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Hostaria Antica Roma

Via Appia Antica, N.176, 00178 Rome, Italy
+39 06 513 2888
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“chicken” (36 reviews)
“tiramisu” (93 reviews)
“antipasti” (24 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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Via Appia Antica, N.176, 00178 Rome, Italy
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1 - 10 of 371 reviews

Reviewed 27 July 2017

I have never and possibly never will have an experience like the one my family and friends had here. From the time we arrived Paolo treated our party of eight like family. He was warm and inviting, funny and full of life. His stories are...More

1  Thank Joshua H
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Thanks to Paolo and his team for putting on a fantastic 4 course lunch and aperitivio! The venue itself is located along the historic Appian Antica and has an amazing view in the garden! They serve traditional roman dishes with 2000 year old roman recipes!...More

1  Thank David D
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came to this restaurant when we were visiting Rome for the first time on our anniversary. It was AMAZING - Definitely the best lasagna thus far and the father and son (I believe the owners) were personable and very accommodating. We...More

Thank Juanie F
Reviewed 12 July 2017

My family of 8 went to this restaurant on a week night. And had without a doubt the best meal of the whole trip. The food is amazing and not only that the atmosphere surrounding this property is to die for. It's family run restaurant...More

Thank toodles1020
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This was the best overall experience we have had at a restaurant in Italy, not only the food was great the owner Massimo and his son made us feel welcomed and treated us like family. This is a must if you come to Rome. Very...More

Thank Michael I
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We had dined at Paolo's family's restaurant 5 yrs ago and it was amazing. 5 years later we returned to Rome and dined at their new location. It's absolutely beautiful and the food is so delicious. We were a bit early and Paolo greeted us...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My friends and I came here for dinner and it was incredible. The food is to die for abd reasonably priced. Paolo is fantastic and his stories are great. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank rb0216
Reviewed 1 March 2017

A group of 20 of us had lunch here in late February, 2017. The tables were already set for us, and the prepared menu came out at a nice clip, with lots of food (four courses) for 30 euros a head. The antipasti (mixed vegetables),...More

Thank danielorazio
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We went after a tour of the catacombs. The catacombs were meh, but the area, and particularly the grounds of this restaurant are breathtaking. Up on a sunny hill with statues and castles and perfect ambiance, Paolo's restaurant is surprisingly moderately priced for the best...More

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We've been living in Rome for over a year now. We're already bored of places where they rip off tourists, or where they simply don't care about offering honest food and service. This is clearly not the case. This family run restaurant, despite its touristic...More

1  Thank barcelonautaOTT
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24 April 2017|
Response from blutos | Property representative |
Hello , you can book on line at our page on facebook ,never on Monday.Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$85
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Appia Antica, N.176, 00178 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 513 2888
  • E-mail
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