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La Taverna de' Mercanti

Piazza de' Mercanti, 3a, Rome, Italy
+39 06 588 1693
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good29%
  • Average22%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“grilled meat” (10 reviews)
“bruschetta” (13 reviews)
“pizza” (40 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Piazza de' Mercanti, 3a, Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The place is very authentic and historical. I would say it is a must go if you are looking for a candle light dinner. Not for the food (it is ok, but nothing special), but for the athmosphere.

Thank Olli M
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Very authentic! Indoor and outdoor seating was superb!! We ate out on the balcony. Food was amazing, fresh tasting and plentiful. The owners here are fantastic, as well!!!

Thank HealeyDoc
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Really nice and cosy restaurant in a quiet hidden piazza in Trastevere. We were lucky we found the place, it was raining lots and didn't want to walk far from our apartment. Once inside.... we both were absolutely amaze. Decoration is impressive, you feel like...More

Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 10 December 2017

There is a huge choice of restaurants in Trastevere but this one is certainly different. From the outside it looks as if it is closed but climb up the steps and you find yourself in a unique setting as if you had walked into a...More

Thank sommelier229
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Was just walking around and stumbled across this restaurant. Was very quiet, as I was there early, so my service and food was very good. I had some Bruschetta and then salsiccio di montagne. Got a beer and then 1/2 carafe of house red •...More

Thank edgey74
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

From the outside it is not always obvious this restaurant is open. But climb the stairs and enter the beautiful space decorated with old farm implements and soft lighting and be pleasantly surprised. We ate perfectly grilled quail and sea bass and enjoyed the usual...More

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We were walking past this restaurant going to another and it looked so beautiful that we had to stop in. The first night there wasn’t that many people and neither was the night we ate. I love the place, it’s like going back in time....More

Thank Sethme
Reviewed 21 September 2017

The restaurant is located in an old warehouse,nicely decorated in a rustic way. Their speciality is grilled meat that was very good at a reasonable price. An adequate wine list complemented the food. Service was good and the place was not noisy. All in all...More

Thank Iordanescu S
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The food was OK, we ordered pizza and bruschetta and they were tasty. Wine is not bad but could definitely be better. However our waiter Dario was quite funny and we enjoyed his service. Plus the restaurant location and decor are quite nice.

Thank RitaSGh
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Poor quality food and decor. Simply touristy, absolutely tasteless. My pork chops were fatty and bruschetta very heavy. Home wine bad. Would not go back.

Thank dionysisGR
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streets, weathered Renaissance buildings, and
overgrown personality, it's become an irresistible
mecca for visitors. Trastevere is an enclave of
entertainment - a rotating set of street performers
entertains almost every night, and unforgettable
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$39 - US$157
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza de' Mercanti, 3a, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Trastevere
  • Neighbourhood: Trastevere
  • Phone Number: +39 06 588 1693
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