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Vecchia Roma

#1,524 of 9,215 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
Ghetto
As featured in Best Food in Rome
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Piazza Campitelli 18, 00100 Rome, Italy
06 686 4604
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Boca Raton, Florida
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

First the service was excellent and very personable. I thought the food was ok. Fairly pricey. Most of the seating is outside which is very nice. You definitely must sit outside. The inside is very tight. The food I felt did not have the flavors you would expect from a fairly expensive menu 2 adults, 3 kids was about $300... More 

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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic open buffet and a-la cart, requires reservation, outdoor seats, calm area, romantic environment. The food is so delusions. I like it indeed.

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San Antonio, TX
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is in a quiet area in the Jewish Ghetto. It has a outside patio but we ate inside and enjoyed the décor. The waiter was very attentive .. The food delicious! Highly recommend. We went there twice....

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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202 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not far from Teatro Marcello and Capitoline Hill, in a nice quiet area away from the crowds. Stopped in on a chance and glad we did. Waiter was very personable and service was great. Three of us had the Vegetable Antipasto, Pasta with red prawns and the Fish fillet on green Roman broccoli sauce. The food was a bit higher... More 

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Thank bollwage
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Finally a good, Italian restaurant. Everything is fresh, the waiters act properly- delizioso! Dishes are quite expensive but they are worth the price. I'd recommend to visit it for a late dinner and dress properly.

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New York City, New York
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

What a perfect Roman restaurant, so comfortable and welcoming, with a lovely interior decorated with original frescoes and a charmingly planted outdoor patio in front. The waiters are impeccably gracious and helpful, and the food, best of all, is outstanding. We have been there several times and each time have tried the antipasto buffet, a sumptuous offering of salads and... More 

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Libertyville, Illinois
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137 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

You don't find out about the 4e cover charge til you get the bill. Nor are the 7e cokes on the menu. I ordered veal kidneys (a delicacy) and got lamb kidneys with no explanation. Two other people in our group had their orders messed up. And for this they slip on the cover charge. I paid it but I... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

This is without a near competitor the finest restaurant we have been to in Rome (let's say best out of 14 evenings spread over a few years). The menu is imaginative, interesting and straight away it is obvious that this restaurant is lifting itself above the mass all across Rome who do variations on the same old themes. The food... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful patio near the Theater of Marcellus, but you pay a dear price for being close to that attraction. It's almost the only game in that area of the town, and they take advantage of it. 3 Euros for a Coca Cola, total 9 Euros for three, 8 Euros cover charge for 2 people - and then you start ordering... More 

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93 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

We went to this place some years ago, and we thought it was exceptional. So we went now for the second time, and still is one of the best. I had tagiolini to start, that of course were "al dente", with a shrimp sauce, delicious, and then a very delicate liver beef that was superb. My wife had the Sicilian... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, 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
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Campitelli 18, 00100 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Ghetto
  • Neighborhood: Ghetto
  • Phone Number: 06 686 4604

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Ghetto

Neighborhood Profile
Ghetto
The mini-neigborhood Ghetto holds tight to its reputation as a stand-alone area thanks to its nearly 300-year history as the home to Rome’s Jewish community. Times changed in the 20th century, but the tiny area still retains its mix of tradition, community, and history. Ancient and medieval architectural design frames apartments, bakeries, shops, and restaurants. Friends and families are the pulse of the neighborhood, keeping company on the Via del Portico d’Ottavia. The Ghetto observes the traditional Jewish Shabbat: businesses close from Friday sundown to Saturday sundown.
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