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“Good food, friendly service”
Review of L'Eau Vive

L'Eau Vive
Ranked #1,293 of 13,216 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European, French
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Good for: Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
Reviewed April 5, 2013

We had lunch with friends. Very good food, the salade de chevre chaud had an entire cheese, the fish with polenta and egg plant was delicious, at least that's what my husband said. We had to wait a while for the food, probably because everything was made from scratch. My husband and I had finished our coffee by the time our friends got their creme brulee, but the dessert was worth waiting for! The nuns who waited on us were very nice and frienly. Would like to go back.

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Thank taraxacum2016
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Reviewed March 31, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay in these beautiful locations at the 2nd floor with nuns welcoming us. Relaxed atmosphere and personell. Good food, not fantastic. I had the fois gras for starter. OK. And the Faisan à l’ananas – Pommes à la vapeur et dauphine. Great Faisan, boring potatoes. And a great glass of white wine - riesling.
Price: around 20 € per per person without starter, with dessert and a glass of wine.

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Reviewed February 5, 2013 via mobile

Good food. Great service. Very nice atmosphere. The waiters were so relaxed and you felt like home. Its a very special experience but defently great. A "must try"!

Thank HanneRoj
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

An interesting but somewhat bizarra experince. Food was supposed to be French and was Ok but not great. Saw reference to this restaurant in a guide book and was certainly an experience. Dining room lacked ambience and Fresos that were mentioned in guide were actually upstairs. Claimed to be used by MPs and Actors, but as it was a Friday it was very quiet.

1  Thank jostan99
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Reviewed January 14, 2013

We didn't know what to expect and we were pleasantly surprised. This is not a glitzy or fancy place. However, it was a unique experience like none I have had while dining before. The nuns operate this simple restaurant and we were more than pleased with our food, the prices, and the house wine was the best I had on the entire trip! The menu is extensive and the nuns are very helpful when choosing your items. I enjoyed a delicious steak with gorgonzola and puff potatoes. My husband had the roasted chicken and we could taste all the herbs they used to season the meat, delicious!

This is a nice place to have a peaceful relaxing lunch. They are also open for dinner. It's a great place to go by yourself, with a date or a group. They have space for groups, not too common in Rome. Clean restroom also, always a great sign!!!

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Thank DominoVivien
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