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Il Simeto

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via Simeto, Rome, Italy
+39 06 855 1145
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
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Tralee, Ireland
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95 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in a sidestreet. Family run. Friendly service, good, homemade food. Popular with locals. Especially on Friday for spaghetti vongole. Good selection of wines.

Thank 611manfred45
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is not the first time I have been here and it will definitely not be my last :) This is a very nice and simple place to have lunch or eat dinner. It looks like a family business restaurant, nothing fancy in the menu but some very delicious pasta. The portions were pretty huge by my standards and even... More 

Thank Andrei C
south australia
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222 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

We dined at Il Simeto, which was quite close to our hotel. Great Italian fare and excellent waiters. The ravioli was first class, and followed by gelato finished off the evening. Worth a visit

Thank pinehart
Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

The place is a traditional Italian restaurant. Could also say not touristic. So I recommend it for taking a small taste of how it feels to be in an original place. Specialty of the place is definitely the pasta bit also serves other plates

Thank NoName456789
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We was here on our first evening in Rome. Bruschetta was best I ever eat. Pasta was great too, but too big size for me:) Waiter was very nice and price too:)

Thank Fryderyk K
Perth, Australia
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221 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

First experience in Rome eating in one of those kerb side portable setups. Great service, nice food, in genera a great dinner and experience.

Thank Negal2014
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant were at the corner of our hotel so we found it on our second night and it was very good the food and the atmosphere in general Francesco the owner is very nice so we kept on going during our stay , good place to eat at good price

Thank Samir A
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137 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

We had our first meal at Il Simeto as it was just around the corner from our hotel. We tried the pasta with asparagus, and a pasta with meat sauce. Both dishes were very good. One server seated us, then passed us off to another server who spoke a little English. Consequently, the service was a little slow, and other... More 

Thank TexasLibraryLady
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

A friendly family owned neighborhood restaurant with fantastic pasta. We always brought our guests and we were never disappointed with the service or the food. When we think of our years spent in the city, we think of the Simeto and smile.

2 Thank kbtrager
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Some of the best pasta we had in Rome. Off the beaten path for tourists. Several locals dining tonight. Friendly service and great prices.

Thank Sommer V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via Simeto, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 855 1145

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