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Ristorante il Golfo - CLOSED

Via Raffaele Cadorna 24/26, 00187 Rome, Italy
+39 380 652 9439
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
9 Jan 2016
“A Great Disappointment”
23 Apr 2015
“Surprising, cordial, delicious”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Seafood
Via Raffaele Cadorna 24/26, 00187 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 9 January 2016

We reserved our table for New Years Eve over a month in advance, and the reservation was confirmed. We even received notice from Il Golfo on December 30 that they were awaiting our visit the next evening. When we arrived at Il Golfo we were...More

Thank Don H
Reviewed 24 April 2015

We arrived in Rome exhausted and hungry and found this little restaurant not far from a hotel. The menu looked fine. Our waiter explained that we could order off the menu or have the degustation. The price was very reasonable and he said the fish...More

Thank Peggym7
Reviewed 29 January 2015

My wife and (2) young adult daughters, were in Rome for the first time recently and booked our reservation at Restaurant il Golfo on New Year's Eve day. Not knowing what to expect, we arrived hoping we made a good choice. We were not let...More

Thank jdh4CA
Reviewed 23 January 2015

If you are bored of life and excellent fresh seafood - do not go! However if fabulous fresh fish and seafood are what you are looking for - this is the place! Wonderful food, listen to the chef - he`'ll let you know catch of...More

1  Thank nikie j
Reviewed 12 October 2014

We went on our first evening in Rome based on the good reviews here. After receiving a free glass of aperitif it took us a while to convince the waiter that two appetizers may be enough for two people, which I guess is when the...More

4  Thank GKA66
Reviewed 24 August 2014

We ate here 21/8/2014. The sea bream was delicious. Wife's pasta also. Prices for best fish were quite reasonable. We return to Rome in October and definitely plan a return to Il Golfo.

1  Thank dick w
Reviewed 15 July 2014

I loved the way this place was decorated...I know that sounds funny but I loved the ambience. The food was good but what I discovered is that the chefs in most Italian restaurants try to steer you in a certain direction whether you want that...More

1  Thank Lea239
Reviewed 7 June 2014 via mobile

Food was only OK after a long wait - 50 minutes for a meager sea bass for 25 €... Too expensive and too long a wait to be only OK. And the still water was clearly tap in a used bottle. Go elsewhere.

4  Thank Dan S
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Very good friendly crew. They were helpful to my husband and I. Clearly we were tourists (from Canada) but they showed us "how Italians eat out." Made it very enjoyable! Very personable and the owner(?) tried to get to know us better. Excellent service and...More

1  Thank Aligauget
Reviewed 7 May 2014

Particularly enjoyed seafood appetisers.Well worth a visit. Staff very friendly.Didn't open until 8pm.

Thank Karenp0ppy
Ludovisi / Via Veneto
Thanks to Fellini and La Dolce Vita, the Ludovisi and
Via Veneto neighbourhood earned its reputation as a
posh area where gorgeous Marcellos wooed actresses and
models while bored housewives hung out in streetside
cafes. The cafes are still there, and so are the
cocktails, but the neighbourhood is now home to
five-star businesses including hotels, banks, law
firms, and embassies. The area is also right next to
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$35 - US$60
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Raffaele Cadorna 24/26, 00187 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Ludovisi / Via Veneto
  • Neighbourhood: Ludovisi / Via Veneto
  • Phone Number: +39 380 652 9439
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Gianluca Godente is a roman chef with a passion for mediterranean cuisine. The offerings of his restaurant "the Gulf" (english) consist almost entirely of fresh seafood, and are accompanied by a fine selection of wines and a professional, attentive service.
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