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Via della Vite 29, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6938 0948
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Ranked #106 of 8,462 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $29 - $73
Cuisines: Italian
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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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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Definitely the best meal we ate during our stay in Rome. The food was above average and the prices were less than you would expect for a restaurant of this standard. The restrooms were clean which was refreshing in comparison to others we found during our 14 night stay in Italy. Nice outside seating with further spacious seating with AC... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We had a great dinner during the Roman's autumn so we were sitting by the street (close to the car traffic). The service is fast and cordial, the menu wide and the wine list well balanced. Medium priced. Good for a friends out or a romantic dinner

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

We ate here our first night in Rome and for a Sunday it was extremely busy(we actually saw people turned away so obviously popular). We were glad we had made a reservation. My wife had the Lobster menu and I had the black truffle menu the wines were matched. My wife thought the lobster was excellent, well cooked although for... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

The pasta was just OK, but the atmosphere was a bit too stuffy/pretentious. Come here for the amazing second courses! Make sure you have reservations if you plan on eating here. We ordered the following: Pappardelle with homemade ragu 'white duck with a knife and apples: 3.5/5 - Good as a whole dish, but when you ate the duck by... More

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

On one our shopping days in Rome, we stumbled across this charming restaurant. We sat outside and the tables were a bit too close together. Since Roman menus are well known for artichokes, I had the gnocchi with a ham and artichoke sauce. My husband had the lasagna made with burrata cheese and a parmesan crust. Both items were delicious... More

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Vantaa, Finland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Food was excellent, and also size was big enough. Not the easiest place to find, but if you have address, then it can be found. Price level is high.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Not the best meal we have ever had but found the food, staff and location very much to our liking. Infact we went back on a second occasion and our opinion did not change.

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Port-au-Prince, Ouest, Haiti
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Been to Rome twice this year 2014 for business and family trip. On Both trips went at least four times to eat lunch or dinner. Always excellent. Had business guests join, three teenagers 14, 17, 19 all raved and enjoyed their meals from beef carpaccio with truffle oil, sea bass, pasta, salad, steaks, every time it was a hit. The... More

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Ajax, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This was the only place where we decided to do a traditional Italian meal and order first and second courses and I am glad we did it here. We tried the duck carpaccio, duck pasta, lobster pasta, fillet with fois grais, and the burger. All were amazing. Our meal took three hours but the service was lovely and the wine... More

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34 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Staff not very friendly or attentive, once our order was taken and food brought, we never saw our server again. Would like to have had another glass of wine, but oh well. King prawns were fishy, not fresh at all. Carbonara was so, so. The best part of the meal was the dessert. Very good. Wine was reasonable but the... More

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RomeLuca1973roma, Owner at Life, responded to this review

buongiorno , we are Giovanna and Clemente Guarino owners of ristorante Life , we would like to inform our clients that we have daily arrival of fresh fish from the market of Terracina and our chef choses only the top quality of products . For example we use the King prawns from Sicily , the best quality of king prawns... More

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