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Osteria degli Amici

#737 of 9,684 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Testaccio
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Via Nicola Zabaglia 25, 00153 Rome, Italy
+39 06 578 1466
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to this restaurant, and have always had an outstanding meal. Welcomed by Claudio, the restaurant's owner, the atmosphere is carefully designed to be relaxed, warm; a perfect backdrop for a great meal. The food riffs off old Roman recipes, but with exciting little twists and turns. The pici alla gricia e carciofi is a perfect example. Even... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came around 8:15, there were a few other tables seated at that point. The atmosphere was clean and cozy but not too crowded or loud. Service was good. Food was fresh and tasty. Would definitely come again!

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I was invited by friends to this restaurant whose existence I did not know. It was a pleasant surprise in terms of the menu and selection of dishes: all belonging to the traditional Roman cuisine. The appetisers were not very creative or unique in nature (the usual mozzarella and Parma ham along with meatballs and an interesting eggplant roll) but... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

A great feel to the restaurant, it has a hip vibe with amazing food. A very upbeat feel and was very busy. Lively - great people watching.

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1 Thank Carol C
Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner, and the food was amazing. Had ravioli, and it was so good I could have eaten another serving (they also serve ice with beverages for us Americans who can't seem to live without it!). Good service, friendly people and reasonably priced. We arrived around 20:00, and three tables were occupied. Left at 21:30, and the restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Classy, friendly restraurant offering varied menu with interesting, creative options alongside Roman classics - fish as well as meat - through all courses. Reasonably priced wine list too. I enjoyed the buratta with gazpacho, potato crusted turbot and liquorice gelato. The honey and mustard veal and tuna with three types of balsamic vinegar were also praised by my dining companions.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

authentic local food, no tourists, nice staff, quality ingredients, cozy atmosphere, good wine, overall good quality time with my wife

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

we had dinner there: excellent food. nice service and restaurant. no thrills. friendly atmosphere - definitely worth visiting.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Fantastic dishes, served with great fair at Testaccio...one of best places to try 'a taste of Rome'.....Trippa alla romana, Coda alla vaccinara, Carciofi alla romana....and a Red Wine quartino....nothing more satisfying than that! I will be back very soon!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Was taken on the recommendation of our taxi driver. Naturally was a little sceptical as it was a bit out of the way but it was completely worth the travel. The anti-pasti was fantastic, particularly the Parma ham which was melt in the mouth. Star of the show for us however was the pastas. The manager Claudio was very warm... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:30 - 15:00
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Nicola Zabaglia 25, 00153 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Testaccio
  • Neighbourhood: Testaccio
  • Phone Number: +39 06 578 1466

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Testaccio

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Testaccio
Put the house music on replay and you have Testaccio, an ancient Roman port and former working class neighbourhood where the bass is set to high almost every night of the week. Its collection of discoteche (nightclubs), street parties, and crowded restaurants give it its well-deserved party reputation. During the daytime, Testaccio is more easy listening than club hit, the area is full of locally owned small businesses and has one of the city's larger produce markets.
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