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Il Localino

#1,921 of 9,829 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Ludovisi / Via Veneto
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Via Lazio 22, 00187 Rome, Italy
+39 393 254 2970
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Milan, Italy
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227 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was passing by this street heading to the rail station and stopped at this restaurant on a friend suggestion. I had little time and so ordered only a starter and a main dish (puntarelle, a typical roman vegetable, and trippa , another local meat dish). Both the dishes were very good and they also served us an additional starter... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Wow!! went to Dinner on our first night in Rome. Amazing food from starters to desserts. Great wine selection. All at very reasonable prices. highly recommended especially if you are staying in the villa Borghese area.

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Thank Fuad71
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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147 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed October 20, 2016

This is a great fish restaurant and this is the one located near the Via Veneto. We went for lunch and packed with Roman businessmen. Great service....good food....poor local wine

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Thank Equity007
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed July 22, 2016

Over salted food. Pasta was a good texture, just way salty. First time in my life I ever considered sending food back to a kitchen. I struggled through, but this was the only bad food I had in Italy, also unfortunately the last food I had before leaving Italy. Seafood was notably better in Sirolo. Not worth the $100+ you... More 

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Thank elballoonrat
Colorado
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed July 19, 2016

Wonderful little spot that felt like an authentic Rome restaurant with no tourists. The servers were fun and helpful, and the fish dishes were exceptional. We would definitely return.

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Thank Rich D
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Just down the road from our beautiful hotel - Hotel Splendide Royal, Rome, this restaurant offers a nice and simple local vibe and cuisine. Very reasonably priced and great service.

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Thank Sydneyside4
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Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We ordered cabonara and monk fish pasta. Initially, we felt the taste was good. However, as the cheese melted and we tasted the bacon it was just too salty for us to finish the meal. Probably, the Romans love salty food.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Perfect food, perfect wine, perfect service, perfect environment. It is not at an obvious site, we found this place by advisor. After we ordered our dish, they recommended a bottle of wine which perfectly matched with our dishes. If I have a second chance to go Rome, I'll definitely take my friend go there again.

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Thank emiHL
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 12, 2016

This restaurant was a chance discovery. We were wandering around looking for a place to eat, and we noticed that this place was full of Italian diners, which is always a good sign. I won't go into individual meals, but all of our courses were absolutely excellent - Michelin Star quality, and at reasonable prices. It is a little off... More 

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Thank Jim M
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

Excellent lunch. Great fresh fish. Linguine with shrimps & aubergine & the grilled octopus were delicious. Professional & friendly waiters in a charming family restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Lazio 22, 00187 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Ludovisi / Via Veneto
  • Neighborhood: Ludovisi / Via Veneto
  • Phone Number: +39 393 254 2970

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

Staying in Ludovisi / Via Veneto

Neighborhood Profile
Ludovisi / Via Veneto
Thanks to Fellini and La Dolce Vita, the Ludovisi and Via Veneto neighborhood earned its reputation as a posh area where gorgeous Marcellos wooed actresses and models while bored housewives hung out in streetside cafes. The cafes are still there, and so are the cocktails, but the neighborhood is now home to five-star businesses including hotels, banks, law firms, and embassies. The area is also right next to Villa Borghese, a beautiful park for sporting and cultural adventures. If you're looking for tranquility by night, this may be the place: Ludovisi and Veneto tend to shut down after 8pm.
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