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#114 of 9,742 Restaurants in Rome
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Via Milano 48 | Rione Monti, 00184 Rome, Italy
+39 06 482 3962
13:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 11:30
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19:30 - 11:30
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I dined here recently and it truly was an amazing experience. I can strongly recommend the purple gnocchi. I the fish mains was divine. The wine was delicious. All in all a truly wonderful experience to celebrate my birthday

Thank Gina K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

First you get impressed by the amazing service. The comes the food we had a smoked beef tartare and a tuna tartare both a wonder. Then we went for a Lobster with home made pasta... just marvellous...

1 Thank Nicolas L
Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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61 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a solid Italian restaurant with a cozy atmosphere close the main train station (15 minute pleasant walk). I enjoyed the sesame shrimp (crisp, moist, not oily), the home made pasta with red mullet in red sauce (fresh al dente pasta, fresh tomatoes, a generous number of delicate pieces of red mullet, cooked but still nice and firm and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were recommended this restaurant by a local tour guide and just happened to be very close to out hotel. Modern feel to the restaurant, white table clothes with a modern décor. Our waiter was very friendly and efficient, seemed to be quite a few locals with repeat custom. The food was very good, very well presented with great flavours,... More 

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Guildford, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

There are hundreds of places to eat in Rome but this must be one of the best. Not only are the staff friendly, helpful and efficient but the food is exquisite. We were particularly impressed with the octopus that was cooked to perfection with just a hint of charring to bring out the flavour. This is a dish that needs... More 

1 Thank never2late
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly service, stylish food, great wine and good atmosphere, mostly local diners and a great change from standard pasta and pizza.

Thank marylT3487KO
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate to get a table here for Christmas and dinner was exquisite. The service as stated by previous reviewers was very accomodating, and the place is intimate with mostly locals enjoying a night out. My wife and I decided to come back and we met the owner, who was more than happy to make sure we had a... More 

1 Thank Ozzie D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What more could you ask for?? The restaurant is small (pet hate of my partner's!), but the tables are cleverly set out so that they don't seem too close. The wine list was innovative - we had a fab little primitivo. And as for my sesame prawn starter and lobster pasta main, absolutely top marks. My partner's scallops were simply... More 

1 Thank SMCDublin
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made a reservation at 10pm, arrived on time, and had to wait to get seated. Then we had to wait more than an hour to get our food, when the table after us already finished their diner. Attached is a photo of the first dish arriving at 23:20. I will not recommend this restaurant to anyone who thinks his/her... More 

Thank Yuan R
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here our last night in Rome. Yum!!! The food could not have been better. We had the seafood appetizer (clams, mussels, shrimp, sea urchin, oysters). At our request, they made it for 3 and brought seconds of two of the items for our daughter. The wine recommendation was spot on. Entrees and dessert were delicious as well.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35 - US$90
Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
13:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 11:30
13:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 11:30
13:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 11:30
13:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 11:30
13:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 11:30
13:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 11:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Milano 48 | Rione Monti, 00184 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Monti
  • Neighbourhood: Monti
  • Phone Number: +39 06 482 3962
42 Seats divided into 2 rooms furnished in 70's glam style.Mediterranean cousine, especially fish, with selected and strictly seasonal products, it does not fail to wink to the traditional Roman dishes.The wine list is constantly evolving, careful to offer Italian excellence in the right quality / price ratio.

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Staying in Monti

Neighbourhood Profile
Monti is Rome’s rebel yell. This neighbourhood just west of Termini train station mixes grit with fun as it continues to fight for its reputation as a magnet for the artsy, alternative, and hipster. Every season, quirky boutiques and food spots sprout up on its cobblestone streets. The neighbourhood supports unique and homegrown businesses that cater to its longtime residents as well as hipsters on the hunt. Hang out at Piazza della Madonna dei Monti anytime after lunch and you'll always find something going on.
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