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La Barca

Via Plauuto8-39, Rome, Italy
+39 06 6839 2222
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good20%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible20%
22 Sep 2015
“After reading other reviews, I need to but my 2 euros in! A visit from 2009, not 2014.”
3 Feb 2015
“Horrible ”
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Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, Soups
Via Plauuto8-39, Rome, Italy
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11 - 20 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 8 June 2010

Yes, everything said on here is true. No menu, the staff wants you to "trust" them. We didn't have wine, we did have 4 different appetizers, and we refused the dessert/fruit platter. I think we ended up spending 50 Eu total for the both of...More

Thank drewmania
Reviewed 2 November 2009

This place is a complete tourist trap. My wife ordered a seafood appetizer for 20 euros and they brought her multiple plates of what she did not order. I also just had a appetizer for 12 euros and we had water. When we asked for...More

3  Thank zeebraaman
Reviewed 29 September 2009

My wife and I were in Rome with her parents, our hotel recommended La Barca for a wonderful dining experience. We were greeted by our waiter who asked us if we wanted meat or fish, we chose the fish option and they did explain how...More

Thank tavitti
Reviewed 23 August 2009

We are savvy travelers, having traveled extensively in Europe and within Italy for 20+ years. This was the WORST dining experience we've ever had. The waiter asked us to "trust" him and let him choose our food for us. Still, we asked to see the...More

2  Thank NicoleA
Reviewed 30 July 2009

We were a group of 15 with 3 children and had one of the best seafood meals I have ever had. The waiter asked us to trust him with the menu and leave it up to him. We decided to do that and he did...More

Thank Bob P
Reviewed 25 July 2009

Mu husband and I were recommended to this place by our hotel front desk (Atlante Garden hotel), at the entrance, we saw that appetizers were ~6Euro, pastas ~10 Euros, main courses less than 20 Euros...and felt assured with the prices.. Once seated, the charming and...More

3  Thank psyence
Reviewed 28 June 2009

Just left the restaurant and I am very upset with this tourist trap. Since other reviewers enjoyed having the dishes of the day chosen for them we decided to do the same. We were a party of six with me, my wife, two teenage girls...More

4  Thank PortlandTravlin_man
Reviewed 23 June 2009

We were at La Barca in July 2008 as part of our honeymoon and found this restaurant on the recomendation of our hotel, and wow it blew our socks off ,we also went for just bring us anything myself it was the seafood and my...More

Thank geordietraveler_8
Reviewed 28 May 2009

Last October my son, my wife and I spent three wonderful weeks touring London, Paris, Venice, Florence and Rome. We dined on fine foods and wines in all of those cities, but none rivaled the gourmet seafood that we enjoyed one memorable evening at La...More

Thank GBernard
Reviewed 27 May 2009

This restaurant was recommended by Hotel Columbus, so we went with high hopes. We were treated well throughout the meal by a very jocular Sardinian. Our problem is that food we did not order was served to us. We only received a menu after several...More

Thank DFJames
Vatican / Borgo
Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent
souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and
pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican
and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighbourhood which
acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the
souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only
business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the
tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as
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  • Address: Via Plauuto8-39, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Vatican / Borgo
  • Neighbourhood: Vatican / Borgo
  • Phone Number: +39 06 6839 2222
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