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Flavio Al Velavevodetto

Via di Monte Testaccio 97/99, 00153 Rome, Italy (Testaccio)
+39 06 574 4194
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Ranked #1,531 of 8,392 restaurants in Rome
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Testaccio
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English first
Brooklyn, New York
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This low-key but classy trattoria in Rome's trending Tastaccio neighborhood provides a terrific meal at affordable prices (proving you do better when you get a little out of Rome's center). The pastas were excellent (especially) the amatriciana; the meats were also extremely good (I particularly enjoyed the osso bucco. The tiramisu is criminally good

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Milan, Italy
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I choose this restaurant between those of the Lonely Planet guide, actually the place is nice and the food is good, pity that not having the Roman accent, our portions were half of those of the other tables next (all Romans) who had ordered the same our own pasta dishes. only bad luck for us or they will have the... More

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Vienna
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We anyway plant to go there due to a lot of good reviews but also we were escaping the rain after a long day of sightseeing. Next to the fact that they left us waiting between door and Anglo because we were 10 min to early until they had a table "ready" even though all tables were set already they... More

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Oslo, Norway
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The location is very nice. Calm neighborhood. Lots of tables outside. Good menu that changes by the seasons. Very good selection of local wines. Good temperature on the wine when served. Had the oxtale. Very good! Good desserts. Very friendly staff. Would go back! :)

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Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Everything was amazing! Antonio was the best waiter we ever had. His charme, his sensibility, his touch. He was awesome. I think that without that guy the restaurant will close. I can remember his blue eyes, when i was in front of the bathroom he opened the door kissing my hand. Truly awesome experience. I'm a 28yo Swedish model and... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Executive Summary Pros - Unique decor (dining room is a cave) Cons - Inhospitable service , food was over salted Unfortunately I had a pretty poor lunch experience here, the waiter seemed to be in a bad mood, even before we arrived, as the next table was also commenting on the hostile service. Food on this occasion was over salted.... More

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Last night was the most wonderful family dining experience we have had, not only in Rome, but probably ever. The view from the terrace was beautiful, the food perfect but the service from Antonia and Sara was incredible ! Words cannot express our gratitude for the way they treated us. Truly amazing. They made us feel like intimate family. It... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Absolutely our best meal in ten days in Italy. Everything about this place is wonderful. The food was outstanding, the setting unique and enjoyable, and the service was impeccable. Just an absolutely wonderful meal in every way

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Jacksonville, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We loved this restaurant. It is visited more so by local Romans than tourists and not a lot of english is spoken. However, the food was over the top good and our service was the best of our 18 day trip. Ask for Antonio when you visit! He was one of the highlights of our trip to Rome. We loved... More

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Montreal, Canada
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147 reviews 147 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Location: Testaccio The place: First, this place is really cool! It's built into the 'mountain' of discarded clay pots - basically the city's most historic landfill dating back to God knows how many years. You can actually see the layers of cracked pots that make up the mountain walls through windows that are strategically placed in the restaurant. The food:... More

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