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Da Bucatino

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Testaccio
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Via Luca della Robbia 84, 00153 Rome, Italy
+39 06 574 6886
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:55
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:55
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198 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

a taste of the true roman cuisine. good services at a fair price, Typical italian with everything that goes with it.

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Thank Emil Cristian H
SF Bay Area
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like this place very much. It's always delicious. I chuckled when I read a review about the old man sexually harassing the guests. I find the old flirtatious mean part of the charm. His sweet face and genuine interest makes this place endearing. The food is good, not too salty like I'm finding more in Rome.

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1 Thank ovibogdanandfranklin
Geneva, Switzerland
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75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best meal we had in Rome last weekend, last Friday to be exact, was at Da Bucatino. The carciofi (artichokes) as recommended by the waiter were perfect. The 'coda' (ox-tail stewed in tomato was perfect). Their pastas, all of them (there were four of us), were absolutely wonderful. The veal liver wasn't to the taste of one in our... More 

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1 Thank Duchetti
Salt Lake City, Utah
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We appeared to be the only tourists in the restaurant when we were there. They have an excellent antipasto bar, and we had wonderful pasta dishes.

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Thank lucyosborn
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I cant understand the rating. We had dinner yesterday in this place, misguided by tripadvisor reviews. The staff was very rude, the food was not even OK. There was a hair sitting on the mozzarella in our starter. The pizza was terrible and the pasta was hard and greasy. Definitely not recommended. Giving 2/5 in fairness just because tripadvisor has... More 

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Thank Pablo J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with a friend, we're both women, mid 20's, both slim, both speak italian (She lives in Rome and I used to live here, so we're both used to the italian way of lifr and dining out) and we were definately appropiately dressed for dining at a restaurant. We were served by a 70+yrs waiter who first put his... More 

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1 Thank staaldrigstill
County Dublin, Ireland
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153 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Da Bucatino is probably one of the best places to eat traditional Italian food. We had our best fettuccini of our lives. Apart from fettuccini the lamp chops, starters and tiramisu were perfect as well.

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Thank yusufaytas
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Bucatino was a recommendation from my friend's friend, who grew up in Rome and it lived up to every expectation and more! The prosciutto and buffalo mozzarella appetizer was amazing. I got the spaghetti al ametricana. When I saw my friend's cannolini I was jealous, but my pasta ended up to be the most amazing bowl of spaghetti I've ever... More 

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Thank minnow8157
Hull, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The service was very friendly and the service was great. Antipasto bar was amazing. Loved the puntarelle! Would go back in a heartbeat!

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Thank Larry B
Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This was an accidental find; Sunday lunch with the most delicious roast lamb, pork and beef on the menu as well as many other traditional Italian delights. Great service and good value.

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Thank Melody C

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$37
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:55
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:55
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:55
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:55
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:55
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:55
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Luca della Robbia 84, 00153 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Testaccio
  • Neighbourhood: Testaccio
  • Phone Number: +39 06 574 6886

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Staying in Testaccio

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Testaccio
Put the house music on replay and you have Testaccio, an ancient Roman port and former working class neighbourhood where the bass is set to high almost every night of the week. Its collection of discoteche (nightclubs), street parties, and crowded restaurants give it its well-deserved party reputation. During the daytime, Testaccio is more easy listening than club hit, the area is full of locally owned small businesses and has one of the city's larger produce markets.
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