IL PICCOLO MONDO RESTAURANT Il Piccolo Mondo Restaurant is an historic restaurant.
Opened in 1954 in the center of Rome, via Veneto area, in then changed from an osteria to an elegant and refined restaurant.
Many personalities of the “Dolce Vita” and of the show business had chosen our restaurant, amongst them there were Brigitte Bardot, Ronald Reagan, Peter Falk, John Ireland, Clint Eastwood, Gunther Sachs, George Mikkel, Wimberly Calvin Goodman (Sergeant Garcia in Tv series Zorro) and also Nino Benvenuti, Nino Manfredi, Alain Delon, Jean Paul Belmondo and many others.
Respect the past to build the future is the foundation on which comes alive the innovative propositions, that are accurately created by our Chefs, offering seasonal menus, guaranteeing fresh and high quality dishes.
We offer also a gluten free and vegan options, rich of delicious dishes. The full attention in choosing the raw materials and in the GLUTEN FREE cooking process is a warranty for the customers, who desire to enjoy the meal without any concerns.
Il Piccolo Mondo Restaurant is composed of three gorgeous rooms, in which we organize romantic dinners, graduation parties and business events, always guaranteeing high standard services and high-‐level menus.
FROM 1954… UNTIL NOW!
Way back in 1954 an innkeeper from Amatrice opened in the very center of Rome, via Veneto area, a wine cellar, offering the wine that he personally produced in the area of Roman Castles.
The osteria became a Restaurant around the 60s and the innkeeper’s children ran it during the “Dolce Vita” golden age.
Guests occurred from all over the world just to eat in this special restaurant, that is where the name came from: Il Piccolo Mondo.
Even today the Il Piccolo Mondo’s cooking is based on a traditional Roman cuisine, adapted to new requests and attentive to culinary innovations, constituted by professionalism and desire to re-elaborate the product with the absolute certainty that respect the past is building the future: while keeping our Roman roots, our menu also offers fresh fish and fusion dishes.
Il Piccolo Mondo is very attentive to all its customers’ needs, that’s why it offers an abundant gluten free menu and a delicious vegan menu. It is considered one of the best gluten free restaurant in the via Veneto area, because it offers courses distinguished by a variety of flavors and scents, which derive from Chef’s inspiration and from the excellent quality of biological raw materials.
The Restaurant can accomodate more than 160 guests, including the external area, with the possibility to isolate each room from the rest of the restaurant for better privacy. Free WI-FI connection and internal audio and video system are just a few of the services offered to our guests.
EXTERIOR We offer as well a wide external area with possibility to receive about 70 people. The privileged position in via Aurora, far from the chaos of the city center streets, allows you to experience your lunches and dinners in the open air, maintaining a private and pleasant atmosphere. It is provided with free WI-FI and with independent audio and video system.
Il Piccolo Mondo Restaurant supports the customers during the planning of events with the help of a prepared and organized staff, efficient and quick since the first contact, always capable of meeting the customer halfway, satisfying different requests and needs and supporting you till the end of the event.
Our menu offers simple dishes with authentic taste, meeting even our customers’ most particular needs. We offer as well a vegan menu and a gluten free menu, created specifically to keep unaltered our dishes’ amazing flavor. The full attention in choosing the raw materials and in the GLUTEN FREE cooking process is a warranty for the customers, who desire to enjoy the meal without any concerns.
The journey, offered by our Chef, articulates in many phases, from the appetizer to the dessert and it will caress your palate, seducing your hearts. Our sommelier will guide you through this tasty path suggesting you our cellar’s best wines.
Il Piccolo Mondo Restaurant‘s wine cellar includes a wide wine selection that matches our Chef’s culinary specialties.
The wine list is characterized by a wide range of some of the finest bottle labels coming from selected Italian regions.
We have as well sparkling wine, champagne, dessert and fortified wine. More the Piccolo Mondo has recently completed the renovation of an apartment just upstairs of the restaurant, offering its guests beautiful and luxurious suites equipped with whirlpool, jacuzzi showers with aromatherapy and color therapy, turkish bath, and other comforts possible.