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Alfredo e Ada

Via Banchi Nuovi 14 | Ada, 00186 Rome, Italy
066 878842
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Ranked #577 of 8,316 restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Alfredo e Ada is by and far my favorite restaurant in Rome, and perhaps, anywhere. It is the only restaurant we have been to twice here. BUT be prepared for a wait (there are only 5-ish tables), an oral menu, and a limited menu. To me, these qualities make the restaurant that much more endearing. The food is outstanding and... More

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Northeast U.S.
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74 reviews 74 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We lived on the same block as this restaurant for several months in 2013, and I was really excited to check it out. I guess the "show" was good -- the limited menu that is narrated, not written; the check written on the paper tablecloth; the wine casks from which glasses are filled by a spigot -- but the food... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

A fantastic experience at Alfredo e Ada's for dinner. This is nothing to do with the number of Hats or Stars. It's about the love of food and serving it in an atmosphere that feels like you're dining in your best friend's house. Only 15-20 seats so don't go if you'd mind sharing. A great if limited range of dishes,... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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95 reviews 95 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

My wife and I were visiting Rome on our honeymoon, and after an incredible morning at the sposi novelli service in Vatican City, we were looking for a special place for lunch. What we found instead was the defining experience of our entire trip (if you don't count getting blessed by Pope Francis) and one of the best meals we... More

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Montreal, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Over 18 months later, this is still one of my favourite restaurants in Rome. In addition to the earlier review, I'll simply point out that the menu is relatively fixed (depends on seasonal ingredients, but if you go three days in a row, you'll probably notice the same items on the menu all three days - I know this because... More

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Naples, Italy
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103 reviews 103 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This is a small place in Via Banchi Nuovi, close to Castel sant'Angelo and 10 min walk from Piazza Navona. Local simple food, home coocking, light wine, inexpensive

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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This place was probably our favorite in Rome. It's a casual, homey, cozy place with really delicious food. Loved the way they write out the day's menu for you on the table, and patiently translate into English what you can't make out. It's really small, so you may end up sharing a table with strangers. But very charming place, and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We were very tired after a long walk and very hungry. We followed TripAdvisor and went to Alfredo e Ada. It wasn't late but the restaurant was full and we spent some time waiting for a table. Alfredo invited us in and put a big piece of paper on the table instead of a normal table-cloth, kind of cute pragmatism.... More

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Brisbane
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We found his little gem via the Trip Advisor app, so incredibly glad we were able to dine here. Our Hotel rang ahead and made a booking, after we were seated the restaurant filled up and a line quickly formed outside. The menu was written on our table cloth and relayed to us in Italian/English. A previous table had ordered... More

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Saint Nicolas, Belgium
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We stumbled upon this little gem in one of the small streets of Rome, and could not have been more surprised. The interior is simple, the food authentic Italian and uncomplicated. I really should not werite this, since we do not want too many people to know about this place, but what the heck. Go and enjoy!

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