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Locanda dei Girasoli

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Via Dei Sulpici 117/H, 00174 Rome, Italy
+39 06 761 0194
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19:30 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun 00:00 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 19:30 - 23:30
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Rome, Italy
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I went to La Locanda dei girasoli for a dinner with my friends and I was positively surprised by the professionality and kindness of the staff added to the originality of the dishes. It’s a place mainly attended by locals, but I would advise it to tourists wanting to go away from the traditional routes.

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Thank Alessandra P
Bath
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36 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

This place was the highlight of our trip to Rome. We had a delicious meal, served by the most friendly and courteous staff. It really was heart-warming. The staff were thoroughly professional, and it was a joy to learn more of how this restaurant has trained and encouraged people, who many years ago would have been written-off. We had a... More 

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Thank NigelBath
Rome, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

Tucked away from the busy bustle of the city, a restaurant with a friendly family atmosphere, Delicious dishes, excellent service. . a must when you visit Rome!

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Thank Li P
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015

We were recommended this restaurant by our landlady. The restaurant is hidden in a small alley near Numidio Quadrato. We would not have found it if we had not had specific directions. The atmosphere and the service were excellent. We spoke no Italian and the owners spoke no English. Nevertheless we made ourselves understood well enough. The bruschetta was ok... More 

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Thank Makarand_S2014
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is almost hidden in a small alley. It was recommended by our landlady but if you don't know where it is, it may be difficult to find. Hats off to the owner for giving an opportunity to people with the Down Syndrome to prove their skills and integration to our society. Delicious pasta and pizza and service with... More 

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Rome, Italy
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

The restaurant is tucked away on a side street off of Tuscolana. Probably better to take the subway and get off (Numidio Quadraro) then a car because it takes a lot of one way streets to get there BUT sooo worth it no matter how you come. The food is amazing. We had a mixed antipasto dish with yummy treats... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2015

This was one of the BEST restaurants we ate at in Rome. The atmosphere was spectacular. The food was amazing and the service was impeccable!

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West Orange, New Jersey
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65 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

It's a fair way from the city center and not the easiest place to find from the METRO, get the A line to Numidio Quadrato station and take Via dei Sulpicito, take a right on to Viale Opita Oppio, then take your first left (road sign shows Via dei Sulpicito again here) and continue down to the end (don't take... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014

Forgive the title pun, but this restaurant is a must! Forget the great food and simple Roman atmosphere, what you will treasure is the sincerity of the service. The waiters are mostly people with Down syndrome, and they are so wonderful and sincere your heart will melt. Just sit and watch what pure emotions are; we witnessed hugs I have... More 

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istanbul
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013 via mobile

Emotionally impressing experience ! Food is good but is not the reason why you go there. The aim is to have a unique experience to value what life gives to us : some of the waiters are Down

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$37
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
Monday
19:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
19:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
19:30 - 23:30
Thursday
19:30 - 23:30
Friday
19:30 - 23:30
Saturday
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dei Sulpici 117/H, 00174 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 761 0194

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?