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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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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

La Buca di Ripetta is an unpretentious, simple place. The tables are close together like in most fine trattorias, creating the coziness that Italians like, which is why you'll find so many locals here. I found the service to be just as I like it: attentive, helpful, and not pushy or aggressive. I took the waiter's suggestion on a trio... More

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Island of Malta, Malta
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We decided to choose this restaurant for Easter Sunday lunch after asking many of our friends for their top restaurants in Rome. It surely did not let us down for Easter Sunday Lunch. Food was great and service was A+. We had delicious ravioli with pear and orange and parmigiano for starters, baked baby lamb for main and the best... More

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Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

I visited this restaurant for lunch after surviving the tourist hordes at the Vatican. It was across the road from my hotel Residenza di Ripetta. It was a Monday and heaving and I was lucky to geI the last table. As a solo traveller you can sometimes get less stellar service (though I find this doesn't happen in Europe as... More

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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Service was great and the food excellent. Wine list is perfect. We enjoyed very much. Thank you!!!!!!!!!!! Inna G., Israel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We spent here two out of five evenings in Rome. Great food and service by Andrea. the waiter and his collegues. When they learned that we need glutain free meal (for the closed menu New Years meal )-the great chef prepared it specially for us..All dishes beutifully served..Great wine -Shraz from Lazza. Dov -Haifa,Israel

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australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013 via mobile

Food delicious, excellent service. We enjoyed all our meals. Pasta is all homemade. A great choice in Rome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We found out about this place via a recomendation of a chef in Jerusalem. Let me tell You that The place was great. One of The finest restaurants i have ever eaten in Rome! If You are a wine lover order "La Torraccia" (a nice Blend of Sangiovese and Cesanese vines)

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London
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We came across this restaurant by chance on our last day in Rome. With tired feet and time for lunch , we needed a place to eat, any place would have done, but how lucky we were to find La Buca di Ripetta. Very welcoming staff, a great menu . Everyone wanted different food, some only starters, some two courses,... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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168 reviews 168 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Following the path and reviews of previous guests, we pushed the door of la Bucca di Ripetta and regretted later... Except in the old vespa sitting imposingly in the middle of the restaurant, the overall decor and atmosphere are quite bland and cold. Actually, we can say the same about the food and the service! The tables are small and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Wonderfull food, professional and friendly staff. Everything very reasonsble priced. I recommend this restaurant to anyone!

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