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Cantina Simonetti

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Piazza San Rocco 4, 00044 Frascati, Italy
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

This Cantina would more rightly be regarded as a rustic restaurant in Australia or North America, but whatever you call it, it is a sheer delight. It is located a short way (say, 150 yards) up the hill from the railway station as you exit to the left, and is in a corner of the cobblestoned piazza, the first you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

We had the most amazing meal at Cantina Simonetti. Authentic Italian restaurant where local people eat. You will not be disappointed. In a beautiful square very rustic.

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Nederland, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We entered this nearly empty restaurant on the quiet Piazza San Rocco about 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. Within twenty minutes the modest-sized place was entirely full. It is a simple restaurant with benches and chairs where one sits, family-style, at one of a number of long tables; there is just a single separate table for two. Our server quickly understood... More 

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Alicante, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Located in the heart of the old part of the Frascati town, it is a typical Roman "family - run" restaurant/hosteria type place which is very popular with the Romans and especially on week ends requires a reservation. Typical Roman dishes, the "antipasti" with the characteristic "porchetta" are a must as well as the meat and pasta dishes. Good local... More 

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Rome
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Very expensive for the amount of food they serve. We ordered an antipasto for 2 and they brought a couple of plastic plates with very few vegetables. Meat and cheese variety was decent. Food was prepared behind a glass with bare hands. It may be a common practice in restaurants but it wasnt nice seeing it. Pasta was heated in... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

What a great surprice;-) We went to Frascati on Sunday for a trip from Rome! What a lovely place by itself, away from busy, busy Rome! Well weather could be better, but who could you blame for it:-) After short walk around the town, we found this small cantina Simonetti. We entered and we got a table straight away, even... More 

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San Jose, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2010

One of many small cantinas/osterias in Frascati. This one has a better-than-average appetizer plate, with bread, salami, prosciutto, cheese, olives, and delicious porchetta. Enough for a light dinner, for about 10 Euros. Other food is apparently available as well. Closed Monday year-round, and closed Tuesday in Winter.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza San Rocco 4, 00044 Frascati, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Frascati

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