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Lo Scopettaro

Lungotevere Testaccio, 7, Rome, Italy (Testaccio)
+39 06 574 2408
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Ranked #179 of 8,302 restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Testaccio
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87% Recommend
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

During my three night stay in Rome I came here twice (it is close to Hotel Aventino which is where I stayed, see my review). The first night I had the spinach ravioli with sage, the second night I had spaghetti meatballs. Both meals were absolutely delicious! I also tried the fruit panna cotta which was devine. The service and... More

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Split, Croatia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Cosy trattoria with small outdoor seating on a side-walk. A lot of locals indicated that the food would be good. And it was...from pasta to meat. Decent a la carte menu to choose from. Prompt and friendly service too.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Ate here on my first night in Rome (my first time in Italy) and was not disappointed - the food was absolutely delicious - this is what pasta should taste like! We had brushetta which was simplistic perfection followed by ravioli filled with spinach and ricotta and served in sage butter for me, and my friend had the same but... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We found here from tripadvisor. First we were thinking about eating pasta only. But after we decided to taste "secondi" it was delicious, too. But i first recommend u pastas. They were so delicious much plus;))) they were all in friendly manner. Good service. Meat were 14€, pasta 12€.

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174 reviews 174 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Really enjoyed our experience at this restaurant. Greats included the carbonara and the veal, and the special wine they recommended. The gnocchi was also well-liked by a vegetarian. Excellent service and great vibe. Seating is largely in the basement, but is atmospheric. Our children did well with the menu. Filled by 9:30 p.m.

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2 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We didn't have a reservation when we arrived but we were seated quickly with no problem. I had a simple pasta and meat sauce dish, which was no better than any pasta I've had at good Italian restaurants in America. There was however, one thing that was very upsetting, the fact that a basket of bread (not even good bread)... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The offerings at this sizable restaurant on the edge of Testaccio were surprising: not limited to the dishes that tourists would eat, they also included some unusual (though not for Romans) animal parts. We had a coccio di coratella, which was a stew of lamb kidney, heart, liver, and lung served in a small oven-proof serving dish. We also had... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

My husband and I stumbled upon this place while we were exploring testaccio yesterday. We walked in around 5 to be told they didn't open until 730, so we made reservations and came back. We were the only table there until at least 8 which was so nice. It felt like we had the entire place booked to ourselves. Our... More

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Crewe, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Small restaurant with typical Italian decor. Food was excellent as was the service. Wonderful ambience, we were in the downstairs room which was full and we were caught up in the mood of the evening. Well worth a visit, it is easy to find on the Lungotevere Testaccio 7. Recommended.

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Copenhagen, Staden Kobenhavn, Denmark
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

The menu is largely centered upon offal dishes, this might not be for everyone and certainly was not for my kids ( 10 & 12), service was poor , bordering on rude.

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