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Caffe Strega

114 Via Vittorio Veneto, Rome, Italy
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Ranked #6,934 of 8,464 Restaurants in Rome
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We have been in italy for three weeks and on the whole it has been amazing. Unfortunately we encountered the worst dining experience not only in italy but we have ever experienced anywhere. we ordered two beef fillets with pepper sauce which we were told will arrive on the side and instead received sliced sirloin steak with balsamic sauce !... More

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Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I've had better meals at other locations but what made Strega nice was Nino` Great personality and very pleasant demeanor that made up for the lackluster meal. Ate there 3 times and nothing ever blew my socks off but at least when Nino was working we enjoyed his company and banter. A bit over priced for what you get.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

First they had no running water in the toilet or sink. I had to get the soap off my hands with towel. The veal saltimboca was average but i had 1 small piece and the garnish was romaine lettuce. My wife had swordfish and it seemed frozen then cooked. The garnish was romaine and black olives out of a can.... More

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Birmingham, Michigan
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172 reviews 172 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My wife thought this restaurant was perfect for meeting our simple expectations. It is only a block from the Marriott. We wanted a quick, but tasty, meal before walking around the local attractions. My carbonara pasta was prepared perfectly and my wife's pizza was good. We also got 3 espressos - all for under 40 EUR. Our server was very... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Average food at high prices and then things get a lot worse. Our bill for one course came to E77. I presented my credit card to pay and the waiter informed me that he would need a tip in cash for "his work" I ignored the comment and he went off with my card to process the payment. He later... More

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79 reviews 79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

TOURIST TRAP ON THE VIA VENETO: The sad part about this restaurant is that it takes advantage of unknowing tourists who just want an enjoyable Roman experience. This restaurant denies it to tourists by serving very mediocre bland food & wine. And...makes you feel like a chump because you fell for its nice exterior. SHAME ON THEM: Instead of being... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

We were completely ripped off! Had some stale croissants, an oily omelette and some flavourless hot chocolate for 70 euros. The waiter was rude and rushed us out of the door. Absolutely awful experience!

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Limassol, Cyprus
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Ripped off (overpriced for average quality coffee and cake), and then robbed by waiter. He was pushy and arrogant. When he brought us the bill, the small cake was missing from there but asked us to pay 4 euros more on top of the bill. He pocketed that money as I found afterwards. I asked afterwards another waiter and found... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We were hooked into this cafe by a very pushy waiter. My husband was happy to stay because of the prospect of eating a burger, after a week of italian fare. After we were seated, the waiter promptly disappeared, and only reappeared when we looked like leaving. Meals took ages to arrive, despite the cafe being nearly empty. Husband's burger... More

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Denver, Colorado
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178 restaurant reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We sat down at this sidewalk caffe after being ' hooked in' by the waiter. We ordered our drinks and food. Our drinks arrived in about 10 minutes but the food seemed to never appear. Finally, we told the server we were ready to leave. He told us ' 2 minutes' and disappeared from the sidewalk for 15 minutes. When... More

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