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Antica Pesa

Via Garibaldi 18, Rome, Italy (Trastevere)
+39 065809236
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Ranked #2,609 of 8,465 Restaurants in Rome
Price range: $36 - $144
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Trastevere
Description: Giving always attention to meet the changing course of the latest trends, the restaurant has the culinary agility to anchor the current fashion to the heritage of the rules and quality of the food products, maintaining the delicate equilibrium between discretion and popularity. In this way, we assure our guests to be present, without appearing. The original customs officer and the modern host, preserving the historic mission of the place, have been followed by a family known as connoisseurs of taste: the perfection of the proposed cuisine, offered in an ambiance enhanced by the beauty of the great artworks and the meticulous attention for each guest, so to guarantee an exclusive atmosphere combined with the warmth of a comforting familiarity. Our guest, no matter from which movie set arrives, or for how long hasn’t come, is always welcomed with a smile, a shake of hand, a delicious meal accompanied by an excellent wine and with the warmth of the art surrounding this fascinating angle of Rome. We know well that what the body nurtures is not foreign to the soul.
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Hove, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

When in Rome, do as the A-listers do and dine at Antica Pesa. It's on the pricey side, but for a fantastic meal with great service in a lovely setting (eat outside), you must go here! Fantastic!

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Rome
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Our hostess was quite rude. We had to ask twice for a drink and then overcharged for it. Salty food.

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Excellent food and service. The garden seating is beautiful. The owner took his time to show their wine cellar. Great people and great food.

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We had a very lovely meal at the antica pesa known as a celebrity hangout in trastevere. we started sharing a large salad and a half portion of the BEST pasta carbonara we have ever had. My veal medallions were very tasty and tender although not very plentiful but my wife's rather large chicken breast was cooked to perfection. The... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The first thing one notices on entering is the gallery of Hollywood A- listers who've been here. Practically everyone and anyone you could think of. The entrance is a little dark and doesn't prepare you for the beautiful restaurant it opens up into. Even better is the gorgeous garden- a real sanctuary. The food is not your totally typical Italian,... More

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Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We had our choice of many restaurants and were so glad that we ate at Antica Pesa. The garden was a delight. The food creative, delicious and beautifully presented and the service outstanding. A MUST GO.

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Harrison, New York, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

You must eat in the garden! Service and food were superb. Special night under the Roman stars. Get the appetizers in the suitcase! All pastas were amazing

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Sausalito, CA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My wife and I went to Antica Pesa with our 2 12 year old grandsons, both named Jack, on the recommendation of a family member who I will refer to as Jack's "Uncle Scott." We had heard that the restaurant was one of Rome's best from the hotel's concierge and one of our guides, and that it was also a... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

I had made a reservation several weeks ago. I've got there early, was the first customer in the place and they gave us a corridor table. I asked for something better and the waiter was very ironic and rude and said all the good ones were reserved 3 months ago. We decided to stay... Then came the weird part. Since... More

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Rome, Italy
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53 reviews 53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

It’s a special place because you can taste traditional Roman food in a cool environment, it’s difficult to explain, but you can have a traditional dish with a service that is for a Michelin restaurant. You can enjoy an amazing court where you can eat under the stars. The wine list is well assorted (of course is overpriced).

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