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Il Focolare

) #910 of 9,933 Restaurants in Rome ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Pizza, Seafood
Via Gabriele Rossetti 40/42 | Monteverde Vecchio, 00152 Rome, Italy
+39 06 581 8395
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Via Gabriele Rossetti 40/42 | Monteverde Vecchio, 00152 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

Il Focolare is a popular neighborhood restaurant with really, really good food. The most outstanding dish was the pasta carbonara which was very rich and creamy. We also had the bolognese - also excellent.

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I had dinner twice here with my family and the food was really excellent ! The fish, the vegetables,pasta and even pizzas are all very good and all under one roof, which is rare as the best pizzerias usually only do pizzas. There are almost...More

Thank Franklin C
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

For the past 6 years I've experienced the pleasure of dining at IL Fool are in the Monteverde neighborhood of Rome. This area is not immediately by major tourist spots, but up the hill from Trastevere and just south of the Gianicolo. Upon entry you...More

Thank Danno753
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We had dinner at Il Focolare several times last March since our house was accidentally close to this fine restaurant. So we ended up having quite a few dishes, as well from antipasti and primi piatti, or piatti del giorno (today's portions) as well as...More

Thank Pylssy
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The secret: for a good dinner at a reasonable price in Rome, start by learning to navigate the public transportation system. Then go in any direction, but at least 5 bus stops from the touristy areas. Of course, you can cheat and take a cab....More

Thank Karl_from_Flanders
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is just excellent and our favorite in Rome. It is a local restaurant outside the tourist traps with mainly Italian customers. The pizzas are great, the seafood is great, actually all meals are great. Just go.

Thank JKristian
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Typical Italian/Roman restaurant where you can eat Well at reasonable prices. We loved it and the tiramisu is one of the best. Wood oven for pizzas too. In one week we went 3 times!

Thank jacque1b1
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Rome has many fine restaurants, but this local place up on the Janiculum is our favorite. The food is exceptional, the staff is gracious and the atmosphere is like your neighborhood favorite place. We always stop by when in Roma

Thank Bear H
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We were recommended to go to Il Focolare by a friend who lives in Rome and we are so grateful for this local knowledge! We were welcomed warmly and made to feel at home immediately. We started with classic antipasti of bruschetti which were all...More

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The menu provides every sort of marine option, but what they boast as their strength is really their weakness. Their non-marine pasta was ok. Service very nice and welcoming though, though the food took some time to arrive.

Thank Michele M
Nearby
Monteverde
Above the city on the Janiculum hill, Monteverde is
Rome’s popular "getaway" neighbourhood, coveted for
its greenery. Rome's largest urban park, Villa
Pamphili, is the area's centrepiece with affordable
prices and peace and quiet. Monteverde is just far
enough away from the centre to feel like you’re on a
Roman holiday and close enough to feel the lure of
Rome's chaos. Though its downside is the lack of
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 34 - US$ 45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 23:30
Monday
12:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 23:30
Thursday
12:30 - 23:30
Friday
12:30 - 23:30
Saturday
12:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Gabriele Rossetti 40/42 | Monteverde Vecchio, 00152 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Monteverde
  • Neighbourhood: Monteverde
  • Phone Number: +39 06 581 8395
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