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Viva l'Oste

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Via Santa Sinferusa, 6 / 8, 00019, Tivoli, Italy
0774 313757
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New York City, New York
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46 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

I was enchanted by this small restaurant recommended to me by the owner of my B&B. Decorated eclectically with varying chairs, tables and lights, the restaurant features two menus: fish or meat. I chose fish and had an amazing calamari salad, a perfectly cooked tuna filet. Accompanied by the local wines of Lazio which the restaurant features.

Thank Tracy E
Saint-Lazare, Canada
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Massimo is extremely welcoming. Speaks some English and some French. The food is good and the ambiance friendly.

Thank amandes2016
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

This Osteria typically makes you feel comfortable when you enter it. Good food, pleasant hoste. The price quality experience is excellent. Wine is ok , range to choose is not too large. We had an excellent Cesanese.

Thank Harry D
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We spent a very pleasant evening here. Although we had limited Italian, the host was very helpful. Good local cuisine with appropriate wine

Thank 170margarett
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102 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner here this evening on the recommendation of our b&b host and really enjoyed it The decor is eclectic, as is the clientele. Food is lovely and the owner is really attentive, friendly and helpful It was almost full on a Monday evening which speaks volumes

Thank Travellingpantaloni
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Great food, superb service and a lovely environment. Throughly recommended. Very helpful English speaking host helped us through the Italian menu (the trio of starters and the grilled squid were superb).

Thank dorsetfamily199
Almere, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

While late for lunch a nice salad was prepared, with a great glass of wine. This place was recommended by B&B il giardino who also called this restaurant to organise for us a nice salad. The place is nicely decorated, not at the most beautiful spot, but this is compensated by the nice food and great service.

Thank jpjanssen
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We were drowning in the torrential rain with our 2 year old and the kind hosts took us in an hour before opening and allowed us to wait and have drinks whilst they set up. Their hospitality will be long remembered and the food was not only interesting but fresh and extremely tasty. The cover photo does not do justice... More 

Thank minicabbage
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Reading other reviews on Tripadvisor, I think we must have arrived as the chef left! Although the location & waiting staff were very pleasant, the meal was inedible. However it must have been the cheapest bill we had during our Italy tour so I guess you pays your money... I cannot say other than avoid :(

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Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

We came there by accident looking for another place during lunchtime. It was a pleasant surprise. We were greeted with short menu. We both had mare / terra tris di antipasti which were delicious. Than we had ravioli with tuna and zucchini and Angus beef. Our daughter loved her gnuddi with spinach. It was all excellent. The atmosphere was casual... More 

1 Thank Konrad S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $39
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Santa Sinferusa, 6 / 8, 00019, Tivoli, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Tivoli
  • Phone Number: 0774 313757
Dal mese di marzo il menu' sara' prevalentemente a base di pesce con scaqrichi giornalieri

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