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Vecchia Roma

Piazza Campitelli 18, 00100 Rome, Italy
+39 06 686 4604
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“antipasti” (20 reviews)
“pasta” (26 reviews)
“fried cod” (2 reviews)
Opens in 26 min
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Piazza Campitelli 18, 00100 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a beautiful visit to Rome, only this fine restaurant could ruin my trip. After already having lunch else where, we decided to stop and have what would have been a lovely end to our day. I have an Italian friend who sings in a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The antipasti were beautiful and difficult to pass up, but we elected to order from the menu. We lunched on artichokes "ala Giudea," roasted and marinated vegetables, fried cod and potatoes, and baked turbot with greens. We dined under a canopy outside the restaurant which...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sunday lunch is supposed to be special in Italy, so on a friends recommendation we booked an outside table for lunch. A lovely day and most people seated outside including some noisy Americans who talked through their meal at the top of their voices with...More

Thank Ian D
Reviewed April 12, 2018

We ate at this restaurant twice while we were in Rome. It’s on a little insignificant street near the Jewish quarter. We were drawn by the antipasti spread set up in the small room you pass through as you enter the restaurant. The Jewish-style artichoke...More

Thank Farley1942
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

This was a perfect choice for the NYE dinner. It was recommended by our Hotel’s concierge and it was perfect. I had a pasta with some green vegetable and clams that was simply the best pasta I’ve ever add

Thank TRS10
Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

We've enjoyed the best meal in Rome during our 4 day trip here. The staff is very busy but somehow mages to be friendly, charming (best waiter service ever) and able to make recommendations. We had their specialty and another pasta and are very happy...More

Thank tu_kalisz
Reviewed October 24, 2017

First we walked by this restaurant and thought, no we take the other one but then it was fully booked so we walked back. Old school waiters with charm took care of us and we had a very lovely meal. Glutenfree carbonara for me, risotto...More

Thank The_Finnish_Flash
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

Lovely place, interesting location, charming service and fantastic food! Best Carbonara I've ever had.

Thank Justyna D
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal outside in the warmth of Rome. Service was very good and we had the nicest waiter serve us . A very experienced man who clearly is excellent at his job. Very good wine list with wines of all prices and something...More

Thank Jennifer1935
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Lovely position on quiet piazza. Super lunch. Charming waiter. Fantastic cavatelli. Huge glass of great house white.

Thank Bert W
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
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Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
When we were there, one of the people sitting next to us was in a wheel chair. Now we sat outside but, presumably, she may have wished to use the toilet inside. We have also eaten inside and I don't recall having to go... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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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: +39 06 686 4604
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