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La Barca

Via Plauuto8-39, Rome, Italy
+39 06 4547 3560
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good20%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible20%
22 Sep 2015
“After reading other reviews, I need to but my 2 euros in! A visit from 2009, not 2014.”
3 Feb 2015
“Horrible ”
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Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, Soups
Via Plauuto8-39, Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 22 September 2015

This was an experience from 6 years ago. We were with another couple roaming around Rome on our last night when we stumbled across La Barca. We were hesitant to go in but after the owner assured us this would be the best experience ever...More

Thank Margaret K
Reviewed 3 February 2015 via mobile

Please dont go there! Terrible! Bad service, worst service I ever experienced! The food is not worth the price! Hade better pasta from A frozen ready dinner than here! They changed the wine to a more expensive one! Took 10% tip on the bill. I...More

1  Thank majaMatinj
Reviewed 3 October 2012

We were staying in the Borgo Pio area and didn't have any plans for dinner but decided to wander the back streets and see what restaurants we could find. We came across La Barca and it looked busy so we decided to go in and...More

2  Thank italyintimefortea
Reviewed 11 June 2012

Like most other reiewers we were recommended La Barca by the concierge at the hotel. From the outside it looked like the kind of place you wouldn't step foot in. My husband and my 2 kids (under 10s) never saw a menu. We were asked...More

2  Thank weekend-traveller233
Reviewed 11 September 2010

This restaurant gets recommended by local hotels. They are tucked behind a gas station and I would think they don’t get many other customers besides tourists funneled in by hotels who are probably getting a commission. They ask you which hotel you came from. (In...More

Thank TravelTurtle66
Reviewed 23 August 2010

This restaurant is the perfect example of the trap tourists can fall into. A nice waiter invited us to come inside while we were reading the menu, he insisted on bringing many different dishes, telling us we'ld only pay for what we eat. The food...More

1  Thank Joel M
Reviewed 11 August 2010

In summer 2008 our family of 4 stumbled on La Barca by accident, as the place we had planned on could not accomodate us & recommended La Barca close by. We arrived early at 5 pm & were the only clients for about an hour...More

1  Thank Ko-Les-Nad-Ark
Reviewed 7 August 2010

We experienced La Barca with our 3 young daughters (10, 8, 6), recommended by our hotel. Loved every minute of it! Service was awesome, food was delicious. Didn't look at a menu, although it was offered, 'trusted' our waiter. Wasn't offended by the bill. Not...More

Thank WellTravelledInAjax
Reviewed 23 June 2010

I was interested to read the reviews having experienced La Barca. We were recommended the restaurant by our B&B, and like others our restaurant host didn't give us menus but simply gave recommendations. I would say, that if you are worried about budget, then do...More

Thank boyvision
Reviewed 22 June 2010

We ate at La Barca on the recommendation of the owner of our B & B and were not disappointed. We ordered a fixed price, five-course meal, not realizing that the antipasto was a meal in itself. The seafood antipasto included tender, flavorful mussels and...More

Thank bicyclingmaniac
Vatican / Borgo
Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent
souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and
pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican
and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighbourhood which
acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the
souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only
business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the
tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as
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  • Address: Via Plauuto8-39, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Vatican / Borgo
  • Neighbourhood: Vatican / Borgo
  • Phone Number: +39 06 4547 3560
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