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Trattoria degli Amici

#437 of 9,630 Restaurants in Rome
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Piazza Sant'Egidio, 6, 00153 Rome, Italy
+39 06 580 6033
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12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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Ethical Trattoria

The food and the service was great - the best thing is that professionals work for free alongside people with permanent disabilities. It has a lovely vibe and good ethics, from what I experienced.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 1, 2015
Susan H
Sydney, Australia
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sympathetic way of letting people with a handicap work in a normal setting. Great idea! One major mistake: in the menu one of the deserts was called tarte tatin. We ordered it, and saw it was not a tarte tatin, but something totally different. When paying the bill we gave some feedback, but no refund (from the owner). It was... More 

Thank Johan S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is fantastic, and well worth a diversion to visit. Part of the Sant'Egidio Community, this is a really impressive place. The most fantastic wine - Il Borro - worth every penny. Make the difference, make the journey.

Thank Philip C
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

The food and the service was great - the best thing is that professionals work for free alongside people with permanent disabilities. It has a lovely vibe and good ethics, from what I experienced.

Thank Susan H
Eindhoven, Nederland
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Our host recommended us to have dinner here on our first night in Rome We had a very nice time there. Food was good, staff was so sweet and the restaurant was crowded Good times!

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Bussum, The Netherlands
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

While visiting Trastevere we saw this sympathetic looking restaurant with tables outside in the sun and shade. It was a surprise to read that this restaurant was run by an organisation that helps people " with a distance to work" to get experience. Our lunch here was wonderful. The food was really good!!, the people so friendly and helpful .... More 

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Skovde, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

This trattoria in the heart of Trastevere serve good Italian food for acceptable prices. The best with this place is the friendly staff and the great location.

Thank Jörgen L
Quebec City, Canada
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

I had dinner on my last night in Rome at this place. The location was cute, atmosphere was nice. The food was not exceptionally good, but it was ok. The service was nice. They offered me a second glass of wine since I had to wait too long for their standards between two courses...I did not think it was so... More 

Thank Anne R
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

I believe that the concept they've created ( working with people with disabilities ) is extremely nice but it can't be an excuse for the quality of the food where the price is quite high. We ordered a lasagna ( which was average good though really small for the 10euro we paid for it ) and a caesar salad which... More 

Thank Catalina_Fluerici
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

If you get a little tired of the constant hustle, this is the place for you. The atmosphere is relaxed, and the restaurant is almost tucked away in a small square in Trastevere, but also in the middle of everything, so you can sit and people watch. The staff are extremely charming without being grating, it's all very laid back... More 

Thank Jonathan P
Munich, Germany
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

If you decide to visit the Trastevere area, you should make sure that you don't fall into these more than common tourist traps. This place is simple, good and friendly. The cause they support (make people with disabilities work with professionals) is great and the service is the better for it. Traditional Italian food, home made and generous. You can't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Sant'Egidio, 6, 00153 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Trastevere
  • Neighborhood: Trastevere
  • Phone Number: +39 06 580 6033

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 39
  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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

Staying in Trastevere

Neighborhood Profile
Trastevere ("beyond the Tiber") is like a faded postcard, a little worn around the edges but still charming. With its wide-open piazzas, meandering streets, weathered Renaissance buildings, and overgrown personality, it's become an irresistible mecca for visitors. Trastevere is an enclave of entertainment - a rotating set of street performers entertains almost every night, and unforgettable eateries and bars pepper its piazzas and side streets. For a trip to the past, visit the southern and western flanks of Trastevere for pockets of yesteryear, less traversed areas with a residual 1960s and 70s Roman vibe.
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