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Merulana Cafe

Via Merulana 138, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 06 700 4221
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Via Merulana 138, 00185 Rome, Italy
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1 - 10 of 185 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Merulana is a great spot for relaxing with a coffee or cocktail. Staff are friendly but not overly attentive. Food is good and the homemade potato chips which are offered with drinks are delicious. Good for meeting with friends for a drink.

Thank Neessie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place accidentaly while sightseeing, stopped to grab a meal and drink some beer. Waiters are completely uninterested, giving the bare minimum, which made us leave the place as soon as we finished our meal. Food is mediocre, not bad but for that prices...More

Thank vanessa_croatia
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This is an Italian restaurant that is also an Irish pub? Decor is definitely more pub-like. We were greeted and seated promptly by the waitress, she spoke English and gave us an English menu. I had the pasta with tomato sauce & bacon and my...More

Thank Debztravels10
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Merulana This restaurant/bar was recommended to us by friends staying in Rome and as we were nearby we decided to try it out for Sunday lunch. On entering we were warmly greeted by multiple members of staff and seated quickly at our table. There was...More

Thank MiChiamoMichele
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We stayed in an apartment block just around the corner from the Merulana Cafe and the place where we stayed had an "arrangement" with the Cafe for us to have breakfast there every morning (we were given a voucher by the apartment manager for the...More

Thank Tiggytots
Reviewed 30 June 2017

There were four of us on a trip to Rome recently in June and we found this restaurant one evening whilst looking for something else. The staff were very good and the food was also very good. It was a place that was used by...More

Thank FootiefanTamworth
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

This was one of the most friendly bars we visited on our recent holiday to Rome. The bar looks cool and has nice decor and furnishings and plenty of seating options both inside and outside looking out into the busy and bustling streets around this...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We stumbled upon Merulana whilst walking around Rome for an evening. It was our last night in Italy and I'd really wanted some Gnocchi all week, so was very pleased to find it on the menu - I wasn't disappointed. My friends also really enjoyed...More

Thank Georgia M
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We spent 3 days in Rome and ended up back here every morning for a cappuccino and chocolate croissant, they were delicious! Great price and friendly staff

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The Merulana Cafe is a Gastro-Bar that offers drinks as well as warm dishes. As we stopped by here only for drinks, does this review not relate to the kitchen in any sense, drinks only. We found our stay satisfactory and left ambivalent, associating our...More

Thank harinhos
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 05:00
Monday
06:30 - 05:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 05:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 05:00
Thursday
06:30 - 05:00
Friday
06:30 - 05:00
Saturday
06:30 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Merulana 138, 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Monti
  • Neighbourhood: Monti
  • Phone Number: +39 06 700 4221
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Description
Always Open,Day and night
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