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Osteria delle Commari

#542 of 9,545 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 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

We went there cause it was recommended.BIG MISTAKE! At first sparkling water without gas,it was like plain.Service was poor and they made us feel like they were doing us a favour. I ordered meat balls (15 euros), and it was 5 pcs of under cooked tasteless inedible meatballs,which i couldnt and i didnt eat. It was the worst meal of... More 

Thank Δημήτρης Π
Prague, Czech Republic
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Came for a dinner with friends.. Ordered tuna fish.. However, only last two portions of tuna fish left (to highlight, we came at half past seven, i.e. the beginning of the shift). So, two of my frineds had seabass, my friend and myself tuna fish - medium. What we received overcame the worst immaginations. Two seabasses in tons of terribly... More 

Thank AlbertoMestrey
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We've been to Rome twice, and this is probably the best meal we've had. We stopped here for lunch after visiting the Vatican Museum. The place is filled with locals, but we were greeted warmly. The fried appetizers ('suppli' and vegetables) were delicious, and light despite being fried. The saltimbucca and pasta were wonderful. Our friends had the meatballs, and... More 

Thank Chris F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

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 bubbles 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 

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2 of 5 bubbles 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
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$19 - $26
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
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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