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“Attention! Huge portions! :-)”

Osteria del Cavaliere
Ranked #89 of 12,448 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$21 - US$35
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Tel Aviv, Israel
Level 6 Contributor
122 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“Attention! Huge portions! :-)”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

This fantastic family osteria is far from being a tourist trap: it is located in a typical Roman neighborhood, within a short walking distance from Metro A stations (Re di Roma and Ponte Lungo). It's full with locals and therefore a reservation is needed.
Our dinner there was the best meal we had during our 7 day stay in Rome, and I mention this fact because all our meals were based on TripAdvisor recommendations.
Service was friendly and attentive; the owner gave excellent recommendations.
Food was delicious and portions were very generous. We couldn't finish what we had ordered although we really wanted to…
When you think of a family business – this should be the model: a professional, uncompromising cooking that ends up with top notch food.
Prices were reasonable and the atmosphere was pleasant.
We'll be back again !

  • Visited June 2014
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St Neots, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic meal”
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Our first meal in Rome and now a chelae get to beat. We had no reservation but arrived early enough to get table which was reserved later in the evening. They made the children welcome and quickly prepared them some "simple pasta." Our beef dishes were delicious and were enjoyed with the house red. My husbands came with an amazing plate of vegetables. Would recommend booking - a little way out of the centre but just round he corner from our accommodation!

  • Visited May 2014
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St. James New York
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8 reviews
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“You will think your got lost!!”
Reviewed 29 May 2014

My wife, son, granddaughter and I were staying in Rome this May 2014 and had gone to all of our favorite restaurants. We were looking for something new and took a chance based on Tripadvisor reviews. Osteria del Cavaliere had many good review. Our cab driver got lost and let us out three blocks short of the restaurant so we had to walk. We thought we were lost and the outside of the restaurant was not impressive. We went early and it was empty, we were worried. DO NOT WORRY. The owner and his daughters make you feel immediately at home. They treat you like close relatives. You can see into the kitchen where the owners wife cooks and the owner gets directly involved with food preparation. It is rare to eat in a gem like this. We followed the owners suggestions of mixed bruchetta as an appetizer, split two different pastas as first course and had two orders of lamb skewers as a small second course. We asked for a wine suggestion and the result was a delightful bargain. We will return every vacation to Rome to this beyond excellent restaurant. Thanks to the family.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank econdo
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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Welcoming!”
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Restaurant opens at 7pm and you really need to book! Food was great. Manager was very welcoming and it was entertaining watching him juggle reservations with 'cold' callers!

Visited May 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great lunch ”
Reviewed 30 April 2014 via mobile

Antipasti misti Di verdure and Pasta e fagioli was out of this world..... Fresh, simple and full of flavour we went back again and again

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