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La Fontana di Venere

Vicolo Dei Modelli 56, 00187 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6992 4087
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lasagna” (93 reviews)
“panna cotta” (22 reviews)
“seafood” (38 reviews)
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Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Vicolo Dei Modelli 56, 00187 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two of us enjoyed a lovely dinner here on a quiet Sunday. Service was friendly and attentive. Our pizzas were perfect, the right level of crispiness, basic but delicious base and toppings we wanted - what one would expect in Rome! Wine recommendation by the...More

Thank Mydoshmatters
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just steps from Trevi Fountain. Small hole in the wall (like most others). Great food, friendly service, and nice touch with complimentary appetizer quiche and after dinner lemoncello.

Thank davelayman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Eat Roman! La Fontana di Venere is located near the Trevi Fountain. It’s a good location with a nice menu. It’s an easy place.

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

bases on trip advisor mitigated but good rating, we had diner tonight there. wow, place was packed with tourist groups, very very loud english speaking ones. just to say that there was no italian people in. service was slow, pecorino pasta way too much salty,...More

Thank American_bullit
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing food with great service, perfect way to end our trip. Will definitely come back to visit again. Food was fresh legitimate Italian food.

Thank lorraine m
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Pricey and not delicious. They served us a side dished (wok vegetables) that tastes like burned soy sauce/sesame oil, not edible so we ended up not paying for it. The octopus main course is really pricey, super salty, very little portion and simple. Waste of...More

Thank Kris T
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

The ratio price/quality was not good: the taste was on but there wasn't enough food at all. The waiters were nice.

Thank florent u
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Went there based on the many good reviews and pictures ... I could honestly say it was the worst pasta I had in Rome ... place is boring too .. I wouldn't recommend.. lots of other nicer placer out thereMore

Thank Alia B
fontanadivenere, Proprietario at La Fontana di Venere, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Dear Alia, We do remeber your table very well. You were complaining about the Carbonara, saying it was way too dry, probably because you are used to one that is made with cream, and believe this is not the way it suppose to be done....More

Reviewed 28 September 2017

We came to this famous restaurant after reading all the good comments on TripAdvisor. We felt that the food was good for Italian standard, a bit pricey for what you get tho. We ordered the lamp and that was decent with the lamp still very...More

Thank Andrea D
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

The food here was inedible - do not come. The appetizers (buffalo mozzarella) was sitting under a heat Lamp for hours b4 it was brought out to us. And the slow roasted lamb tasted terrible. It was as if a chef put cranberry sauce over...More

2  Thank yonxiao
fontanadivenere, Proprietario at La Fontana di Venere, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Dear Guest, We do always accept criticisms. It helps us to improve our service and food. However, it looks like your are an expert of mozzarella di Bufala (Especially coming from USA! The dish you chose is a buffalo mozzarella produced in Campania (buffalo mozzarella...More

A non-stop photo and souvenir opportunity, Trevi is
all about action. From early morning through the wee
hours, the piazza surrounding Trevi Fountain hosts a
never-ending flow of tourists hoping to make a wish or
take a selfie. Clever restaurants, charming
gelaterias, uncanny bars, kitsch shops, and a range of
hotels make up the local landscape. Beneath the bustle
are the remains of an ancient neighbourhood that you
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Viktorya P
5 December 2015|
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Response from ALICE A | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure you can bring a small child. Do make a reservation as they are very busy. It is a friendly neighbourhood restaurant. Enjoy! Alice
Ruth R
15 August 2015|
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Response from fontanadivenere | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for contacting the La Fontana Di Venere. Unfortunately, we have only indoors sits, where smoking is no allowed. Regards, Cristiano
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31 July 2015|
Response from fontanadivenere | Property representative |
Hello Siobhan, Thank you for contacting the La Fontana Di Venere. There is no problem to make it, I would just need some further information. First of all, as it suppose to be a surprise I guess you do not know what they... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vicolo Dei Modelli 56, 00187 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Trevi
  • Neighbourhood: Trevi
  • Phone Number: +39 06 6992 4087
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Two steps away from the Trevi Fountain, La Fontana di Venere that is known for its exceptional Mediterranean dishes,like fish, meat and vegetarian/vegan dishes as well. We are glad to invite you all to try our Lasagna the best one in Rome, Fresh Past with mixed Sea Food and Tagliata with porcini mushrooms and tartufo. And dont forget about our outstanding desserts, like hommemade tiramisu or Ricotta and Pears cake.
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