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Vicolo S.Maria in Trastevere 18, Rome, Italy (Trastevere)
+39 06 5818307
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Ranked #3,773 of 8,581 Restaurants in Rome
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Trastevere
Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

The location of this restaurant is perfect: right on the main square of Trastevere, facing the Church of Santa Maria in Trastevere. But it's way overpriced. Understanding that you pay to sit at a table and understanding it's location, it's still way overpriced. Second, they seem to think very well of themselves. One Saturday evening the cafe next doors on... More

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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

On a quiet november evening we sat outside and enjoyed the food. It may be expensive but quality was good as well. Excellent wine list. Nice people serving. Rather authentic food but, as I said, it was a quiet evening. Perhaps a Saturday in August is not as good an idea.

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Rio de Janeiro
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I expected more. Food was good but not superb. Good but expensive list of wines. Very well located in the piazza overlooking the Basilica Santa Maria in Trastevere. Almost twice as expensive as a regular cantina but not twice as good. The view and location pays off.

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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88 reviews 88 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

There are a handful of cafes and restaurants in the heart of the piazza and Sabatini is one of them. The location is ideal and the restaurant has a lot of seating. Many times I've been at one of the neighboring cafes and Sabatini's is always empty--especially during the day. At night, however, many tourists come to be a part... More

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Hong Kong, China
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

After visited the Sabatini restaurant in Hong Kong, I've long to visit the original one in Rome for a great dinner here with high expectation. We reserved a table for dinner on weekday. We arrived at 7’ish to find he square and other restaurants packed with people, but this restaurant is only half occupied in the alfresco area and empty... More

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Moscow, Russia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I really love Trastevere and this place near the St.Maria Church. There's a lovely view from the restaurant, helpful staff and good coffee. What else is needed for a short brake during your long-time walk around the city?)

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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This used to be one of the most famous restaurants in Rome...kind of a legend really. Wow, so disappointed to see what it has now become. A sad tourist trap really. The food was passable but nothing special. Service was a bit indifferent. The fresh funghi porcini were good but were way too salty and oily for my taste. The... More

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San Jose, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We reserve this ahead of our trip to Rome, having eating in Sabatini restaurants in other major cities. We were disappointed. the food was average with some of the seafood overcooked. Everything was expensive compared to the other similar restaurants we ate in over the week in Rome. Service was average.

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Hamilton, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This busy restaurant came highly recommended. It is on a busy piazza in Trastevere, a vibrant neighbourhood full of energy and interesting nooks and crannies. The restaurant is almost always full so reservations are recommended. The staff cope with the large crowds, but barely; they perform their tasks with good cheer and forbearance. The menu has a wide range and... More

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Wichita, Kansas
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112 reviews 112 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

What a great experience! We went on the recommendation of the Italian man who organized our Italy trip and what a great meal we had. Mr Sabatini came over and visited with us and eventually he was the one who served us and the meal was spectacular. We started off with the sampler appetizer and the wine which was suggested... More

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

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