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La Gattabuia

) #409 of 9,971 Restaurants in Rome €€ - €€€ Pizza, Italian, Mediterranean
Via del Porto 1, 00153 Rome, Italy
+39 06 584813
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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12:30 - 23:45All hours
Pizza, Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Via del Porto 1, 00153 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Saw this restaurant in trip advisor being close to the hotel and with relatively good rating. I was visiting Rome for my bday and decided to try it....to be completely honest, the ratings saying is a good restaurant were wrong....the restaurant is superb.....best ravioli we...More

1  Thank Gabriel D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charming little family-owned restaurant. They had prepared a special meal, with wine, for our group. The food was delicious, and the service made us Americans feel very welcome. Five course meal, and it was all good. Meatballs, fish, pizza, pasta, it was delicious.

Thank Mongo8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is quite good, although no garlic in the bruschetta (bruschetta without garlic is not bruschetta, period) and no garlic in the cicoria (same as before). The place is quite iconic but we experienced a big mess (the personnel kept moving tables around to arrange...More

Thank Luisone_da_Rieti
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cosy restaurant in one of the most typical Rome's neighborhood. Various traditional dishes of the Rome cuisine, for an Italian person living abroad like me, it is definitely the perfect place where to go to enjoy regional cuisine. Flawless service and also good wine list....More

Thank martina m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to eat like the Italians do and if you really want to taste genuine Italian plates you must go there. La Gattabuia was one of the best things that we will allways remember from this marvelous city of Rome. The atmosphere is...More

Thank tsoustel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very good local eatery with attentive staff. Prices were reasonable for a large city and the quality of the food was great. A family of 4, we found something to suit everyone's taste. Seemed like mostly locals, with a few tourists like us sprinkled...More

Thank JoeB6
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

The service was very good at this place. The pastas were some of the best we had in Rome. The secondo dishes were just ok. The oxtail dish just tasted like cheap stew meat. The chicken was ok. The atmosphere was fun and festive and...More

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Notte33, Proprietario at La Gattabuia, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thankyou Michael!! See You!!

Reviewed 7 June 2017

We ate here on Sunday 4/06 and sat outside, on arrival we were greeted by a man who perpetrated to be the owner...... after dinner some couple of hours later he gave us complementary drinks and coffee, sat with us and chatted about the restaurant....More

Thank JS28666
Notte33, Proprietario at La Gattabuia, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Hello Largs, I'm really sorry about this. Unfortunately we have also been us victims of that man,but we could not know that he was not your driver... it is the first time that happens a thing of the kind to our restaurant and I hopes...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Sat outside and continually interrupted by passing cars. My bruschetta consisted of a small piece of toast with a slice of unripe tomato and a bit of garnish. The pizza was the worst I've ever had - completely devoid of any flavour. Wine was quite...More

Thank danning62
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across this as we didn't have set dinner plans. They were able to accommodate us at 1930 without any issues. The restaurant was fairly empty but filled up later. The indoor seating area is very.. intimate. The food was good.

Thank Richard W
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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3 December 2016|
Response from Amy L | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's in walking distance. Google map it to be sure. you can sit outside here but unsure if you'll see many fireworks as it's down a mix of lanes and behind / in front of another row of restaurants. it's about 5... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:45
12:30 - 23:45
12:30 - 23:45
12:30 - 23:45
12:30 - 23:45
12:30 - 23:45
12:30 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Porto 1, 00153 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Trastevere
  • Neighbourhood: Trastevere
  • Phone Number: +39 06 584813
"La Gattabuia" is located in old Trastevere, in a splendid tavern 1400 (o 400?) year old. The three rooms match a fine old-fashioned furnishing with terracotta brick walls, arches and vaults.

Among the typical restaurants of the area, "La Gattabuia" is one of the most famous. It is easy to reach, in between the alleys and piazzas. The restaurant was born from the walls of an ancient prison of the Papalin era.

We are glad to welcome you in a pleasant environment filled with natural pigments. Our service has nothing to envy to luxurious restaurants.

The tables are disposed so to have a certain distance from each other. We have an eterogeneous menu, easy to adapt to everybody. A night at "La Gattabuia" will definitely leave you impressed: you will soon be asking for more!

You will find several different dishes, ranging from tasty appetizers, fried and grilled vegetables, typical roman dishes (Carbonara, Gricia, Amatriciana, Cheese and Pepper) among which you will find our "Chef Offers", like Gnocchi with Colonnata Lard and Courgettes pate, Strozzapreti with Boletus and Truffles or Rigatoni with Tail Tomato Sauce.

Delight yourself with our grilled meat (from Argentina and Denmark), our roasts, fillets and steaks. Try our roman tripe, stewed beef tail, Lamb Offal. Our vast selection of Pizzas, baked in our wood stove, will make your mouth water.

Our cellar is filled with an accurate assortment of red wines ordered by region. We have at our disposal more than 80 different wines from Lazio
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