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Life

#70 of 9,285 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
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Colonna
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Via della Vite 29, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6938 0948
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12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Hours:
Mon 5:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Perfect ambience for lunch. This restaurant decor is unique. The Seafood Spaghetti is to die for and chocolate desert is out of this world.

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Thank Ben C
Montclair, New Jersey
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My 11-year-old daughter says "OMG TOO GOOD!!! And AMAZING!!!😃😃😃". The kids are every last bit of lasagna. My husband and I made our own black truffle menu of 2 starters, a pasta and main. The beef filet was amazing. The beef carpaccio was mouth watering. The restaurant's description of classy yet casual is perfectly fitting. We dined outside and it... More 

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Thank kathry21
Nj
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had the most amazing meal is as long as I can remember. The food, the wine, the atmosphere, and the service was amazing. Truffle sea bass capriccio, buffalo mozzarella in a pastry shell with red peppers and anchovies... main was pasta/mushrooms and truffles... just everything was perfect done to the complimentary lemonchello for dessert! It is not far from... More 

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Thank Joy M
New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very unique lunch and dinner menus with recommended wine pairings. Excellent service, Italian ;), English and Russian speaking staff.

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Thank Janechka
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely loved this place - service was great and so were the two tasting menus my boyfriend and I got. We were celebrating my birthday but as his birthday was the next day, he also got a birthday treat which was lovely. It's not cheap but I believe it's worth every penny - definitely ask for a room in the... More 

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Thank Sian L
Greater Accra, Ghana
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Life is an amazing restaurant! The food is amazing, the decore is beautiful and the service is very attentive. Wonderful complimentary canapés and breads. In our group we had the tartufi Nero degustation menu, the seafood degustation menu and the Brunello Di Montalcino menu. Every dish was fabulous. It was my mums 70th birthday and the team organised her a... More 

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Thank pipnkent
Greater London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked an outside table for 4 prior to travelling to Rome. On arrival table was ready with superbly comfortable seating. Staff could not have been more friendly and attentive. Excellent range of food and very well priced - good wines available too. Every course was enjoyed by each of us. Will certainly return!

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Thank Dgat59
San Gwann, Malta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked the restaurant in advance for celebrating mum's birthday when in Rome - we do not live in Italy. The booking was efficient and the staff kept their word, giving us a lovely table inside as we requested but seeing the street outside. They also remembered it was mum's birthday without me reminding them. The ambience is really nice,... More 

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Thank NataliedeGray
Washington DC
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120 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Service was fantastic. Location superb. Food - delicious. We had the Baked buffalo mozzerella w/asparagus w/out ham, Cheese plate - Parmesan (amazing!), Salmon main (wonderful), Buffalo ravioli w/truffle, Chicken main, Pasta w/cherry tomato & buffalo mozzerella, Negroni (cocktail) and mohito, Bottle of Barolo, Tiramisu for dessert!

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Thank Shaulie
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend. The food exceeded every expectation and was quite reasonably priced given the location and quality.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$29 - $73
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Vite 29, 00186 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Colonna
  • Neighborhood: Colonna
  • Phone Number: +39 06 6938 0948
Description
ITA - ENG Express Cuisine where tradition meets new trends in gastronomy, selected season ingredients and home made bread, pasta and desserts. Light and gourmet lunch menu, elegant and sophisticated dinner menu. Professional personnel with a special regard for customer service with a welcoming external space that is both ample and comfortable. Special events and corporate dinner services available as well as exclusive wine and food tastings.

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Staying in Colonna

Neighborhood Profile
Colonna
Frantic fashionistas, pedicured politicos, goal-oriented tourists, and on-the-go locals cross paths every day in Colonna, a delightful chaos in the very center of the city. Even though it has some of the city’s loveliest sites—a 2nd century column, Belle Epoque shopping center, and a magnificent Baroque parliament building—Colonna is not just another pretty face, but the cosmopolitan eye of Rome’s cultural storm. Colonna can safely say it has the best of Rome: museums, boutiques, window displays, restaurants, cafes, and people watching.
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