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La Taverna Italiana

#358 of 9,341 Restaurants in Rome
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Viale Manzoni 107 | Angolo Via Giovanni Giolitti 385, 00185 Rome, Italy
06 77 20 04 13
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great authentic italian food, (gnocchi was delicious) outdoor eating available, close to train station, cheerful staff.

Thank loulouBallarat
Moscow, Russia
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not the best food I had ever but tasty, very good and quite place with fast service and very polite staff!

Thank TashafromN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a typical tourist location, you'll see no native Roman eat there - ever. Food and service were average. But the prices are too high. For the same price you could go to an Osteria (ex. La Sol Fa) and have an excellent meal with primi and secondi. Wouldn't go there again.

Thank Lukas F
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best service in Rome, very quick and professional. Great pizza and delicious salad. We had a lovely time here. Thank you guys for everything.

Thank Alina L
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The meal was great, the staff was very enjoyable (ask for Ivan) and the limoncello has to be the best in town! I would recommend this place to anyone visiting Rome!

Thank DanielHorgan
County Tipperary, Ireland
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was tasteless and boring. Not an Italian guest in sight which is always a worrying sign. Reviews here reflect the patronage I guess. Overpriced for the quality. Don't go here if you are looking for a real Italian restaurant!!

Thank 300573
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner visited here for dinner! We received a small glass of champagne which was lovely! Had pasta and pizza which was nice and reasonably priced! Wine was delicious to for just $5 for 1/2 litre! Service was very good and quick food! Deff visit again if in the area! Thanks guys!

Thank Kelly M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

We ate at this restaurant 4 times in 5 days. The food was delicious, the environment was amazing, the wine was tasty and the service was perfect! We'll be back to this restaurant in our next visit in Rome! Now, we miss to the food.

Thank MorShteiman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

A 3-minute walk from our hotel, La Taverna became our go-to spot for dinner. During our 15 day stay we tried almost everything on the menu from salads to pasta and pizza or anti-pasta and desserts...everything was so good! Reasonably priced and open everyday...the staff is young and hip, very willing to please...try the house red!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a good restaurant if you happen to be in THE neighborhood of termini station you should try this! They have good authentic Italian good. The waiters are very friendly and speak good English. They got a nice terrace where you can sit and enjoy yourself until late night. I can only recommend it. If I come to Rome... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $39
Seafood, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Manzoni 107 | Angolo Via Giovanni Giolitti 385, 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighborhood: Esquilino
  • Phone Number: 06 77 20 04 13
Typical Italian cuisine. Fresh fish every day, open lunch e dinner every day, adapted for romantic dinner.

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

Staying in Esquilino

Neighborhood Profile
Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only way to describe the Esquilino neighborhood. The Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s famous seven hills. From an ancient neighborhood to its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub, Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up basketball games. Look around you: this area isn’t like the historic center. Liberty architecture, large piazzas, and long boulevards mix with archaic arches, secret side alleys, and beautiful churches like Santa Maria Maggiore.
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