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Osteria La Gensola

Piazza della Gensola 15, 06 58332758 Rome, Italy
06-581-6312
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Ranked #1,628 of 8,697 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood:
Trastevere
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Warm atmosphere in the heart of Trastevere with fantastic, well-presented food. Great place for authentic Italian dishes as it is mainly frequented by locals.
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Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

Recommended by our Hotel, we took a cab but he dropped us in a square and it took us 10 minutes to find the restaurant. Food was good in particular the boiled octopus which was silky soft and tasted superb.

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New York City, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We tried this place on our last night in Rome. The food was delicious and the prices were affordable! We also got a carafe of table wine which was just as delicious as some of the more expensive bottles we'd been trying. We were staying right around the corner so it was convenient for us, but I would definitely recommend... More 

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Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

Authentic and charming atmosphere, delicious creative italian food especially fish, must try smoked salmon tartare ;)

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Cheshire
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Not cheap. For two starters and two mains plus a bottle of wine and bottle of water €135. Starters cuttle fish tender and scallops 4 good size. Had a shared main of fish with razor shells etc in sea food broth. Food vas very nice and served well. Wine was nice but not as good as AK bar! Staff were... More 

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I didn't know this was a seafood restaurant until I came here to leave a review. I've been here about 3 times, and each time the food/service/ambiance were exceptional. The scallops with cuttlefish ink are probably the best scallops I've ever had. It's a place I'll definitely go back to the next time I'm in Rome. Make sure you call... More 

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Tel Aviv
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

La Gensola is located beautiful Trastevere and offers a true Rome-style dishes with amazing fish and seafood offering. The atmosphere is cosy and welcoming and the service is friendly pleasant. I had the oyster and ceviche - perfect! everything was fresh and seasoned just right. The pastas were the best I had in Rome - both the shripms and baicon... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

After struggling to find a good local restaurant in Rome we came across La Gensola in Trastevere which fast became our favourite restaurant in Rome. Specializing in Sicilian food they served the freshest tastiest fish we had eaten anywhere on our trip to Italy. We ate there twice on our trip and tried many different dishes on the menu. Everything... More 

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112 reviews 112 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Mainly a fish restaurant which lead us to book generally service ok. Half the dishes we we good the other half lacked flavour and finish. The fish was over cooked and dry not good for a fish restaurant. The green side salad, the lettuce was past its' sale by date, black round the edges and limp, when shown to the... More 

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Highland Park, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Excellent food. Specializes in Sicilian and seafood. Definitely one visited by locals.We ate at 4 different restaurants in Rome but this was clearly our favorite. It is also in a nice location to walk around. We definitely revisit if we return to Rome.

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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Sicilian cuisine. The chef uses a lot of salt. The appetizer of fried black cabbage, diced potato, bits of bacon, with an egg broken on top, was tasty but salty. The complimentary serving of fried squares which the server described as chick-pea paste were good, but salty. Thankfully, there was no salt on the mixed salad. However, the dish of... More 

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Additional Information about Osteria La Gensola

Address: Piazza della Gensola 15, 06 58332758 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: 06-581-6312
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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