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Settembrini Cafe

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Via Luigi Settembrini 21 | Tra Piazza Mazzini E Lungotevere, 00195 Rome, Italy
+39 06 9761 0325
07:00 - 01:00
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

If you want to ruin your lunch or dinner-go to Settemrini!The stuff if extremely bad(bar tenders tho are getting better as they found new stuff) and rude,the girl -blond one-who is working at cashier's desk is very impolite.They don't respect the guests at all..Used to be a nice place which turned into a real delusion!

Thank MaryCorin
Divonne-les-Bains, France
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

A really nice restaurant that we found randomly after our visit of Vatican. A really nice place to taste contemporary italian cuisine!

Thank FrancoisElFlaco
Chisinau, Moldova
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday night this lovely restaurant. Service was great! Pasta was delicious but a bit too spicy.... this restaurant has great atmosphere and welcoming, cosy design...great for a dinner with friends or colleagues!

Thank evelina578
Concord, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We were excited to try Settembrini, as the website displayed a vibrant, hip café serving modern twists on Roman standards. The location isn't quite as picturesque as the website suggests, although the outdoor tables were pleasant (notwithstanding the non stop smoker sitting next to us). The menu is small and unconventional, so depending on your tastes, there may not be... More 

Thank Jeff R
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We were actually on our way to (a very well reviewed) restaurant when we stopped here as it was near our hotel. The ambiance looked great - drinks and nibbles on a quaint Italian street and gorgeous lighting. However, we were extremely disappointed by how we were treated when we arrived. Completely ignored at first and this seemed to be... More 

2 Thank Jeremy D
SettembriniSrl, Direttore at Settembrini Cafe, responded to this review

"Stopped in this restaurant after vising the vatican. Found it through a local food blog and definitely not disappointed. All three in our party thoroughly enjoyed our lunch-- service was fine -- would definitely go back!" Do you know what's this? It's one review of Settembrini written some days ago. We can only say that if we have some problems,... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Stopped in this restaurant after vising the vatican. Found it through a local food blog and definitely not disappointed. All three in our party thoroughly enjoyed our lunch-- service was fine -- would definitely go back!

1 Thank TrvlgMama
Madrid, Spain
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224 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Overpriced but below average food, little or no choice, incredibly bad service and not all that clean. Why bother? At this price level I expect the terrace to be clean - no stray napkins, wrappers, cigarette butts, wiring and other junk. Staff clearly suffers from chronic self esteem and imminent stardom. Unorganised hierarchy and erratic unavailability of things on the... More 

3 Thank hblnk
Munich, Germany
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We were greeted in this restaurant by a very nice waitress who appeared a little bit embarrassed that her English wasn't too good. But she managed to explain to us what we needed to know and we ordered our drinks and meal. Then she told us the kitchen was still closed for another 20 minutes, but that she would put... More 

2 Thank Ice-T5
Rome, Italy
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I was last week at Settembrini for an aperitif with a friend of mine. The place is amazing, staff very kind, food and drinks selection is very good and staff is appropriate. I loved this place is very roman taste and classy. You can have also breakfast, lunch or dinner. I will go to taste the Saturdays or Sundays bunch

1 Thank Daniela d
1 review
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Friendly service. Excellent grilled seafood and chicken(very tasty). Delicious dessert and good wine. Nice ambience. $$

Thank Nelson R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$38
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Luigi Settembrini 21 | Tra Piazza Mazzini E Lungotevere, 00195 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 9761 0325

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