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La Grotta Azzurra

Via Monza 17, 00182 Rome, Italy
+39 06 701 5603
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (6 reviews)
“octopus” (3 reviews)
“prawns” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via Monza 17, 00182 Rome, Italy
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11 - 20 of 1,022 reviews

Reviewed April 18, 2015

We found this place by walking past and venturing in. After explaining our poor Italian we were attended by an English speaking waitress. We were given a complimentry glass of spumante and my wife ordere the whol sea bream and I ordered the fried calamari...More

Thank Michael E
Reviewed March 9, 2015

this was my 3rd time at this restaurant and it's always one of my highlights of the trip in rome. great tasting menu for sea food lovers at a very good price. reccomanded!

Thank Amit D
Reviewed February 2, 2015

I enjoyed a quiet early evening dinner here and had the Spaghetti alla vongole which was quite good, the pasta wasn't too al dente or hard like most restaurants in Rome and had a nice light olive sauce. Service was quick, probably because I came...More

Thank janina28
Reviewed December 10, 2014

We had an amazing lunch at this place.. Perfect for an authenticate Italian Food.. Good collection of WIne..

Thank Tanzyme
Reviewed December 5, 2014

Our first night staying in Rome and we came for an early evening meal. The waiter was quite rude after we only ordered a main meal, he tried to encourage us to purchase the seafood platter but we weren't hungry for a lot, so we...More

Thank Beth M
Reviewed November 27, 2014

As part of a group we ate here and were led to the back of the restaurant through a stairway that appears to built into a rugged stone wall. The food was very good and service excellent. We enjoyed their wine with their own label....More

Thank Paul E
Reviewed September 28, 2014

We stumbled across this place on our last night in Rome. If we'd found it before, we'd have visited more than once. Sublime food. Excellent service. Convivial atmosphere. Definitely one of those places folk who know good seafood go. We had never experienced a house...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

The restaurant is perfect if you want to eat seafood and pasta. Food was good but not amazing. Service was friendly. It is a bit pricier than other restaurants in the area but has a very clean and attractive setting!

1  Thank Eeva N
Reviewed May 23, 2013

From the beautiful outdoor setting our group of 8 had a wonderful food and service experience. For a lunch mid week this restaurant proved to be at the top of our list so far. The house wine was excellent but the home made pasta dishes...More

Thank Pierre664
Reviewed August 15, 2012

Excellent restaurant. Wine, Veal, Pasta, Calzones and desserts were the best in Rome. We ate there three time the week were there. Service was very friendly and made excellent recommendations.

1  Thank Ian1922
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Monza 17, 00182 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 701 5603
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