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Ristorante L'Europeo di Colella Giovanni

#2,696 of 9,733 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
Esquilino
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Via Principe Amedeo 8 b, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 06 481 8500
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City of Bradford, England, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went for the tourist menu, only 15E Plenty of food and it was OK but not fantastic but didn't expect fantastic for the price.

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wales
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely atmosphere, good value. Good choice on menu. House wine 10 euros for a litre carafe. well worth a visit

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Gibraltar
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's in a great location but the place lacks some atmosphere. The service is good, but not something that you'd get excited about. My wife raved about the pasta dish she had, whereas my veal dish left me totally uninspired to say anything good about it. The price overall did seem to be a bit on the high side for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice small restaurant, food was really good and Andrea was very nice and friendly. I'll definitely come back . Thank you .

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giovanni c, Proprietario at Ristorante L'Europeo di Colella Giovanni, responded to this review

thank you very much , for your good information for us.we glate to serve you. thanks very much. staff europeo More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

The food was really rather mixed in terms of quality. We had four dishes...the pizza and lasagna were subpar while the tortellini in cream sauce and the pesto pasta were both average. The price was reasonable but I'd prefer to pay more for better food and ambiance.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Loation is good but the interior is rather average. Tables very close together and little in the way of atmosphere. Menu included tourist set courses at a reasonable price.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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124 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We ate here three times, once in the dinning room and twice pizza to go. Pizza ok for Rome. The tourist menu was better than expected (after reading other rewiews).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in here when we happened upon it after a long day sightseeing. We had a wonderful bottle of Barolo and ordered various side dishes to share. It was wonderful--especially the artichokes. I had torta Della Nonna (grandmother's cake) which was to die for. Not pretentious but really friendly service and excellent food!

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Foxboro, Massachusetts
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89 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

No one really liked anything we had. Risotto was bland. Lamb was not a chop and eh. Spaghetti Carbanara was dry. The lasagna was the best thing we had. And the prosciutto. If I had to do it all over again, I would pass this one by...

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Sydney, Australia
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

There were 3 of us for dinner. My husband had the gnocchi which he said was good. My friend and I tried the tourist menu. She had the chicken which tasted like it had been cooked the day before. It was dry and bony. I had the fish which was only slightly better. For dessert I had the Creme caramel... 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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$42
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Principe Amedeo 8 b, 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighbourhood: Esquilino
  • Phone Number: +39 06 481 8500
Description
Italian and traditional Roman cuisine Open since 1951

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Esquilino
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 basketball games. Look around you: this area isn’t like the historic centre. Liberty architecture, large piazzas, and long boulevards mix with archaic arches, secret side alleys, and beautiful churches like Santa Maria Maggiore.
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