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Osteria Da Zi Umberto

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Piazza di San Giovanni della Malva 14/B | Piazza San Giovanni della Malva, 14/B, 00153, Roma, Lazio, 00153 Rome, Italy
+39 06 581 6646
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
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Gijon, Spain
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been here over 10 times and it simply invites you back!! FOOD & SERVICE; (we all seek this) + delicious and authentic Roman cuisine. Every single dish is worth trying. ALL OF IT. + the proportions are generous and served quickly. + the staff makes the difference. they are hand picked it seems and are delightful. well-mannered, kind and... More 

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Rome, Italy
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm going to review Osteria da Zio Umberto on two points: 1. Service 2. Food Quality First of all, let me give you my credentials on which my review is based. I am a native of Napoli (Which means I grew up on AMAZING food), I have been baking and cooking since I was 8 years old and I have... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place and good food, but nothing special or memorable compared to their Roman restaurants. Simple, rustic and good

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Thank marcelolima83
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great meal ---fried calamari, pappardelle with wild boar sauce and husband had gnocchi that were cooked to perfection. Wine and bread also good....a great little casual inexpensive restaurant in a terrific area!

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Thank lisafalasco128
Level Contributor
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was my third visit to Roma and the best restaurant so far. The staff were friendly and the food were a very good. I had mushroom&chestnuts soup for lunch and rabbit for dinner. The wine was excellent we had Abbazia Di Novacella Lagrein 2015. Highly recommended.

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Thank Angela F
Auburn, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to Rome several times, and I've gone to many of the restaurants recommended by various guidebooks. This is by far my favorite. My daughter, when hearing we were going back to Rome, teared up thinking about getting to go to this restaurant again. My sentiments exactly.

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Thank watkigm
Valletta, Malta
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very casual place in a small square, the service is casual and very good service with love for the place and the food, Enjoyed every min of it and will be back.

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Thank Silvio B
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing and authentic. The staff were friendly yet made a point of trying to help ya say things in Italian. The atmosphere was great. This restaurant is well worth the walk over the river. The area itself is a lovely water of cobbled streets and piazzas. Z

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Thank tturnham
Honolulu
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

The ambiance is very authentic Trasteverino, food the best, consistent and at a good price. It has been my first stop when I visited Rome over the last 50 years. i ate there weekly when I was a resident of Rome over a 7 year period The carbonara and bucatini alla matriciana are my favorites dishes. Buon appetito, Tommaso Gambino

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Milan, Italy
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

So that's a dangerous oversell and am definitely setting expectations high...but I have lived in Italy for 18 years and the Fettucine (don't remember the name but they had onions, pancetta, pecorino and red pepper) that I had here were seriously the best I can remember eating. Also, hands down the best tiramisù I've ever eaten in my life. It's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
Thursday
10:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
Friday
10:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
Saturday
10:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza di San Giovanni della Malva 14/B | Piazza San Giovanni della Malva, 14/B, 00153, Roma, Lazio, 00153 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Trastevere
  • Neighbourhood: Trastevere
  • Phone Number: +39 06 581 6646

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Trastevere
Trastevere ("beyond the Tiber") is like a faded postcard, a little worn around the edges but still charming. With its wide-open piazzas, meandering streets, weathered Renaissance buildings, and overgrown personality, it's become an irresistible mecca for visitors. Trastevere is an enclave of entertainment - a rotating set of street performers entertains almost every night, and unforgettable eateries and bars pepper its piazzas and side streets. For a trip to the past, visit the southern and western flanks of Trastevere for pockets of yesteryear, less traversed areas with a residual 1960s and 70s Roman vibe.
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