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Via della Vite 29, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6938 0948
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Ranked #144 of 8,863 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $29 - $73
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood:
Colonna
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert, Private Dining
Description: ITA - ENG Express Cuisine with selected season ingredients and home made bread, pasta and our light and crispy pizza. Professional personnel with a special regard for customer service with a welcoming external space that is both ample and comfortable. Special events and corporate dinner services available as well as exclusive wine and food tastings.
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Went here after a recommendation from our hotel and a long day traveling. Only in Rome a couple of days so wanted every meal to count. Unfortunantly Life didn't deliver which was a shame. V hungry so straight in to mains, my wife had a pizza which was ok (although came with a couple of extra ingredients not stated) and... More 

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RomeLuca1973roma, Proprietario at Life, responded to this review

buongiorno ,we are Giovanna and Clemente Guarino owners of ristorante Life , we would kindly inform our clients that the main characteristic of our cuisine is the preparation of all courses using only the freshest seasonal ingredients. The fish caught in the Tyrrhenian Sea is chosen with care on a daily auction of Terracina and one of our speciality are... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We arrived late in Rome and Life was close to our hotel, so we decided to dine here. We should have known before we left what we were in for. Our host warned us about it, but we decided to try it anyways. It was a disappointing experience. The food was below average as far as meals we've had in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Wonderful restaurant very friendly staff. Went with work colleagues and we took some of our customers. Fabulous menu. Mixed dried selection starter gorgeous, main was king prawn spaghetti amazing lovely and chocolate mouse with raspberries, very rich but worth it. Drunk lots of Prosecco great atmosphere. Everyone enjoyed their food from pastas pizzas to lobster superb. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Celebrating a birthday and anniversary we chose the wine with 5 courses. Every course was a culinary surprise from the truffle and ravioli with several cheeses to the beef filletto topped with foie gras. What was better was the outstanding customer service and beautiful atmosphere. This place is not to be missed while in Rome!!

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Cheltenham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We booked for a birthday lunch after a recommendation from our hotel and the TA reviews And had a beautiful lunch. The food was excellent and the staff warm and knowledgeable. Had a lovely almost private table. For their full serious menu we would certainly, and probably will, return as soon as we can. However... having enjoyed the full menu... More 

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Pijnacker
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Celebrating my birthday in Rome for a few days we decided to go to the Restaurante Life in the Via della Vite. They have such a nice four menus to choose from together with wine to each dish. We had the Lobster menu. What a delight. We dined in a special area and the serving staff was fantastic. So just... More 

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London
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36 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Went for dinner on our last day in Rome. We didn't have this Restaurant on our list but it was highly recommended by our Hotel staff. It is centrally located in walking distance from the Spanish Steps. We definitely didn't regret going there as the Food was fabulous and the staff very nice. We decided to go for the menu... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Wow. Try the white truffle and burrata entree. It will literally change your life. We came here three years ago and loved it so decided to try it again in December. We were not disappointed.

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Atlanta, GA
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76 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

From the artichoke to the tasting menu to the Barolo our experience was simply outstanding We will be back Maybe the best restaurant we have eaten at in Rome Order the tasting menu and allow the Chef to completely impress you

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We stayed in Rome for three days and on a recommendation from the wonderful Hotel Barocco on Piazza Barberini visited this great restaurant. It was the only meal we ate in the three days which we didn't find on TA and it was actually the best. The staff were great, very helpful and informative and the food was fresh and... More 

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Additional Information about Life

Address: Via della Vite 29, 00186 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 6938 0948
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 29 - 73
Cuisine: Italian

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