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La Vecchia Frasca

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Via Don Giuseppe Buttarelli 12, 00044 Frascati, Italy
+39 06 9401 7045
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Needham, Massachusetts
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here in November, 2016. We shared a primi and each had a secondi. The house wine at five euros for a half carafe was an excellent choice. However, the beef dish that we had for the secondi was hard going and hard to chew. The service was good. The entrance is down a side street and is hard... More 

Thank Rick02492
Trondheim, Norway
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

We had lunch at this restaurant and were not disappointed. Huge portions of pasta dishes accompanied by generous glasses of the white wine of the house. The wine was good and very cheap by the glass (compared to Rome, at least). This restaurant was worth the travel from Rome👍

Thank IngunnMH
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94 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this place by a local. The food was fantastic. The deco was traditional. Very good quality food at very reasonable prices.

Thank HazelEurope
Dublin, Ireland
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Lovely restaurant, great food and service. The portions are large. Very little English spoken but between the little Italian we had picked up, a small bit of effort and the willingness of the staff we ordered a lovely meal. The house wine is very good and it's worth finishing with an espresso if only for the wonderful plate of biscuits.... More 

Thank Perfect_Three
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106 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

fantastic lcal food in the quaint town of frascati. very popular amongst locals. great starters and platters. the house wine is very good. no one understands English. we used the restaurant free wifi to translate the menu on our smartphone and therefore we did fine otherwise non Italian speaking guests will miss out a great meal. rates given for meats... More 

Thank alpanadm
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Visited here twice for dinner. Food on both occassions were lovely and fresh. Menu is in Italian only and offered local dishes.

Thank Elaine W
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

No one speak one word of English, (even the word 'fish') the menu is all in Italian... The bottle of red wine tastes like vinegar that you buy from the cheap supermarket for cooking ONLY! And the food....God, I haven't had that kind of bad food in my life! We ordered one chicken dish and one veal, it came out... More 

Thank Kate Z
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016

We did not know of this restaurant but passed by and it looked good. We ate inside - tables were very spread out and we did not feel crowded. We just had a light lunch - pasta and some house wine but were treated well. Our pasta was delicious - I had carbonara and my partner had fettucine with porcini... More 

Thank ElleSydney
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Well, me and my 6 friends were walking around Frascati and wanted to taste some food far from the centre of Rome and we stumbled upon this restaurant. The interior is beautiful and well decorated. We were seated comfortably with ample space. Our server, Diana, was very professional, nice and helped us enjoy our time despite the fact the place... More 

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Siggiewi, Malta
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant by purpose and decided to get in. Diana our host took very good care. The lunch was great and with a very reasonable price. If you happen to be in Frascati, visit this restaurant

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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
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Don Giuseppe Buttarelli 12, 00044 Frascati, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Frascati
  • Phone Number: +39 06 9401 7045

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