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Trattoria Vaticano Giggi

#455 of 9,868 Restaurants in Rome
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Via Catone 10 | Angolo Piazza Risorgimento, 00192 Rome, Italy
+39 06 3973 0551
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Today
12:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:30 - 15:30
Tue - Sat 18:30 - 22:30
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This family owned trattoria a couple of blocks away from the entrance to the Vatican museums was a wonderful treasure to find. The service was welcoming and the food was the best we had while in Rome. We shared a salad, the eggplant parmigiana (the best I've had anywhere, and the bucatini alla amatriciana. Our entire meal cost 25 euros.... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Visited this lovely little restaurant today for an early lunch. Loved the homely atmosphere and freshly cooked traditional roman food. The owner used to be an actor and has some lovely photos all over the restaurant which makes the place even more interesting😎

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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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90 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We wandered here on our way from the Vatican to the metro station. We wanted something lighter, so we ordered 3 vegetarian small plates - artichokes (4 euros), eggplant parmigiano, (5 or 6 euros) and the tomato stuffed with rice, served with potatoes (also about 5 or 6 euros). The waiter was charming and we enjoyed our little meal outside... More 

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Thank RStefanBKK
Lisbon, Portugal
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Delicious Italian food, the best of the whole trip. Friendly service, great house wine. Tiramisu is delicious. Going to the Vatican, we will certainly repeat.

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Thank JulianaNSF
Moscow, Russia
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120 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

You cant eat pizza there, because this is traditional roman restaurant, and they will offer you not rich menu, bur good enough. The owner and the Chef of the place - Giggi is very interesting person. He doesn't know English but its not a problem, he perfectly understands you.The only problem - the food is too salty.

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3 Thank InaLyudmilova
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

I made a small trip to Rome in februar this year. This restaurant was between my hotel and St. Peter's Basilica. It was every time delicious food, very tasty. very good service.

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Thank Johann K
Tel Aviv
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We accidentally found this place after a long visit in the Vatican, while crawling back to city Center. What a great surprise! Good place to rest and eat well after an exhausting Vatican tour. Nice and quiet place, locally oriented. Antipasti was best we had in Rome, same goes for the eggplant Parmesan.

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Thank NoaCarm
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The food was not too bad but one appetizer was cold. The service was mediocre as our plates were removed as soon as we ate our last bite. It was not that crowded so it was not as if they needed the table. And then still..

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Thank Mark T
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I am Italian and i decide to write this review in english to help all foreigner friends that will visit Rome, searching for a restaurant very close to Vatican that prepares “real Roman food” at very cheap prices . Like every Italian, I love to eat well, also having a trip of few days; during my past long week-end in... More 

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Leiria, Portugal
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Very nice, warm and friendly restaurant. I eat an amazing lasanha and in the end an even more amazing cherry tart (that I still dream about :P)

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$39
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 15:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Catone 10 | Angolo Piazza Risorgimento, 00192 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Prati
  • Neighbourhood: Prati
  • Phone Number: +39 06 3973 0551

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Prati
Just steps away from the chaos of the centre, Prati is the closest Rome gets to calm. Meticulously planned in a neat grid, quite unlike neighbouring Borgo, Prati is a local favourite for its aesthetic organisation and wide streets lined with a range of boutiques for every shopping fantasy. Nonnis pushing baby carriages and gossiping teens own every inch of the sidewalk, but that’s only during business hours. Once the sun sets, quirky sidestreet bars celebrate aperitivo hour, those evening cocktails that help wash away the tensions of Roman life.
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