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La Campana

Vicolo della Campana 18 / 20, Rome, Italy
+39 06 687 5273
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Ranked #963 of 8,296 restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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MD - USA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

My family and I eat here at least once on every Rome trip. It is always among the top meals. It is amazing to me that the oldest restaurant in Rome can continue to impress year after year but it does. Don't miss this place when in Rome.

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usa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Meal was delicious. The waiter was helpful and made many good suggestions when we asked for his opinion. It was delightful.

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Tampa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

First, let me say this restaurant is charming and the owners make special effort to make you feel welcome. Unfortunately, our first waiter was not of the like mind. He was surly at best and made us feel like we were intruding. I had a short talk with the owner, Paulo, who was very apologetic and immediately replaced the waiter... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Good service, good food, excellent wine. We had veal, chicken, and surprise, pasta. All was very good.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Every trip to Rome includes a trip to La Campana. First trip 30 years ago and been going ever since. Had zuccha di fiori (incredible) every trip! Waiters are friendly and help with language barriers. Antipasti set up in first room is always a treat.

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New York City, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

A colleague who lived and worked in Rome recommended it, otherwise I don't think it would have been in my radar. Lovely off main street Condotti, tucked away in alley, terrific food and real local dishes. Couldn't make a reservation but showed up and we were seated. We ordered off the day menu (English version) fresh mozzarella tomatoes salad, fried... More

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Philadelphia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

La Campana is a very good restaurant in the heart of downtown Rome, just about 100 yards away from the famous Alfredos. The restaurant had been recommended by a friend of one of our family traveling group, and she had been going there on a regular basis for many years. The food was very good, service was great, and worth... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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93 reviews 93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Tables with white table cloth, waiters with vests and white shirts and hand written menus. I don't think this place has changed a lot in quite a long time. Perhaps the menu has been quite static too, who knows. As soon as you step through the door you can feel that this place is traditional and old school in a... More

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San Francisco, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Came here as a group of four around 9PM on a Sunday night without a reservation. We waited about 10 minutes and were seated. For a group of four, our bill was 114€. That's about 28.50€ per person. Our selections included: -red wine for two persons -sparkling water -5 entrees (one person was hungry and ordered two entrees) -2 desserts... More

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Rome, Italy
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

As unbelievable as it seems to be in Italy some Italian women at the restaurant did manifestly not seem to appreciate our 1 1/2 years old son shouting during a short period of time during our dinner. When we explained they told us to "shut up" and worse! Since the personnel did not seem to be very helpful we paid... More

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