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San Michele

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Lungotevere Ripa, 7, 00153 Rome, Italy
+39 06 584826
11:00 - 23:45
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been three times with small groups. Absolutely top drawer. Have the Beefsteak Fiorentina. The best way to do this is to get one steak for every two people -- you get a thicker cut and its fun to share. Same waiter every time -- and he has taken care of us with excellent recommendations. Always a topic of fond... More 

Thank Mark C
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were searching for a restaurant Friday night and we decided to try out this one. Nice service guys. I ordered spaghetti with clams. Very Good!!

Thank LadyStrar
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We went there for our first dinner in Rome, my husband wanted steak and our host recommended San Michele- and our experience was fantastic. From the moment we walked in we felt very comfortable. Our waiter was just the nicest guy, when he heard we wanted to try the ultimate Bistecca alla fiorentina he brought the huge cut of meat... More 

Thank nonstopwanderlusting
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We stayed in the area for ten days and dined at San Michele twice. The proprietor of our favorite breakfast and lunch spot in Trastevere highly recommended San Michele for dinner. He and friend were headed there for dinner themselves and offered to show us the way to San Michele. That was recommendation enough for me! We were not disappointed!... More 

Thank William B
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100 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Many Rome restaurants seem like they are just done with tourists. You can't really blame them, many of us don't speak Italian and if you are American, you may come across as just a bit more special. At San Michele, that doesn't seem to matter. With excellent and attentive service and tasty traditional dishes, you will probably have a really... More 

Thank Fraser000
1 review
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant with gozy athmosphere and nice staff. In general food was good and grilled with open fire. Dining area is inside a patio with warm feeling and green plants.

Thank Jani V
Winchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We were recommended this restaurant by our Airbnb hostess. It was my favourite evening meal in Rome. The service was good. The food and wine tasty. We had a lovely evening. There was a much more mixed crowd of locals and tourists which gave the place a great atmosphere

Thank Nanahcubaras
Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

We had a lovely dinner tonight at San Michele. The garden setting, and the excellent service are really what set San Michele apart from other restaurants in Trastevere, and Rome in general. They have a large selection of meats on display to be grilled over a wood fire, lots of seafood choices, a wide variety of antipasto, and a good... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

We were recommended San Michele by our Airbnb host in a list of her favourite restaurants. Checked it out on a Tuesday evening without a reservation but didn't have a problem finding a table. It's slightly out of the way of the touristy places surrounding Piazza Navona, so you won't find hoards of people outside - this doesn't affect the... More 

2 Thank czechyou
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Was recommended this restaurant by our Air B&B host and so after refreshing up walked down. Me and my daughter had an amazing time only one waiter speaks English so brush up on your Italian. However it's a gorgeous location the food is true Roman style and very very good. It's clean, wait staff is respectful and prompt. Again though... More 

Thank Kailene P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lungotevere Ripa, 7, 00153 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Trastevere
  • Neighbourhood: Trastevere
  • Phone Number: +39 06 584826

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Trastevere

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Trastevere ("beyond the Tiber") is like a faded postcard, a little worn around the edges but still charming. With its wide-open piazzas, meandering 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 eateries and bars pepper its piazzas and side streets. For a trip to the past, visit the southern and western flanks of Trastevere for pockets of yesteryear, less traversed areas with a residual 1960s and 70s Roman vibe.
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