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Circonvallazione Gianicolense 69/A, 00152 Rome, Italy
+39 06 580 9734
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Waitstaff

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    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars

Great amarticiana pasta. Steak with mushrooms good also. Loved the atmosphere. One or my favorites while in Rome.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2014
Marcia M
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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I went there with my family and we were met at the door and made very welcome. We rang ahead and made a reservation but that was not necessary, the restaurant filled up more later in the evening. My Husband and most of the others had steak, cooked to perfection. The wine was excellent and we were spoiled with some... More 

Thank Lesley H
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I came here on the basis of a friend's recommendation and the strength of the trip advisor reviews. Unfortunately there seems to have been a change of ownership and they now appear to cater almost exclusively to groupon customers. We were asked three times if we had a coupon and were met with genuine confusion when we... More 

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Delithful place and delcious food cooked to perfection by Chef Aldo! A really special place staffed by exceptionally gifted and experienced caterers who made our evening an amazing experience! Very reasonable priced for the quality and quantity of food offered. Nadia, Maidenhead

Thank sorren2014
Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We were staying with friends near the Stazione Trastevere and wanted to go out for a really nice meal. After a bit of time on Tripadvisor, we found that the MenteLocale was literally just around the corner. It would have been worth a commute! The service was excellent and the food better! We had a language issue but muddled our... More 

Thank BimmerLover
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

Great food, great wine, friendly staff, reasonably priced. The restaurant is easily reached using the no 8 tram. Well worth a visit from the centre of town as the value is much better. I would certainly recommend.

1 Thank Cian D
Miami, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Our recent dining experience at MenteLocale was simply delightful!!! The meal from beginning to end was outstanding. This restaurant is a hidden gem, my work brings me to Italy at least twice a year and I have had the opportunity to eat at many different restaurants throughout the country. This is, hands down, one of the best meals I have... More 

Thank joshuam
Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

We found this place by accident really but so happy we did. The staff were very friendly and welcoming, so much so that he left the bottle of lemoncello on the table for us (on the restaurant!) Food was very very good. Even something as simple as mozzarella, the best I've ever had (and I've had a lot!) If staying... More 

Thank AlexT1878
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65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

I note that Mentelocale has only garnered two reviews on TA this year. My guess is that this is very much a locals' restaurant, not a tourist haunt. I suppose locals just don't tend to review their own eating places as enthusiastically as tourists. Let me rectify things. We are staying in Trastevere. Mentelocale is just around the corner. On... More 

1 Thank GBSWBrisbane
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Off the beaten path. Wonderful food, kind staff, lovely atmosphere. Can't go wrong. Menu only in Italian, so bring a pocket dictionary if you don't know much Italian. Definitely worth the effort!

Thank aemunsey
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014 via mobile

Great amarticiana pasta. Steak with mushrooms good also. Loved the atmosphere. One or my favorites while in Rome.

Thank Marcia M

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Circonvallazione Gianicolense 69/A, 00152 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 580 9734

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 33 - 45
  • Cuisine: Italian

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?