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La Tavernaccia

#169 of 9,884 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Giovanni da Castel Bolognese 63, 00153 Rome, Italy
+39 06 581 2792
13:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
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19:30 - 23:00
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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm writing this review even though I didn't have a chance to dine here. It's my last day in Rome. I had a 1:30pm lunch reservation booked at La Tavernaccia for today that was booked two months ago. Unfortunately when I arrived, the restaurant was closed due to a toilet maintenance problem. Some guy that works at there told me... More 

Thank AL420
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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105 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We return again and again to this restaurant. It has everything going for it...spectacular food, lovely staff and easy surroundings. Literally, everything is good here, but the stand outs include the the prosciutto (especially in melon season), focaccia (served only in the evenings), gricia pasta, the tasty and light Sunday lasagna, the pappardelle al cinghiale, and the maialino roast suckling... More 

Thank SelbyDale
Dallas, Texas
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73 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rome is famous for these type of restaurants and quite frankly a lot of them disappoint even when supposedly they are off of the tourist track. This place however is fantastic and we found to be one of the best in the city. They have a great and well thought out wine list that is priced fairly. This is a... More 

Thank srdbigd
Paris, France
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this restaurant when doing some research to try and find a restaurant serving traditional Roman dishes in a less touristy environment. Although a little way outside of the historical city it is well worth the taxi ride. We went for lunch because they were booked out for dinner and it didn't disappoint. It is run by two nonna like... More 

Thank luvt0travell0ts
Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I mean REALLY outstanding. Normally I'm happy to give a 5 in Tripadviser for great food and friendly service, because that's what you want when travelling - on that scale La Tavernaccia is a 10. Menu was fantastic, what I imagine a top family restaurant to be, and staff were soo friendly. If we'd found it earlier we would have... More 

Thank Greg W
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had read about this trattoria in a Norwegian book. The place got top score and we decided to "give it a go". It is a good 30 min. walk from the historic centre (we recommend you to take the tram), but it is absolutely worth it! The place is really nice and clean, and the atmosphere is magnificent. Service... More 

Thank Abimella
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place, far away from the usual tourist routes. We made 2 visits in our recent week in Rome. Just take the tram or an uber, ignore the McDonalds across the street, and have a great meal! The roast suckling pig is a revelation. This place is popular with the locals, so you will want to reserve ahead. I would... More 

Thank Jennifer C
Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were greeted by the extremely friendly staff and shown to our table and bought menus straight away. The waitress asked if we need any help with the menus. On her recommendation we got the freshly sliced procsciotto and the salami and honey bruschetta - both were excellent, the meat was so creamy. For main I had the roasted pig... More 

Thank Megan S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Forget Bourdain, Zimmerman etc. I am a hardcore foodie and this place is faultless. Excellent service, excellent food, great wine list and an action packed atmosphere. The food was exceptionally fresh and authentic. Beautiful bruschetta topped with Lardo & Honey, grilled vegetables and tomatoes, wild boar ragu with fresh pasta and then oxtail with roman style artichokes. It's a little... More 

Thank eurohotelie
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

My family of 4 walked into a very full restaurant. Although we had no reservations, a table was made available for us. The lady who served us was so nice. She tried her best to speak English and point out the specialty dishes. We had the best woodfired pizza and the crispy suckling pig dish. I've had lechon my whole... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 28 - US$ 45
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
13:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
13:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
13:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
13:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
13:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giovanni da Castel Bolognese 63, 00153 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 581 2792

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New York City, New York
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?