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La Taverna dei Fori Imperiali

#209 of 9,275 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
Monti
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Via della Madonna Dei Monti 9, 00184 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6798643
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went for dinner at this restaurant there was certain waiter who I think was in charge explaining the menu to each table as he came around. The way he described the food made us want everything however we went for his recommendation. I had the truffle pasta which was the best pasta I have ever had. We came to... More 

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Paris, France
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We made the mistake once to eat in the typical tourist restos then we were recommended this superb authentic and family run restaurant. Food superb, prices perfect and they were happy and smiley with our hungry kids !!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has a lovely atmosphere with very friendly and helpful staff. The food is excellent though portions are a little small for the price. Make sure you book a table

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our innkeeper recommended this place for our last night in Rome. It's so popular that by the time he called to make a reservation for us in the afternoon, it was booked all the way to 10pm. I'm glad we chose to eat a little later that night! Everything about this restaurant is fantastic, and it's easy to see why... More 

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Dublin
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent, traditional food served in a friendly, family-run restaurant. It is a little hard to find, down a narrow street, but well worth the effort. Highly recommended. You should reserve a table in advance. I don't think they do this by email (at least they didn't when I tried), so reserve by phone.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here everyday while we were in Rome. Great family run restaurant. The food was the best I have ever had anywhere in my life. We loved everything about this place. Great service, great wine, great food.

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Thank Darzmore
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to this place twice during our trip, as the food and service was so good. The pastas are excellent and everything else we tried. I can especially recommend their melanzane parmigiana, that is not on the menu. Excellent English spoken by the owners (I guess). Reservations essential!

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is really great.It's near Colosseum but away from the tourist area. You have to search through the narrow to find but worth the trouble. We eat Carbonara and Nioki and was really delicious. Don't make the mistake to go thereit between 3 - 7 it is closed!!! And make a reservation if you wanna eat at your time!!!... More 

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81 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the atmosphere of this vibrant restaurant in Monti. The pasta was all delicious- and we enjoyed sharing our meals. While the service was personable, our table was not available until 20 minutes after our booking, which was a little disappointing. Otherwise, great place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was very tasty dinner in positive atmosphere. The boss eat the same food in front of us before closing and spoke to every guest so sincerely. Nice example how to do the business without any paphos. Cool place. Ravioli is higly recomended

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
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: Via della Madonna Dei Monti 9, 00184 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Monti
  • Neighborhood: Monti
  • Phone Number: +39 06 6798643

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Staying in Monti

Neighborhood Profile
Monti
Monti is Rome’s rebel yell. This neighborhood just west of Termini train station mixes grit with fun as it continues to fight for its reputation as a magnet for the artsy, alternative, and hipster. Every season, quirky boutiques and food spots sprout up on its cobblestone streets. The neighborhood supports unique and homegrown businesses that cater to its longtime residents as well as hipsters on the hunt. Hang out at Piazza della Madonna dei Monti anytime after lunch and you'll always find something going on.
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