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Papa Rex - Tipical restaurant Est.1991-

Via Aurelia 87, 00165 Rome, Italy
+39 06 634998
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Aurelia 87, 00165 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Service is very slow. And creepy camp middle aged guy didn't seem to know what day it was! Main looked nice. Looks can be deceiving was disgusting vile taste. Not to mention the singer that can't sing! Avoid this please service bad food Awful and...More

Thank Clattatio
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

After a local recommendation from our hotel owner we visited Papa Rex's in February 2017 and we were not disappointed. The restaurant staff (Steffano and the two other waiters, didn't get their names) were exceptionally welcoming and attentive and the food was the best we...More

Thank Leah D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wide selection of seafood and other foods. Generous portions. All dishes delicious. Excellent value for money. Location convenient to vatican slightly off the tourist strip. Pleasant atmosphere. Faultless service

Thank Ian R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Picked from Top 10 Restaurants in Vatican City. Lovely authentic Roman style. Valentino our waiter was cheerful, friendly and helpful. All the dishes were superb and fresh - seafood risotto, liguini with prawns and lemon, beef strips with mushrooms and a magnificent mixed grilled seafood...More

Thank lesbamber
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Valentino and Stefano gave us excellent service,great food and drink!!! Everything was exceptional. The greatest restaurant in Rome by the Vatican's wall, highly recommend it!

Thank Gergely C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a tasty dinner with friendly and attentive waiters this is the cutest place you can go. We were treated very well and looked after from the moment we walked in the door! Thank you to Stefano for making sure our first Italian...More

Thank Erpt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Food here was really good, their grilled vegetables and lasagna are superb! Our waiter Stefano was very welcoming and friendly! It was quite close to our hotel, so we actually visited the place twice! We tried other restaurants as well but this was actually...More

Thank Lilit G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this restaurant as it was close to the apartment where we were staying in Rome. We almost didn't go in because they had a man dressed in Roman attire standing outside and we thought that was a bit "touristy", but we didn't feel...More

Thank Grandgirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are definitely satisfied. Papa Rex is a nice place to eat. Our waiter Stefan was very kind and friendly. He also explained to us Italian pronunciation. :-) we ordered spaghetti carbonara and lasagne: the best pasta we have ever had. Thank you!

Thank Šárka N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The pasta was just so delicious. The restaurant waiter, Stefano, was very kind and the restaurant has a warmth to it. Very charming place! Two thumbs up! Ciao di Canada, Montreal! :)

Thank Nadip1
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10 October 2016|
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Response from Ozziechick45 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it parked at the street in front to let us all out, went away and parked somewhere else, so it won't be any problem for those who can't walk very far
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$40
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Aurelia 87, 00165 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 634998
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