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Trattoria: Il Ponentino

Piazza del Drago 10 | Trastevere, 00153 Rome, Italy
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Ranked #4,430 of 8,283 restaurants in Rome
Price range: $21 - $28
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Paris
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

My husband and i had lunch here on our journey in the Trastevere area of Rome. We were still able to order and have an enjoyable time considering their english and my italian are pretty bad! Our waitress gave us suggestions and we ordered from a multi course menu. It was the perfect amount of food and it was delicious.... More

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Athens, Greece
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

The perfect tourist trap. Very nice out doors and once you sit down you forget that it is there to enjoy your meal. It is there to take your money as fast as possible without giving you any food. The experience I had was unbelievable. These guys make a fortune out of ten tables and they don't even smile. Iam... More

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Novosibirsk, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

It is one of few places in Rome, where you can find good food (especially meat and fish, not these horrible pizza and pasta, but they are also good at this place) at a reasonable price. Here are the lowest prices you can find in Rome, friendly and quick (!) waiters. I'd recommend this place to all my friends. Trastevere... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Providing dinner in the heart of Rome for a family of 5 for 60 Euros (including wine) was a real find. The atmosphere was casual and welcoming, with dining in one of the small, quieter squares of Trastevere. The pasta dishes were quite good, as were the rosemary-roasted potatoes; the grilled veal chop very reasonably priced. Service was with a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The food in Il Ponentino is very tasty, simple and goes well with the house wine. The prices are awesome - and I guess the food is of similar quality to many restaurants in the Rome city centre for much less. Good place to rest after a long walking tours :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Stumbled upon this place and it was a great experience! No nonsense food made with clean fresh ingredients and tasted really nice - the prices compared to those in Rome city centre are amazing ( and frankly so much better). The dishes we ordered were the spaghetti with clams, seafood risotto, lasagna, rigatoni and a very delicious pizza - really... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

It is a little restaurant, you can sit inside or outside. The food is good, good housewine and the waiters are polite. Good food for a nice price!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We were looking for somewhere with atmosphere. Came across this and it was packed, with others waiting. A good sign we assumed. We were seated within 15 minutes after which a waitress came to set the table or, more correctly, throw cutlery and glasses at us. Order taken fairly quickly and then we waited and waited. We had ordered the... More

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

At first we’ve been impressed by the cozy garden. Unfortunately the tables were so closed to each other that it was difficult to sit and then, no more movements. Neither the food, nor the wine deserve to be mentioned. The salad was rotten. During our stay the staff was trying to banish a small bird nesting on the shed. Quite... More

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Biel, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

The food was ok, though rather bad for rome standards, the coffe really bad. But when you're hungry, and for 12? it's ok.

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