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Ristorante Roma Sparita

#458 of 9,171 Restaurants in Rome
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Piazza di Santa Cecilia 24, 00153 Rome, Italy
+39 06 580 0757
Mon - Sat 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tue - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 

Thank John M
McAllen, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 

Thank Carlos T
Pipersville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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.

Thank KathyKr
Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 

Thank GoldVader
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

Thank walsong
Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Ingrid R
Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wanted to write don't go cause I kind of wanted to keep this amazing little place to my self, but since I don't live in Rome it doesnt make sence ;) A beautiful, special vibe and atmosphere. Great service and of course, really good food with most importantly really good quality of the ingridients (and that seem to be... More 

Thank SandraDenisee
Cambridge, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our dinner at Roma Sparita. The Cacio e pepe was out of this world. I would suggest this restaurant to anyone. Would definitely go back again when I return to Rome.

Thank cwoodward3
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is not the cheapest for pasta but its worth visiting at least once while in Rome. Tucked away in quiet part of Trastevere it is recommended that you book beforehand and ask for an outdoor table. The highlight of this restaurant is the Cacio e pepe which is served on a plate of cheese. very filling but very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$22 - $44
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Trastevere

Neighborhood Profile
Trastevere ("beyond the Tiber") is like a faded postcard, a little worn around the edges but still charming. With its wide-open piazzas, meandering streets, weathered Renaissance buildings, and overgrown personality, it's become an irresistible mecca for visitors. Trastevere is an enclave of entertainment - a rotating set of street performers entertains almost every night, and unforgettable eateries and bars pepper its piazzas and side streets. For a trip to the past, visit the southern and western flanks of Trastevere for pockets of yesteryear, less traversed areas with a residual 1960s and 70s Roman vibe.
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