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Ristorante Santa Cristina al Quirinale

#820 of 9,778 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Trevi
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Via della Cordonata 21, 00187 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6992 5485
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6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Paris, France
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96 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is nothing fancy, in fact it is a warm and cosy atmosphere perfect to welcome couples or mostly anyone in a low budget who wants to try good real italian food. Note that there is no pizza in this restaurant, but the pasta has a home-made taste that will make you come back. There is no options of wine... More 

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London
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is just around the corner from our hotel (Hibiria ) It is on a side street We visited this restaurant on two occasions for dinner We found the staff to be very present and helpful, it is a family run restaurant The steak with pepper corn sauce was out standing, my son had the chicken with Gorgonzola, the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2017

We found this little gem in a little alley, hidden from tourist's view. The food was simply spectacular and was a testimony of the great care and passion that the people at Santa Cristina put in what they do. Next time I am in Rome I will definitely go again.

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Thank mattgoor
Rome, Italy
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109 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

The food was excellent all around. Our waiter had a great sense of humor and provided terrific service. Bread came warm and was delicious. House wine was thoroughly enjoyable. We enjoyed the atmosphere and are glad we found this restaurant - it is across a small plaza from a hotel and not visible as you walk down the narrow street... More 

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Thank Jackie G
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

we visited after reading good reviews on trip adviser. It was not outside eating weather and maybe this was the issue. The food was poor and not cheap. the place inside is old fashioned and drab. We did not eat pasta. we had swordfish and lamb I believe.

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Thank Angela R
Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

We had a birthday meal at this restaurant and the food was perfect. The staff are friendly and accommodating. Tucked away but well worth a visit.

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Thank louisemorris05
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Got recommended this place it is a little hard to find but well worth it it only has a small but plentiful menu with a large wine list if you want a fast in and out meal it may not be for you as everything is cooked fresh to order it is only open for a couple of hours lunchtime... More 

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Tucked away in a quiet corner just between the Quirinale and the Angelicum, i enjoyed a delicious lunch with good friends. Though the place was nearly empty for lunch on a weekday, service was relaxed but friendly. Food was excellent. It was a great choice to celebrate a friend's graduation.

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Thank AJBoyd
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

Hidden Gem.. just off Via Nazionale which was convenient for us because we were staying in the Eurostar Interantional Palace. This is a family run place, the waiter who was clearly involved in the company was charming and funny from the word go.. the food was excellent (The best Buffalo Mozzarella I have ever eaten) My Wiife had a Tomato... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

I wasn't sure what to think when we walked into an empty restaurant at 8pm, but it filled in as the night went on. It's not easy to find, so we had to ask around. The food was good and the ambience very authentic. Everyone in our group loved it! If you are visiting in August, make sure it's open... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Cordonata 21, 00187 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Trevi
  • Neighborhood: Trevi
  • Phone Number: +39 06 6992 5485
Description
Fantastic family owned restaurant. Great place to sit down for a couple of hours and enjoy a superb Italian cuisine in a warm, cozy atmosphere. Closed on Sundays.

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Trevi
A non-stop photo and souvenir opportunity, Trevi is all about action. From early morning through the wee hours, the piazza surrounding Trevi Fountain hosts a never-ending flow of tourists hoping to make a wish or take a selfie. Clever restaurants, charming gelaterias, uncanny bars, kitsch shops, and a range of hotels make up the local landscape. Beneath the bustle are the remains of an ancient neighborhood that you can visit by heading over to a repertoire cinema and asking for a peek underground. There is something for everyone, but if peace and quiet are what you seek, plan to visit in the early morning hours.
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