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“Good food, Good Service, Cosy place”
Review of San Michele

San Michele
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Ranked #2,010 of 13,627 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Trastevere
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We were searching for a restaurant Friday night and we decided to try out this one.
Nice service guys.
I ordered spaghetti with clams. Very Good!!

Thank LadyStrar
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

We went there for our first dinner in Rome, my husband wanted steak and our host recommended San Michele- and our experience was fantastic.

From the moment we walked in we felt very comfortable. Our waiter was just the nicest guy, when he heard we wanted to try the ultimate Bistecca alla fiorentina he brought the huge cut of meat and showed us to make sure my husband was happy. It was fresh and beautiful (and weighted 0.8 kg!!!). They cooked it to perfection too- for a moment I was jealous I ordered something else, but luckily there was enough meat for us two!

My swordfish was also delicious- huge portion in a really good price, absolutely perfect!

Will be back as soon as we are back in Italy. This place just became one of my 3 favourite restaurants in Rome. Go eat there. It's glorious.

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Thank nonstopwanderlusting
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

We stayed in the area for ten days and dined at San Michele twice.

The proprietor of our favorite breakfast and lunch spot in Trastevere highly recommended San Michele for dinner. He and friend were headed there for dinner themselves and offered to show us the way to San Michele. That was recommendation enough for me! We were not disappointed!

Our experience that evening was so pleasant that we returned another evening with a friend.

The menu was varied. The wait staff is professional. Certainly, the staff spoke English quite well so this was a comfortable experience for us as tourists. But, there was a nice mix of locals and tourists dining there the two evenings we went.

The atmosphere eclectic enough to be interesting. The noise level if fine and conducive to conversation at our table. Our food was well prepared and presented. A bottle of their local, house wine was quite nice. The prices were appropriate for a restaurant of this quality.

We would gladly go back to San Michele for dinner if we stay in Trastevere again.

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Thank William B
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Many Rome restaurants seem like they are just done with tourists. You can't really blame them, many of us don't speak Italian and if you are American, you may come across as just a bit more special. At San Michele, that doesn't seem to matter. With excellent and attentive service and tasty traditional dishes, you will probably have a really good time here. The menu is adequate (in terms of selection) and the vino della casa is good enough. Everyone at my table seem to be very satisfied with their selection, with maybe not enough sauce on the spaghetti and insufficient communication about how long to cook one person's steak. The fried appetizer selection and the formaggi plate were both very yummy, though not very imaginative. Reasonably priced, great tastes, and good service is a wonderful combination to find in one of Europe's food capitals.

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Thank Fraser000
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant with gozy athmosphere and nice staff. In general food was good and grilled with open fire. Dining area is inside a patio with warm feeling and green plants.

Thank Jani V
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