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Osteria Trinca

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Viale Balilla 14, 00044 Frascati, Italy
+39 06 9401 0266
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5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • 57
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  • 15
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fun setting and good meat/cheese platter

Fun setting down the cave!! We had the meat/cheese platter with a couple of beers. Delicious selection, although could have done www a bit more variety in the cheeses. Dolci options need some work!! All in all a great dinner though

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 22, 2015
Travellingbear44
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Fun setting down the cave!! We had the meat/cheese platter with a couple of beers. Delicious selection, although could have done www a bit more variety in the cheeses. Dolci options need some work!! All in all a great dinner though

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OSTERIA TRINCA F, Proprietario at Osteria Trinca, responded to this review
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Grazie per averci recensito. Fratelli Trinca. More 

Quito, Ecuador
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

The place is quite unique, you do feel in a proper traditional space. Different meats are served along with a variety of cheese and parmesan aubergine, and they are all amazing! The red wine is a particular mix of 3 types of red, so good! You can tell it is a family-run business by the detailed attention and interest they... More 

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OSTERIA TRINCA F, Proprietario at Osteria Trinca, responded to this review

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Rome, Italy
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751 reviews
456 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 365 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Did not dine in the "grotto" as in summer it's better outside to enjoy the sunset breeze. The Grotto is fine in winter months as the all year round temperature is 20°C. The food? fun and tasty. The highlight is the house specialty: a mix of ham, salamis, cheeses, porchetta (roast pig) dry tomatos, eggplants and a special ricotta cheese.... More 

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OSTERIA TRINCA F, Proprietario at Osteria Trinca, responded to this review
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Grazie per i complimenti. Fratelli Trinca. More 

Palermo, Italy
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58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

So, we got the menu that came cheese, ham, ricota colla bufala, porchetta. Everything was good. The place is really different.

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Grazie grazie grazie. Fratelli Trinca. More 

Denmark
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This place is amazing! I had read about it on TA and was very exited about coming here. I went with my boyfriend around 5 pm and when we first got there I was beginning to think that I made a mistake. The place doesn't look like much at first glance - a few tables outside and a little shop.... More 

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OSTERIA TRINCA F, Proprietario at Osteria Trinca, responded to this review
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Ciao Milena mi ricordo di voi. Sono molto contento che vi siate trovati bene nel mio locale. Luca Trinca. More 

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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

We found this place on trip advisor after spending most of the day walking round Rome in 36 degree heat. We were welcomed in and shown the cool beautiful underground cave and chose a table. After an exhausting day in the italian heat this place was absolutely perfect! Chilled beer, delicious wine, and wonderful food! The staff we're extremely friendly... More 

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OSTERIA TRINCA F, Proprietario at Osteria Trinca, responded to this review
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Grazie Lucy per averci recensito. Fratelli Trinca. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

Kind staff and good quality food and porchetta. Nice wine of the house and their wine biscuits are exquisite

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OSTERIA TRINCA F, Proprietario at Osteria Trinca, responded to this review
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Grazie per la recensione. Luca Trinca. More 

Rome, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014 via mobile

It has been an amazing experience. Quality food and delicious wine. One of the best 'fraschetta' in Rome. Strongly recommended.

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OSTERIA TRINCA F, Proprietario at Osteria Trinca, responded to this review
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Grazie per i complimenti, a presto. Fratelli Trinca. More 

Merritt Island, Florida
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39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We loved the fact that this place is an old wine cellar (a cave) and that the menu is unique. We went there for lunch and had a platter of mixed cured meats and another one of mixed local cheeses and sun dried tomatoes. Simple, high quality products for an informal style of lunching. They gave us so much food... More 

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OSTERIA TRINCA F, Proprietario at Osteria Trinca, responded to this review

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london
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

As we couldn't read the menu we were a bit unsure what to order so the food, while tasty, wasn't really what we would have chosen if we had known what was on offer. Given that most of the customers were Italian and probably not as poorly sighted as our aging selves we are perfectly ready to accept it is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Viale Balilla 14, 00044 Frascati, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Frascati
  • Phone Number: +39 06 9401 0266

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 28
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am

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