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Osteria delle Commari

Via Santamaura, 23, 00194 Rome, Italy (Prati)
+39 06 3972 9557
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Ranked #586 of 8,308 restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $24 - $32
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Prati
Description: The Osteria delle Commari is a quiet meeting place just a few steps from the Vatican, where you can enjoy traditional cuisine in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere. Winery with local wine.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Staying nearby vatican during our visit to Rome we have tried the restaurant. They provide roman cuisine with a twist. Tuna steak was great , same applies for fried anchovies. Fried cod fish was std. Main dishes are around 15 euro appettizers around 7 eur8.

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Cholburi, Chon Buri, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Really good service and fantastic food...we ask our hotel to find a light dinner and glass of wine. Wow were we impressed. Everything was perfect - service, friendly staff, wine, value. Stayed a while and enjoyed the great setting And, since this was our first day in Rom Such a great start to our stay in Rome. The price is... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Average food, very poor grilled lamb, slow waiting staff, ambivalent patron. Read the review and made some effort to find this place. Maybe they were having a bad night but left very dissapointed. Many better place to try.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

Stopped in while waiting for our hotel room to be ready looking for a light lunch and glass of wine. Wow were we impressed. Everything was perfect - service, friendly staff, wine, value. Stayed a while and enjoyed the great setting. And, since this was our first day in Rome we asked a few questions and the staff were more... More

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

Really good service and decent food...but the best cappuccino so far! We stopped here twice. Once to eat. I got a "side" salad that was large enough for four and my husband got a hamburger made with veal and lamb which he loved! The second time, we sat for a cafe only and received the same exceptional service!

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We stopped here for lunch today after reading the reviews on TA. The decor was very nice and the manager/owner was nice; however, we were disappointed in the overall experience. The menu selection s not great. The waitress was terrible. She took forever to bring us water and was so slow to take our order that the owner had to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Very nice atmosphere, staff is quite kind and the food is good. May be a little bit pricey but just a little and only some items of the menu, besides for Rome it's nice to be able to find an authentic place like this and it's worth the price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Dinner for 2 adults and 2 children but they coped well with the dietary preferences of youngish children and the adults food was delicious. Beautiful stylish decor and welcoming atmosphere - we ate in two neighbouring establishments on other nights the same week for similar final bills but this was several notches up in professionalism and quality.

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Iserlohn, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We were recommended this place by a friendly guard at the Vatican museum. This restaurant is only 2 minutes away from it. The inside of the "Osteria" is beautiful: Modern yet classic, stylish, clean. The service was amazing, especially Christiano did everything to make our stay as enjoyable as possible. We were a little to early for dinner, so we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Osteria della Commari does not have a large menu, but the ones that are on it are all server with aq little twist either in the flavor or in the presentation that makes the whole difference. I had two meals there. Excellent service both times. The mint flavored pasta was delicious and different. They care and it shows.

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