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Agustarello

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Neighborhood:
Testaccio
Italian, Pasta
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Via G. Branca, 98, 00153 Rome, Italy
+39065746585
Today
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 48
    Excellent
  • 96
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Cucina Povera

This is one of our favorite places to eat when in Rome. Originally turned on to Agustarello by the folks we were staying with, we go back for the traditional hearty and unpretentious Roman "working man's" dishes called cucina povera or "cusine of the poor", the no-frills neighborhood atmosphere... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 19, 2014
DaquoiseetGenoise
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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208 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

This is one of our favorite places to eat when in Rome. Originally turned on to Agustarello by the folks we were staying with, we go back for the traditional hearty and unpretentious Roman "working man's" dishes called cucina povera or "cusine of the poor", the no-frills neighborhood atmosphere and absence of tourist-type food. If you don't speak Italian or... More 

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Malta
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155 reviews 155 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If you want to sample the real Roman dishes you should head to Testaccio and get to Agustarello. It's a very simple modest place as are the dishes but we loved everything about it and the staff is really helpful and explains the dishes thoroughly although only in Italian just like the menu. So having good speaking skills in Italian... More 

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Germany
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

You could try some typical nice Roman dishes(not only Pizza and Pasta) here. The staff were kind and atmosphere was very good.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We reserved here on the last evening of our trip at 21.00 and when we arrived the restaurant was closed!! It was a Tuesday evening and the restaurant was not even meant to be closed. We thought that maybe we didn't have the right enter since to the restaurant so we called and heard the phone through the window and... More 

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Rome, Italy
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

In an amazing area, Testaccio, this place is a real Roma'sTrattoria. I stayed there several times and it's one of my favourite restaurant in Rome when i've the need of classical food.

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Edina, Minnesota
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

The food here can be perfect, but it has many roadblocks for inexperienced tourists. Better to have good Italian skills, and don't just come here to share a salad and expect to get good service. This is a place for serious eating. This is a good place to try the "other" bits of the animal. The chef really knows how... More 

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italia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Simply a perfect Roma's trattoria. Nice atmosphere, good location and tasty food. From starters like carciofi alla Romana and puntarelle, Cacio e Pepe, coda alla vaccinara all was delicious.

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London
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

A busy Roman treat, Agustarello's quality belies it's slightly dodgy decor. The cavatelli with chicory and pecorino is an absolute must have, while the rest of the food was terrific too. The waiting staff are fun and brilliant, and there's a real sense of authenticity about the place.

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Rome
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

A Roman friend recommended this restaurant as excellent at preparing typical Roman dishes. While the menu included well known Roman plates the quality of the food left much to be desired. I had cacio pepe and tried the amatriciana. Both plates with insipid and the amatriciana actually had the watery sauce poured on top of the pasta. For a second... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Small restaurant with just a single waiter, a cook, and a dishwasher on the night we went. The waiter was helpful even though obviously busy. This is not really a tourist place, and the menu is not in English, so we had some questions that he patiently answered. Our food was simple but excellent (pastas followed by Abacchio al forno... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via G. Branca, 98, 00153 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Testaccio
  • Neighborhood: Testaccio
  • Phone Number: +39065746585

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 35
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 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
Testaccio
Put the house music on replay and you have Testaccio, an ancient Roman port and former working class neighborhood where the bass is set to high almost every night of the week. Its collection of discoteche (nightclubs), street parties, and crowded restaurants give it its well-deserved party reputation. During the daytime, Testaccio is more easy listening than club hit, the area is full of locally owned small businesses and has one of the city's larger produce markets.