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Antica Osteria Piccola Roma

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Colonna
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Via degli Uffici del Vicario 36, 00100 Rome, Italy
+39 06 679 8606
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Wales
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

After peering through the door, we walked in and through the cold reception area, up the winding stairs to a traditionally decorated warm eating area. We had no idea what the food was going to be like, at first we thought we had made a mistake, there was only 2 other people eating. The host, understood to be the owner... More 

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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

My fianceé and I visited Rome as part of a 12 day tour of Italy. We just happened to come across this restaurant and thought we'd give it a try. The best dish I ate during this vacation was the amatriciana from this restaurant.

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Thank Bennie642
Brussels, Belgium
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109 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We went there with my kids and some friends, whom truth to tell knew well the owner. We were treated extremely well but even everything we ate was great. The antipasti bar is excellent with a good variety of marinated vegetables, anchovies, marinated salmon or eggplant. Oh boy. Then we all ordered some pasta dishes which were well done and... More 

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Coconut Grove, FL
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74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We had a nice lunch here, it was a little late in the afternoon so it was easy to get a table. The food was good and so was the service.

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Thank Charliep57
Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I really enjoyed a delicious and authentic Roman "pranzo" here last week. The service was attentive but not overbearing. The selection of courses was interesting. A great find!

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Thank Michael C
Bangor, Maine
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I've been coming here for over 10 years - what a great place. I hope no one reads some ignorant people who wrote dumb reviews - especially a July 2016 review by someone so ridiculous that it prompted me to respond. He said the pasta was "undone" hahaha what a crazy person that is called "al dente" - also in... More 

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Waterford, Wisconsin
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We visited this restaurant in 2007 during our first visit to Rome. We enjoyed our meal so much we decided to return on this visit. It's located on the second floor and has a palazzo feel to it. It's clearly an old world, traditional Roman style restaurant. At first it may be easy to be put off by the lack... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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305 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

From the outside it lookes OK, you see the beautiful ceilings from the street. Go up to on the stairs, and then you are in an old palazzo from pres. 1400. Walls, 1 m. thick. OK, nice reception, the few visitors were all Italian, that's OK. We had the lamb from the oven, and the primi: pasta funghi and prosciutto.... More 

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Thank harry_puts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

There was only a few people at the restaurant but because of the good review on tripadvisor we decided to give it a chance. We had a spaghetti carbonara and the house homemade pasta with spicy salami. The pasta was not cooked enough and it tasted like something you can buy frozen from the supermarket and cook in a microwave.... More 

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Ramat HaSharon Israel
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This is a traditional Roman style restaurant that serves home-made pasta with the highest quality. We were five and had the Bolognese (one of the best we ever had), pasta with truffles (great) and Al'arbiatta (another great dish). Food was absolutely great and in reasonable prices. The problem was with the service... There is one, grumpy waiter that seems to... 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, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via degli Uffici del Vicario 36, 00100 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Colonna
  • Neighbourhood: Colonna
  • Phone Number: +39 06 679 8606

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Colonna
Frantic fashionistas, pedicured politicos, goal-oriented tourists, and on-the-go locals cross paths every day in Colonna, a delightful chaos in the very centre of the city. Even though it has some of the city’s loveliest sites—a 2nd century column, Belle Epoque shopping centre, and a magnificent Baroque parliament building—Colonna is not just another pretty face, but the cosmopolitan eye of Rome’s cultural storm. Colonna can safely say it has the best of Rome: museums, boutiques, window displays, restaurants, cafes, and people watching.
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