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Antica Osteria Da Giovanni

Via della Lungara 41, 00165 Rome, Italy
+39 06 686 1514
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good49%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Via della Lungara 41, 00165 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We went there based on a recommendation from a guide. Let's start with the good parts: it was really authentic - the menu was only in Italian and handwritten. Bad parts: small selection of food. The food was ok, but not what I've expected (not...More

Thank Andreea T
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I'm Italian (living in London) and was moved as soon as I saw the menu. Food was exactly what a Roman in his kitchen would have. Couldn't take pictures because it was a business lunch but, oh my, trust me if I say that it...More

Thank Sara B
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This is a small restaurant, seating 30 in the front salon, and about12 more at the back. This is well established "diner" that we had been going since 1987. It was and is reasonable for budget minded. There are almost always clerics dining there. Most...More

1  Thank mimi g
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Away from Rome Trastevere crowds, this is definitely a restaurant where mainly locals come to eat. I tried their pork bisteca with broccoli and it was good. Price is reasonable as well. With 30 euros two people can have a great meal with wine and...More

Thank Erica F
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We ate here while in Rome on recommendation from a guidebook and were very disappointed. I ordered the ravioli with spinach and ricotta which was fine, and my boyfriend ordered what he thought was beef. What came was a pork steak. Thinking this was simply...More

Thank Nina S
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Not until later (after a bottle of house wine and minimal food at Da Giovanni) did I realize they overcharged me. Food was good, but disappointed in them (and myself) for being taken advantage of.

1  Thank Chuck T
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Mom and pop type Osteria with a somewhat limited menu. Food is simple but delicious and the prices are a bargain. Our meal for 2 was less than 30 euro

1  Thank BadChar
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Cheap and cheerful, nice decor, decent service. The food was very simple but tasty. Nice calm place to go to after visiting the Vatican.

1  Thank Helleniste
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We stopped here at the recommendation of a friend. At first we had high hopes as it was full of locals. Maybe we chose wrong, but food was underwhelming. The bread was delicious, though, and we got and ate a second basket. The setting is...More

2  Thank travel-hawthorne
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

...and very cozy atmosphere. very good prices. only locals at the tables. i found the place by mistake and i don't regret it. i totally recommend it.

1  Thank swarthofole
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Lungara 41, 00165 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Trastevere
  • Neighbourhood: Trastevere
  • Phone Number: +39 06 686 1514
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