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Taverna dello Spuntino

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Via Cicerone 22, 00046 Grottaferrata, Italy
+39 06 9431 5985
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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 240
    Excellent
  • 157
    Very good
  • 43
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food and atmosphere

We were hosted by a local buisness partner at this very good restaurant . We received I think special attention because our host is a regular. A variety of selection for antipasta, pasta,( the mushrooms were special.) all surpassed by incredible deserts....no idea of prices since we were hosted but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 9, 2014
Bob h
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Pompano Beach, Florida
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Pompano Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We were hosted by a local buisness partner at this very good restaurant . We received I think special attention because our host is a regular. A variety of selection for antipasta, pasta,( the mushrooms were special.) all surpassed by incredible deserts....no idea of prices since we were hosted but would definitely return.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We were staying at the hotel next door, so we decided to eat in their restaurant, and were not disappointed. The food was excellent, as was the service, even though the restaurant was very busy. One of the highlights was the antipasto which was excellent.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The Taverna dello Spuntino is quite a find. The decor of this restaurant, which is laid out on many levels is sumptuous, a real feast for the eyes. We were lucky to call in early on a Saturday evening as the place filled up during the evening with many family groups, including children. We had a mixed antipasto to start,... More 

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Hong Kong Region, China
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Been there on my business trip. I love the ambiance and the decoration inside this restaurant!! There is a tunnel beneath the restaurant which was built back in war period, we were showed to walk around the tunnels and have some pre-dinner wine tasting down there, very cool! Food served in this restaurant is very nice too! In Italy, portion... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Discover the hidden tunnels under this centuries old building, now used as a wine cellar. The owner's Mama makes the pasta fresh daily and the suave will linger in your memory for years to come. Must have: the rose liquor!!!

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Eu, France
Top Contributor
152 reviews 152 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Very authentic restaurant, great food and service. Loved the chops. Definitely ask to visit the cellar. Its really worth it.

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Rome, Italy
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

It used to be a very pricey restaurant with good food and vibes. Now it's only pricey. Last experience was awful: although the restaurant was not fully booked we were offered a crappy table. But the most negative trait was that we were so obviously 'pushed' to order the highest priced dishes, and pushed to eat this or that, continuously,... More 

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Ovviamente se le altre volte e' stato bene.......la prima volta che a suo dire l'esperienza non sia stata positiva, non... More 

Vienna, Austria
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Make sure you do not eat during the day if you come here for dinner. Food is excellent and plates abundant. Reservation required, it gets crowded and sometimes the service is not as excellent as the food...

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Campinas, SP
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108 reviews 108 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Going around Grottaferrata at lunch time, my wife and I found this restaurant and decided to try. From the entrance we could see a very traditional and cozy place. The meal was fantastic and service was delightful, very friend and in a good pace. They also have an inn that I would like to try in another visit to the... More 

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Worcester
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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

This is a fantastic typical italian restaurant. Complimentary starter was superb as was my partners main , lamb chops. Only disappointment was my slightly bland pasta dish. Overall though well worth the visit

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Cicerone 22, 00046 Grottaferrata, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Grottaferrata
  • Phone Number: +39 06 9431 5985

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 38 - 65
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?