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Hostaria La Botticella

Vicolo del Leopardo 39/a | Trastevere, Rome, Italy (Trastevere)
+39 06 581 4738
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Ranked #541 of 8,858 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood:
Trastevere
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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145 reviews 145 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

it's not a huate cuisine experience by a far stretch. the restaurant has a nice, homely feel to it, family run and very casual. it's a bit away from the tourist bustle in Trastevere, and the setting is intimate (read: a bit crowded - we were squeezed between two couples). but the food - go for the food. this was... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Visited this place twice - last year and again this year in September. It was suggested to us by locals. It's a small place in a small street in Trastevere - away from tourist tracks. The food is very delicious here. Antipasti, pastas and meats - exellent. We tried ravioli with porcini and truffles - superb! Desserts was not so... More 

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Suffolk
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Despite the many good reviews here this Restaurant is not for everyone. I have rated it on the quality of our own experience. It has atmosphere and is tucked away in a charming small street, service is pleasant and attentive etc. So what is not to like? Firstly it was not a comfortable experience.. It was not full on the... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

My gf and I went to this place randomly, based on the good reviews here on Tripadvisor. We got there early one night at about 7.15PM and we were the only people in the place, except for the waiters and the owner. She, the owner, asked us where we're from and we found out she was Romanian just like us,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The zucchini flowers with mozzarella are amazing!! The food was all absolutely delicious, the portions were huge. We would definitely go back again.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Poor service! They know they offer good meals in a cosy part of Trastaverre, but are arrogant and impolite. Especially when the tablea are occupied they are unfriendly to tourist that inform on availability.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Having eventually located the restaurant we were disappointed to see that there was nobody here. We walked away but 5 minutes later we returned. So glad we did. Within 5 minutes it was bursting at the seams! We had the zucchini flowers with mozzarella to start & they were excellent. This was followed by the best lasagne & ravioli imaginable.... More 

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Lutherville, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

During our 11 night stay in Trastevere we ate at La Botticella 3 times. The food, service and overall experience was excellent every time. I can not remember his name, but the gentleman with the thick goatee was our server twice and was just great. Julia(owner/chef/waitress) was everywhere, and besides cooking our meals she would appear out of nowhere filling... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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341 reviews 341 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Try this place in Trastevere for great food and calid service. We order zucchini flowers filled with mozzarella and anchovies, amazing, and fried artichoke flowers. Then pasta with gorgonzola and caccio y pepe (pepper and cheese).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

It was a very nice restaurant in Trastevere. For starters we tried the dish of the dayf: fried artichokes that were actually quite good, and artichokes roman style a(boiled with lemon) that were not so good. Pasta was amazing, tryied home made ravioli with truffle and werre truly delicious!! Staffw as alsomvery useful!!

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Additional Information about Hostaria La Botticella

Address: Vicolo del Leopardo 39/a | Trastevere, Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 581 4738
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Trastevere
Cuisine: Italian

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