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Povero Pesce

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Lungomare Paolo Toscanelli 120, 00121 Lido di Ostia, Italy
+39 06 6421 1205
12:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 23:30
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Towson, Maryland
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166 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The food is amazing but the service level is slow and lacks of courtesy. Too bad this place is a great stop but needs a great improvement on the service

Thank Xander O
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Very pretty restaurant, good food and beatiful location, good people... awesome and pretty.. i sure to return

Thank PietroLaCava
Rome, Italy
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Pasta con sarde was good, but fish soup disappointing... Long time to get the food... The house wine was fair. Waiters grumpy.

Thank karinteixeira
Rome, Italy
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Really fair price for a primo piato and a bottle of wine of the house. It taste delicious and also the location is great, near to the Pontile di Ostia.

Thank Leandro G
Pasadena, Maryland
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

Great atmosphere by the sea and the food was so fresh! I tried sardines for the first time and they were awesome! Everything we ordered was great and at a great price!

Thank BeccaJ82
1 review
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Really good simple Italian fish cookery. No frills but excellent local ingredients. And the white wine recommended by the staff was very good too.

Thank Piers L
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Nice little place. We had an early lunch outside on the patio. Sardines rolled with breadcrumbs and cheese were especially good. Great location to catch a bite, and you can feel superior to the people eating at McDonald’s next door.

Thank Thad
Calgary, Canada
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2015

We have been very happy with this restaurant, their dishes are tasty and they look quite original. It is a level above many places in Ostia. We recommend to try many dishes and share them.

Thank SatiraCr
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58 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

I had one two of my best meals in Italy in this cozy restaurant. They serve very fresh fish in many ways, all creative and tasty. I suggest Pasta con sarde, a revisited sicilian dish, very delicate and elegant. Anelli with pesce fresco, a delicious sauce tomato based. The frittatina di seppie was to die for, best was a little... More 

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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Surprisingly fast, friendly, helpful service--not always a given in Italy (though perhaps the fact that we came there off-season helped). The menu wasn't just the same old same old. The fish was fresh and good with an interesting mixture of flavors. The place is not really on the sea--it's on a fairly busy street that borders the sea and is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 42
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lungomare Paolo Toscanelli 120, 00121 Lido di Ostia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Lido di Ostia
  • Phone Number: +39 06 6421 1205

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