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La Buca di Ripetta

#306 of 9,458 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Campo Marzio
As featured in Best week of my life
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Via Ripetta 36, 00139 Rome, Italy
+39 06 321 93 91
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Palm Beach, Florida
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

If you are in the area of the Piazza Poppolo and would like to have an Italian meal like grandma prepared this is the place for you. The food is prepared in typical Italian fashion, without any pretense. It is served well by friendly wait staff and the prices are more than reasonable. It is also very family friendly.

Thank ugyved
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My favourite restaurant in Rome!!! We came across this restaurant by chance and visited twice in three days, in May 2016. We loved this place so much, we organised our wedding meal here with our friends and family. Nothing was too much trouble and the food is simply delicious. Again, we dined twice at La Buca Di Ripetta with our... More 

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Athens, Greece
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183 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was great, we would have liked more salad choices of course as there was only caprese to choose! Also the service was really slow in a Friday night, it would have been wise to have more people in the kitchen, waiters were fast but the kitchen was slower. We had great pasta dishes and desserts, the ambience is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Situated near the Piazza del Popolo and parallel to the Via del Corso. This little gem is frequented by locals. The decor is beautiful, the service is excellent and the food is delicious featuring some Roman specialties such as Carciofi alla Giuda and Saltimbocca alla Romana. NO tourist menu thank goodness Good wine list. Worth the visit

Thank Maria N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked this restaurant after reading the TA reviews and we were not disappointed. It is typically Italian, busy and the patrons are both locals and tourists.It was our best meal in Rome and at a very reasonable price. We shared the antipasto which included fried artichoke, stuffed zucchini flowers, crumbed veal cubes and mozzarella. The pasta was excellent and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Looking for a place for lunch, this met all our requirements: no pictures of food on the menu, off the beaten track and lots of locals eating. Food was very good indeed. Cooked to order (you go past the kitchen when you go to the bathroom)

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Boston, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

4 of us went there last week and had dinner. It was recommended by a local and recommended by Trip Advisor so we thought why not. So glad that we did go as the food was terrific and the atmosphere is great. Reasonable prices for excellent food!!

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend who has lived in Rome for some years introduced us - and he chose well. This is not a tourist trap but a seemingly quite low-key restaurant, where the food is just very good, and the wine also. If you want genuinely good unpretentious food of good quality, and at reasonable price, and do not need a frantic... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Luckily this restaurant was right by our Hotel as we literally fell in to it after a day of sightseeing. We arrived at 7:30 p.m. and just managed to get one of their last available tables that night. The place was packed with mostly locals by 8:30 p.m. on a Tuesday. So great to see! When most of these people... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined here twice during a four day trip to Rome. It is not a big place so do reserve if you want to try. Food is simple but delicious. Porcini season just started so I had grilled porcini both nights. Very delicious. Their roasted potatoes are also very good. My husband ordered the fresh pasta which was also yummy.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Ripetta 36, 00139 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Campo Marzio
  • Neighborhood: Campo Marzio
  • Phone Number: +39 06 321 93 91

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Campo Marzio
From its original role as ancient army training fields to its present-day identity as one of the city’s most desirable neighborhoods, the Campo Marzio is the best place to get lost in Rome. Gorgeous Renaissance and Baroque palazzos line the streets, and are filled with enticing boutiques and food shops. By day, Rome’s best-dressed denizens criss-cross its streets in a fashionable parade of errands, occasionally pausing to look fabulous in gorgeous piazzas like San Lorenzo in Lucina. Campo Marzio can be a bit of a sleeper after aperitivi hour (9pm), so visit by day and experience the pulse of daytime Rome.
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