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Life

#128 of 8,956 Restaurants in Rome
#171 of 9,756 Places to Eat in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
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Colonna
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Via della Vite 29, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6938 0948
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Dessert, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Takeout
Description: ITA - ENG Express Cuisine with selected season ingredients and home made...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful dinner

Hard to choose from the menu as it had lots of yummy choices, our meal was excellent, tasty and different...service was friendly and efficient, price was right!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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BNE, AUSTRALIA
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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BNE, AUSTRALIA
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Hard to choose from the menu as it had lots of yummy choices, our meal was excellent, tasty and different...service was friendly and efficient, price was right!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Went here to celebrate my birthday after it was recommended by our hotel. The food was delicious, the best meal we had the whole for our whole trip. Service was very good and the atmosphere in the restaurant was really nice, upmarket enough for a special occasion but not too much as to scare you off! And the pleasant surprise... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Dinner was fantastic and the wine pairings were spot on. The staff all knew their product very well and did a great job explaining each dish. It is very classy but not uptight like you might find at nice restaurants. More casual but with fine dining quality food. The price wasn't bad either considering what we received.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

We booked this restaurant based on reviews by people who live in Rome. Originally booked for 19.45, we had to ask them to push the booking back as the plane had been delayed and we eventually arrived at 20 45. Table waiting and no problems. We decided on the lobster tasting menu 65 euros each with wine. Well worth it.... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Ate at restaurant twice as it was so good. Francesco was a great host with recommendations that lived up to their billing. Two fussy children were accomodated well and left satisfied. This is an unpretentious quality restaurant and we all look forward to returning some day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

A superb little restaurant just off from the Spanish steps. Warmly greeted by Francesco the restaurant is a little gem. Superb quality Italian food at good prices the whole experience was a real positive. Will definitely go back.

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Pewsey, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

We had a fantastic meal at Life in the heart of Rome. It was the highlight of our trip. I suggest the taster menu with the wine pairings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

This was our second visit to Rome and we returned to this fabulous restaurant. We were only there for 2 nights so only had the opportunity to dine there once. Our first visit we went back FOUR times. Wonderful experience, great service, food and presentation!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

I visited Life in January and came back with my family when visiting for my mum's birthday. I seriously built it up to them beforehand and it didn't disappoint. Phenomenal food, wine and service once again. When's my next trip to Rome?!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Having eaten at many restaurants in a 3 week Italian holiday we kept drifting back to life. The food was not over worked, fresh, simple and not too expensive. We always left feeling that we had had a home cooked meal. Great service and a great spot to sit and observe the passing traffic.

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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>  > Colonna
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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via della Vite 29, 00186 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Colonna
  • Neighborhood: Colonna
  • Phone Number: +39 06 6938 0948

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 29 - 73
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients

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.
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

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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
Colonna
Frantic fashionistas, pedicured politicos, goal-oriented tourists, and on-the-go locals cross paths every day in Colonna, a delightful chaos in the very center of the city. Even though it has some of the city’s loveliest sites—a 2nd century column, Belle Epoque shopping center, and a magnificent Baroque parliament building—Colonna is not just another pretty face, but the cosmopolitan eye of Rome’s cultural storm. Colonna can safely say it has the best of Rome: museums, boutiques, window displays, restaurants, cafes, and people watching.
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