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La Buca di Ripetta

#912 of 9,094 Restaurants in Rome
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Campo Marzio
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via Ripetta 36, 00139 Rome, Italy
39 06 321 93 91
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12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine

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  • 306
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  • 69
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  • 33
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  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Outstanding value

Wonderful staff -happy to recommend and help but without pushing anything on you. The steak in Barolo was divine as was the suckling pig. Puddings were also very well done. The place was full with locals as well as tourists. And the bill for a real treat was 66 euros, the same that I had paid for a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 4, 2014
Borderer12
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UK
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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27 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Wonderful staff -happy to recommend and help but without pushing anything on you. The steak in Barolo was divine as was the suckling pig. Puddings were also very well done. The place was full with locals as well as tourists. And the bill for a real treat was 66 euros, the same that I had paid for a very mediocre... More 

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Gozo
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

As stated in title. One tip: Either wait for them to open at 7 or book in advance as we found it to be highly frequented, both by locals and tourists

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We stayed in Rome mid September 2014 for five nights. Our accommodation was near Flaminio metro station / Piazza del Popolo. There are plenty of restaurants to choose from however, if you are looking for a little more of the local, traditional food of Rome then there are a few good little places on Via di Ripetta namely, La Buca.... More 

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Westlake, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Great service, delicious food, lovely atmosphere. We thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience here and luckily we got a table for two without a reservation.

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13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Service was very professional, with the waiter having excellent English (which is unlike the usual Italian fare!). They promptly brought menus and explained their specials and a couple of dishes that were not available on the day. I found the detailed description of how each plate is cooked and served very enticing. For starter we had the taster combination of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Every year we go to Rome we must stop here more than once for dinner! Always get the pear ravioli! Out of this world. Waiters and staff are so pleasant and service is always good! Make sure to get a reservation!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

We didn't book but as always, they found a table for two. Great service and amusing waiters who want to have a rapport with diners. Starters were amazing! Mains weren't as good but decent quality. Wine list could be better. Other drinks are 8 Euros. A bit steep even for here. There us home made pasta, fish and beef. Nice... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

nice restaurant, good food. We had pasta and fish (the fish was little bit frozen inside but they changed it with no problem - it was perfect the ). Very good aperol spritz but bit expensive (7€ per glass is to much, we had it for 3-4.5 in Venezia this summer anywhere). They also had a big and nice wine... More 

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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Easy to get to, waking distance to IQ hotel, we ate there twice for dinner, excellent seafood, and service

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We arrived in Rome beyond lunchtime & we were starving. We began walking and found Ripetta - it looked familiar - we had dined there last year. We began with an absolutely amazing porcini mushroom salad with rucola & Parmesan. I could have stopped there - but we had to have pasta too. We chose a fabulous Falanghina vino to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: via Ripetta 36, 00139 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Campo Marzio
  • Neighborhood: Campo Marzio
  • Phone Number: 39 06 321 93 91

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
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

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • 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
Campo Marzio
From its original role as ancient army training fields to its present-day identity as one of the city’s most desirable neighborhoods, the Campo Marzio is the best place to get lost in Rome. Gorgeous Renaissance and Baroque palazzos line the streets, and are filled with enticing boutiques and food shops. By day, Rome’s best-dressed denizens criss-cross its streets in a fashionable parade of errands, occasionally pausing to look fabulous in gorgeous piazzas like San Lorenzo in Lucina. Campo Marzio can be a bit of a sleeper after aperitivi hour (9pm), so visit by day and experience the pulse of daytime Rome.