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La Cornucopia

#527 of 9,867 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
Trastevere
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Piazza in Piscinula 18/15 | Trastevere, 00153 Rome, Italy
+39 06 580 0380
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Sparta, Michigan
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice small location. Fresh pasta and menu that goes beyond the standard fare. Prices are very moderate compared to the quality of the food. Great location near the river and in the quiet Trastevere.

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Thank Nicole H
Adelaide, Australia
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice spot in Trastevere away from the crowds of the main square. I chose the 16 euro fixed price lunch which was very good value - a bowl of mussells followed by an excellent pasta with tomatoes and zuchini, then lemon sorbet. Nice atmosphere in the covered outdoor area. Staff were a bit run off their feet and some of... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for dinner on a Sunday (because the restaurant that was highly recommended to us was unfortunately closed). The menu has quite regular selection, mainly pastas. We ordered some pasta dishes, lazagna, and in case of 2 of them the dish was cold. The lazagna piece really looked like it was reheated and not fresh. We asked for... More 

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Thank Zsófi L
Bucharest, Romania
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent dinner with seefood and fish! The service was also great! I strongly recommend it!

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Thank dreajo
Madrid, Spain
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I visited this restaurant several times years ago when I used to live in Rome and always like it ! This month we came to visit Italy and I brought my husband here on our trip in Italy. We've been served beautifully and for a reasonable price we had a lovely lunch . We eat mostly fish ( seafood pasta... More 

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Thank Delia C
Lisbon, Portugal
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144 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Another late lunch in our visit to Rome. Lunch at 16:00! We were the only clients! Very good food. An excellent carpaccio as starter. To many good option on fish and seafood. Attentive service. What else do you need? Enjoy!!

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Thank FVentura357
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped for lunch during our visit to Rome and I was disappointed by the food. The mozzarella wasn't soft and is better back in the UK. I had the gnocchi and prawns for my main, which had very little prawn meat and the gnocchi was tough, not what I was expecting. I think there are better places in the... More 

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Thank Rob T
Auckland, New Zealand
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing lasagne, best I have ever eaten BUT my sister is a vegetarian and really wanted a carbonara so requested a carbonara without the bacon, the waiter sighed when she asked for no bacon which was a little rude but understandable as they were busy. When the meal came there was bacon all throughout the pasta so my sister asked... More 

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Ci dispiace molto per l'inconveniente, il locale era stracolmo di gente, e purtroppo il cameriere non ha capito in inglese... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We were there for the New Year's Eve of 2017. The restaurant is quite close to Piazza Venetia. The atmosphere was amazing and the food... speechless ! Restaurant is small and cosy. We were a group of four. This is not one of those "tourist trap " kind of restaurants, it's a genuine Italian restaurant. Totally recommend this one !... More 

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Thank Emil C
Vegreville Alberta
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445 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We stumbled on this place while out searching for a place to have an evening meal. We were glad we wondered this way as its really of the beaten path. The place was somewhat empty so we (3 couples) were seated right away. Our server was a young lad who was a charming individual who made our visit even more... More 

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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$39 - US$39
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Soups, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza in Piscinula 18/15 | Trastevere, 00153 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Trastevere
  • Neighbourhood: Trastevere
  • Phone Number: +39 06 580 0380
Description
The restaurant is situated in a perfect spot for watching the all-important Passeggiata, when in the summer, Romans take to the streets for the traditional evening stroll. It also possesses a beautiful garden, which is perfect for romantic couples that want to treat themselves to a special meal in candlelight. Historically the cornucopia has always brought good luck to those who have possessed it. Today in the heart of Rome, the Cornucopia restaurant brings fortune to those who frequent it.

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

Staying in Trastevere

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Trastevere
Trastevere ("beyond the Tiber") is like a faded postcard, a little worn around the edges but still charming. With its wide-open piazzas, meandering streets, weathered Renaissance buildings, and overgrown personality, it's become an irresistible mecca for visitors. Trastevere is an enclave of entertainment - a rotating set of street performers entertains almost every night, and unforgettable eateries and bars pepper its piazzas and side streets. For a trip to the past, visit the southern and western flanks of Trastevere for pockets of yesteryear, less traversed areas with a residual 1960s and 70s Roman vibe.
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