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#1,439 of 8,513 Italian in Rome
#1,527 of 10,399 Restaurants in Rome


Italian, Mediterranean, Romana, Lazio, Central-Italian
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Favourite restaurant and neighbourhood in Roma. We didn’t book and the staff were friendly, super chilled and managed to find us a small table inside. Perfect. We had delicious bowls of Spaghetti alla Carbonara and Bucatini Amactriciana. Both 10/10.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed September 10, 2021

Rude, unkempt waitstaff. Tasteless and overpriced food. Relying on an endless stream of tourists for its survival. Da Enzo and le Mani in Pasta far better choices for an enjoyable outing. Pass this restaurant by!

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed July 29, 2021

The staff is extremely rude. We sat down trying to decipher the menu which was supposed to be translated to English but was still all in Italian. After 5 minutes, we were shouted at because we still haven’t ordered “while they have to make money”....After ordering immediately we were again shouted at because we have ordered too little even though each one of us had ordered either a drink a plate or both. Have never met a more neurotic woman than the one at the cashier.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed July 9, 2021 via mobile

After 1. hour waiting we asked when to expect our food . We were told we were forgotten . Then the food came and it was bad to average. Mozzarella was a giant rubber ball…. Meet without taste …bouffff … a little arrogant waiters too....It’s a very crowded and chaotic place. I am convinced there is better food in RomeMore

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed October 5, 2020

Enjoyable food and interesting but riske decor. Service was a bit patchy but perhaps not surprising as the restaurant was full

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 19, 2020

If you want to know how good the food is here , try and get a table without a booking ! It is brilliant . We went 3 times and everything we had was superb . Starters , pasta , house wine , free limoncello...with the bill . Incredible mini roast potatoes as a side dish that you could make a meal of on their own ! Nonsense about the service , the waiters could not have treated us better . Go , if you can get in .More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 2, 2020 via mobile

The food was really tasty and traditional. We went for ham and melon, pasta carbonara, tiramisu and espresso. The terrace is quite nice! The only drawback is that they can be quite rude at first if you don’t make the effort to speak Italian!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed July 15, 2020

Bold guy is the worse !! Me and my girlfriend wanted to have a drinks and appetizer and we were served like trash because we did not want main course, so if you want to be served like trash you can go there or waste...ground - makes no difference.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed March 5, 2020

Really would not recommend for tourists. A Italian friend from Rome recommended the restaurant - I can see why she did, the food and setting was nice, but as tourists to Rome we were completely taken advantage of. We had ordered Main course/desserts/drinks/coffees, but they...rushed us out and gave us the bill before we finished our drinks and even started our coffees. Their excuse was that they needed the table back for a party. But when they sat us they never mentioned that they needed this specific table back within a certain amount of time? If they had of mentioned this, there were other tables available that we could of sat at instead, instead they sat other walk ins who came in after us on these. I work in a restaurant so I assume they knew this party was coming in? If so why didn’t they tell us they needed the table back within the hour? If they didn't, why did they kick out a table mid meal? I paid the full bill despite the two coffee, half litre of wine, Half full bottle of beer being left unfinished. I am annoyed at myself for paying this full bill even though we weren’t given time to finish (Or Even start; our coffees) what we were expected to Pay for. They offered us no compensation despite us explaining our dissatisfaction. They knew as tourists we were not quickly returning customers. I am a waitress and understand how difficult it is to deal with customers at times - this was completely down to poor management and organisation.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 28, 2020 via mobile

The food was absolutely incredible- best carbonara EVER! However the service was terrible.. I understand being a waiter at times can be frustrating and tiring but we felt very unwelcome. Anything we said was received poorly, it’s a shame.. stopped us from coming back again

Date of visit: February 2020
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Response from hellison | Reviewed this property |
We had our hotel make reservations. Hope that helps. But I did see people just walk up. They were open late as well.
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Osteria Da Zi Umberto is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4