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Alfredo e Ada

#180 of 9,680 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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Via Dei Banchi Nuovi 14 | Ada, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 687 8842
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Baltimore, Maryland
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761 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a restaurant not to be missed when you are in Rome. It is small and inviting – I think there are 6 tables. Both Alfredo and Ada are gone now. Their grand-daughter, Chiara, is now carrying on their tradition of freshly prepared, homemade food and friendly service. They will only take reservations for parties of 6 or more.... More 

Thank Maggi713
Madrid, Spain
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Little cozy restaurant with charming oldfashioned atmosphere and delicious meals. We had the beef stew and cod in tomato sauce as well as the aubergines ala parmigliana. All three dishes really really good. Service very nice and fast and reasonable price. End up with the sweet on the house. Very very recommendable

Thank daniel m
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived just after opening and its lucky we did as it was soon full! The service was great, very friendly. Small menu choice which was talked through. All of the options sounded great. The food was delicious, we had several courses with wine. Very reasonably priced.

Thank weber89
Miami, Florida
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was certainly a highlight of our trip to Rome! We were a bit surprised by the just 5-6 tables inside, but as it looked like a local place we decided to give it a try. Absolutely amazing! The chicken with mozzarella and balsamic was the best we had in Italy, and the pasta was just as enjoyable. I... More 

Thank Richie L
Rome, Italy
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This small family run place offers a simple honest Italian meal with typical Roman fare. While there is generally a line, it's worth a little wait as it's somehow avoided the air of tourism. I have been walking past Alfredo and Ada's for years and always avoided going in because I was afraid it might be a trap. I'm glad... More 

Thank lukewarmturkey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had to wait some time for a table but the food was worth it. The place is small and cozy and the price accesible. Will come back

Thank DV-Paolo
Reading, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The reviews tell you all you need to know. Loved it. Service is not hurried, food was worth the wait.

Thank Shaun S
Detroit, Michigan
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful dishes, and a true Italian hospitality. The place is small, so don't bring a large group. Also, there are only 2 of you, expect to share a table and meet some new friends. There is not a menu, so don't bother looking one up. I think they have something posted in the window, but I think the server said... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most amazing pasta we have ever tried.... Simply delicious - we are certainly coming back once in Rome

Thank Nadya D
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

Simple but delicius. Good dishes traditional like home style. I think it need something more next to the dishes. Like side.. anyway. If you like good wines choose the bottle.. otherwise the caraffe. Choose also to eat the lasagna. chicken and the stuffed zuchini.

Thank -vasleo2010

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dei Banchi Nuovi 14 | Ada, 00186 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Neighborhood: Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Phone Number: +39 06 687 8842

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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