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La Fontanella Sistina

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Colonna
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Via Sistina 151, 00187 Rome, Italy
+39 06 488 0519
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The desert that we ordered was good but extremely overpriced. I would not return there again. I'm sure there are other areas where you could get the same thing a lot cheaper. The server was friendly but the price was over the top.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

We have been there with my friend when had returned from Trevi Fuente. It situated nearby Barberini metro station. Very good personal and so tasty food!! Tiramissu was very very yummy 😉

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Thank Nastik_Ru
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Simple, nice, quiet atmosphere with very friendly and professional waiters. Pizza was not the best I ever had but was still well above average.

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Walsall
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

We ate here two nights running and have to say that the food was great! The charming Francesco made us feel very welcome. Over the two nights we had ravioli, pizza and risotto and received a complimentary glass of homemade limoncello on the first night -two on the 2nd night! Would definitely eat there again when we visit Rome again... More 

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Thank Sue C
Warsaw, Poland
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Nice looking place ( from the street) encourage us to enter- big mistake. We were waiting long time for a food and when finally arrive was very average. Owner probably tries to save money keeping air condition hardly working, there were very hot and again long time to get a bill. Never again

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Oslo, Norway
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

We came in for lunch and ordered a pizza Napoli and two drafted beers, small and large. The draft beer was lukewarm, totally flat and tasted terribly. Our pizza Napoli was covered in heavy cheese and fat. I could neither drink og eat any of it, so I left the restaurant, and left my husband to pay the bill.. When... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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90 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

The rosemary and olive oil bread we ordered for a starter was well over cooked and not good. The spaghetti carbonara was ok, the diavolo pizza was reasonable, and the penne dish was not hot enough (either with spice or temperature) so was quite disappointing. The staff were prepared to add a vegetable ingredient when requested, which was good, and... More 

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Thank Alison T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Food was fresh and good. The staff was very friendly, attentive and made good suggestions. I would visit again if I travel to Rome in the future.

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Thank Phillip L
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We had a pizza and it looked like a craker. It was completely burnt and had very little toppings. It was hardly edible. Although they said in the menu there was no service charge, they charged 2eur per person. Rip off! Don' go!!!

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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

We were sent here after attempting to dine at Magnifico which is a lunch place. Read the reviews and expectations were low. The lasagna was light and we'll balanced. Similarly the tomato gnocchi was good. This was certainly not a wow meal but fresh and reasonable quality. Price a bit higher than I expected but the fair house wine serves... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Sistina 151, 00187 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Colonna
  • Neighborhood: Colonna
  • Phone Number: +39 06 488 0519

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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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Neighborhood Profile
Colonna
Frantic fashionistas, pedicured politicos, goal-oriented tourists, and on-the-go locals cross paths every day in Colonna, a delightful chaos in the very center of the city. Even though it has some of the city’s loveliest sites—a 2nd century column, Belle Epoque shopping center, and a magnificent Baroque parliament building—Colonna is not just another pretty face, but the cosmopolitan eye of Rome’s cultural storm. Colonna can safely say it has the best of Rome: museums, boutiques, window displays, restaurants, cafes, and people watching.
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