welcoming experience never improved.

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saxophone1994, Proprietario at Saxophone Pub, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2013

I'm sorry that you found the bad day that you came to the Saxophone. If you remember, can you tell me what day it was and time of arrival? Please if you come back to Rome to go back to the pub to check the situation. I hope to soon. Lorenzo

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