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Lo Convento

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Via Ostiense, 491, Rome, Italy
065410115
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 61
    Excellent
  • 100
    Very good
  • 51
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good fish and meat dishes

In December 2014 I went to this restaurant with my colleagues for a business lunch and we found a nice traditional environment and good both meat and fish based dishes. Not too expensive and good to spend a lunch in relax.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 2, 2015
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Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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233 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

In December 2014 I went to this restaurant with my colleagues for a business lunch and we found a nice traditional environment and good both meat and fish based dishes. Not too expensive and good to spend a lunch in relax.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We actually enjoyed this restaurant very much. It is not in the center of Rome and is located in the EUR district of Rome so you will need to drive to this area from the center. Yes, the reviews are quite correct in saying that the service is pretty bad. They definitely do need to work on that but doubt... More 

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92 reviews 92 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Its started bad. First we arrived at 18:30 and we realize that this restaurant start on 19:00. It's common in Italy. We decided to skip and go elsewhere and come back day later. The restaurant is outside sitting and great potential.we arrived and we were lead to the table.  Table beside us were smoking and we ask the guys to... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I went there because I am staying at a nearby hotel and read the reviews.I would never return. I ordered a caprese, tomato and mozzarella dish...terrible..the tomato was nearly white and hard as a rock...left most of that on the table. Made a mistake and ordered bruschetta which also contains tomato...same thing. Had swordfish...it arrived as a 1/8 inch slice,... More 

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

Stayed at hotel pulitzer two minutes away from this place. Took our mom for her birthday and we had a lovely surprise. The food was soo good and very good priced. We had everythong we wanted =4 people = 100 ?. Lovely staff and nice honely place. We saw no turist but the place was packed with large italian families... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Lo Convento was recommended to us by staff at our hotel (Pulitzer) as its nearby and pretty good. Its a little hairy to get to it you're walking (you basically have to walk down a slip road) but its a friendly, family oriented place with reasonably priced good food. I had the fettucini with mushrooms with roman artichoke on the... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Found this "little" place one night where we dint feel like going all the way into center of Rome, exceptionally good value and decent meal.

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Excellent Italian dishes pizza, meat, fish and various types of pasta served by waiters called cappuccino.

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Lurgan, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I visited the restaurant based on the reviews on trip advisor. It started well the house wine was ridiculously cheap €5 for the bottle! The drinks and bread which we ordered came out straight away then my main came out, which was pizza. My husband ordered the sea food risotto.. I had started mine (after waiting until... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

My Mom and I discovered this restaurant by chance as we were walking near the area of our hotel. The restaurant is a traditional family Italian restaurant. The food is good and the service is excellent. We paid almost half the bill we paid on other restaurants we dined in down town near the Spanish steps (the tourist’s district) and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Ostiense, 491, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: 065410115

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 52
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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