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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 #693 of 8,289 restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Campo Marzio
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Charleston, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel and ended up having dinner here twice. Best food we had during our ten day stay in Italy. Service was efficient and friendly.

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Goregous traditional food, exceptional service from staff who made us feel like regulars and lovely intimate atmosphere. Prices were reaosnable too.

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Pordenone, Italy
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121 reviews 121 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

It is a pity to release this review, because I spent half an hour along the street evaluating who could be the best restaurant in Via di Ripetta. Finally, I decided to choose this restaurant, because of Tripadvisor, because of the interiors of the restaurant, because of the menu shown outside of it. I asked a suggestion for the pasta... More

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Aalborg, Denmark
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I didn't get a chance to eat a lot here as I was not very hungry, but what I ate was very good - stuffed zucchini flowers fried in tempura, a Rome speciality I think. Worth a try.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

On a Saturday evening, getting off the #2 tram at the Piazza del Popolo, with skies threatening rain, we looked for a place to eat. We stood outside the gate to the outdoor terrace of Dal Bolognese where the maitre d', overseeing the preparations for opening, resolutely ignored us. We walked away, down Via Ripetta, and found La Buca di... More

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We ate here twice as a family, lunch and early dinner as they open the whole day. We had pisci vongole, a slice of pizza with ham, mezzo pachero ( pasta that looks like penne ) with tomato sauce and fried chopped bacon, roasted pig. We were given bread for entree, was soft n fresh. Food was good enough and... More

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We visited this restaurant 12 years ago when we stayed across the street at Resideze di Ripetta. ( Check that review). It is small quaint a just off Piazza de Popalo. The food is wonderful and the wait staff so pleasant. The pasta are fantastic and they are so kind to children. Love this place!

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Rome, Italy
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This intimate restaurant is a gem, and full of both locals and tourists. It's best to make a reservation, as this restaurant is usually full. We were able to get a table walking in early, but we saw others being turned away. I had a delicious seafood pasta, and for my second, a perfectly cooked fillet, which was delicious. The... More

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Sydney
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73 reviews 73 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

What a great find in Rome...but make sure you book as many Roman locals meet and eat here. The maître de made sure to guide us through the entire menu and assisted with daily specials. Had excellent servings and left working out when we can return.

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Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Small restaurant - which we like. This restaurant was recommended by our River Palace hotel concierge - just a short walk into the Piazza del Popolo. Food was excellent - especially the pasta. If you go - make a reservation for dinner - the restaurant was packed - every table was taken. You can't go wrong eating at La Buca... More

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