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Trattoria di Antonio Bassetti

#2,073 of 8,970 Restaurants in Rome
#2,433 of 9,773 Places to Eat in Rome
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Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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Via del Governo Vecchio 18/19, Rome, Italy
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Really nice way to start our trip to Italy

We came here on a recommendation from our hotel and it was a good one . Service was good as was the food , though the veal dish I had was not a knock out . The veal was a bit tough and the apple purée was not all that flavourful . The others had the lasagna and loved it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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282 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We came here on a recommendation from our hotel and it was a good one . Service was good as was the food , though the veal dish I had was not a knock out . The veal was a bit tough and the apple purée was not all that flavourful . The others had the lasagna and loved it... More 

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Sydney
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We attended on a recent trip based on a review by Terry Durack who is a noted Australian food critic. As we searched for the place we walked past twice as the signage is for Da Tonino so i have no idea of the recent history of this business other than it is still a local Trattoria that looks to... More 

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Sligo, Ireland
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76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Gritty Roman service, sharp, quick and with a smile accompanies great, original food - real good basic wine and a real trattoria atmosphere of a simple restaurant. Excellent value as well. That is probably the reason why we only met Italians in here and not one tourist !

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I chose a meal " out of the normal" for lunch for me, veal with peas and mushrooms. One of the best meals I have ever eaten. The veal melted in your mouth and had a flavor like I can only dream of to duplicate. This place knows how to seat more people in a space than I have ever... More 

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San Francisco, California
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I was staying down the street from this Tatoria and saw a line every night. The trip-advisor logo was in the window so we decided to give it a try. We got there just as it opened one night and got seated...this was after several earlier attempts. What a disappointment. I do not understand what people see in this place.... More 

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Luxemburg
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23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Quiet little restaurant with really good pasta! It is a bit hidden, closed on Sundays. First restaurant we have been where we have not been stressed!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

We both tried pasta and loved them ! Authentic, fresh and cheap. As others have said it was very local and there were locals queuing up as well. Service can be very hit and miss in Rome but it was very good here, quick and efficient. If I go back to Rome I would return here without a shadow of... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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86 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

This place was packed with of locals. You know you are somewhere special when Romans are willing to queue outside to get a table. It's typical roman cuisine done very, very well. The atichokes alla romana were excellent and the pasta dishes we tried were very tasty (excellent Bolognese). Portions were large, and the house wine very good. Very reasonable... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

This is also reviewed under Da Tonino. Fabulous food, value for money, you know you are somewhere special when Romans are prepared to queue outside to get a tsble.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

I lived near Antonio's for many years in the 8o's and went there at least 3 times a week. I almost always had the Carbonara which was the best I've ever eaten, even till today. And on tuesdays only Antonio's wife made the most incredible Melanzane alla Parmigiana (eggplant parmigian) which I never found better anywhere else in the entire... More 

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Address: Via del Governo Vecchio 18/19, Rome, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
Cuisine: Italian

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  • Address: Via del Governo Vecchio 18/19, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Neighborhood: Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori

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  • Cuisine: Italian

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