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Vecchia Roma

#1,636 of 9,458 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
As featured in Best Food in Rome
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Piazza Campitelli 18, 00100 Rome, Italy
06 686 4604
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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81 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Luncheon during the week, pleasant outdoor experience. Staff and manager exceptionally accommodating and welcoming. Food presentation and quality as expected in Rome for this level of establishment, as were the prices.

Thank deut2
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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164 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having arrived in Rome late evening we were just wanted some where close to our accommodation. The food here was good 2 of us had a seafood pasta which was really tasty. The desserts where good if some of the discriptions were a bit out of the ordinary. The staff here were helpful.

Thank Kathrynowl91
Shawnee, Kansas
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting the Jewish Ghetto found this nice restaurant on a quiet square with good food and nice wait staff. Prices are typical for Rome but quality better than the touristy restaurants near by. Definitely recommend this spot with outside tables on the quiet square.

Thank jray2012
Sydney, Australia
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Great service with personable staff, gorgeous mini piazza with beautiful buildings surrounding it. Quiet and dignified place for lunch on a very hot day after hours of museum walking. An oasis in the shade. The food was outstanding from the starters to the pastas, nothing boring here and quite simply delish!

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

We visited this charming restaurant as a family of 5. Yes it is a little expensive however the food is refined and every course we tried was exceptional. My 13 year old daughter is still raving about her very simple basil and tomato pasta! The outdoor terrace captures a lovely breeze on a hot August day - it is located... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016 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.

Thank Abbas M
San Antonio, TX
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

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....

Thank SmileySanAntonio_TX
Bridgewater, New Jersey
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203 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016 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.

Thank Byzuza

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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
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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