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Antica Pesa

#628 of 9,647 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Trastevere
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Via Garibaldi 18, Rome, Italy
+39 06 580 9236
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19:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 19:30 - 23:00
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Geneva, Switzerland
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is one of the "traditional" restaurant of Rome, definitively worth a visit. The food is good from the local Roman cuisine (and neighborhood) a bit revisited. Among the appetizer, my suggestion goes for the "Gita fuori porta", a selection of local hams and cheese nicely prepared. Also, very good as main dish both the lamb plate as well as... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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140 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the kind of restaurant you go once because you've heard of it, have the experience and don't go again. Was recommended by a friend and we gave it a shot. You must make a reservation and should not miss it. The ambience is really nice, with the paintings on the walls and seating. Waiters are good and I... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow this was a disappointment. My sea bass was severely overcooked and under seasoned as was my husband's veal. The highlight of our meals was my appetizer which was artichoke and ricotta in a pastry shell. It was heaven on a plate. My husband ordered the appetizer that was called something like a taste of the Italian countryside and it... More 

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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117 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

More than we expected. It's a bit too much. But we were surprised that it was such a nice place. Too expensive. The food was sometimes too rich tasting and sometimes too experimental ( the tiramisu is nothing like tiramisu, mostly green tea and pistachios)

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go here if you like the sort of atmosphere created by walls lined with photos of famous people, but if you want good food you can do much better. The prices are quite high. Service a little patronising. Thickest wine list I have seen so you will find something good to wash it down with.

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Barcelona
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63 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Rome where I have been. The ambiance is fantastic and the food is outstanding. The wine list is one of the best ever seen in Italy and the attention is great. The decoration with all the paintings on the wall is so refreshing. This is a must when you are in Rome!! Prices not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Although we haven't booked the table hostess who was very nice succeed to find a table for us to have brief dinner. The place is very popular, there is a lot of photo with celebrities in the hall. The food is not outstanding, but good. Service also was quite nice and fast. Good experience in general, but if you are... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Is it the best meal in ROME, maybe not, is it in my top 5 YES. We where got their early and sat in the lobby looking at the owner and all his pictures with the stars. Obviously many folks come here and enjoy. We were seated and the wine guru, after some talking with us, asked if We wanted... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

On this trip to Rome, I ate off the beaten path local places for lunch and Michelin rated places for dinner. This was the worst meal I had in Rome. It comes highly recommended and I can't understand why. We even read an article in a magazine that quoted Emily Blunt saying she had the Cacio e Pepe here and... More 

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Thank MarcBaschetti
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

I had the pleasure of dining here a few times during my stay in Rome. We loved it. The wine list was a good laugh. The food was amazing. It was a culinary highlight of our trip. Thank-you!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$36 - US$144
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
19:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
19:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
19:30 - 23:00
Thursday
19:30 - 23:00
Friday
19:30 - 23:00
Saturday
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Garibaldi 18, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Trastevere
  • Neighbourhood: Trastevere
  • Phone Number: +39 06 580 9236
Description
Giving always attention to meet the changing course of the latest trends, the restaurant has the culinary agility to anchor the current fashion to the heritage of the rules and quality of the food products, maintaining the delicate equilibrium between discretion and popularity. In this way, we assure our guests to be present, without appearing. The original customs officer and the modern host, preserving the historic mission of the place, have been followed by a family known as connoisseurs of taste: the perfection of the proposed cuisine, offered in an ambiance enhanced by the beauty of the great artworks and the meticulous attention for each guest, so to guarantee an exclusive atmosphere combined with the warmth of a comforting familiarity. Our guest, no matter from which movie set arrives, or for how long hasn’t come, is always welcomed with a smile, a shake of hand, a delicious meal accompanied by an excellent wine and with the warmth of the art surrounding this fascinating angle of Rome. We know well that what the body nurtures is not foreign to the soul.

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Trastevere
Trastevere ("beyond the Tiber") is like a faded postcard, a little worn around the edges but still charming. With its wide-open piazzas, meandering streets, weathered Renaissance buildings, and overgrown personality, it's become an irresistible mecca for visitors. Trastevere is an enclave of entertainment - a rotating set of street performers entertains almost every night, and unforgettable eateries and bars pepper its piazzas and side streets. For a trip to the past, visit the southern and western flanks of Trastevere for pockets of yesteryear, less traversed areas with a residual 1960s and 70s Roman vibe.
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