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Naumachia

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Via Celimontana 7, 00184 Rome, Italy
+39 06 700 2764
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location near coliseum. Anyway good food and good service and smart. Very good choice for a day in Rome

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Thank President25
Glasgow
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Unless you are 'in the know' finding a good restaurant in Rome these days is a minefield. There is an awful amount of poor quality tourist-orientated food particularly around the big monuments. Naumachia, which is very close to the Colosseum is a delightful exception. There is a staple menu which is supplemented each day by 'specials'. The food is of... More 

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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a great restaurant find just steps from the Colosseum. The staff was attentive without hovering and very friendly. We had ricotta fritti, bruschetta, three different pizzas, fettuccine with sausage, and the lasagna. The Chantilly cream with chocolate sauce dessert was divine as was the tiramisu and chocolate mousse. Make sure you have a few glasses of wine with... More 

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Thank KollectingMoments
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice staff, fast service for food, but quite slow service for anything after your main has been served. Food quality was pretty average for Rome, but that is still quite good! Overall a very nice place to have a quick lunch stop.

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Thank Gemma_Gilday
London, UK
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited after reading the reviews and as it was a 5min walk from our hotel (Mercure Collosseum), and were not disappointed. An extremely busy place with small and large groups, and also young families. The food was great, and my 6yr old fussy eater son ate the lot and proclaimed it was the 'best pasta ever!' . We had... More 

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Thank geeza247
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice pasta and good prices Quick service and only and few 100 meters from exit Colloseum Recommend for nice lunch after 4 hours in ancient time

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Thank Martin A
United Kingdom
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88 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took and horse and carriage to this place as further away from Coliseum and was recommended as a good place. Easy food for 4 with wine was 50€. Perfect. Good service too.

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Thank Unkle30
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't speak highly enough of Naumachia, and the fact that we ate there on 5 occasions during our 6 day stay says everything! And we definitely were not the only repeat visitors during that time. First of all, the food is fabulous ... home cooked, authentic and generous portions. The service is friendly and familiar, the prices very reasonable.... More 

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Thank Rohan K
Sydney
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180 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the food here so much we went back for more. The artichokes were divine, the home made pasta a generous and tasty serving, the pizza cooked as it should be.... crisp base, minimum ingredients, quality taste. We recommend this to anyone seeking a great meal at an excellent price. Close to the Colosseum but with a real local... More 

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Thank AlexGil
Edmonton, Canada
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Down the street from the forum and colosseum, we went to have our last supper before leaving Rome. Great place to finish off especially with Luzzi at the opposite end of the block. Very busy and filled with Italian speaking families, the service was quick, friendly and efficient. The appetizers were good but the caprese had lots of bufalo cheese... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Celimontana 7, 00184 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Monti
  • Neighbourhood: Monti
  • Phone Number: +39 06 700 2764

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Staying in Monti

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Monti
Monti is Rome’s rebel yell. This neighbourhood just west of Termini train station mixes grit with fun as it continues to fight for its reputation as a magnet for the artsy, alternative, and hipster. Every season, quirky boutiques and food spots sprout up on its cobblestone streets. The neighbourhood supports unique and homegrown businesses that cater to its longtime residents as well as hipsters on the hunt. Hang out at Piazza della Madonna dei Monti anytime after lunch and you'll always find something going on.
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