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Via Silvi Marina 37/C, 00054 Fregene, Italy
+39 06 6656 3327
09:00 - 19:30
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We were staying at an airport hotel and rather than spend a night in the hotel looked for an 'alternate' experience for our last night in Rome. We looked at towns on the coast and found Fregene just 20 mins drive away. Thanks to Tripadvisor reviewers we choose Controvento. What a fabulous late afternoon and evening. We drank cocktails on... More 

Thank Terri I
Tarporley, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2015

What a lovely place this is right on the beach. If you don't want to dig your feet in the sand while eating you can sit on the decking. We originally arrived just to have a couple of cocktails but decided to stay for dinner and we were very pleased we did. The food especially the 'spaghetti alle vongole' was... More 

Thank Rosalind M
Rome, Italy
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113 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Just had a memorably good lunch at Controvento -- which went to completely by chance while spending the day just up the coast at the dog-friendly Bau Beach -- it is about a ten minute walk from there and you can take your dog for lunch, although it must be on a leash for the walk there. Highlight of lunch... More 

Thank Angus M
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2013

We ate here just yesterday evening. The location is great, right on the beach and you get to eat with you feet under the sand. The food was delicious and I have to say everyone that served us was very kind. I'm sure we will return and I would recommend it to other too!

Thank ericanew
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2013

very impressed with this place, felt like being in Ibiza, modern garden furniture and manicured lawns, great for sunset drinks, food was great and well priced - popular with the in crowd clearly

Thank ALRLondonALR
Jakarta, Indonesia
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2013

Fantastic dinner on the beach. Raw and cooked antipasti were fabulous. Pasta (maltagliati with mussels and pecorino; fettuccine with squid) were good. Excellent fried calamari. Good wine list. Charming service. Great soundtrack. What better way to see the sunset in Fregene?

Thank bjbabe

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$60
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:30
09:00 - 19:30
09:00 - 19:30
09:00 - 19:30
09:00 - 19:30
09:00 - 19:30
09:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Silvi Marina 37/C, 00054 Fregene, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Fregene
  • Phone Number: +39 06 6656 3327

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?