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Osteria Pistoia

#4,281 of 9,113 Restaurants in Rome
#4,845 of 9,913 Places to Eat in Rome
$$$
Neighborhood:
Monteverde
Italian, Delicatessen, Wine Bar
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Piazza Madonna delle Salette, 13-14, 00152 Rome, Italy
06.58203381
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 47
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  • 57
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  • 25
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food - lousy service for non locals

Great food but the service was very poor. I'm hoping that this had nothing to do with the fact that we were not locals but it certainly came across that way. It took someone close to 10 mins to come and take our drinks order even when it wasnt particularly busy, and especially considering that the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
Shyam K
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great food but the service was very poor. I'm hoping that this had nothing to do with the fact that we were not locals but it certainly came across that way. It took someone close to 10 mins to come and take our drinks order even when it wasnt particularly busy, and especially considering that the party next to us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We, my girlfriend and i, were for 5 days im Rome. We were living in a hotel in Trastevere near to the Osteria Pistoia. We chose the Pistoia because it was the nearest Restaurant to us and it's appearance was very appealing. We then didn't know how good we would eat there. Not only that the dishes were delicious but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Whilst In Rome for 4 days we we're sick of the main plazas fighting for your custom to serve below average food. And then just off the main drag this place. Refreshing menu,good staff and no hassle. Perfect

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

We arrived very early for dinner, and they accommodated us with charm and grace. The menu was interesting and varied, with great options in all courses, and many specials. The service was helpful and pleasant, and the food beautifully presented with a delicate simplicity of flavours to match. A carpaccio of raw fish was wafer thin and dressed so that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

After a couple of years we came back to this neighborhood restaurant and we were still very happy with what we ate. The beef carpaccio is excellent, if a bit salty, and the pasta cacio e pepe very tasy. Service is also a plus with very friendly staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

I visited this place several times ove the last couple of years. At the beginnig I was skeptical about the possibility of finding such a restaurant in such a place... too much off the beaten track... but there it is... excellent.They prepare different dishes from teh traditional Roman Osteria and with great succes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

We enjoyed everything we had here, it was all delicious and very elegantly presented. Recommend especially the mixed starter based on meat, spinach and mayo, the anchovy tagliolini, the pineapple tiramisu and the dessert with salted chocolate and ginger icecream. The place is clean and modern and the service friendly and attentive. And they seem to have to more places... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Just a half-block away from Piazza Navona, I stumbled on this little gem. Casual dining with a great menu, I was able to sit outside and enjoy the hub-bub without feeling overwhelmed by tourists.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

It's worth making the effort to find this place, not that it's hard to find. It is very close to Piazza Navona but away from all the "traditional" trattorie, ristoranti, and pizzeria. It's modern inside and the food has a slightly modern twist but is still very Italian. Carbonara con carciofi was amazing. Reasonably priced, and an added bonus... the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

This restaurant was amazing! My family and I went here after being caught in a few tourist traps previously in Venice and Rome. It was such a relief to go somewhere where we could really enjoy the food. We started out with entrees. The zucchini flowers were incredible! As main meals we had the gnocchi oxtail and veal meatballs. It... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Madonna delle Salette, 13-14, 00152 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Monteverde
  • Neighborhood: Monteverde
  • Phone Number: 06.58203381

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 28
  • Cuisine: Italian, Delicatessen, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine

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  • 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
Monteverde
Above the city on the Janiculum hill, Monteverde is Rome’s popular "getaway" neighborhood, coveted for its greenery. Rome's largest urban park, Villa Pamphili, is the area's centerpiece with affordable prices and peace and quiet. Monteverde is just far enough away from the center to feel like you’re on a Roman holiday and close enough to feel the lure of Rome's chaos. Though its downside is the lack of scheduled public transport, this family-oriented area is literally a well-deserved walk in the park.
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