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Osteria Barberini

Via Della Purificazione 21, 00187 Rome, Italy
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Ranked #50 of 8,465 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $53
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: family restaurant to the centre of rome/typicals roman dichesall day meat and fich frech/pizza also to lunch/all cards
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England, UK
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Simply the best !!! I ve eaten all over the world and this restaurant has got yo be in my top 2. We went for my girlfriends birthday and the staff could not of been better. They advised us on dishes to have. We already knew what to have TRUFFLE!!, home made pasta and truffle, fantastic is the only word... More

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Rome, Italy
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

This place is hard to get into, and you'll understand why after going. Reservation several days in advance is necessary. It is a small restaurant, great service and WONDERFUL food focused on truffles. Everything is so good and the prices are really reasonable. The steak with truffles was delicious and it is really hard to find a decent, tender steak... More

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107 reviews 107 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We were on honeymoon and near this little small restaurant, went there without reservation, denied, did a reservation for the next day. Oh was it good to wait. Staff was very friendly , even the owner came to give his suggestion. We had a bruschetta with thruffle, and pasta with truffle with a delicious white wine. Must go in Rome... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed our meal, but some of the food on the main menu is sub-par, such as frozen shrimp straight from the super market. The antipasti were O.K. but small, and the pasta dishes were very good. The tuna entree was fishy, but seafood is not their specialty, so it should be avoided. The wait staff are terrific, but the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We wanted to return the minute we finished our meal, not because we were hungry (we weren't) but because it was that good. Informal, down to earth, solid osteria with simple great ingredients prepared with the knowledge of what each one brings to the plate. The truffle menu adds so much to this place. It elevates into the special category... More

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Swindon Wiltshire
12 reviews 12 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Having trolled through loads of different restaurant reviews on trip advisor for my husbands surprise birthday meal in Rome, I came across this one. I booked by email as we were flying into Rome on the Wednesday and my husbands birthday was the Thursday and didn't want to leave it last minute. The restaurant emailed back straight away and made... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My wife and I celebrated our 35th Wedding Anniversary dinner here. We went all out an antipasti, primi and secondi, along with some wine. Many of the dishes here are truffle oriented and unbelievably rich and delicious. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone staying in the north part of Rome. Our hotel was near the Spanish Steps. The... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We had our best and most reasonably priced lunches here during our stay in Rome. The service was good and the atmosphere was down to earth. Lots of locals and businessmen were here for lunch so we were lucky to get a table without a reservation. If you want to avoid going to a tourist trap with very mediocre food... More

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Tigard, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

I went twice (reservations are a must). The tuna with 10 year old balsamic vinager was delicious. The bruschetta with truffles was amazing. The staff were friendly and had great recommendations.

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New York, New York, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Found this on Trip Advisor and our meal did not disappoint. Recommend this to anyone visiting Rome. Small Quiet restaurant with amazing food!

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