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Sora Lella

Via Ponte Quattro Capi 16, Rome, Italy
+39 06 686 1601
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“meatballs” (42 reviews)
“tripe” (17 reviews)
“pig cheek” (6 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
12:30 PM - 2:45 PM Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Ponte Quattro Capi 16, Rome, Italy
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Reviewed June 1, 2018

My dream was a real italian carbonara since I was a young man and I have to thanks Sora Lella to let me enjoy it: it was better then I expected, absolutly unforgettable. I will never eat a carbonara when I will go back to...More

Thank johncelestini111
Reviewed April 15, 2018

It's good to have a reservation here. It wasn't very crowded when we went there but we heard it often is. The location is on a little island which makes it a nice location, outside the touristic places and crowd. Food was really tasty and...More

Thank jarvis_71d
Reviewed March 1, 2018

I come to Sora Lella with some friends of mine, who lives in Rome, and they assured me that I would have found the best, absolutely typical, original Roma's kitchen...so it has been! I never ever eaten a such delicious "Carbonara" (italian pasta with eggs,...More

Thank hansartist
Reviewed December 2, 2017

Some people have been disappointed by Sora Lello, but we enjoyed it for its food, its service, and its location. We had no reservation, but arrived as it opened for lunch and were seated right away. Staff spoke enough English and we spoke enough Italian...More

1  Thank twoinmaine
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Ate there Tuesday evening. Mature staff very helpful. Suspect food more local than simply touristy. My wife and I both enjoyed the beef and veal dishes respectively and a generous serve of sides. Not far from Trevi Fountain but tucked away. Recommend above others we...More

Thank Trevor O
Reviewed October 10, 2017

Went there for dinner without reservation and was lucky enough to get a table. Exactly what I was looking for: uncomplicated homey local food. I had the gnocchi with cured pig cheek and it was to die for, the cacio e pepei had an amazing...More

Thank texmex102017
Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

One of the classics of Rome. I was wondering if it was going to be more touristy and less authentic, but it really didn’t matter, the food and service were great. Okay, prices are a notch above normal trattoria prices, but the quality of my...More

Thank OMeachair
Reviewed September 26, 2017

This place had been recommended to me as the "absolute restaurant to visit in Rome". I was expecting something out of this world. The service was good. No faults there. However the food was a bit bland sometimes, especially the arancini. The pasta was good...More

Thank Sal24London
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Sora Lella has a gazillion stickers on the front and even Anthony Bourdain has visited so expectations were kind of high when we stepped in. Food turned out bland (meatballs, trippa, tagliatelle ragu) which is surprising in Italy. Also the greens ordered as a side...More

Thank Reetta K
Reviewed August 1, 2017

Why this one restaurant divides world opinion you can evidently see - classic, old school, past-dated, ... ? Label as you wish but we loved it despite somehow the whole being somewhat greater than the sum The tasting menu (of which there are 3 :...More

3  Thank breeze777
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Questions & Answers
November 22, 2015|
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Response from Retiredagain | Reviewed this property |
A reservation (for lunch or dinner) is always a good idea. This is a very popular spot and fills up fast. Don't be disappointed, give them a call to ensure a seat and a great meal! Cheers
Anthos S
October 26, 2015|
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Response from Lilly102015 | Reviewed this property |
It is better to book in advance.
Jesse N
May 8, 2015|
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Response from Dkreuzer | Reviewed this property |
Its reasonable. But please define that first. For us it was the one meal we had in Rome so cost was not the issue. But it wasn't exorbitant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:45 PM
7:30 PM - 10:45 PM
12:30 PM - 2:45 PM
7:30 PM - 10:45 PM
12:30 PM - 2:45 PM
7:30 PM - 10:45 PM
12:30 PM - 2:45 PM
7:30 PM - 10:45 PM
12:30 PM - 2:45 PM
7:30 PM - 10:45 PM
12:30 PM - 2:45 PM
7:30 PM - 10:45 PM
12:30 PM - 2:45 PM
7:30 PM - 10:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Ponte Quattro Capi 16, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 686 1601
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