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“Good Lunch ”
Review of Grotta Azzurra

Grotta Azzurra
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Ranked #1,152 of 12,268 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $11 - $28
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Neighborhood: Prati
Munich, Germany
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Good Lunch ”
Reviewed March 12, 2013 via mobile

We came along the Via Cola di Renzo from the Vaticanstaat and were hungry after a long walk.
Because of several tips by the tripsdvisor app we went to the Grotta Azzurra. Nothing special from the outside view, but quite big inside and very lovely. We had a very delicious foccacia bread as starter, two times pasta and a bottle of water. The pasta was freshmade and very good. The bill was about 25?. The desserts looked great too, but we didn't try.

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east london
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great food at a good price”
Reviewed February 21, 2013 via mobile

Stayed in rome for five nights and visited this place on our final evening. Had starter, main meal and a litre of wine for 2 people and it came in at 30 euro. Food was very tasty. I had spaghetti carbonara and my partner had the veal, both were very good. Wished we had found this place earlier!!

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Food poisoning from fish- Avoid at all costs”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

I am Italian- visiting Rome with a foreign partner as a tourist. Saw the restaurant on our way to the hotel , looked at tripadvisor reviews (big mistake- clearly written by the owners, friends or by tourists who have no idea of what a good fish restaurant is!) and though "how bad can it be?". I wish we had never entered. The smell was alarmingly unpleasant, but I blamed the open kitchen. Pushy waiters trying to have us order most expensive items- I enquired about availability of fresh fish (it was just after Xmas) and was reassured it was fresh. Well to cut it short the dishes (both pasta and the main course of oven baked fish) were horrible, looking greasy and smelling definitely not fresh. We just nibbled at the stuff and were BOTH sick all night. We made a hasty exit and noticed they have ready-made sauces on the kitchen counter! Both of us getting food poisoning was final proof. Wanted to go back the day after to complain but we were on a rush...Avoid, avoid, avoid.

  • Visited December 2012
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rome, italy
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82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“The one and restaurant”
Reviewed January 7, 2013

When in rome one of my experiences in a roman restaurant Was at the grotta azzurra delicious food and very helpfull staff. I strongly reccomend it and Will surely go back.

  • Visited January 2013
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Omaha
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“My Favorite spot in Rome!”
Reviewed November 27, 2012

Our B&B in Rome was in the same block as this wonderful restaurant. Others have commented on the interior, but I ate outside, twice for lunch and twice for dinner during my 5 days in Rome. I loved everything about this place. The food, the atmosphere and our wonderful server, Farid Kahn. I had great red wines, caprese salad and margarita pizza, pasta carbonera, an anchovie appetizer that I cannot think of the name, but all was delicious. A couple from North Carolina joined us one afternoon and they also enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. It was just a special neighborhood spot. Wish I was back there now!

  • Visited September 2012
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