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Ristorante Roma Sparita

#472 of 9,285 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
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Trastevere
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Piazza di Santa Cecilia 24, 00153 Rome, Italy
+39 06 580 0757
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7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tue - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not ideal for a solo traveller or someone who needs a decent sized meal. I was moved partway through my dinner to accommodate a small family. Happy to do so, although the staff were very awkward about it. A lot of attention drawn to the fact I had to move tables with no compensation. Instead, there are hidden costs. An... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a recommendation. Tucked away, very helpful waiter, well priced good food particularly the pasta. Wine list was sensible.

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Thank epicuriousness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, excellent service. Took my family here on their first visit to Rome. The cacio e Pepe was phenomenal, even better than I imagined. Good wine, and a great waiter made the night a success.

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Drogheda
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was really impressed, went here based on Anthony Bourdain and it was one of the nicest meals I had. Cacio e Pepe is amazing. Kids had pizza which was really good. We had Zucchini Flowers in Batter to start they were delicious. Wine list was very good with reasonable prices. Deserts Beautiful and found the service and staff really nice.... More 

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McAllen, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like everyone one else probably, my wife and I are big fans of Anthony Bourdain, and try to visit places he goes to. We are experienced travelers and have traveled all over the world, so I have no bias towards any person or place. We were actually in town visiting a good friend of ours. This place is a little... More 

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Pipersville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a recommend from a friend. We weren't sure what to expect. Great service, great wine and the food was fantastic! Cacio e Pepe. Best yet in all of Roma! Visit Santa Cecilia next door.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like many of you, we wanted to try Roma Sparita after watching No Reservations by Anthony Bourdain. We enjoyed the experience and wanted to share a few pros and cons: Pros - Ironically, you can make reservations here. This was really helpful with our trip planning. - Beautiful restaurant tucked away on the edge of Trastevere. The restaurant has a... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We arrived right at 12:30 to beat the anticipated rush. Sure enough by 1:00 tables were filling up with locals and tourists. Friends recommended this restaurant to us and we are glad we made the walk for lunch after a tour of the colosseum. It's tucked away in a quiet quaint spot. We ordered the house specialty-calcio et pepe which... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is great. You find it on a piazza where there are not that many people. The people working there are great. I loved the pasta and melon. The place is very busy. We didn't get any bread, but we still paid for it. I think they forgot. Other than that it was amazing

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

If you like Calcio e Pepe pastas (one of Rome's specialties) you will be thrilled! Served in a parmesan crust it's Rome very best (but then again I didn't visit all restaurants in Rome!!). The rest of the food (had scaloppine) is not bad but you really want to visit for their Cacio e Pepe!! Dessert was not bad (panacotta)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$23 - $45
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza di Santa Cecilia 24, 00153 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Trastevere
  • Neighborhood: Trastevere
  • Phone Number: +39 06 580 0757
Description
Good food is served in a comfortable environment.
The outdoor space in the main square is really unique in Rome and can take place about 90 people.
The inside spaces are two very welcoming hall: the entrance hall of about 30/35 people and the other room can accommodate more than 60 others.

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

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