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Ristorante La Tavernetta 48

#195 of 9,163 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Neighborhood:
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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Via Degli Spagnoli 48, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 68192591
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: If you want to discover the true soul of Rome, The Tavern 48 is the place...
If you want to discover the true soul of Rome, The Tavern 48 is the place for you. Our restaurant in the historic center of the Eternal City, just steps from the famous Piazza Navona, near the Pantheon, never ceases to surprise and give genuine emotions to all gourmets who seek authentic dishes and traditional Roman cuisine. Born in November 1990 with the philosophy of putting professionalism and experience at the service of our clients, offering unique moments to those looking for quality cuisine at a good price, without ever forgetting the enthusiasm and passion for our work. Small but cozy, in a simple and great attention to detail, our restaurant has thirty-eight seats, divided into two rooms with air conditioning, ideal for business lunches, but also to celebrate love in beautiful intimate and romantic evenings. For all those who, instead, prefer to eat their meal Outdoor, will benefit, during the summer, an outdoor space that can accommodate up to twenty places where you can have a special atmosphere, having as frame the quiet serene way Spaniards. The Tavern Restaurant 48: Quality, professionalism and courtesy are the commitments we make to all our customers so make unforgettable every moment spent with us. Welcome to our tables!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great, but not the best

We had a reservation, hence got in smoothly. The service was the best we had in Rome - the waiter was very nice, good mood, spoke good English. Also, we have leant they have a rather small kitchen, hence we had to wait for our dishes bit longer. However, not an issue if you are with a good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Vilnius, Lithuania
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Vilnius, Lithuania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We had a reservation, hence got in smoothly. The service was the best we had in Rome - the waiter was very nice, good mood, spoke good English. Also, we have leant they have a rather small kitchen, hence we had to wait for our dishes bit longer. However, not an issue if you are with a good company. Also,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I reserved a table here based on reviews I read, and we couldn't have been happier with the service or the food. Genuine warmth in our waitress, who especially tended to our 10-year-old son and made his night, and the veal scallopini with porcini mushrooms was to die for. We're only here for a few more days but we may... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My girlfriend and I spent a lot of our time looking through trip advisor for reasonably priced places to eat and this was by far the best result. The waitress was knowledgable about the menu and wines delivered with a pleasant smile. We had mixed bruschetta to start followed by fillet steak for me, prawns and spaghetti for my girlfriend... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We had an outstanding dining experience Sunday evening while visiting La Tavernetta 48. We started with the Orange salmon followed by spaghetti with bacon and egg. The fillet and Seabass were both very well done, and would highly recommend this lovely out-of-the-way place for anyone looking for a moderately priced meal in the heart of Rome!!!

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Hudsonville, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

My wife and I were told about La Tavernetta 48 by others. We tried it our first day in Rome and went again two days later. The place can be tricky to find, but it is only about 2-3 minutes walk from the Pantheon. The area is seculed but safe. The food is outstanding, the prices reasonable and the service... More 

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Based on the reviews on tripadvisor we decided to reserve a table at this restaurant & so glad we did. We booked a table for 7.30 and on arrival there was us and another couple in the restaurant however most of the tables were reserved and by 8pm the restaurant was full with Tourists and Locals alike - so make... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

My wife and I have just returned from a wonderful evening meal at Ristorante La Tavernetta 48. Its down a very small side street, so quite hard to find, but definitely worth a visit. We'll be back again before we leave Rome. We booked a tables for 7:30, arrived a little early and were the first here but it started... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Read reviews of this restaurant before coming to Rome and booked it for our Wedding Anniversary. It was everything we hoped to find - great food, charming staff and a beautiful little place to sit. We had a plate of mixed meats, bread and salad to start followed by the seafood risotto for me and a fillet steak with gorgonzola... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Dined here with family on a recent weekend in Rome. It was a special occasion and our first night in the city so we had done a little research before we travelled. We selected this restaurant based on proximity to our hotel and on positive tripadvisor reviews. We made a reservation for 8.00pm and when we arrived we were greeted... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

We visited this restaurant after hearing great reviews and we weren't disappointed! We liked it so much that we went twice while in Rome, the second time being on Valentines Day! The food was amazing and the service was excellent. The waiter was phenomenal and so attentive. Couldn't have asked for a nicer dining experience!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Degli Spagnoli 48, 00186 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Neighborhood: Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Phone Number: +39 06 68192591

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 51
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

If you want to discover the true soul of Rome, The Tavern 48 is the place for you. Our restaurant in the historic center of the Eternal City, just steps from the famous Piazza Navona, near the Pantheon, never ceases to surprise and give genuine emotions to all gourmets who seek authentic dishes and traditional Roman cuisine. Born in November 1990 with the philosophy of putting professionalism and experience at the service of our clients, offering unique moments to those looking for quality cuisine at a good price, without ever forgetting the enthusiasm and passion for our work. Small but cozy, in a simple and great attention to detail, our restaurant has thirty-eight seats, divided into two rooms with air conditioning, ideal for business lunches, but also to celebrate love in beautiful intimate and romantic evenings. For all those who, instead, prefer to eat their meal Outdoor, will benefit, during the summer, an outdoor space that can accommodate up to twenty places where you can have a special atmosphere, having as frame the quiet serene way Spaniards. The Tavern Restaurant 48: Quality, professionalism and courtesy are the commitments we make to all our customers so make unforgettable every moment spent with us. Welcome to our tables!
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori

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.