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La Matriciana

Via del Viminale 44, 00184 Rome, Italy
+39 06 488 1775
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“dover sole” (5 reviews)
“pasta” (113 reviews)
“scallops” (16 reviews)
Opens in 13 min
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via del Viminale 44, 00184 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best pasta I’ve yet to taste. Service was excellent. Highly recommend the sea bass pasta. Great choice of wines and beer. Also bring bread and olives to your table.

Thank Conor M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered a truffle crostino with pecorino cheese for a starter, and the number of truffles on the shaved on it was absolutely huge, easily $40 in the US. The cheese was warm and melted, with the rich truffle flavor. I had the la matriciana...More

2  Thank Unisilk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best food I have ever tasted. Price was good, under 40€ for two including wine, pasta, coffee and bread.

1  Thank emmanttilainen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place felt like a proper Italian restaurant rather than for tourists - I think we were the only non - Italians in there! We ate there by chance as nothing else in the area was open on a Sunday evening, and were lucky to...More

1  Thank GruntledDad
Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

Very smart restaurant opposite the opera theatre. Arrived late but staff very accommodating. Lovely and elegantly traditional decor. Starter for me was rocket tomatoes and scallops. Fantastic. Next creamed prawn risotto. Even more fantastic. Olives and bread, great double expresso and a aperol spritz. One...More

1  Thank robert_brant
Reviewed January 23, 2018

If you are anywhere near the iQ Hotel Roma or Teatro dell'Opera di Roma you MUST dine at this wonderful place. The restaurant dates back to at least 1870 if not farther. The historical signifigance of the decor inside cannot be overstated. The service is...More

Thank GRO3
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

This is an historical restaurant of Rome You can feel the Roman climate in a simple but nice location and enjoy a good service I had the bucatini alla matriciana that is the most popular dish of the restaurant and they are delicious

1  Thank PPAlmasio
Reviewed January 1, 2018

This was one of the best restaurants i enjoyed the food. We had dinner here 2 days in a row. Everything was great! From seafood pasta to bruschetta (seafood bruschetta to die for), to beef in a lemon souse. Yes, beef in a lemon (citrus)...More

Thank kisya21
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

Excellent atmosphere (the owner and the waiter SEBASTIANO were super friendly!), delicious pasta (I ate the pasta of the house - bucatini alla Matriciana, but Ravioli and Carbonara are excellent too). The desert “pera con ciocollato belga” was really tasteful! Just steps from our hotel.

Thank Ana P
Reviewed December 22, 2017

A very nice hotel, close to the Opera. It's usually full, so book in advance. The food is very very good and beautifully presented. Try the house red wine and the great variety of salads. Also a soup.

1  Thank ntsaveas83
Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only
way to describe the Esquilino neighborhood. The
Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas
in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s
famous seven hills. From an ancient neighborhood to
its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub,
Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot
vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up
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March 8, 2018|
Response from GRO3 | Reviewed this property |
Everyday (except Saturday as they are closed) their hours are 12 PM - 3PM & 7PM - 11PM
Alis P
October 16, 2016|
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Response from hakutrip | Reviewed this property |
Pleased to hear this.
March 13, 2016|
Response from famigliaCrisciotti | Property representative |
Salve, Possiamo preparare dei piatti Gluten-Free con verdure o formaggio. Cordiali saluti.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$37 - $61
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Viminale 44, 00184 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighborhood: Esquilino
  • Phone Number: +39 06 488 1775
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