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Osteria delle Commari

#465 of 9,348 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Santamaura, 23, 00192 Rome, Italy
+39 06 3972 9557
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Two amazing appetizers that are not on menu: "Fiore de zucca and Bacala". Went there with my family and no reservations, luckily they were able to get us in and service was spot on as well as food. Took a bit of a long time to get our main courses but well worth the wait.

Thank bosqueverde79
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have beento this restaurant twice in the week we spend in Rome, as my parents in law liked it that much. The restaurant has a modern feel with rustic tables and a menu which offers a nice mix of roman cuisine but also dishes for people who like comfort food. The food is good (saltimbocca & veal cheeks are... More 

Thank yverz
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing food, delicious pasta, friendly staff, superb service - this is definitely the place to eat after a long visit to the Vatican. We ate between lunch and dinner so it was really quiet - we had the place to ourselves. Very knowledgeable manager who picked out a lovely wine for us whilst proudly telling us everything was regional produce.... More 

Thank Kirsten P
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an experience! Everything was fantastic. Firstly the decor and ambiance is comfortable but screams classy. The owner greeted us and came out to serve us and explained that everything was sourced locally, helped explain some off the more complicated dishes, and pointed to some of the favourites. Service was Top Drawer. Food exquisite. I asked for recommendations on the... More 

Thank Christopher H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

The pasta is just amazing, I am Italian and carbonara is my favourite pasta, so I was a little bit unsure of trying it in a restaurant as it's always disappointing (I only like my mum's one) ;) This one was just exceptional. My boyfriend who had the amatriciana wanted to order a second portion. The only one thing that... More 

1 Thank Marta C
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Menu was incredibly unclear, and as such my dish came out with food I can't eat. I sent it back and the second dish was good, however when the bill arrived they had charged us for the meal we returned. The staff then refused to take it off, stating that "that's how it is in Rome". Very rude and argumentative,... More 

Thank JingleMcGreen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

They actually got a good selection in both beer and food. I tried a local beer called BAI and had some pasta - they both impressed me. If you're in the area and don't want to hit the nearest tourist trap head over to Osteria Della Commari right away!

Thank Kristin R
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Our family ate there one evening, based on prior reviews. Our first waitress abandoned our table, after barely taking our order. She did serve us long enough to pour our first glass of wine, spilled it on the table, and just left it there. I cleaned it up myself. We ended up with another waitress. Our daughter ordered fettucine that... More 

1 Thank kris772016
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

We chose to eat here based on Tripadvisor reviews so we knew they would be good. We actually thought they were great from lovely service, fabulous food and beautiful wine. The kids really enjoyed the meatballs, my brother in law on in heaven with cheek of veal, my sister jealously guarded her cheesy gnocchi, my husband enjoyed the carbonara and... More 

Thank Joely S
Niceville, Florida
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134 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Moments from the Vatican and a refreshing alternative to the tourist traps surrounding Vatican City. Perfect small bites and refreshing white wine for lunch. Highly recommend if you're in this area of town.

Thank Derek J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $27
Italian, Mediterranean
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Santamaura, 23, 00192 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 3972 9557
The Osteria delle Commari is a quiet meeting place just a few steps from the Vatican, where you can enjoy traditional cuisine in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere. Winery with local wine.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?