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La Gallina Capricciosa

Via Giuseppe Sacconi 53, 00196 Rome, Italy
+39 339 794 2468
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
26 Jul 2017
“Excellent food and service”
3 Sep 2016
“Peruvian/Roma fusion”
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Peruvian, South American
Via Giuseppe Sacconi 53, 00196 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Nice food, good portions and great service! Highly recommended for traditional food and a good change from the traditional Italian.

Thank ncampuzano
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Peruvian/Roma fusion in a squeaky clean, super well-run "hole in the wall." We had the chilled raw ceviche (cubed) with corn in a lightly spiced sauce. Also had spatchcocked bbq chicken with potatoes in a delicious cream sauce, plus salad. Everything, including two large birre,...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

I have no experience with the peruvian kitchen , but if this is the standard I am not going to Peru anytime soon. A plate of deep fried chicken, plain rice and french fries and two slices of tomatos is hardly gourmet, but fair enough....More

Thank claus6142
Reviewed 2 February 2015

The food was really good but the chili appetizer a bit strong :) Really good service from "Mr. Peru" - think it was the first time he had visitors from Denmark and Iceland :) worth a visit

Thank Danni_Thyrrestrup
Reviewed 27 November 2014

i had a great chance to have plenty of peruvian food just as you were in lima: very good ceviche, tasty anticuchos and the most spicy aji ever tried, and all very cheap. I was the only non peruvian in the house.

Thank nicolads74
Reviewed 1 September 2012

I had no idea that there was a thriving Peruvian community in Rome, until my girlfriend and I came across La Gallina Capricciosa. We have eaten there at least half a dozen times, and walk by it all the time. Every time we look in,...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2012

This small restaurant has the best chicken in town, hence its name "la Gallina Capricciosa" (the Whimsical Chicken). The restaurant is very small and looks a bit shabby but the food is delicious. The recipes and owners are Peruvian, and so is most of the...More

3  Thank Superzu
The Flaminio area has been making a name for itself as
a hub for contemporary architecture and art. Over the
past decade, Flamino’s grassy knolls have seen the
rise of cultural centres - amazing feats of
architecture like the beautiful Ponte della Musica,
the wavy contemporary art MAXXI Museum, and the
futuristic Parco della Musica, a music complex where
international names perform. Flaminio also has traces
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giuseppe Sacconi 53, 00196 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Flaminio
  • Neighbourhood: Flaminio
  • Phone Number: +39 339 794 2468
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