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Trattoria da Lucia

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Vicolo del Mattonato 2 | Trastevere, 00153 Rome, Italy
06-580-3601
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Today
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Local cuisine

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  • 92
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  • 166
    Very good
  • 76
    Average
  • 37
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  • 30
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amongst the best simple primo pasta I've had in Italy

This is a great, no frills, roman cuisine neighbourhood restaurant. We arrived without a reservation for Sunday lunch - thank goodness we were early as the place filled up rapidly, mainly with Italians, most of whom seemed to know the owners (generally a good sign). The menu is short, with a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
callcottstreet
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

This is a great, no frills, roman cuisine neighbourhood restaurant. We arrived without a reservation for Sunday lunch - thank goodness we were early as the place filled up rapidly, mainly with Italians, most of whom seemed to know the owners (generally a good sign). The menu is short, with a lean to roman classics. Again good. Star antipasta was... More 

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24 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

We enjoy a very tasty lunch excelent pasta especially the traditional Roman dishes.The restaurant is off the main street, it is quiet and not overcrowded. Good house wine. Very good cost value deal.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

At here with the kids for a late lunch. It was ok, but just average. The tomato sauce tested like it came from a can. Just not great.

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Paris, France
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Da Lucia ist lost in one of the numerous little streets of Trastevere. We had diner in late January on a sunday evening. The place was crowded, many locals come to have diner there. We loved the atmosphere because it mixed couples like us who rather "quiet" and groups who had lively conversations. Far from large avenues & touristy area,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I read some of the other reviews, and also picked this because of a write up by a local food critic. I already knew the charm can be lacking with roman restaurant staff in general - and the staff here were ok. But that's not why we went. Contrary to what some others have said, our food was outstanding -... More 

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Athens, Greece
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We visited this Trattoria as we read a nice critic about it on a magazine but did not reach our expectations..The place is nice traditional and warm but food not the greatest for Rome's standards..We had 4 different spaghetti plates and a traditional soup plate and some vegetable..The spaghetti was ok but one plate was supposed to be spaghetti with... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Our food was not warm, in fact my wife's beef stew had beef that was still partially frozen. My pasta was tough and seemed old and was not hot. This was a Rick Steves recommendation and I would not recommend it; it was his first failure for us. As I say, maybe the staff wasn't up to the job that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

We loved the pasta amatriciana and gricia. Lovely waiter from Sri Lanka who was helpful and lovely. Incredibly good value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Nice place with several local guests. Delicius pastas with quite good local wine. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

It's just a perfect-local-traditional-far away from touristic restaurant! It's a beautiful very simple traditional restaurant.It has no pizzas but delicious pastas and other italian traditional plates. Very good value for quality-quantity-price.You will find there many local families and local people to eat. A little difficult to find it but i suggest it from the first moment in Rome! My best... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vicolo del Mattonato 2 | Trastevere, 00153 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Trastevere
  • Neighborhood: Trastevere
  • Phone Number: 06-580-3601

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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Neighborhood Profile
Trastevere
Trastevere ("beyond the Tiber") is like a faded postcard, a little worn around the edges but still charming. With its wide-open piazzas, meandering streets, weathered Renaissance buildings, and overgrown personality, it's become an irresistible mecca for visitors. Trastevere is an enclave of entertainment - a rotating set of street performers entertains almost every night, and unforgettable eateries and bars pepper its piazzas and side streets. For a trip to the past, visit the southern and western flanks of Trastevere for pockets of yesteryear, less traversed areas with a residual 1960s and 70s Roman vibe.