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Monte Caruso

Via Farini, 12, 00185 Rome, Italy (Castro Pretorio)
+39 06 483549
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Ranked #1,824 of 8,845 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $34 - $56
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood:
Esquilino
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Description: From 1974 it proposes the customers, typical lucane, roman, and international recipe, pastes made in house, selection of cheeses and cured pork meats from "lucania" south Italy, second made up of meat, stockfish cooked with "lucano" style, sweet recipe of the chef, all fact with experience and attention in order to maintain the taste of the traditional kitchen unchanged. The wine cellar accommodates wines of all Italy with greater attention to the lucani products, is wide the choice of distilled and liqueurs. The three rooms that form the restaurant can accommodate to the maximum 50 persons uniforms in small tables, 35 for full dinner, 15 in little room for one glass of wine o distilled with selection of cheese, sliced meat seasoned, or sweetes. The atmosphere is pleasant and calm. The reservation is appreciate.
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Dinner for 4 of us was 110 euros no wine or desserts. Service was good and there were some different things on the menu which when sampled were good. Would I go back ? Yes, but it has not made me think I can't wait to eat there again.

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St.Albans
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

First off we didn't eat here. So this review is based on a couple taking a leisurely and slow walk back to their Hotel and just stumbling across an interesting looking place. We had just come back from a lovely dinner at Diadema, not too far away. We had also been given free shots after our dinner so were light... More 

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Birmingham
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Good standard of food, good value for money and nice décor, but even though we dined at peak time on a Saturday night, it wasn't particularly busy and the clientele were mainly couples so the atmosphere was very quiet. One of the better restaurants in this area, however, and definitely worth a visit.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

The restaurant looks nice, and the staff were fairly attentive and pleasant, with the exception of the manager who seemed to prefer attending to the local guests. If you are to go here you'd need a big wallet or a small appetite as portions are horrendously tiny, although a plentiful supply of bread was provided, dessert was nice however I... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Recommended by hotel staff. Not disappointed. Staff attentive and friendly. Setting relaxing and food excellent. Thoroughly enjoyable. Will recommend to friends.

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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013 via mobile

Went there because of TripAdvisor, and this timeit was terrific! Food is incrwdible and service is amazing! Veey cosy atmosfhere!

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Roma
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120 reviews 120 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

I'm used to go to Monte Caruso irregularly but not less than once a year approximately. In general its offer and the milieu have been satisfying to me and to my friends. But the last time I had a strong, bothering impression of déjà-vu. Always the same menu, in winter and in summer, always the same obsessing presence of meat,... More 

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Kennebunk, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Wonderful food, superior service and excellent atmosphere. Don't miss it. You will have a great experience

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Sao Paulo, SP
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

the pasta is splendid and the desserts as well! It is the best choice to eat near termini. The only inconvenience is that the place is too hot in the summer.

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Brisbane
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Six of us ate here as our last gathering before we all headed in different directions. The menu is an interesting mix of local options with some interesting twists. Not the cheapest but proving you do get what you pay for. The staff could not have been more helpful and there most definately is a hsowman amongst thaem that loves... More 

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Additional Information about Monte Caruso

Address: Via Farini, 12, 00185 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 483549
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Castro Pretorio
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 34 - 56
Cuisine: Italian

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