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Donna Lucia

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Via Roma 76 | via roma 76, 00060, Formello, Provincia di Roma, Lazio, 00060, Formello, Italy (Formerly Il Castagneto)
+39 06 9014 6282
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Rome, Italy
2 reviews
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We came to have lunch on Sunday afternoon. The restaurant was quite full with few waitresses. After ordering out meal for 8 people we had to wait more than 45 minutes to have our lunch. We ordered some pasta, potatoes and some veal. The meat and potatoes were served very quickly but naturally our friend who ordered that didn't want... More 

Thank Veronika B
Bangkok, Thailand
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100 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2016

The first experience at a restauurant can be missleading - it may be an exceptionally bad or unusually good day for the establishment that may is not representative. So generally I wait for at least the second visit to post a review. Been twice now to Donna Lucia and already looking forward to the third! There are plenty of pluses.... More 

Thank Travel_Genius
Preston, Lancs
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Had high hopes for this large restaurant as it's in a nice setting and the lower tiered area was buzzing with atmosphere. Sadly there wasn't a spare table there so we had to sit at the top part. They had only 1 English menu for 4 of us to share & that took a while to find. It took ages... More 

Thank Traveller2906
Rome, Italy
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127 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2015

A large family restaurant on the brow of a hill by the roundabout as you enter Formello. As you enter (after the parrots) you pass the meat grill station and the massive steaks and Fiorentina. The menu is extensive - equal fish and carne. The pasta is good as is the pizzas, and at the usual reasonable price. Orders are... More 

Thank waltonwanderer
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 9, 2015

We are in Formello for the weekend and stumbled on this place on a on the first night here, Friday night was packed but they managed to fit us in with no waiting and with no fuss. The waitress service is second to none in their speed, politeness and efficiency, english was not an issue except for the finer points... More 

1 Thank Topsy458
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2012

We have been eating here for years and Sergio e la famiglia are great hosts. . Antipasti , primi (pappardelle al sugo Di cinghiale) secondi la tagliata Di filetto is seved in copper pan with potatoes and rocket . For meat lovers the Fiorentina is the best, simply cooked on the wood burning grill and the pizze thin and perfect.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Roma 76 | via roma 76, 00060, Formello, Provincia di Roma, Lazio, 00060, Formello, Italy (Formerly Il Castagneto)
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Formello
  • Phone Number: +39 06 9014 6282

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