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Osteria Pistoia

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Piazza Madonna delle Salette, 13-14 | Incrocio Via Balestra, 00152 Rome, Italy
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I have just returned from a meal at Osteria Pistoia. Overall, the service was the worst we have come across in Rome, and the food was average at best. We arrived at around 9:30 and were served pretty promptly which we were happy with. Come 10:20, we were approached by the same waiter who said he forgot... More 

Thank Calum W
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

I highly would recommend this place. I was there just to have a glass of wine with some friends because I had already dinnered, but i could not resist to taste every plate on the table , they were just perfect and delicious.

Thank Liada Z
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

by accident I entered this restaurant and I was impressed. The waiter recommended the beef and it was perfect. The potatoes were delicious. The chef came to the table to ask. I didn't order a dessert just because I didn't want to spoil the beef experience. But I did order a grappa, a white one, and it was really great.

Thank wltsbrg
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great food but the service was very poor. I'm hoping that this had nothing to do with the fact that we were not locals but it certainly came across that way. It took someone close to 10 mins to come and take our drinks order even when it wasnt particularly busy, and especially considering that the party next to us... More 

Thank Shyam K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We, my girlfriend and i, were for 5 days im Rome. We were living in a hotel in Trastevere near to the Osteria Pistoia. We chose the Pistoia because it was the nearest Restaurant to us and it's appearance was very appealing. We then didn't know how good we would eat there. Not only that the dishes were delicious but... More 

Thank saintcitynandez
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Whilst In Rome for 4 days we we're sick of the main plazas fighting for your custom to serve below average food. And then just off the main drag this place. Refreshing menu,good staff and no hassle. Perfect

Thank Dion B
Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

We arrived very early for dinner, and they accommodated us with charm and grace. The menu was interesting and varied, with great options in all courses, and many specials. The service was helpful and pleasant, and the food beautifully presented with a delicate simplicity of flavours to match. A carpaccio of raw fish was wafer thin and dressed so that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

After a couple of years we came back to this neighborhood restaurant and we were still very happy with what we ate. The beef carpaccio is excellent, if a bit salty, and the pasta cacio e pepe very tasy. Service is also a plus with very friendly staff.

Thank Zia_Angelina
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

I visited this place several times ove the last couple of years. At the beginnig I was skeptical about the possibility of finding such a restaurant in such a place... too much off the beaten track... but there it is... excellent.They prepare different dishes from teh traditional Roman Osteria and with great succes.

Thank Gianni966
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

We enjoyed everything we had here, it was all delicious and very elegantly presented. Recommend especially the mixed starter based on meat, spinach and mayo, the anchovy tagliolini, the pineapple tiramisu and the dessert with salted chocolate and ginger icecream. The place is clean and modern and the service friendly and attentive. And they seem to have to more places... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$22 - $33
Italian, Mediterranean, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Madonna delle Salette, 13-14 | Incrocio Via Balestra, 00152 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Monteverde
  • Neighborhood: Monteverde
  • Phone Number: 390658203381

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

Staying in Monteverde

Neighborhood Profile
Above the city on the Janiculum hill, Monteverde is Rome’s popular "getaway" neighborhood, coveted for its greenery. Rome's largest urban park, Villa Pamphili, is the area's centerpiece with affordable prices and peace and quiet. Monteverde is just far enough away from the center to feel like you’re on a Roman holiday and close enough to feel the lure of Rome's chaos. Though its downside is the lack of scheduled public transport, this family-oriented area is literally a well-deserved walk in the park.
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