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Il Matriciano

Via dei Gracchi, 55, 00192 Rome, Italy
+39 06 321 2327
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible13%
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“tiramisu” (21 reviews)
“bucatini” (7 reviews)
“pasta” (33 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Via dei Gracchi, 55, 00192 Rome, Italy
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1 - 10 of 142 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been going to Il Matriciano for over 40 years ever since I lived in Rome as a teenager. When I was first introduced to it by friends it was a gastronomical revelation - not in the sense that we usually ascribe to 3-star...More

Thank lachasse580
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is one of my mandatory restaurants in Rome, especially in late spring / early summer. They make the best marinated artichokes in Rome, and my favorite roasted lamb and potatoes. We often wind up here after a long stint getting into the Vatican, so...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The food is excellent good pasta try fettuccine matriciana, our server Christian from Rumania excellent

Thank jbenejam
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This is a real Italian restaurant, frequented mainly by Italians. Not the one of the tourist dives you find so often in Rome. Friendly, professional service. Delicious food and excellent wines make this restaurant a good choice.

Thank Rita H
Lorenzo D, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Il Matriciano, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thank you very much, Rita. We hope to see you soon, again.

Reviewed 31 May 2017

Came for the first time nearly 20 years ago, was excellent, Came back 6/7 years ago was average. Went last week was mediocre....what next? Time to change owner and team for a fresh start...as everything looks tired. Cannot recommend.

1  Thank Ola725
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The have a good service and their dishes of pasta with bacon are one of the best. Their tiramisu is quite good and original.

Thank HEduardo
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We were given a recommendation, by a local, for this restaurant. Our experience was amazing, from the food to the service we could not have been happier. This is an old restaurant I think they said 100+ years. Our servers Giuseppe and Rehman were attentive...More

Thank Luxtvl
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

This was a deeply average restaurant outside the Vatican my beef was dog food with oil dumped on it the service was well below par and lingered whilst we ate I would not recommend going

Thank arthur4235
Reviewed 8 February 2017

This is the place for perfect pasta in Rome. As good as it gets. In a wonderful neighborhood of Rome, this traditional restaurant serves excellent roman cousine. Great experience!

Thank maxO174IR
cristiana C, Proprietario at Il Matriciano, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Thank you !👍

Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a charming place, not touristic and 100% for locals. Service is nice and the food is outstanding. My Carbonara Pasta was incredible good and tasty.

Thank SASFlavio
Nearby
Prati
Just steps away from the chaos of the centre, Prati is
the closest Rome gets to calm. Meticulously planned in
a neat grid, quite unlike neighbouring Borgo, Prati is
a local favourite for its aesthetic organisation and
wide streets lined with a range of boutiques for every
shopping fantasy. Nonnis pushing baby carriages and
gossiping teens own every inch of the sidewalk, but
that’s only during business hours. Once the sun sets,
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$42 - US$48
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:45 - 15:00
19:45 - 22:45
Monday
12:45 - 15:00
19:45 - 22:45
Tuesday
19:45 - 22:45
Thursday
12:45 - 15:00
19:45 - 22:45
Friday
12:45 - 15:00
19:45 - 22:45
Saturday
12:45 - 15:00
19:45 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via dei Gracchi, 55, 00192 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Prati
  • Neighbourhood: Prati
  • Phone Number: +39 06 321 2327
  • E-mail
Description
“Let’s meet at Il Matriciano”. People living and working in Rome love enjoying lunch in this restaurant, located in the historical Prati neighborhood. For over 100 years the Colasanti family has run Il Matriciano with passion. Their name is a guarantee for the finest quality and the best selection of traditional specialties. Alberto, Rosa, and their daughters Cristiana and Fiore are attentive and scrupulous hosts; they will gladly introduce you to some of the classic Roman specialties, like Cacio e Pepe, Carbonara, Gricia and Amatriciana, as well as to the most popular Entrees like Abbacchio, Involtini, Coda alla Vaccinara, Carciofi alla Romana, and Vignarola. Finally, they will surprise you with some delicious dessert options like Tiramisu, Cavalletti Mille Feuille or Ciampini Ice Cream.
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