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Trattoria Lilli

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Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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Via di Tor di Nona, 23, Rome, Italy
066 861916
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12:45 pm - 10:45 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:45 pm - 10:45 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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  • 99
    Excellent
  • 113
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Non-tourist Family Restaurant

Our hotel clerk suggested this restaurant as a place he takes his family. Obviously a family run operation, the staff did not speak English, but we managed. The food was extremely good, even though we were not quite sure what we were ordering. The house wine was first rate! The patrons are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
Crumvoc
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Boise, Idaho
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Boise, Idaho
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Our hotel clerk suggested this restaurant as a place he takes his family. Obviously a family run operation, the staff did not speak English, but we managed. The food was extremely good, even though we were not quite sure what we were ordering. The house wine was first rate! The patrons are clearly locals. We were the only touristi there,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

a dip into roman cuisine. don't go there looking for style or good service. just try the flavours and smell how's a real trattoria romana

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Milan, Italy
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Eventually we were able to dine at famous " trattoria Lilli". It's not easy to find a table if you ahven't a reservation and in fact we couldn't find a table during my first trip to Rome. This time booking with good advance we were able to sit. Howevere when we arrived aroun 8-30/ 9 pmk many of the side... More 

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Cheshire, UK
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

We had lunch here on the basis of a recommendation and were not disappointed. The restaurant was very busy, seemingly with locals which was reassuring. The menu is somewhat limited but the pasta and meat dishes we chose were tasty and fresh. We absolutely loved the chocolate cake with cream, rich but not too sweet and perfectly baked. Service was... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We ate here based on a "best of" list from USA Today. While I can't point out anything that was particularly bad about it, e just walked away feeling very underwhelmed. Everything was good, but just not memorable in the least bit. For less money we had far better meals in Rome.

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Bergamo, Italy
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182 reviews 182 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

traditional family run "trattoria" with good selection of local food and nice atmosphere. Try different kind of pasta they have and you'll be for sure satisfied. Also main courses are good and from local tradition. For sure good value for money

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London, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

On a recent visit to Rome we had dinner here and enjoyed it very much, returning a couple of days later for a second visit. The food is very good, traditional, honest fare, and the atmosphere was friendly and relaxed. I'd recommend it.

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Ditchling, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

We ate here based on its rating as one of the top 5 restaurants not to miss in Rome in the Rough Guide to Italy and ended up quite puzzled. We were quite happy with the limited menu with, to be fair, some more unusual sounding plati secundo dishes (including "lambs innards" and tripe). As a vegetarian I can confirm... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My husband tried carbonara for the first time here, and loved it. I had the ravioli with sage and it was delicious. I tried the chocolate dessert, light and luscious and the whipped cream was out of this world.

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Birmingham
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We sought this trattoria out as the guide books said it was very good. They also said the service was ‘direct’. Maybe ‘rude’ would be a better description. We ordered two antipastas which were extremely disappointing. Four slices of cold ham, six black olives, I would guess directly from a jar, and a dollop of warm mashed potato with lardons... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via di Tor di Nona, 23, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Neighborhood: Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Phone Number: 066 861916

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:45 pm - 10:45 pm
Wednesday
12:45 pm - 10:45 pm
Thursday
12:45 pm - 10:45 pm
Friday
12:45 pm - 10:45 pm
Saturday
12:45 pm - 10:45 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Things to do Nearby

Neighborhood Profile
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
With three of Rome’s most beloved piazzas within a five-minute walk of each other, the Navona/Pantheon/Campo area may be the prettiest and most picturesque area of the city. Join the beautiful throngs hanging out in cafes, boutiques, art galleries, and wine bars, or peek at a neighborhood museum or monument. If you want nonstop movida, the streets here are busy with chic bicyclists and Vespa drivers, street vendors, merchants, and locals. There is no rhyme or reason to its winding streets and there's something to see around every corner, so take pleasure in a spontaneous wander.