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Via dei Savorgnan, 99, 00176 Rome, Italy
0664771096
Today
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

This place is where you still find the real roma in my opinion. Hidden outside the touristic centre in a quiet neighbourhood this place is a gem. Ok fare enough some tourist still find their way here like us because of Anthony bourdains layover Rome episode but still this place seemed to have kept it real compared to boncis pizzarium... More 

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Rome, Italy
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

My favourite trattoria in Roma. Close to my place. Friendly, easy going, excellent food. The owner tommy is a friend of mine. The baddest guy in universe. Food? TOP.

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Thank Francesca68404
Guildford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

On Saturday night my friends and I went for dinner at Betto e Meri. It is a little out of the way of Rome's city centre (we had to take two trams) and I was surprised by the packed lively atmosphere of the large restaurant as we entered what appeared to be a small establishment from the outside. It is... More 

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New York
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143 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

5* for what it is - a very traditional, family trattoria, NOT fine dining. For what it is, yes *****. You probably need a bit of Italian to get by, or be willing to take your chances on, e.g., horsemeat. The available dishes are described to you by your server; that's it. To get there, take the #1 tram from... More 

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Thank RomeTheSecondTime
Vienna, Austria
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

This is an amazing place. They serve traditional Roman dishes, I never dreamed of tasting. Meat eaters will feel very much at home here, but they do do a vegetarian version of spaghetti carbonara (with courgette). Don't order white wine, you might get told off (they don't do fish). While the waiters may occasionally come across a little gruff, they... More 

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Thank EJS1975ff
Rome, Italy
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

To bring your friends who want to savor the real Roman experience. The waiter will sit on the table with you to take your order. You must absolutely try the horse meat to appetizer as it is divine. Make sure that you order half a portion of pasta (or share with a friend) otherwise you will be unable to eat... More 

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Thank Rima A
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14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Fist tip about this place - DONT WEAR A TI E - this use to be back in the days one of the place where left wings activist use to go eat after meetings or actions. The easy going atmosphere is still there. No menu and no luxury dishes. The waiter comes directly to sit at your table to tell... More 

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Thank Julien F
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Great place to try traditional Rome dishes. It's fairly big and packed, with just a few cm separating tables. We ate there twice during our stay in Rome. There are no menus but the waiting staff can explain the day's specials in English. Antipasti, pasta carbonara or with sauces from various casseroles, for second course we had a mixed plate... More 

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Thank Julie C
Cagliari
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326 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I went there last Friday to celebrate the end of a course I took. The whole class went, so we had a group of 18 people. We opted for the 25€ per person menu, and it was a good choice. The food was good - not the best food I have had in Rome, but quite good. I did not... More 

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Thank taffani
Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I was staying nearby and had this place recommended to me but every time I walked by it looked dead. Finally decided to go in and give it a go and found out everyone was in the courtyard out the back and I should've made a booking! Because I was alone, they made a place for me. The lovely waitress... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$29 - $37
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via dei Savorgnan, 99, 00176 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: 0664771096

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?