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La Buca di Ripetta

via Ripetta 36, 00139 Rome, Italy (Campo Marzio)
39 06 321 93 91
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Ranked #721 of 8,711 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood:
Campo Marzio
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

We stumbled upon Buca di Ripetta more than 20 years ago and it only gets better. Great food, great service, a lively fun place. It's small so it's essential to book ahead. You can now do this online.

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Swieqi
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41 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

The food is very good and the staff are efficient. It is very popular, especially among the locals (always a good thing), so booking a table ahead is a good idea. In fact, countless would-be diners had to be turned away during the evening we visited, because the restaurant was full. One thing that was a little irritating was the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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172 reviews 172 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We arrived early and were able to get a table -- booking is essential! Friendly service, decent prices too. My wife had the salmon tartare starter, we then shared pasta (not a problem, in fact the waiter suggested it), and had saltimboca and osso buco for main course. Good food: the saltimboca was great, the osso buco did not meet... More 

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New York City
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

This is a well known little place on the Via di Ripetta that came recommended by an even more well known architect friend of mine who travels to Rome quite often. It has the classic trattoria-like wine bottles lining the walls decor and amusingly a Vespa on display in the center of the room. We could not have been greeted... More 

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Starkville, Mississippi
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76 reviews 76 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Very pleasant lunch stop just around the corner from our apartment on Della 'Oca, so we ate there several times. They soon recognized us. Food was pretty good, service was excellent. Small place, but very comfortable and clean. Easy to recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

Wouldn't go out of my way to get there, but the place is really nice and the food is good. We had a chick pea soup and a gnocchi dish, both were tasty.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We had pre-booked all our restaurants during our four day stay and went to La Buca on our last night. Just wished it had been our first night and we would have cancelled the other bookings. This is simply the best restaurant in Rome - trust me. It was full by 8.15pm so book a table. The atmosphere is amazing... More 

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Storrington, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This restaurant is about 300 metres down Via di Ripetta, off the Popolo Piazza or Square. We ate there twice and were not disappointed. Food was delicious with a good choice and not ridiculously expensive like some restaurants nearer to the square. Wine list was a bit expensive but we had a Pinot at €30 the first night and €22... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This restaurant has a comfortable, cosy atmosphere. The dishes are presented nicely and are full of flavour. Good choice for non meat eaters. We had a variety - pasta stuffed with pear, stuffed zucchini flowers deep fried, fresh mozzarella, tagliata, all delicious. The tiramisu was superb. Wines in a range of prices, there should be something to suit. I would... More 

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montauk
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62 reviews 62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We were delighted to get a table at this charming bistro in Rome. the dishes arrived looking fantastic. I had eggplant risotto. my husband, a chef, had the Osso Bucco. They looked incredible and tasted good - not great. Service was terrific. Mix of tourists and Italians.

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Additional Information about La Buca di Ripetta

Address: via Ripetta 36, 00139 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: 39 06 321 93 91
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Campo Marzio
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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