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Hostaria Antica Roma

Via Appia Antica, N.176, 00178 Rome, Italy
+39 06 513 2888
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“lasagna” (80 reviews)
“pollo” (6 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Via Appia Antica, N.176, 00178 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to all of them. I've even been to Bill and Cheryl Higgins' invitation only crawfish boil. This ranks with all of them. The father who runs the front of the house and his son Daniel who is the creative force behind the menu...More

Thank Sooner7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Hostaria Antica was formerly (and famously) in roofless catacombs. It's now moved a short distance down the ancient cobbled Appian Way to a magical spot in pretty gardens right by the Mausoleum of Cecilia Metella. It's perfect for the hungry explorer of food, the...More

Thank ElizabethSpeller
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

The meal I had at Hostaria Antica Roma is arguably the best meal I’ve had in my life! From the lasagna to Paolo’s homemade cheese, to the heavenly tiramisu, the meal was absolutely impeccable! I would recommend this place to anyone visiting Rome not only...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

This was without a doubt the best meal of my entire life- everything from the appetizers/wine to the main course and to the dessert were impeccably prepared. Paolo was absolutely amazing and entertained us with his fascinating stories and experiences. He made us feel like...More

Thank Haley A
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I've been to this restaurant several times. It was located in another spot on Via appia antica before and in the last year they've been relocated here, in front of Cecilia metella's tomb. The quality is still great, the food is good. I have been...More

Thank Bruno D
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Paolo and his staff are amazing. Hostaria Antica Roma will give you a meal experience you will never forget. With classic recipes and such friendly service you can't go wrong! The lasagna should be at the top of your list. I've already circled a return...More

Thank Dan A
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Visiting Hostaria Antica Roma while in Rome is a MUST. I have visited with Paolo and his family three times. I have never been disappointed. This is the best meal you will have in Rome. The atmosphere and the food are both outstanding. I am...More

Thank p0pesp
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Really fantastico ! I love the Italiano Decor. Definitely try the 3000 year old Lasagne. Recipe - that is. Our host, Paolo, is always so gracious. You may bump into a celebrity here !

Thank Rosemary C
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We came to Hostaria Antica Roma on the advice of a friend, in fact she made reservations for us. Our friend told us about the owner/chef Paolo Magnanimi and we were very interested to meet him. Well let me say Paolo is one of the...More

Thank mikefredi
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped in and had the best tiramisu in Rome! Beautiful garden setting. Be sure to make reservations for peak times, because this spot is immensely popular with Romans — another indication you are doing something right by going here. Enjoy!

Thank Dwayne A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$88
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Appia Antica, N.176, 00178 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 513 2888
  • E-mail
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