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Trattoria Monti

#306 of 9,742 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Esquilino
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Via di San Vito 13/a, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 06 446 6573
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 13:00 - 14:45
Tue - Sat 20:00 - 22:45
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Kent
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked the Trattoria Monti for our special Valentines night on our Rome break, but unfortunately it was lacking in romance! We were disappointed there was no reference to Valentines with decor or ambiance and it certainly didn't feel romantic with close tables and bright lighting. We shared the onion tart with gorgonzola which was very tasty, i had the stuffed... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rome being a very touristic city, our friends and us were looking for a local experience. Trattoria Monti was just that and offered exquisite dishes. The place is designed with refinement and the menu was diverse. As a starter, the baccala (codfish) with black truffles was an explosion of taste. The pasta dishes were incredible: I very much enjoyed the... More 

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Thank PhilippeGA
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The service was friendly, the food was amazing (especially the Tortello was great). The prices also were reasonable for a place like Rome. Definitely a place to visit.

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Thank Amer M
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

The pasta was excellent and the pizza was just right. I would surely recommend this place to friends. Ask for the spaghetti with meat sauce, great option. The ambient is amazingly clean and organized while maintaining the classical look.

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Thank Victor Julio C
Massachusetts
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

I found this trattoria while looking for lunch in the Monti area. It was perfect, good food, reasonable prices, great service. I'm a female over 60, travelling by myself & I felt very comfortable and welcomed in this trattoria.

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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

After eating at Trattoria Monti in 2015, I spent the year dreaming of their red onion flan with gorgonzola. Could it possibly be as delicious as I remembered? YES IT CAN! 2016 and we were back in Rome. Had another amazing meal at this authentic and friendly restaurant. We had fun practicing our Italian and while my husband took the... More 

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Thank Nanjeanne
Montreal, Canada
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

I was in Rome and did not want to do only the tourist stuff. The concierge of my apartment reserved a table for me at this restaurant... Amazing food, great service! I went back 3 times during my week there. Well located.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

The surrounding are not nice at all. But I have this place as a good place to go. Since we entered the place we love it. Very friendly, with it own style, you are welcome. The food is very very good. We tried the pasta and was really good. Good prices and good food. Definitely will come back. Congratulations for... More 

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Rome, Italy
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Monti has an onslaught of restaurant openings which have arrived over the last years creating a "cool" image for food & wine the area. For me, many of them fall very short of delivering a solid experience; the classics always reign. There you have Trattoria Monti. Family Run with helpful and inviting service: Check. Truly Great Food: Check. Truly Great... More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

All the food we ordered was excellent (fried vegetables like fiore di zuccha, penne with saussage and a cake of jelly and strawberry). The service was very kind, and the restaurant is cozy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 14:45
Tuesday
13:00 - 14:45
20:00 - 22:45
Wednesday
13:00 - 14:45
20:00 - 22:45
Thursday
13:00 - 14:45
20:00 - 22:45
Friday
13:00 - 14:45
20:00 - 22:45
Saturday
13:00 - 14:45
20:00 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di San Vito 13/a, 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighbourhood: Esquilino
  • Phone Number: +39 06 446 6573

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Esquilino
Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only way to describe the Esquilino neighbourhood. The Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s famous seven hills. From an ancient neighbourhood to its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub, Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up basketball games. Look around you: this area isn’t like the historic centre. Liberty architecture, large piazzas, and long boulevards mix with archaic arches, secret side alleys, and beautiful churches like Santa Maria Maggiore.
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