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Taverna Romana

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Monti
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Via della Madonna Dei Monti 79, 00184 Rome, Italy
+39 06 474 5325
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12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
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Long Island, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband, another couple and I were wondering around Monti with an intent to eat at a particular restaurant we had read about. As we meandered on the local back streets of the neighborhood we saw that our original choice was closed, but stumbled upon this small, local gem with the most delicious food and friendly staff. By the time... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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180 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this place based on the recommendation of our AirBNB host and were quite pleased. As he put it its a typical Italian Taverna with wonderful food. The food and wine were wonderful and the staff was very friendly and provided great suggestions. Very grateful they got us a table. Highly recommend you book as its a small place... More 

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Genoa, Italy
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small cozy place not far from Colosseum and forums but not a tipical tourists place. Food very good, tipical romans dishes. Also visited by locals, not many tables and always crowded: better reserve if you go in rush our!

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Perth, Australia
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended to this little gem by a tour guide. Great honest, fresh, traditional Italian food. I loved the broccoli and pasta soup washed gown with a house wine for lunch. Pasta also delicious. Very little English but that added to the warm and friendly service.

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Munich, Germany
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfekt, a Restaurant Italien Family Style, typical Italien food, desert best had. Second line Not Mann tourists.

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Barcelona
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything pleased our family of four: great pasta, delicious meatballs, good house wine. Perfect for a lunch after a morning's sightseeing (just near the Colosseum and Forum). Lovely friendly staff.

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Thank nyam
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Been here with the family (kids + grandmother) Simply loved it All pasta made fresh The carbonara was great The ragu fetuchine turned out to be a huge success having the kids leave their plates empty Service was kind and helpful (despite semi-English skills). However, few of our mains got delayed for quite some time. They actually came out only... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Quality, homy meal, friendly staff, old school vibe. Had had meal there three times in two days until refused to be given a table (restaurant half-full) for one person in rush-hour.. This is how greed makes you lose regular customers.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

If anyone wants to try authentic Italian food this is the place to go to. Popular among locals as well. Staff is quite friendly.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Although well recommended, found this to be rather disappointing. For a starter my seasonal vegetables turned out to be peeled carrots some celery sticks and some doubtful olive oil. The roast guinea fowl had been in the oven drying for some hours. Pasta dish for my partner was a congealed mass of creamy sauce and overcooked pasta. Atmosphere was good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Madonna Dei Monti 79, 00184 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Monti
  • Neighborhood: Monti
  • Phone Number: +39 06 474 5325

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Staying in Monti

Neighborhood Profile
Monti
Monti is Rome’s rebel yell. This neighborhood just west of Termini train station mixes grit with fun as it continues to fight for its reputation as a magnet for the artsy, alternative, and hipster. Every season, quirky boutiques and food spots sprout up on its cobblestone streets. The neighborhood supports unique and homegrown businesses that cater to its longtime residents as well as hipsters on the hunt. Hang out at Piazza della Madonna dei Monti anytime after lunch and you'll always find something going on.
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