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Cantina Lucifero

#93 of 9,832 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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Via del Pellegrino 53 | Campo De' Fiori, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 8976 7575
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were welcomed with delicious prosecco and waved goodbye with an orange-blossom dessert wine. Don't think you should come here for the free booze though because the food is delicious; service exceptional; and atmosphere cosy. Our waitress made great recommendations for both food and wine, and though the truffle accompaniment to the main dish was pushed a wee bit, the... More 

Thank Ellingham M
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

From start to finish this was our best dinner in Rome by far. Great staff who knows and want to share their knowledge about both menu and wine. Visited the placed witnin truffle season and do not cheat yourself for this experience - they are not cheat with it :) We decided to order 6 different dishes to get around... More 

Thank Mads J
Stamford CT
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92 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Something about this place didn't feel great to me. The menu and food were fine but I felt like I was being rushed. The service was almost too good and too fast. The waitress was hovering over us (and pushing the truffles). It's like the restaurant was catering to Americans and Brits - and they thought we wanted to get... More 

Thank NaplesVisitor
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We`ve came for a late dinner without reservations. while waiting outside we were served a glass of sparkling wine- that was complimentary and very nice. after a short wait we were sitted. Now regarding the food, carchofi was good; pasta, lasagna and beef were oilly but ok. Portions were quite small. Recived mineral water although asked for regular tap water.... More 

Thank michloo
Cleveland, Ohio
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Cantina Lucifero on recommendation from our hotel bartender who raved about the food. It was a nice little spot on a brick pathway in the heart of Rome. We didn't have a reservation so there was a little bit of a wait, but the staff tried their hardest to get us in quickly which we appreciated. My... More 

Thank JaymePollock
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our 3 course meal at Cantina Lucifero. We were greeted with a complimentary glass of Prosecco followed by an antipasto misto with a wide variety of cold meats & cheeses. For mains we both had Porcini mushroom fettuccine with a generous serve of fresh truffle. This would have to be one of the standout dishes out of all... More 

Thank WorldWanders42
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Cantina last month for my brother in laws 50th. I spent a long time looking for a restaurant which I thought would be perfect for his birthday and chose Cantina because of the amazing reviews. But the general feeling around the table was underwhelming. I had the veal meatballs which I enjoyed, the lady serving our table recommended... More 

1 Thank Gillian M
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like a lot of big cities the best restaurants tend to be one street back from the main road and Cantina Lucifero is no exception. The reception staff in our hotel recommended this wonderful restaurant and they even booked the table for us. Thankfully they did as on our 1st visit, a Friday night, it was full. Not surprising given... More 

Thank Bairnsman
Oslo, Norway
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good meal in a restaurant with an excellent ambience. Friendly and attentive waiters, good food and wine.

Thank EinarN1949
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113 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Suggested by Hotel Lunetta we dined here twice during a 10 night stay including our last night. While each meal was researched carefully, Cantina Lucifero won the contest for being the most fun. Small, relaxed, comfortable, friendly, with excellent food and service. We miss them very much. Our travels are always focused on excellent dining. We loved the house red... More 

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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
Average prices
$38 - $58
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Pellegrino 53 | Campo De' Fiori, 00186 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Neighborhood: Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Phone Number: +39 06 8976 7575

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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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