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Hostaria Antica Roma

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Via Appia Antica 87, 00179 Rome, Italy
065132888
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

The food was delicious. The service was welcoming. A great location for lunch after walking along the old Via Appia from Rome, admiring the numerous columbaria and other ancient remains. Let Massimo choose the food. You will not be disappointed.

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Strasbourg, France
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

We have visited this excellent restaurant on our walking along appia antica. I am not a food historian but eating our lunch on the first (proper) road ever built was truly exciting. We were told about the rich history behind the place and continuing tradition and presented with a nice portrait after the meal. There is a small museum sort... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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87 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

The idea of dinning in a Roman ruin is exciting, particularly in what could be a charming terrace. There's a convenient parking place for guests, which is something unusual in Roman restaurants. The host is very friendly and suggested us the menu. Last time it was antipasti and lamb as the main course. In a different occasion I had had... More 

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Naples, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

For a couple of years now, my wife and I have been wanting to eat at my friend Paolo's restaurant. For one reason or another, we had to cancel each time. This past weekend we were meeting friends in Roma and decided it was the perfect time to give it a whirl so I contacted Paolo. Upon our arrival, we... More 

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Thank John P
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We last came here 5 years ago and recently returned and were not disappointed. We had enough enchanted evening in a wonderful magical setting. Excellent food/wine, served by a truly engaging elderly gentleman. The house wine (white) was excellent value and Parma ham/melon was simply divine. If we lived locally, we would be here all the time. A true highlight... More 

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Hobe Sound, Florida
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We stumbled upon the restaurant which dates back to the Roman era on our way to the Catacombs of St. Callixtus. As we approached the restaurant we wondered whether we should go in. Thankfully, we entered and was greeted by a pleasant old man who turned out to be the current owner of the restaurant. The restaurant abounds in history... More 

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Thank Ron S
Adelaide, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

What a find! A little off the beaten track but this restaurant had been recommended to our party by a relative. Authentic Italian food served by the gorgeous Massimo in a beautiful historical setting. Generous servings of tasty food. Definitely worth a visit!

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Aventura, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A little off the beaten path but well worth the taxi ride. Nice to get away from the crowds and relax in the beautiful garden setting of the ancient mausoleum. Veal marsala, lasagna and the house special chicken dish were all winners with our family.

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Mississauga, Canada
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Our group of 8 booked this restaurant for dinner. We confirmed with cell phone and email addresses. We showed up for our reservation, after spending 40€ on taxies. The gate was closed, doors locked, nobody in site. We called and they said they had a family emerg and were not showing up. I understand things happen, but an email or... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

What a wonderful experience. I had high expectations based on recommendations and reviews and was not disappointed. We were the only table for most of the night and received full on attention - a bit overwhelming at first but made the night v special. No sign of Paolo as mentioned in reviews but Massimo was gorgeous and with my limited... More 

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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
Average prices
$22 - $79
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
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 Appia Antica 87, 00179 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: 065132888
Description
One of the most unusual place to eat in the world...a mausoleum of 2000 years ago...

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?