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#1,257 of 8,259 Italian in Rome
#1,297 of 9,923 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


$11 - $45
Seafood, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Romana, Lazio, Central-Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Antipasto rustico
EUR 15.0
Fantasie di mare
EUR 12.0
Gnocchi fatti in casa con gamberi, vongole e pecorino sardo
EUR 8.0
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Reviewed March 7, 2020

very disappointed indeed. There was no music on at all for a start, so ourselves and the other couple across the room could just hear each others conversations. We decided what we wanted from the menu but the waiter was across the room facing away...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed January 15, 2020

I went here on a colleagues recommendation and was very disappointed by my dish. I ordered spaghetti with zucchini, mushrooms and mussels. The whole dish was slimy, I didn’t see any zucchini and the mussels were cold and chewy. The staff was super friendly and...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 5, 2020

We were a table of nine for dinner at the Grotta Azzurra (Blue Grotto) in Rome just after Christmas last year. The restaurant came recommended by a patron, so we were eager to try it out. We had some difficulty making a booking as they...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed January 2, 2020

Grotta appears to attract locals as well as tourists, and it was a good choice. The place is attractive, informal, and friendly. My swordfish was great; my companion's turbot very good. Prices seemed comparable to other restaurants of this type, in the name area

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed November 11, 2019

The gnocchi here put every other gnocchi I've ever had to shame. The service was very accommodating—they didn't make a fuss when we asked them to open a window—and the price was great.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed November 5, 2019

I had prosciutto with fresh baked foccacia which was warm and wonderful! They didn't have what I wanted on the menu, so I asked and they prepared it! And excellent dish of spaghetti with fresh tomato sauce and basil! We had an excellent red wine--Valpoicella!...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 12, 2019

On the occasion of the 25 years of the actual property (last september 25th) we (me and my friends) could not miss the peculiar menu wonderful fish menu at a very good price. Seven appetizers that were really complete dishes and one dish that they...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed October 8, 2019 via mobile

At the recommendation of our Local Host we ate this restaurant while waiting for our hotel to be ready. It is a clean nice place. The pizza was good and the risotto was tasty even though the rice was slightly undercooked for risotto.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 6, 2019

Food was okay.... not raving about it and won’t be going back. We had bruschetta to start and it was just a slice of toasted bread although the olive one was okay - not disappointing.. main was lasagne which was okay, and the other main...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 2, 2019 via mobile

I had the best grilled calamari I have ever had so far in the world. Wonderful food, great staff. Our party of 4 was awed by the food

Date of visit: September 2019
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