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La Campana

#1,054 of 9,033 Restaurants in Rome
#1,278 of 9,834 Places to Eat in Rome
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Campo Marzio
Italian, Pizza, Pasta
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Vicolo della Campana 18 / 20, Rome, Italy
+39 06 687 5273
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12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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A nice dinner experience with a hustling waitstaff and good, honest food. You can tell by looking at the menu it's not a tourist trap. Classic Roman cuisine with daily changes. Fried zucchini flowers were good. Try the classic pastas--cacio e pepe and amatriciana. Oxtail (coda alla vaccinara... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Dave02453
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Waltham, Massachusetts
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  • Local cuisine
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Waltham, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

A nice dinner experience with a hustling waitstaff and good, honest food. You can tell by looking at the menu it's not a tourist trap. Classic Roman cuisine with daily changes. Fried zucchini flowers were good. Try the classic pastas--cacio e pepe and amatriciana. Oxtail (coda alla vaccinara) was also very nicely done. You have to work for it, but... More 

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Mons, Hainaut, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The place is definitely not nice or romantic in the way you may be lloking for in Roma, but the staff is really nice and the food is definitely local and typical. Worth mentioning, it is also really good!

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Newport, Rhode Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Food and service were great. This is a terrific alternative to the craziness of some of the larger Rome restaurants. Wide selection of food all well prepared and served.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Came here on a family city break. Hate going to the busy tourist restaurants so look for local places. Ate Fried zucchini, swordfish, tagliolini, lasagne, risotto with shrimps, grilled sweetbreads. house wine was very good and food was excellent. Swordfish was thin slices and not what I was expecting but the quality was good. Waiters also friendly, Would recommend

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We were 5 friends and we had 4 starters (just a zucchini each) and 4 pastas and 2 meats, 3 bottles of water and 1 of a bad wine, they charged 180 euros!! Added bread was 12 euros (usually in Rome it's for free)! What can i say... Be aware

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Staten Island, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

La Campana was recommended by the concierge of Hotel San Carlo after I requested a "non-touriste ristorante" and it proved to be my favorite meal in all of Italy. What I wouldn't do to have those fried artichokes again! I also had the "chef recommended" spaghetti with anchovies which is very similar to what my grandmother used to prepare. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We ordered pasta - great food reasonable priced - always busy small family restaurant. Our favourite place to visit in Rome!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We went to La Campana twice. We lived not too far from the restaurant and we like its hearty dishes. The dishes are not those of fine-dining but rather they are more like home-cooked meals (really good ones of course). We tried the risotto with scampi (Yum!), fettuccine (good), deep-fried veges (Yum!), lamb chops (average), fried artichokes (not too good...),... More 

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Lexington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I was taken here by a native Roman to get some good, local food and was not disappointed. It's lively but with enough space to have a conversation. Good vegetarian options, too. I plan to return with my child when my parents visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I went here last night with my wife and we had a great meal and all round good experience. The food is very good and the waiters all friendly and enjoying their job. The food is genuine Italian cuisine in a classic Italian setting. I would recommend you give this place a go if your in Rome.

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Additional Information about La Campana

Address: Vicolo della Campana 18 / 20, Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 687 5273
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Campo Marzio
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vicolo della Campana 18 / 20, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Campo Marzio
  • Neighborhood: Campo Marzio
  • Phone Number: +39 06 687 5273

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 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?

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Neighborhood Profile
Campo Marzio
From its original role as ancient army training fields to its present-day identity as one of the city’s most desirable neighborhoods, the Campo Marzio is the best place to get lost in Rome. Gorgeous Renaissance and Baroque palazzos line the streets, and are filled with enticing boutiques and food shops. By day, Rome’s best-dressed denizens criss-cross its streets in a fashionable parade of errands, occasionally pausing to look fabulous in gorgeous piazzas like San Lorenzo in Lucina. Campo Marzio can be a bit of a sleeper after aperitivi hour (9pm), so visit by day and experience the pulse of daytime Rome.
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