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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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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:45 pm
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Milan, Italy
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Homemade gnocchi with lamb white sauce and what to say about the chestnut sweet? Only slurp. Friendly service with warm smiles

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Thank Rosazi
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really recommendable trattoria close to the ancient sights of Rome. Just a 10 min foot walk away from forum romanum this place offers the real thing, good homemade Italian kitchen for a reasonable price. Pasta was fresh with simple recipes just as I love it. Make sure to reserve on weekends in the evening. We dropped by spontaneously at a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice spot, efficient service and food that was delightful. We wanted a nice plate of pasta and this place delivered. The risotto was especially good. Not pricey and very quaint.

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Burlington, Canada
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336 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located very close to the Coliseum - while not an upscale place this is as good a restaurant as any in which to take a break from a busy day of touring .We were a group of 6 and were all happy with the food ( individual pizzas all around ) and wine .

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Hitchin, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in out of the rain on the off chance while down a side street. Friendly welcome. 1st course of fettuccine with anchovies was ok.... second course of rolled veal was not so good. It was cold. The waitress was friendly and took it back. It came back 3 mins later. But the same plate... so they microwaved it!!! Disappointed

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed very close to Taverna Romana, and reserved a table in person the day before. We arrived and were seated promptly. It is small and busy, but we felt that was a sign of a good restaurant. The wine was good, and the food was delicious. We had lovely pasta dishes, and I had delicious lamb chops for my... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled across the Taverna Romana while looking for another place in the area that is recommended in several of the guide books, and we are very glad that we did. When we arrived around 1:00 on a Monday afternoon, there were only a few people having lunch, but when we left about 1.5 hours later, nearly all the tables... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good family owned restaurant; Owners Lucia and Tonino. Good regional cusine; Order the Rigatoni cacio e pepe. Closed Sundays Cash only

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place was busy and we had to wait. There phone didn't work so couldn't book. Service is grumpily Italian - but still worth the wait. We had a two course meal - and hoped for deserts - but our eyes were bigger than our appetites. Started with pasta the carbonara for me which was lovely. We had it as... 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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