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Sora Margherita

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Neighbourhood:
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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Piazza delle 5 scole, 30, 00182 Rome, Italy
+39 06 687 4216
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Today
12:30 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 - 15:00
Mon 20:00 - 22:30
Wed 20:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 20:00 - 22:30
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely one of Rome's hidden gems. Great authentic food with lovey hand written menus. Don't expect any help with the Italian menu though! The wait staff are a little edgy but this is part of the charm. Fine dining it isn't but for a great time and something a bit different it is perfect. Have the Cacio e... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's better to book in advance (before 1pm) or you might be lucky after 2pm (not necessarily though). If you are not in a rush, the wait is worth it!!! We had a problem with the menu since we don't speak Italian and we had hard time reading the handwriting. However, the service is nice and friendly, you can point... More 

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Tampa
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34 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very small place. Pretty difficult to find. Look for the red curtain hiding s small doorway in the side of the square. Once inside, we were greeted and given a table immediately. The menu was hand scrawled in Italian and we were completely lost. There was one other group in the restaurant who looked to be local. The waitress came... More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I had lunch with my wife and mother in january. The food was reasonable but not special. The staff was rude and didn't care at all about the customers, just throw the stuff in our table and were annoyed every time we asked for a recommendation or question. I was truly dissapointed. The place looks typical and cute with all... More 

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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The menu is entirely in Italian and reminds me of my Nonna's food. After spending a week in Rome dining out for lunch and dinner every day, this restaurant really hit the spot. Until dining here, I was yet to have authentic italian food that I hadn't been able to find outside my family's home. The fried artichoke was superb,... More 

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Thank JAnneinOz
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Don't go for the food - it's bland and mediocre. You and your clothes will leave the restaurant smelling like a deep fryer. The service is not overtly rude - they're just purposefully not friendly. Why do people go here? Because someone said it was a typically Roman experience. It's not. It's just terrible.

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Thank G L
Los Angeles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Dreadful! Oily fried artichokes, bland buffalo mozzarella; awful (!!) fettuccine cacio e pepe. Quite possibly the worst meal I had in Rome (and there were a lot of bad meals!)

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

i tried a lot from the menue, io don't understand the recommandions.. no materials or process was good or best/. nothing smart or huge flavors

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Thank Ofer B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent food! Wonderful Home made pasta. First class Carciofo Jewish style and Rome style, dream of coffee... All customers were local Italians and the menu as well.. Not in English..

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Amsterdam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

If you didn't know better, you wouldn't go in. But once inside, the food is local, genuine, first class and not overpriced. The space is cramped and noise level high at lunch but worth every second. An experience not to be missed when in Rome.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$43
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 15:00
Monday
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:30 - 15:00
Friday
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza delle 5 scole, 30, 00182 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Neighbourhood: Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
  • Phone Number: +39 06 687 4216

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Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
With three of Rome’s most beloved piazzas within a five-minute walk of each other, the Navona/Pantheon/Campo area may be the prettiest and most picturesque area of the city. Join the beautiful throngs hanging out in cafes, boutiques, art galleries, and wine bars, or peek at a neighbourhood museum or monument. If you want nonstop movida, the streets here are busy with chic bicyclists and Vespa drivers, street vendors, merchants, and locals. There is no rhyme or reason to its winding streets and there's something to see around every corner, so take pleasure in a spontaneous wander.
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