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Lost Food Factory

Via della Maddalena 50, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 392 665 5160
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“paninis” (33 reviews)
“sandwich” (54 reviews)
“porchetta” (15 reviews)
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Italian, Fast food, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Via della Maddalena 50, 00186 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice and cared for in every detail, very central position. The selection of sandwiches is really wide and each of them is inviting. Really high quality

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Aldo P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chanced upon this place and we had 2 wonderfully delicious panini freshly made for us. Service was great, the guy spoke English, and the menu is extensive in English. Toilet available across the road at Lindt free of charge. We paid 6 Euro’s each for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank karenbeanpole
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have just had the most amazing Panini, and pizza slice, freshly made ... OMG it was so good!! The owners are so much fun, we highly recommend. Enjoy

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Gerry_U72
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Nice service. Nice panini porchetta and panzanella. Owner was very friendly. My suggestion. Downside - little space to sit.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 728jakubn
Reviewed 22 October 2018

By far the most entertaining meal we had in Italy. Only went once and got the Norma and Pruscollo (?) sandwiches. Was interested in the venison sandwich halfway through the meal. The craft beer recommended was great (do not recall the name of it right...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank TZCHW
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited because we were struggling to find good, affordable food in such a tourist trap of an area. We were so happy we did. Fantastic panini - we came back the very next day as well. My wife has a lot...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Benedict M
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Read a lot of good reviews and took my family of 5 here for a lunch. Be aware that this place is tiny and hard to find, okay no problem. Real problem was the service and food itself. We came here excited and asked for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lydel90
Augusta C, Proprietario at Lost Food Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018
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Leggere ciò che ha scritto mi lascia veramente a bocca aperta .... poi però ho letto le altre recensioni ,da...More

Reviewed 12 October 2018

We had the nicest time at the Lost Food Factory. After being turned away from a fair few Osteria Restaurants in the tourist-heavy area surrounding the Pantheon, we managed to find this gem. We had a local beer, with the smoked one standing out and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Celeste F
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Small place with amazing food. We had the best paninis made with fresh ingredients. The menu has variety from vegetarian to meat. The cook is really friendly and she is always making sure everything is okay. So glad we found this place!

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Ale A
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

I liked the restaurant, the owners are friendly and they changed the ingredients from my salad with what I wanted, no extra charge for that. Also they have a vegetarian sandwich very good and crispy

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Flavia-Octavia
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the city’s loveliest sites—a 2nd century column, Belle
Epoque shopping centre, and a magnificent Baroque
parliament building—Colonna is not just another pretty
face, but the cosmopolitan eye of Rome’s cultural
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Questions & Answers
20 February 2018|
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Response from mgm1968 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ellina, Unfortunately not, but just across the way there is a large Lindt shop where they do have a toilet you can use... Hope this was helpful Martin
Genny R
2 November 2017|
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Response from MASexperience | Reviewed this property |
sandwitches are about 5,5 drinks were expensive 2€ a coke
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 14
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Maddalena 50, 00186 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Colonna
  • Neighbourhood: Colonna
  • Phone Number: +39 392 665 5160
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