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Vicolo S.Maria in Trastevere 18, Rome, Italy
+39 06 5818307
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Great location, very expensive

We had a very tasty breakfast there, but it was the most expensive breakfast we had in Rome. Very pricey, even for Trastevere

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 17, 2015
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  • Business meetings
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Brunswick, Georgia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great location and the food is excellent ! We stopped for dinner and sat outside as it was a great place to watch the activity in the piazza. We had a fantastic meal and our waiter was such a nice man! Very attentive and personable. He talked with us for awhile and gave us great history on... More 

Thank Ditto58
London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our meal took ages to come, despite several reminders. We had a strong feeling we mattered less because we were tourists. When I took issue with the manager he was having none of it, and was brusque and very dismissive. It was a great pity. The food was good although expensive. It marred what would otherwise have been a nice... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

We had a very tasty breakfast there, but it was the most expensive breakfast we had in Rome. Very pricey, even for Trastevere

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

We stopped here for an early dinner after a long day of walking around this lovely city. The location is right on a very busy piazza with great site seeing and entertainment. The owner had dinner right next to us as I believe he does every day. We had the sea bass on salt which was out of this world.... More 

Thank Mrchips54
Greenwich, Australia
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83 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Highly recommended. Great location on the piazza Di Santa Maria in Travastere. Lots of nightlife and entertainment which provided a nice atmosphere. Excellent staff and an unbelievable wine list - the sommelier provided sound advice to help us choose an excellent wine in our price range. Not cheap but still a good value dining experience if you want to ensure... More 

Thank kens1965
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

My wife and I ate here three years ago. After reading some recent reviews we were leery to return, but we were so glad we did. Walked in with no reservation and enjoyed the meal as the first time. She had the veal Marsala and I the bucatini amatriciana. I was thinking about that since we landed in Naples 8... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Oh Sabatini - what has happened to you? Ok,so we've not been for 30 years but did you have to sink to such levels? This establishment is now an overpriced tourist trap. I simply cannot recommend it in any way other than for its fantastic location. The food was not as good as most basic trattorias & although amusing,their wine... More 

Thank Andreanna57
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

Owned by to elderly gentlemen, brothers, who still take their place in the restaurant. We were a group of 12 ppl. Didnt have to wait to long for the food. The food was great. tried the ham with melon. exelent. pasta carbonara, great. And Icecream for dessert. exelent :)) good wine. The brothers insist on helping with setting up the... More 

Thank Paal S
Melbourne, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Beautiful location, good food and they were nice enough to call a taxi for us to get back to our hotel. Recommended!

Thank drosek13
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

We made the mistake of asking our hotel for a restaurant recommendation in the Trastavere and were sent here! We will not return even though the food itself was quite nice. The restaurant is on a lovely square, very busy. Prepare yourself for having to listen to about 4 different street entertainers though..not good. The service was terrible here and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vicolo S.Maria in Trastevere 18, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Trastevere
  • Neighborhood: Trastevere
  • Phone Number: +39 06 5818307

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings


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Staying in Trastevere

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Trastevere ("beyond the Tiber") is like a faded postcard, a little worn around the edges but still charming. With its wide-open piazzas, meandering streets, weathered Renaissance buildings, and overgrown personality, it's become an irresistible mecca for visitors. Trastevere is an enclave of entertainment - a rotating set of street performers entertains almost every night, and unforgettable eateries and bars pepper its piazzas and side streets. For a trip to the past, visit the southern and western flanks of Trastevere for pockets of yesteryear, less traversed areas with a residual 1960s and 70s Roman vibe.
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