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“Always Great Service1”
Review of Life Ristorante

Life Ristorante
Ranked #232 of 13,522 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 35 - US$ 93
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
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Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Takeout
Neighbourhood: Colonna
Description: ITA - ENG Express Cuisine where tradition meets new trends in gastronomy, selected season ingredients and home made bread, pasta and desserts. Light and gourmet lunch menu, elegant and sophisticated dinner menu. Professional personnel with a special regard for customer service with a welcoming external space that is both ample and comfortable. Special events and corporate dinner services available as well as exclusive wine and food tastings.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We travel to Rome several times each year, and Life, which is situated in the historic centre of the city, is always on our list for a dinner out.

The menu is varied and the service is always fantastic. Francesco served us on our last visit, and his humor and attentiveness added an even nicer touch during our experience.

J&J Reid

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

I visited this restaurant for lunch the have many dishes for seafood and homemade spegaties

I strongly recommended

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We sat on one of the outside tables for lunch - Via dell Vite has the occasional car passing but is mainly pedestrian so had a nice people watching atmosphere. We ordered rack of lamb and a veal chop - the charming waiter let us know it would take around 15-20 minutes to cook so we enjoyed some excellent Sauvignon while waiting. It was worth the wait as both meals were excellent and only left us with enough room to share a raspberry and chocolate mousse dessert.

Our only problem was that the street is narrow with high buildings and completely defeated my phone GPS when trying to order an Uber.

More expensive than a pizza and pasta restaurant but still good value for the quality of food and wine served.

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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Our hotel recommended Life and it didn’t disappoint. Great service, wine, pasta, fish, dessert... a perfect end to a trip to Rome.

Thank Martyn28
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Having read the generally positive reviews, I was very excited to dine there with my wife, even though it was pricey.

Sure enough we were greeted with a smile and the owner was pleasant.

Unfortunately, the food did not live up to the welcome. Even though the restaurant was completely empty (for the whole time we were there), and the chef only had us to cook for, the quality of the food was poor.

Bread selection - dry (very)

Starter of porcini mushroom pasta - pasta was stuck together and the sauce was underwhelming.

Starter of aubergine parcel - very good and the tomato sauce was tasty

Main of turbot with potato crust - over cooked, dry, obviously cooked from frozen, very small portion. Was £19 for this!

Main of sea bass - better than turbot, though it couldn’t have been worse, but still a small portion and over-salted - £17

Desert of Home-made ice-cream - not good, ice-cream very grainy and tasteless - was £7!

Thank Matthew D
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RomeLuca1973roma, Proprietario at Life Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Buongiorno, we kindly inform our clients that is better to reserve a table because, especially for dinner ,our restaurant is often fully booked. The quality of the ingredients is very important for us and every day we prepare home made pasta , desserts and 3 types of bread ( twice a day ) . Every day we have arrival of the best fresh fish from the market of Terracina and the best butcher of Rome select for us the Top quality meat : Chianina , Danish and Wagyu .The 10 people of our cuisine team , directed from our executive chef Victor Norese , work every day with passion and professionality to guarantee the best quality to our guests . Thank you for your kind attention, un cordiale saluto . Ristorante Life.

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