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Caffe Strega

114 Via Vittorio Veneto, Rome, Italy
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Ranked #7,033 of 8,482 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
Chicago, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Made the mistake of stopping by Cafe Strega for an evening meal. As in most Rome venues that have outdoor seating and display a menu, once you stop to look you will be pestered to come dine. Avoid this place. We placed our order. A couple who sat two tables away and arrived about 10 minutes after us were then... More

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Calgary, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The waiter was excellent at bringing the people into the restaurant but once you were in the restaurant we were not given any attention. We had to wait for our order to be taken while the waiter answered a phone call and twice he left our table while we were ordering to talk to people walking by on the street.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We wanted our visit to Rome to end with a nice meal on the famous via Veneto. Wasn't to be! We were snatched off the street by a bumbling waiter, our fault totally but willing to give it a try. What a mess. Firstly we were given the wrong meal, twice with the waiter saying it must be ours. Then... More

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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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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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Top Contributor
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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Address: 114 Via Vittorio Veneto, Rome, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
Cuisine: Italian

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