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Matermatuta

Via Milano, 47 | Rione Monti, 00100 Rome, Italy
+39 06 482 3962
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Ranked #134 of 8,390 restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $35 - $90
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Chowder
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Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: 40 seats divided into 4 rooms furnished in 70's glam style.Mediterranean cousine, especially fish, with selected and strictly seasonal products, it does not fail to wink to the traditional Roman dishes.The wine list is constantly evolving, careful to offer Italian excellence in the right quality / price ratio.
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Hingham, MA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Go go go go!!! The best meal we had in Italy after many very excellent meals and one of my top 10 meals ever. A very good value if you enjoy well-prepared food (you'd pay a LOT more elsewhere). Life-altering gnocchi with truffles and clams, delicious seared tuna, excellent 18 euro bottle of wine recommended by incredibly nice waiter (I... More

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Washington DC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

The restaurant was as good as others have said. Food was fantastic and a welcome change from pizza and pasta (not that there's anything wrong with lots of both!). Prices are very reasonable for the type of restaurant. Great service. Highly recommended. And it's open in August!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I can't rate this restaurant highly enough! The food was incredible, the service was attentive and friendly and the restaurant itself was charming! Yes it was the most expensive meal we've had in Rome but my gosh was it worth every penny. Perfectly cooked scallops for starter, one of the best steaks I've ever had and it was about 15oz!... More

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great selection of lovely, incredibly fresh seafood. We had scallops and parmagiana for starters, lobster pasta (with a huge half lobster), gnocchi with truffles and clams, a dessert, coffee and a bottle of prosecco for exactly €100. It felt like really good value, food was lovely and great quality, service was good and overall very satisfied.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Awesome food Cosy atmosphere and lots of new stuff to try...Italian food isn't only about pizza and pasta. ..quite an experience

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We had four different meals and all were great - perhaps the best restaurant we found during our Italy vacation. The shrimp and scallop appetizers were perfect, too! The staff was very friendly and the service was flawless!

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Kristiansand, Norway
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Duck breast, scallops and tiramisu - the food was great, and the friendly staff gave good wine advices. After this great food experience we left the restaurant both full and very happy. We will be back.

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Beaverton, Oregon
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is on a side street and our taxi driver couldn't find it. We ended up walking about four blocks but it was worth it. It's a 'hole in the wall' place or, more accurately, a hole under the sidewalk. The food was fantastic, both preparation and presentation. The wine list was extensive and very appropriate for the food. The... More

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Moscow, Russia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I found this place looking at reviews - it was the closest from the hotel. I cannot say it is very expansive, though in other places near hotel I spend less, but the meals were very different. First of all it is not home cuisine as in other places. This is a real work of culinary artist. I tasted shrimps... More

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Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We enjoyed our first meal so much that we broke or rule of not dining in the same place twice whilst visiting Italy for a month in May. The decor is stylish and there are a few seperate rooms (gold, red and black & white) which gives a feeling of intimacy. Stefano is a charming host who speaks English. We... More

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