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La Selvotta

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Via della Selvotta 43, 00072 Ariccia, Italy
+39 06 932 4521
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

went there early oct on a lovely sunny Saturday. starter was very good and the pasta very very good. waiters running to serve tables. would recommend

Thank DorothyFLondon
Rome, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Nice open air alternative to the other typical "fraschette", but to be avoided on summer. Too hot and too crowded. Price are outrageously high for what you get. Porchetta, prosciutto, olives, and cheese for 3 people = 70 euros and the quality wasn't the best. Probably worth the cooked food but I recommend it for dinner (too hot at lunch... More 

Thank Bruno D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2015

Our return visit for lunch at La Selvotta to celebrate two birthdays did not disappoint. The early October sunshine made for a pleasant outdoor dining experience. The folks at La Selvotta know their stuff: the food is hearty, flavorful and served in abundance. We ordered pasta amatriciana for two to be shared by four and it was more than enough.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2015

The food is fantastic - to sit under the trees while you drink some chilled wine & munch on a selection of cheese, ham, salami, porchetta & possibly the best bread I have had in a very long time - absolutely divine. And then there's the pasta - Bucatini all' Amatriciana - absolutely gorgeous. Price wasn't bad either. The place... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2015

I did visit this place twice in my life and wish to come here every Sunday to have a fantastic treat! Bucatini amatricana. Just writing about it I feel hungry :-) This place is amazing. I really recommend you to come here and try whatever they offer :-) Dont expect a long menu. Pasta, porchetta and mozzarela with olives. Oh... More 

Thank zuzana169
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2014

Our Roman family took us to La Selvotta and we are so happy that they did. Located a pleasant drive from Trastevere near the summer papal palace in the hills outside of Rome, the restaurant is a chiosco - picnic grounds where dining is al fresco. A manager sits outside near the kitchen. Once you are assigned a numbered rustic... More 

Thank EastVillageDenizen
Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2014

Nice outdoor restaurant, with a rustic feeling, under huge trees. They serve local food, including starters (cold) and pasta, of course. Two courses including wine will cost approx 15 EUR. Seems to be very popular among the local people.

Thank Balazs M
Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2012

This fraschetta is really a great place to go to when the summer heat is unbearable since it is placed just outside Ariccia in a cheastnut wood so the temperatures especially in the evenings are quite fresh. There are rough wodden tables under the trees, so you choose your place and get served drinks and pasta (only amatriciana at 6,5... 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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Selvotta 43, 00072 Ariccia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Ariccia
  • Phone Number: +39 06 932 4521

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