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Hostaria La Botticella

Vicolo del leopardo 39/a | Trastevere, Rome, Italy (Trastevere)
065814738
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Ranked #510 of 8,444 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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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

We were wandering around the little lanes of Trastevere looking for somewhere to eat on our last night in Rome when we came across this little gem of a restaurant. We had read the reviews on Trip advisor but it is off the beaten track and you have to make a deliberate effort to find it. The food was the... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 NEW

Hostaria da Boticella, also known as Julias(the owner)...is tucked away in the bowels of the most charming part of Rome....Trastevere...the food is excellent ,atmosphere incredible ,and Julia welcomes you with all her heart...make reservations.

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Banbury, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

What a treat! An unobtrusive presence on a sidestreet, but wonderful, subtly flavoured food, big portions, and really splendidly friendly, caring, and authentic staff. Great atmosphere in the street, and people waiting in line for a table. I recommend it unreservedly.

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Wasaga Beach
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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

Bring your appetite! "Generous portions" is putting it mildly (I think that it would be ambitious for even a very hungry "big guy" to get through an antipasto, pasta and secondo!) Grilled veg app was enough for four! Zucchini flower with anchovies app was a bit overly breaded and greasy for my taste. Caprese salad enormous (an entire baseball of... More

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Humber region
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Having read the many positive reviews about this place and knowing that we were staying for three nights in Trastevere, I persuaded a group of new found friends (Classical Italy trip with Riviera Travel) to try La Botticella last Saturday evening. The real challenge turned out to be in finding the restaurant which is the only eatery on a quiet... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Although Hostaria La Botticella is tucked away in a residential, quiet side street in Trastevere, it appears to be very popular and was fully booked the first time we tried to have dinner here. Undeterred, we subsequently made a reservation and returned to have dinner there the following day. My brother and I both had spaghetti carbonara, which came with... More

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We enjoyed our entire meal but my ravioli with spinach and truffles in a cream sauce was the best I've had and the hostess gave it to me special because my partner ordered pasta with a tomato base sauce (he doesn't like cream sauces). We also had grilled lamb chops (we split a large plate) and a large order of... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This restaurant is hidden in a quiet side street in Trastevere, just around the corner from countless touristy restaurants. The food is excellent, atmosphere is lovely and you will not be disappointed. Note that the portions are quite hearty so it is better to order dishes to share. A great find.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We stumbled across this hostaria on a rainy night as it was just around the corner from our glorious apartment "la Viola". What a treasure to find, but beware, the servings are huge although quantity is no way sacrificed for quality - fabulous ambience, after we'd dined the delightful staff just kept pouring complementary limoncella

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My wife and I dined here on our last night in Rome after reading the fantastic reviews on tripadvisor. We were not disappointed! We hadn't booked but after a little deliberation of how they could fit us in they magicked a table for us and we ended up eating next to a Vespa under somebody's washing! The food and the... More

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Additional Information about Hostaria La Botticella

Address: Vicolo del leopardo 39/a | Trastevere, Rome, Italy
Phone Number: 065814738
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Trastevere
Cuisine: Italian

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