Serves meat, veg options available. Takeaway sandwiches and salads shop near the Vatican. Price: Inexpensive more-less
Vegan-friendly, Organic, Western, Juice bar, Salad bar, Take-out, Non-veg
Via Germanico 43
Rome, Italy 00192
06-64525810

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First Review by brinnet
Claremveg
Claremveg
  • vegan
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+34

great food on the go

4
Posted on 06 / 29 / 2015

Yes it's small but if you find it quiet and grab a seat or happy to have a picnic you should go here. They have a few vegan sandwiches on the menu. I got the seitan salad and it tasted great. They went to a real effort to make it interesting. Also do nice smoothies and it's great value too!

Pros: good food on the go, close to Vatican City , reasonably priced
Cons: small space
Misanthropia
Misanthropia
  • vegan
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+139

Good for those easily satisfied.

3
Posted on 01 / 01 / 2015

The first thing you notice increadibly tiny this location is. Basicaly - if you're more than two people, don't go, unless you're just planing to grab a coffe or some take-away. The Vegan selection was limited and mediocre, and the food wasn't exactly what I'd call overwhealming. Basically the only things the place had going for itself was the low prices and it's location, and unless you have another option, I'd recomend finding another place to get some food, for grubs to go it is allright.
Updated from previous review on Thursday January 01, 2015

Updated from previous review on Thursday January 01, 2015

Pros: imediate proximity to the Vatican., Inexpensive.
Cons: Absolutely to small., Very limited vegan selection.
eli_wittelsbach
eli_wittelsbach
  • vegan
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+30

very good, near Vatican City

4
Posted on 09 / 20 / 2014

If you are looking for something good to eat and are in Vatican City or nearby, try this place. It's very small and has no more than 7 places inside, and I must also say that during lunch time you will ALWAYS have to wait because a lot of people will be there... But the owner and his assistant are as quick as possible and smoothies and breads with vegetables, seitan, tofuor whatever you want are really tasty!



martind76
martind76
  • vegan
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+31

Close to Vatican

4
Posted on 07 / 11 / 2014

Huge selection of fresh fruits and veggies. They offered us creative concoctions for vegan sandwiches. One of us left it up to them and one of us chose our own ingredients. Both were delicious. They offer pasta, sandwiches (breads or baguettes), salads, fresh juices, fresh smoothies... and they sell amazing packaged (yet fresh) vegan berry torts. We bought more to take back to our hotel. All in all, very kind and helpful staff. Very reasonably priced. Wish they had another location near our hotel.

Pros: Vegan Choices, Vegan Knowledgable, Vegan
Cons: Limited Seating
angdep
angdep
  • vegan
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+64

Great Cafe

4
Posted on 09 / 04 / 2013

This place is a great place to eat at after eating pizza and pasta for days in Rome. It's a nice healthy break to eat fresh fruits, salads, and drink fresh squeezed juice. They use organic and local ingredients, and you can tell the quality is good. It's also nice that they have vegan treats available. Overall, I enjoyed the food, especially the fresh fruit, veg, and juice options. Besides customizing your own juice, you can also customize your own sandwiches, too, if you'd like. They have a great selection of bread and spreads to choose from.

Pros: Organic, local, and seasonal food., Good value., Friendly staff.
Cons: Limited seating.
williamsmtw
williamsmtw
  • vegan
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+18

Must visit

4
Posted on 08 / 15 / 2013

We visited Fa bio at noon before the trip to the nearby museum. The owner spoke good English and was hospitable. If you plan to visit a scenic spot in the nearby region, I recommend to enjoy lunch in Fa bio.

Pros: Healthy food, Good salad
brinnet
brinnet
  • vegetarian
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+24

Great little place near Vatican

3
Posted on 06 / 24 / 2013

Fa bio is a great little place to stop by given the relative lack of vegan-friendly fare in Rome. It's also only a block off of the tourist migratory path to check out the Vatican. I'm vegan and tried their seitan with peas (decent, not amazing) and a seitan wrap (good, not great). They also had quinoa and salads that looked refreshing and the ability to make sandwiches (with vegan spread, so it won't be super dry!)

Importantly, Fabio (one of the two owners of Fa Bio) understood the concept of veganism immediately and pointed out my options -- and he was very friendly and speaks English well.

I went by around 6:00pm and they had actually run out of quinoa and low in bread -- it's a small establishment -- but still enough to fill my belly. And I grabbed a packaged vegan mini pie and chocolate cookies from their shelves for my flight back home. Saw some soy milk on the shelves, too, if you need something to splash in all those coffees you're grabbing out and about.

Last thought -- it's a narrow space with counter seating for three and a non-offensive atmosphere (they also serve some meat options, so non-veg family can grab lunch/din there, too.

Bottom line: Worth a visit if you're in the Vatican area and hungry :)

Happy munching!

Pros: Close to Vatican, Vegan-Friendly
Cons: Small Dining Space, Fewer Options Near Dinner

 

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