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Elettra

#508 of 9,819 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Esquilino
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Via Principe Amedeo 74, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 06 474 3675
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Beirut, Lebanon
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

We ordered "cacio e pepe" pasta, you can barely feel the taste of cheese, I felt i was eating pasta in bianco. It was disappointing!

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Yerevan, Armenia
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Average food, seafood pasta not good, charging bread without even asking if we want any is definitely not right. Just a warning, when paying by credit card make sure the amount is right, our bill showed a lower amount (not sure if they made a mistake or tried to rip us off).

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Hersham
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Welcomed with a complimentary glass of prosecco, varied menu and good wine list. Attentive service. Would be advisable to book during busy times.

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the first restaurant we went to in Rome and we didn't find better the whole stay! Affordable prices, amazing food, great service, complementary prosecco and just a lovely little restaurant! Would highly recommend

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good food at affordable prices! Lively and lovely athmosphere :) Tasty wines, friendly service.

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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were extremely hungry after a full day of sightseeing. We saw the relatively high ratings and stopped here. Elettra lives up to its 4+ rating. We almost missed out as the restaurant was full outside and almost full inside. The restaurant was nice enough to squeeze in our party of 10. They welcomed us with a free Prosecco. The... More 

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334 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I decided to try Elettra given its close proximity to my hotel and the seemingly good value for a prix fixe lunch (starter, glass of wine, special, and choice of fruit cup or coffee) prior to going to the Vatican. Along Amadeo near Terminus station, I sat outdoors to enjoy the sunshine. I was offered bread and breadsticks prior to... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you love Italian food, Rome is the place to be. Many, many good options however we came to this gem three nights. Complimentary prosecco while we waited for a table. Dined like kings! My son had the pizza all three nights and can personally attest best we had in all Italy. Chef is the owner and would highly recommend... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a vegetarian restaurant, since my mum was vegetarian - but we failed miserably. Finally we ended at the restaurant just under our hotel and it was really very good, highly recommended for vegetarians, carnivore, fish eaters, and veggie lovers. Friendly and competent service, good food, and good value for money, a real rarity so near Termini... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is so good! Mixed grills with veal chops, local vino by the caraffe, homemade lasagne and canneloni, ox tail with penne, salt cod baccala, these guys cook an absolute storm up and I always make an effort to come here when I'm in Rome. 2 minute walk from Termini station worth the trip alone for the mix grill... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 54
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Principe Amedeo 74, 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighbourhood: Esquilino
  • Phone Number: +39 06 474 3675

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Esquilino
Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only way to describe the Esquilino neighbourhood. The Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s famous seven hills. From an ancient neighbourhood to its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub, Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up basketball games. Look around you: this area isn’t like the historic centre. Liberty architecture, large piazzas, and long boulevards mix with archaic arches, secret side alleys, and beautiful churches like Santa Maria Maggiore.
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