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Bar Tre Scalini

#351 of 777 Dessert in Rome
#3,613 of 10,723 Places to Eat in Rome
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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Piazza Navona 30-35, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 688019
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12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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92 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Surprisingly, great gelato is not easy to come by, though there are many places to get gelato. This place, despite being a big tourist trap on the piazza navona, actually has GREAT gelato. It's also been there for hundreds of years.

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Thank ShannonSomervilleMA
Izmir, Turkey
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347 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Last time we were there just for Tartufo. It a must if you are close to Piazza Navona. This time we were there for lunch. Good food, wine, service and lovely watching around.

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Alicante, Spain
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68 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

We were on a one day visit to Rome and during our travels on a bitterly cold afternoon we were attracted by this welcoming restaurant. Despite the cold we dined outside on the terrace with much appreciated heaters beside us.The menu was extensive with all the usual Italian choices, but due to the cold we decided on the tomato soup.... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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177 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

When visiting Rome you must visit Piazza Navona. When visiting Piazza Navona you must try the tortufu at this place. How do they get so much chocolate flavour into the ice cream? Delicious.

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Thank Charles_and_Susan
Athens, Greece
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92 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Actually it’s a café, gelaterie, restaurant right in front of Piazza Navona. All this vivid crowd that passes or spends time in the square are in front of you. We decided to take a seat and have a sweet and a coffee so we enter the ambience of Navona’s feeling. To our opinion we paid a lot for just a... More 

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hertfordshire
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154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Came across this lovely area piazza Navona and choose to sit and eat at TRE Scalini , lovely location sitting people watching. The menu has a very good choice. We had a selection of pizzas shrimp & courgette risotto and their TRE Scalini salad ( rucola fennel pear cheese & walnuts in a mustard vinaigrette ) all very nice. We... More 

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Caracas, Venezuela
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80 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Initially walked in for an ice cream and ended up having lunch. Very good food, slow service, good prices, and an excellent ice cream.....very good option among the many in the area!!

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new york
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

surprise, surprise - the food is delicious: not just tourists eating tartufi but lots of italians chowing down on really good roman food. the service is italian (not insultingly fast like an american diner) , the setting is stupendo, and the prices reasonable for where and what it is. mangia!

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Thank mortyd
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Nice to seat and to see all people from the world came to this place where locals trying to sell pictures while you seat in the cafe terrace and drink your coffee.

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Thank Meir R
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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We would like to have some drink here, but we want to eat the gelato before. Therefore we order the gelato directly. Then, the waiter shout loudly that it is for to go, not for eating there. He claimed that he already explained to us clearly, which was not. It was better for us to leave the restaurant since the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$59
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:30 - 15:30
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Navona 30-35, 00186 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Neighbourhood: Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Phone Number: +39 06 688019

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
With three of Rome’s most beloved piazzas within a five-minute walk of each other, the Navona/Pantheon/Campo area may be the prettiest and most picturesque area of the city. Join the beautiful throngs hanging out in cafes, boutiques, art galleries, and wine bars, or peek at a neighbourhood museum or monument. If you want nonstop movida, the streets here are busy with chic bicyclists and Vespa drivers, street vendors, merchants, and locals. There is no rhyme or reason to its winding streets and there's something to see around every corner, so take pleasure in a spontaneous wander.
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