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Il Sanlorenzo

#971 of 9,890 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
££££
Neighbourhood:
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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Via Dei Chiavari 4/5, 00186 Rome, Italy
+39 06 686 5097
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19:30 - 00:00
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Mon - Sat 19:30 - 00:00
Tue - Fri 12:45 - 14:45
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Hobe Sound, Florida
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107 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked in here late one evening with no reservations. We had heard some good reviews of the place, but had never been inside. We were welcomed graciously, and taken to a quiet table in a corner. The interior of the restaurant is lovely, with clean lines and a modern feel . The menu was ambitious, and the food was... More 

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1 Thank Rcdown78
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207 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simple but elegant decor. Service was excellent. We had an excellent waiter (Sayed) who was very helpful, informative and efficient. Food was fresh and delicious although it was not that creative but that could be my taste. Highly recommended if you are looking for a good seafood place in Rome

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Thank DrHabib
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I visited this extremely expensive restaurant with my family, and was hoping for a really special meal. The restaurant itself is in a lovely room and the food is fish, very tasty and fresh. That is the only positive thing I can say about il San Lorenzo... Which is a real shame. It was clear from the very start that... More 

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5 Thank Jan G
New York City, New York
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The best and freshest fish in Roma. Lovely setting--modern with interesting cutting edge art but at the same time cozy--the lighting is well done. Top notch service. Fresh fish in salt a must, as is the freshly made pasta with just caught Shrimp. And the bread--magnifico! Worth the money. Save up for it and you will not be sorry. Great... More 

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Thank ek59
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best places (if not the best) for fish in Rome. The staff could be a little more helpful, as we had to wait about half an hour for our reserved table to be available, but the food quality is so good, that everything was forgotten. Not a tourist place, definitely worth the price for the... More 

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Thank Adinel T
East Hampton, New York
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant caters to only rich romans that they know. Great food but unless you want to be treated poorly as a tourist don't go. My wife and I dressed to the nines with a fist full of cash to spend at this very expensive restaurant expected at least to be treated descent. Roman service can be rough but shouldn't... More 

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2 Thank wino91
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Terrific place with cool ambience, delicious food and superb presentation... Definitely a return to place and we highly Recommended this place for a lovely evening...please do ask them for olive bread (black color) never had this wonderful breads before too tasty ...😊🍞good value for money. Will definitely return!

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Thank Madeeha C
Chicago
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77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I am chuckling a bit with my review and title, as I'm rather certain the restaurant treated us the way they did because we were not local. My hunch is they will like that Americans do not like their visit. We were basically ignored for our entire meal and given very little advice or attention during our menu selection, etc.... More 

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2 Thank Jeff H
Lake Mary, FL
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Enjoyed a wonderful lunch at il SanLorenzo. The food was great and the restaurant is so beautiful. Would highly recommend.

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Thank MDuVall-Rubin
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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120 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Sanlorenzo is not on the tourists radar. It is, however, a very genuine high quality Italian seafood restaurant. The decor is modern and the staff are attentative but the best part is the seafood. We had the degestation menu which comfortably enough and cooked to perfection. It came with between course cleansers which is always a nice touch. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
19:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
19:30 - 00:00
12:45 - 14:45
Wednesday
19:30 - 00:00
12:45 - 14:45
Thursday
19:30 - 00:00
12:45 - 14:45
Friday
19:30 - 00:00
12:45 - 14:45
Saturday
19:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dei Chiavari 4/5, 00186 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Neighbourhood: Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Phone Number: +39 06 686 5097

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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