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Vecchia Osteria del Gelsomino

Via del Gelsomino 68 | Zona San Pietro, 00165 Rome, Italy
+39 335 815 0837
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“oxtail” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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Via del Gelsomino 68 | Zona San Pietro, 00165 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere, traditional setting (nice bikes). Kind owner and service. Food is just outstanding (try the oxtail), wine perfekt. We shall return.More

Thank mereszt
Lorenzo M, Proprietario at Vecchia Osteria del Gelsomino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
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Grazie per la Gentile Recensione, la Vostra Soddisfazione è per noi Motivo di Orgoglio nel Nostro Lavoro, Spero di riavervi...More

Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Very typical italian hosteria, serving good variety Of pasta and meat. Ingredients are traditional, with taste. I strongly suggest Abbacchio alla romana, and carciofi as vegetables. A tasty tiramisù homeMade, to finish. Price around 30/35 eu X person.More

Thank ChrisItaly
Lorenzo M, Proprietario at Vecchia Osteria del Gelsomino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017
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Grazie per la gentile recensione, spero di riavervi quanto prima nel nostro Locale per farvi Gustare altre nostre Specialità e...More

Reviewed 2 February 2017

Not even me, a foodie and fun of my italian and roman cuisine, I knew this restaurant. Thanks to friends and family I had a full immersion in a the true Roman cuisine, with the fundamental dishes that must be tried once in a lifetime...More

1  Thank Gaia1604
Lorenzo M, Proprietario at Vecchia Osteria del Gelsomino, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2017
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Grazie per la gentile recensione, spero di riavervi quanto prima nel nostro Locale per farvi Gustare altre nostre Specialità e...More

Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Menu is usual but has hidden surprises. New clients are a bit penalized, but that's how Italy works. All in all, food was great, value/quality was awesome, waiting time was reasonable and atmosphere too was nice. Only let down was they made 13 min to...More

Thank Panagiotis Niko... P
Lorenzo M, Proprietario at Vecchia Osteria del Gelsomino, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2016
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Grazie per la gentile recensione, spero di riavervi quanto prima nel nostro Locale per farvi Gustare altre nostre Specialità e...More

Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome food , typical Rome food . Well worth a visit reasonably priced . If you want to eat food that is recommended by locals this is where you should go .More

Thank Ian W
Lorenzo M, Proprietario at Vecchia Osteria del Gelsomino, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2016
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Grazie per la gentile recensione, spero di riavervi quanto prima nel nostro Locale per farvi Gustare altre nostre Specialità e...More

Reviewed 14 September 2016

This was a good restaurant for a solid Italian meal. The food is very fresh and tasty. Service was good. The waitress did not speak a lot of English, but she was very accomodating. Decent house wine. Lots of vegetable selection on the menu. Close...More

1  Thank Alexis K
Lorenzo M, Proprietario at Vecchia Osteria del Gelsomino, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016
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Grazie per la gentile recensione, spero di riavervi quanto prima nel nostro Locale per farvi Gustare altre nostre Specialotà e...More

Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I'll start by saying I'm Italian and I think that the food here was very good! Especially the meat! We got the filetto with roasted potatoes as a side dish and it was delicious! Staff was very friendly! Cozy location.More

Thank meganwilmot
Lorenzo M, Proprietario at Vecchia Osteria del Gelsomino, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016
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Grazie per la gentile recensione, la vostra soddisfazione è per noi motivo di Orgoglio, spero che ci riveniate a trovare...More

Reviewed 27 June 2016

This restaurant is memorable for me because this is where I finally tried the Roman dish of Cacio E Pepe which is pasta with Pecorino Cheese and Black pepper...It was delicious! Great vibes in this place, very friendly waitress who made us feel at home,...More

Thank CrissyPB
Lorenzo M, Proprietario at Vecchia Osteria del Gelsomino, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016
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Grazie per la gentile recensione, la vostra soddisfazione è per noi motivo di Orgoglio, spero che ci riveniate a trovare...More

Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

The building is beautiful inside. Bruschetta with tomato is a must-have appetizer and only 2€ each (get 1 per person). They have the more traditional Italian foods so go with an open mind and hungry belly!More

1  Thank Corinne D
Lorenzo M, Proprietario at Vecchia Osteria del Gelsomino, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016
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Grazie per la gentile recensione, la vostra soddisfazione è per noi motivo di Orgoglio, spero che ci riveniate a trovare...More

Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

2 persons ate bruchetta, one pasta dish each and desert plus sparkling water and a bottled wine (not house wine) for 51.50 euro. The food was superb! Also, even if the small restaurant was completely full you felt seen and taken care of. With a...More

1  Thank Amanda P
Lorenzo M, Proprietario at Vecchia Osteria del Gelsomino, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2016

thanks for your kind review, I hope to still have you with us. thanks again. Lorenzo.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 34
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:30
Saturday
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Gelsomino 68 | Zona San Pietro, 00165 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 335 815 0837
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