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Lo Scopettaro

Lungotevere Testaccio, 7, Rome, Italy (Testaccio)
+39 06 574 2408
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Ranked #165 of 8,259 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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İstanbul
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

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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springfield
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172 reviews 172 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 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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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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Boston
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98 reviews 98 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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
29 helpful votes 29 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
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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
17 helpful votes 17 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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Fresno, California
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193 reviews 193 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I started with the appetizer of lamb kidney, liver, and lung. This is only for the brave of heart. With their delicious bread that tasted almost exactly like my grandmothers, this was a good choice. Followed by the main of rigatoni with cow intestines. Did I mention only for the brave of heart. Chased with a fine wine i was... More

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Perth, Australia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

The food is fantastic!! It was the best restaurant we've been to in Italy in over 12 days. (we ended up going there a lot) Everything we tried from the menu was delicious, starting from entrées and finishing with desserts. My personal favourite was Pollo ala Pepperonni and all kinds of gnocchi (and there are about 5 of them!). The... More

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Hurth, Germany
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14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We visited the reataurant based on the tripadvisor reviews The pasta was excellent, while the secondi (salcicca and saltimboco) were good. The desert that was announced as home made was average The service was OK, but the waiter treated us as tourists he would not much expect from. So all in all just three stars.

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