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Via Ostiense, 491, Rome, Italy
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Ispra, Italy
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not the friendliest staff but great dinner. I went there two times, and had the same dish twice. Although I was tempted to try other dishes (also the Pizza had a wonderful fragrance) but the filetto was so soft and tasteful I could not resist. There were a lot of locals that apparently came there often… and with reason. All... More 

Thank arthurH62
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exellent place and atmosphere. Great food and nice prices:-) family of 4 are very pleased after the visit.

Thank lars r
Norwich, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for dinner to be served by a very handsome monk! who was helpful in ordering and making suggestions. The food was delicious, especially the porcini with pasta. It was very reasonable and we enjoyed it so much we went back the next lunchtime, although quite a few things were unavailable on the menu which was a bit disappointing but... More 

Thank Jude2906
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

We arrived early. They let us enjoy drinks while we waited for the restaurant to open. Atmosphere fantastic. Food delicious. Recommend highly.

Thank Tom E
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Wonderful place. Extensive menu, great food and low prices. Very friendly staff. Chianti Classico for 10 euros a bottle!!m We went back, something we rarely do.

Thank PaulAstbury
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

All was perfect in this restaurant. Food is typical and the crew niceful. Compared to some restaurants in Rome center, it is clearly cheaper for a better food quality.Servers wear monk clothes which give the impression of monastery restaurant. We spent an excellent moment and decided to come back one more time before leaving Italy.

Thank Malik Z
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Restaurant is close to Pulitzer hotel and food was excellent and cheap. Loved the dress code for staff all dressed as monks. Service was ok. Had the Amatriciana and was extremely tasty and large portion. Dessert is divine

Thank MauroMalta
Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz, Germany
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44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Have been there during a business trip for dinner. What can I say, it is simply delicious. Had a Italian starter plate followed by risotto scampi and tiramisu. Everything highly recommended. And it is not expensive for Rome.

Thank lumberjackla
Longford, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

We went here twice while staying at Hotel Pulitzer. The menu is in English as well as Italian and they have the widest selection of meals from any restaurant we visited on our trip. On our second visit we ordered a convento style calzone but the waiter misunderstood us and brought a convento style pizza. After explaining the issue they... More 

Thank Robbie C
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Would recommend this restaurant for a truly "locals" experience. It was packed whilst we were there. Great food, carbonara, "brothers in sleeves", etc. Beware if you are walking from hotel Pulitzer past the rat infested illegal encampment and across an impassible highway and don't be put off by the tarpaulins across the restaurant roof. If you can get there in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $52
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Ostiense, 491, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: 39065410115

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?