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Le Virtu in Tavola

#1,634 of 8,964 Restaurants in Rome
#1,943 of 9,768 Places to Eat in Rome
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Esquilino
Italian, Chowder, Seafood
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Via Domenico Fontana 26/28, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 06 7720 6363
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11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Sardenian Food

We found this Le Virtu in Tavola by walking as we were staying nearby for our honeymoon. The staff was really friendly, seemed to be family run. The food was really good, a focus on Sardegna instead of Roma, LOTS of seafood options. Try the cheese dessert if you are looking for something really... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
Michael L
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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The four of us had a great time trying new dishes and old favorites. Welcomed with a glass of Prosecco, the service was friendly and attentive. We were also treated to some live music and digestivi. Absolutely do not forego dessert; they are all made in house. The lemon tiramisu in particular was amazing. Thanks!

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Grazie mille a voi che ci avete scelto per il vostro soggiorno a Roma,un saluto da tutto lo staff! More 

Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We found this Le Virtu in Tavola by walking as we were staying nearby for our honeymoon. The staff was really friendly, seemed to be family run. The food was really good, a focus on Sardegna instead of Roma, LOTS of seafood options. Try the cheese dessert if you are looking for something really unique.

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Grazie mille Micael e buona vita a te ed alla tua compagna,quando vorrete noi saremo sempre qua. Un saluto da... More 

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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

To this restaurant I go weekly. Lucky me as work very close by. This is a fish restaurant but I who hardly ever eat meat... I am hooked on their scalloppine al vino bianco = escalopes with white wine. Also cicoria ripassata. This is similar to spinate. And sorbetto al limone. I have eaten the same food on different restaurants... More 

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Grazie mille per la recensione,la nostra "mission" è quella di riuscire ad accontentare qualsiasi tipo di cliente,portare in tavola le... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We had a lovely meal last night in this restaurant. The waiter Mattier (I think that is how you spell his name) was lovely and seemed genuinely interested when we talked to him about our travels in Italy. After our meal a bottle of Limoncello was left on the table with 2 glasses for us just to help ourselves which... More 

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è Stato davvero un piacere per me conoscervi e conversare,lavorare in un posto centrale come il nostro ci consente di... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The owner of our B&B recommended this place. We had a look at the menu and decided to go on. The waitress was really friendly to us although she spoke zero English. She gave us a prose co of the house and Italian and Sardinian bread. We ordered wine and that arrived in a cooler. She even wanted me to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We had high hopes as this restaurant seemed busy. But it turned into a nightmare. We were ignored for sometime before even getting to order a drink. The starters were ok but nothing special, but while sitting eating them our main courses arrived and the waitress seemed surprised we didnt want them left on the table. When the main courses... More 

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salve,ho letto molto attentamente la vostra recensione. La serata in cui siete capitati è stata chiaramente una serata "no",le spiego... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Perfect pasta. Perfect rissotto. Perfect grilled tuna. Good prices. Good service. Lots of local people. Will come back.

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Grazie per la fantastica recensione, la nostra mission è trattare ogni persona che entra nel nostro locale,italiano o straniero,cliente abituale... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We walked into this restaurant because the menu looked good and it was very close to where we were staying on Piazza di San Giovanni in Laterano. It was after 10pm on Easter Sunday and the restaurant was full of locals including a large table of all ages with their dog – a very good sign. We were greeted with... More 

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Leggere questa recensione mi ha emozionato, un grazie da parte di tutto lo staff ! More 

Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

A really friendly welcome - Mattia was particularly warm, showing genuine interest in us and wanting to share his interests and experience of Rome. Lots of little gifts of speciality food and drinks added to the experience. The owners are clearly passionate about food and were knowledgeable about their specialities of fish and Sardinian food. A great night out -... More 

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è un onore avervi conosciuti, stare a contatto con persone come voi è il sogno di ogni ristoratore. Spero, visto... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Recently had an unforgettable dinner at this restaurant with a group of dear friends. We could taste plenty of Sardinian seafood dishes from starters to raw fish. The seafood dishes were very genuine and delicately prepared. The primi(pasta and risotto) were also very tasty. They offered lemon sorbet at the end which was a refreshing finish. Each one of the... More 

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Grazie per la recensione ! È' sempre un piacere vedere che i clienti decidono di omaggiarci con commenti positivi, vi... More 

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Additional Information about Le Virtu in Tavola

Address: Via Domenico Fontana 26/28, 00185 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 7720 6363
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 13 - 56
Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Domenico Fontana 26/28, 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighborhood: Esquilino
  • Phone Number: +39 06 7720 6363

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 56
  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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