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Taverna Cestia

) #1,390 of 9,966 Restaurants in Rome ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Pizza, Seafood
Via Piramide Cestia, 65, Rome, Italy
+39 06 574 3754
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“seafood” (10 reviews)
“pizza” (12 reviews)
Closes in 28 min
All hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Via Piramide Cestia, 65, Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old neighborhood restaurant, always packed with locals. For my money, still the best pizza in Rome. Pastas are also great. Prices very reasonable. The pasta servings are huge, so recommend you split one order for two people (the staff will gladly serve on two plates)...More

Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was the only restaurant open on Sunday noon near Ostiense Station so we didn't have other choice. The truth is that the food was good, we have two pastas 10€ each, in our opinion too expensive for what was offered. They asked us if...More

Thank Elsa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal here. Would highly recommend. Very friendly staff. We've tried a lot of restaurants in Rome but the fresh pasta here was amazing.

Thank Bex1980x
luigi s, Proprietario at Taverna Cestia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited Rome for a long weekend and were recommended Taverna Cestia. The restaurant had a lovely atmosphere and run by a local family. Although the menu was all in Italian a friendly waiter explained it to us and recommended food to us. The...More

Thank mark2378
luigi s, Proprietario at Taverna Cestia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 21 June 2017

We visiting Taverna Cestia on the recommendation of a family friend who lives locally. It was superb. The food was excellent, the 1 litre House Red very tasty, the service very efficient and the atmosphere very lively. The best advice we had received was to...More

Thank Lindsay W
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I went to Taverna Cestia with a large group, and while the staff was very accomodating, service was a bit slow. I had the zucchini flower fritters and fried artichokes to start, which were terrific. I then ordered the pasta Amatriciana for my second course,...More

Thank DAPJr112
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Wound up near the Piramide metro station, time to eat... seemed like a good place to sit and eat a bit. Tried inside, sent outside. A seemingly friendly waiter came and asked if we needed some translation of the menu. I know he thought he...More

Thank oldxrayguy
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My wife found this place and brought me back with our son and his girlfriend. We really enjoyed it. Some great artichoke dishes! Enjoy! Buon Appetito!

1  Thank Walt P
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Last week I was in Rome with some foreign friends and I remembered this place not too far from the FAO. The service was poor and the quality of the food not satisfactory. The saltimbocca were with peas still half frozen and the wine Torello...More

1  Thank Mario44globetrotter
luigi s, Proprietario at Taverna Cestia, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

Only 1 point for this? Only one point??!! Anyway the peas are note frozen and the Wine was an organic wine! Incredible! It's not fair to write so, i'm sorry.

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Small menu but really tasty dishes, both the pasta and the meat and seafood second courses. The seafood pasta was excellent. Traditional Roman dishes and pizza on offer too. Service is typical old school Italian style. Nice atmosphere and a good selection of wines.

Thank Kenneth B
Contrary to the chaos of the city, the Aventine is
Rome’s oasis. A neighbourhood made up of a patchwork
of ancient churches, hidden gardens, private homes and
embassies, peace and quiet is top priority and the
vibe definitely friends and family. Take a walk around
the Aventine and you’ll find a treasure hunt of
surprises like the clever little keyhole at the
Knights of Malta entrance (the only place you’ll find
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 44
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Piramide Cestia, 65, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Aventine
  • Neighbourhood: Aventine
  • Phone Number: +39 06 574 3754
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