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Brancaleone

#664 of 9,832 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Ludovisi / Via Veneto
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Via Sicilia 170, 00187 Rome, Italy
+39 06 487 1776
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12:00 - 00:30
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 00:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 00:30
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food wasn't remarkable, service was poor (after waiting 10 minutes for the check I walked to the register), restaurant was very cold, TV was on. So sorry I wasted a meal here.

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Thank nunujasmine99
Alessandro L, Proprietario at Brancaleone, responded to this review

I would like to give you one advice ...when you go on Holiday try to relax is a magic moment ...there were a lot of people since there was a football match on the maxi screem (Champions League)if you waited 10 minutes for the bill ( not for your meal )maybe because we were busy and for this I am... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small restuarant with a pleasant atmosphere. It was busy but the service was still quite prompt. We tried the home made wine and liked it.

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Thank Aditya M
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived late on Monday night and asked the hotel staff to suggest a traditional Italian restaurant. As soon as we walked through the doors we were made to feel extremely welcome and the there was a lively buzz. The food was outstanding and the staff were really friendly. We have to specially mention Cristina and Elisa who were particularly... More 

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Thank Russell D
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Asked a person near the hotel for a good restaurant. Told me to go to Brancaleone ... probably the best tip of the day. Service was quick and polite. The portions were big and served quickly. Prices were low considering Rome. A must!

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Thank Italo R
Dearborn, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is truly Rome family dining at its best. Casual atmosphere with group tables and fantastic fresh delicious food. Price is moderate and worthy of more. Wait staff was excellent. Highly recommend you come to Brancaleone when you visit Rome.

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Thank swteach_kd
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96 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel as we wanted a traditional Italian Pizza - and they were delicious! We went twice during our stay! The staff are friendly and nothing was too much trouble.

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Thank ChrisnSue M
Oxford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went every evening on a 3 night stay in Rome, it was recommended by our Hotel. The staff were very helpful not only did they have a full menu they also have daily specials so do ask them. We had the house wine which was easy to drink. The restaurant was busy every night with both tourists and locals... More 

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Thank Jeanette833
London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Great food with great, very attentive service. The place is very cosy and warm. One of the top restaurant I tried in Rome.

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Thank Istvan K
Crawley, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Went here on our first night one as it was close to our hotel and two of our friends who had visited before recommended it, I wish they hadn't. Sorry but this is one of the worst meals I've ever had. I Had lamb which was a special, well it certainly wasn't very special not only fatty but swimming in... More 

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Thank darrenpsmith70
Alessandro L, Proprietario at Brancaleone, responded to this review

I don' t think that you paied 75€ for lamb and pasta ...IT is impossible!!!!! Maybe you ate and drank something else that you don' t remember. We don' t have lamb in this period but we have pork grilled with artichoke or pear and pecorino cheese (of course there is more fat on this meat) We use to take... More 

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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff but nothing special at all. Normal food. The place was a bit too dark, something between a normal pizzeria and a cave.

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Thank Joan C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 00:30
Monday
12:00 - 00:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:30
Thursday
12:00 - 00:30
Friday
12:00 - 00:30
Saturday
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Sicilia 170, 00187 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Ludovisi / Via Veneto
  • Neighbourhood: Ludovisi / Via Veneto
  • Phone Number: +39 06 487 1776

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

Staying in Ludovisi / Via Veneto

Neighbourhood Profile
Ludovisi / Via Veneto
Thanks to Fellini and La Dolce Vita, the Ludovisi and Via Veneto neighbourhood earned its reputation as a posh area where gorgeous Marcellos wooed actresses and models while bored housewives hung out in streetside cafes. The cafes are still there, and so are the cocktails, but the neighbourhood is now home to five-star businesses including hotels, banks, law firms, and embassies. The area is also right next to Villa Borghese, a beautiful park for sporting and cultural adventures. If you're looking for tranquility by night, this may be the place: Ludovisi and Veneto tend to shut down after 20:00.
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