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Review of La Base

La Base
Ranked #823 of 13,807 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Monti
Reviewed 6 April 2018

The staff were nice and friendly, but that was about the only good thing. The place is very cramped and has too many tables, the decor a bit too much, the service is VERY slow (was in the restaurant from 14.00-16.00 for a simple 2 course lunch), the food itself was ok but nothing to write home about. We had to ask 3 times for our second beers - the same waitress forgot twice and we got them from a different waitress after asking for the 3rd time - which meant we ate an entire course without a drink of anything :-( Also the man at the table next to us didn't get his food and his family ate without him.

I really wouldn't bother going to this place. There is a MUCH nicer place across the road which has much better food, service and beer!

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We stumbled upon this place after our exploring of the Roman ruins close by. Excellent location, great patio, great people eating here, but the food was only so/so for our North American tastes.

Wait staff were above average for Rome, and they were attentive and easy to recommenced dishes to us.

Would go back if in this part of Rome again!

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Thank Michael K
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Walked in off the street and surprisingly got sat down straight away despite it looking really busy.

The only reason it’s not a 5 star rating is that the service (taking the order and removing the empty plates) was a bit lacking. Everything else was top notch, food was really tasty (we both had pasta) and once we had ordered it was brought out very quickly.

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We went to La Base for lunch on our visit around the colosseum. It was somewhere we found off a side street in the pouring rain, and we were amazed by our meal and the whole restaurant. The staff are really friendly and are a massive credit to the restaurant, they’re so helpful and smiling all the time! The food is incredible that on our trip we went back again to celebrate our engagement! The cocktail drinks are very nice, it kind of felt to us like an Italian version of TGI Fridays but much cheaper and definitely nicer food! I would 100% recommend this restaurant for you to visit, great for younger people or if you want somewhere with some atmosphere.

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here between Coliseum and Forum, good selection of food, excellent atmosphere, good music, and one amazingly large calzone. Highly recommend

Thank MichaelD3
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