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La Grotta Amatriciana

#8,527 of 10,031 Restaurants in Rome}
€€ - €€€Italian, Mediterranean
Via Principe Amadeo, 1/C, 00100 Rome, Italy
+39 06 488 2853
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“braised beef” (2 reviews)
“risotto” (8 reviews)
“bucatini” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean
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Via Principe Amadeo, 1/C, 00100 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

This restaurant is very welcoming and the food is really good too. We had several seafood dishes and also osso bucco that were cooked perfectly. The restaurant is set below street level with an interesting décor. The kind owner/manager saw that we were really enjoying...More

Thank Pablano
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of those restaurants that you could easily walk by - but don't. Beautiful decor - although created it is easy to sit and think otherwise. Tastefully done and not overdone. The meal was the highlight. I had Gnocchi with tomato sauce and...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Give this place a try. It's very good food and freshly prepared on a daily basis. This was next door to my hotel and we'll definitely come back. Excellent

Thank Luca L
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Not bad restaurant - bit plastic on décor - food not bad uninspiring to put more on a review. reasonable price.

Thank sb33ry
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Dined here with family as we had eaten here three years ago. Restaurant with a lot of ambience , despite two short power cuts ! The staff were attentive and helpful. The salted sea bream was superb . Nice evening had by all would certainly...More

Thank DDK-bus
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner while on holiday. The atmosphere was cute and very 'Italian' which is what made us interested in eating here. The man who served us was very friendly. However, we ordered water (which we had to pay for), and he accidentally knocked...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We prefer eating outside generally, but liked the look of this underground restaurant close to our hotel (Chicago) and to the main train station. The owner/waiter was very pleasant, the food was pretty good, and we liked the way the cellar was decorated. We were...More

Thank spanishkiwi
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We were staying in the Hotel Columbia near the central station in Rome and were looking for a restaurant near by. We lucked out when we ducked down in off of the street and down into this restaurant. The seafood risotto and the braised beef...More

Thank Webster585
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We arrived to be met by a waiter/owner -it was unclear as he was dressed in a tee shirt. He slapped the menu down and disappeared. 15 minutes later he asked us 'what do you want?' There was no wine list, only by the glass....More

Thank elizabeth h
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We ate here our first night in Rome, having spotted its charming underground location close to our hotel. The menu looked simple but promising, so we gave it a try. Glad we did! Arrived about 8:30 on a Saturday evening, and it was busy but...More

Thank maryf55
Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only
way to describe the Esquilino neighbourhood. The
Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas
in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s
famous seven hills. From an ancient neighbourhood to
its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub,
Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot
vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Principe Amadeo, 1/C, 00100 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighbourhood: Esquilino
  • Phone Number: +39 06 488 2853
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