The restaurant appears modern and family friendly but the service is tepid, the pasta lukewarm and the only saving grace is the pizza. The waiter who served us offered us water then brought over the most expensive bottled water (3 euro) rather than the two cheaper options. He then pretty much disappeared. We waited half an hour for our first course (pasta and salad) in a restaurant with only five other tables occupied. When the pasta finally arrived we received one carbonara and then nothing for another five minutes. The salad and two more cabornaras (one inexpicably sprinkled with cheese, the other not) arrived. The pasta was okay but it was lukewarm with the sauce congealing in an unappealing mess. We had also ordered two carbonaras, not three, and when I informed the waitress (after managing to chase one down) that we had actually ordered a ravioli she actually grunted and looked annoyed. No apologies were given for their mistake although the ravioli was quicker to arrive than our first dishes and was accompanied by our second course, pizza. The ravioli is cooked from frozen stock (spinach and ricotta) and was just barely warmer than our other pastas, which surprised me as they would have taken the pasta straight to our table. The pizza, on the other hand, was better. They have a wood fire oven for the pizza and it has a thin base and the crusts were not burnt. Disappointed to see that there was no basil on the margherita as advertised on the menu although other margheritas we have had in Italy have been just tomato and cheese as well. (if so, just take basil off the menu). The place seems hit and miss judging by the reviews, it seems like a good place for families but for the same kind of money (prices are average rather than cheap) you can get much better food elsewhere. I also saw no locals and the restaurant is not far from Vatican City.
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