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Retro 02

#431 of 9,646 Restaurants in Rome
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Viale Dei Colli Portuensi 172, 00151 Rome, Italy
+39 06 5327 3530
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20:00 - 23:30
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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

My wife and I were referred to this restuarant by our B & B host at the Casa Eli Roma. Great choice! The staff at the restaurant were friendly and really attentive. We speak really poor italian so they were really accomodating for those limited to english. The day's menu is explained in detail to you by the waiter and... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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337 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Nice food and drink. Busy restaurant which was visited on a Friday night. Bit disappointed that a veal dish with bacon was not available from quite a small menu. Next choice was a tasty cut of beef with truffle. The chips were not well cooked. Loved the atmosphere. Really tasty crisps delivered to the table and are made in house.... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

It was the last night of our 4 night stay in Rome, and we wanted something nice, easy, and nearby to our stay. We were very happy to find this gem of a restaurant. They really go to the top in regards to service as our waiter helped us with a translation of the menu, was patient with our questions,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

We were really impressed with this restaurant that sits in a small shopping center on a busy road. Our server, Fabio, was extremely patient with our poor Italian and described the menu in great detail needing to repeat several items. However, it was all about the FOOD that makes this place so special. We found the various plates had the... More 

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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

We had the best meal of our time in Italy here. Our Italian is not as good as it should be and the servers were patient and helpful with the menu. They treated us with wonderful homemade Limoncello at the end of the meal. Tutto Buono!!

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Thank Katie P
Montgomery, Alabama
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Our B&B host suggested this restaurant to us and made the reservation for 8 p.m. Although the menu was entirely in Italian, one of the waiters who spoke extraordinary English asked what we liked and explained the various dishes in great detail. We ate off the express menu (written on the chalkboard) and were not disappointed. Our B&B host said... More 

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

I saw this restaurant for years but i never went there. Today I tried and it was simply wonderful. Great design of interior, really fast service and gentle waiters. Food was delicious also if quite expensive. I will be back for sure soon.

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Louisville
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Four of us had dinner here on the recommendation of the owner of our B&B who made the reservation for us. This was an interesting local restaurant in Monteverde Nuovo district of Rome. There was a full menu but the interesting thing was the large selection of daily specials. Although the menus were entirely in Italian and the restaurant staff... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

...and in my opinion that is a very good thing. We were staying in a b&b within walking distance and visited on a Thursday night after a flight in from London so by the time we arrived it was 10pm ... not late in Italian terms but I was still a little surprised that it was packed. And best of... More 

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Chicago
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

Our landlady eats here and recommended it highly. Waiters were excellent, explaining the Italian written menu board to us in English, very friendly,helpful and enthusiastic. The food is very imaginative, delicious and fresh. Loved it. We ate outside 3 times, only downside is if seated near smokers.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
20:00 - 23:30
Monday
20:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
20:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
20:00 - 23:30
Thursday
20:00 - 23:30
Friday
20:00 - 23:30
Saturday
20:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Dei Colli Portuensi 172, 00151 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 5327 3530

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