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Bottega Montecitorio

#4,768 of 9,111 Restaurants in Rome
#5,363 of 9,911 Places to Eat in Rome
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Neighborhood:
Colonna
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Via della Guglia 62, 00186 Rome, Italy
0669200537
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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Friendly staff and good food. Husband had carbonara which was very creamy and tasty, I had vegetarian lasagna which was the best I have ever tried. We also enjoyed the decanter of sparkling cold water as it was very hot! The atmosphere was lovely in a shared narrow pedestrian street. Would have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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Telford, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Telford, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Friendly staff and good food. Husband had carbonara which was very creamy and tasty, I had vegetarian lasagna which was the best I have ever tried. We also enjoyed the decanter of sparkling cold water as it was very hot! The atmosphere was lovely in a shared narrow pedestrian street. Would have given five but were charged for service, which... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

My girlfriend and I went for lunch here on the last day of our holiday. We ordered antipasti to begin which was very poor, a few pieces of meat and poor quality cheese thrown on a plate with no bread etc included. Io For main course I ordered lasagne which was cold on arrival, sent it back, the waiters attitude... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We were charged 12 euros for bread we didn't order and 9 euros service fee. Had the service been amazing we wouldn't have minded but the wait staff were pretty surly. We felt like an inconvenience to them, even though it was a fairly quiet time of day. The food was lovely but we left with a bitter feeling of... More 

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Alesund, Norway
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

10 euro just to eat there, 10 euro for the bread. Beer was not good, complained but didn't get a new one. Food was "ok" and the staff where terrible. We where 5 persons eating here, got one menu to share. Ask for more, got 3 more after 10 minutes. Menu number 5 we got after 15 minutes. Took 45-50... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This wasn't a busy restuarant - ombience was terrible - staff were surly and we were definately an inconvenience. Food was average. Waiter forgot drinks....served up fries instead of potatoes and we were charged 12 euros for bread !......can't really say anything nice about this experience.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Great pasta and romantic setting. Staff was very professional and the bread was delicious. Beautiful outdoor seating and luxurious indoor seating. Nice decor...just good all around. I enjoyed it and will definitely return....A little too pricey though.

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El Cerrito, California
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We lucked out with this very pleasant restaurant as we were out about 9pm at night. While all of the places we had been recommended were full, we found this gem hidden in an alley that sat us right away. We had the prix fixe meal which was great - pasta and scampi, octopus salad, seared tuna with sautéed spinach.... More 

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Netherlands
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Based on TA reviews was eager to visit. The food lived up to the billing with many great traditional and unique dishes to choose from. The service was very professional. Really only drawback was that on a Monday night there was only three tables and it seemed a little lacking in atmosphere.

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Harvest, Alabama
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Our friend who had lived in Rome for 6 months picked out great places to eat, but told us to pick out a restaurant one night. My wife noticed this restaurant on our way to Trevi Fountain. It was the most delicious meal we had in Rome. The service was excellent. They recommended a great wine and a great beer.... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Nice menu and great food prepared in a very atmospheric setting. Best food we experienced in Rome, we will definitely come back. Great wines and very and professional service too! Good value for money, all handmade and really high quality italian food! Would recommend anyone to see this place while in Rome!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via della Guglia 62, 00186 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Colonna
  • Neighborhood: Colonna
  • Phone Number: 0669200537

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 163
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Colonna
Frantic fashionistas, pedicured politicos, goal-oriented tourists, and on-the-go locals cross paths every day in Colonna, a delightful chaos in the very center of the city. Even though it has some of the city’s loveliest sites—a 2nd century column, Belle Epoque shopping center, and a magnificent Baroque parliament building—Colonna is not just another pretty face, but the cosmopolitan eye of Rome’s cultural storm. Colonna can safely say it has the best of Rome: museums, boutiques, window displays, restaurants, cafes, and people watching.
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