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Sofia

) #268 of 10,013 Restaurants in Rome €€ - €€€ Mediterranean, Italian,
Via di Capo Le Case 51, 00187 Rome, Italy
+39 06 8987 3857
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Italian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Via di Capo Le Case 51, 00187 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

We were staying at the Hotel Concordia - right opposite - so this was very convenient for us, and the food and service was great too.

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Sofia after a long day walking all around Rome, finishing at the Spanish Steps. Was delighted to find this quiet little spot with lovely food at very good prices. A lovely way to end our weekend in Rome.

Thank ACowland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu is limited and this is usually a good sign. The Melanzane was really excellent, Risotto with Swordfish had the refreshing touch of lemon and the local Roman pasta Amatriciana was very good but heavy stuff. That is normal for that kind of pasta....More

Thank Domi G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Monk Fish appetizer was so good. Great portion and wonderfully prepared. Service a little slow (at first) on a slow Sunday summer night. But food came out quickly once ordered was well prepared and really fabulous. The flavors were excellent! It's small, quaint, and off...More

Thank BBII4Him
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were planning to dine at a different location but ended up being unable due to how busy it was so we looked around the area and ended up at Sofia. The decor was very pleasant as was our server. The food was fantastic. Everything...More

Thank James R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice and cosy restaurant in a relatively quiet setting despite its central-ish location close to the Spanish steps. Service was exemplary - the waiter was very attentive, always appearing when needed but without being intrusive, and very helpful with recommendations. As for the food...More

1  Thank Matt L
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I waited to write this because I thought midway through our week this would be our best meal throughout Rome and Florence and it was. You will not get a big plate of pasta with a red sauce. Instead, well planned and executed plates with...More

1  Thank BixUS
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Read some of the low reviews and completely disagree. First, the portion size is perfect. Not sure if other reviewers expected Olive Garden portions and salads drenched in sub-par dressings but that is not true Italian style. None of the salads from Garda to Florence...More

1  Thank Leesa B
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We first went to Sofia 4 years ago, when we were in Rome & thought that the food & atmosphere was wonderful. 4 years later, back in Rome & this is the first restaurant we wanted to go back to. The husband & wife team...More

1  Thank CathyOne
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

The dish we get were very smell, and the place is expensive. For a pasta meal we had to pay 13€, whole in other much better and tester places we got pasta meals for 7-11€.

Thank Eitan M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$59
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Capo Le Case 51, 00187 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Colonna
  • Neighbourhood: Colonna
  • Phone Number: +39 06 8987 3857
  • E-mail
Description
Sofia is our pet dog and mascot,…. a friendly and loving Jack Russell who accompanies us in our adventures. This is why we decided to give our most precious project her name! An intimate, family-run restaurant with very few rules of thumb: a menu which respects the seasons, using the finest of Italian produce, always fresh every day; traditional Italian recipes together with other dishes specially created by our chef, and inspired by the flavours and colours of Mediterranean cuisine; our desire that your lunch or dinner take place in intimate surroundings and make you “feel at home”.
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