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Life

#78 of 9,346 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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Mon 5:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here last Sunday with my mom. It was a rainy evening and we arrived for an early dinner. We opted to sit outside even though maitre d insisted he would find us a seat inside. We sat outside under heat lamps. We had great waiter Francesco. Had a nice bottle of wine. We split the buffalo mozzarella and Parma... More 

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Toronto
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we were recommended this restaurant by our hotel. It is contemporary and divided into several rooms. very classy. The service was good and the food was fabulous.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Small restaurant on a quiet street. A slight mix up on reservations but was seated inside. Note of caution, the music is a bit loud for dining and a tad too "young" for my taste so they found us with an outdoor table. Food was great and found an inexpensive wine that I loved.Warning our waiter suggested we put a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I'm a big fan of truffles anyway but there is quite a lot on the menu with truffle in it so I really rather enjoyed myself. Porcini tagliatelle with black truffle.. oh wow!! It was so good we decided to go twice during our stay in Rome and the manager remembered us on the phone from our first visit -... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I celebrated my birthday sitting outside at "Life" (she'd selected it from others' reviews) on a recent Rome visit. She told me she'd secured the reservation WELL AHEAD after an exchange of "extremely prompt and polite" emails "with a genuine human touch". And that's exactly the type of service you experience during the evening (thank you, Francesco,... More 

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Thank 431PaulH431
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As no big fan of pizza or pasta (where in Italy they do taste way better than what you can get here in the US), yet, in the end they are still pizza or pasta. This place has dishes other than that, and they make them well. I ordered seabass, which was very tasty. should give it a shot if... More 

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Curacao
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is fantastic. The service was friendly and attentive. Excellent wines and excellent truffle dishes. Definitely recommended.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we both had fish whcih was very good. Meal quite pricy but in an excellent location. Tables inside and out. very popular. As well to book at busy times. Service a bit slow but we did'nt mind as not in a rush

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying in the area and the hotel recommended this along with three others. Tried first night but no table so we booked for the next. Glad we did. Superb. Service attentive, we were outside (gorgeous evening), food delicious. We shared a starter and both had different ravioli as main. Ravioli with burrata and Ravioli with ricotta and pecorino. Followed by... More 

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Boulogne-Billancourt, France
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for a special event and had the truffle menu. It was absolutely delicious and for a very correct price ! We had a very nice evening and enjoyed every meal they served.

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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, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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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