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I Buoni Amici

Via Aleardo Aleardi 4, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 06 7049 1993
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (14 reviews)
“clams” (8 reviews)
“gamberetti” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Aleardo Aleardi 4, 00185 Rome, Italy
Neighbourhood: Esquilino
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Several Roman friends took me here one night. One of my best meals in Rome. Going to Rome in September and definitely looking forward to returning. Everything was a standout. Yes, the service was a little ragged but we were a very large party and...More

Thank acawray
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can almost miss this restaurant if you didn't know where it was but it is so worth it! Local Italians were there every time we visited, showing how good of a restaurant it is. The staff was very kind and quick to seat us....More

Thank Kaitlyn D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easily missed from the road but on opening the door there's a full cosy restaurant, a buzz of noise. Clearly this is a place a lot of people attend regularly - most were Italian. The menu & ordering is slightly confusing & the service was...More

Thank Fromo1
Reviewed 17 April 2017

My brother discovered this restaurant during one of his many trips to Rome and when we went to Rome with him, he instead that we go with him to eat at this restaurant. He said it was very Roman in its menu and favored by...More

Thank Roger D
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We come from Malta and we love good food and to fill our bellys! This little gen is absolutely amazing! The freshness, taste ... it's all just amazing! The decor is nothing flash very old school Italian little restaurant but that's what makes the experience...More

Thank Jade T
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This is a nice little spot on a small side street in the San Giovanni area. It's small and seemed like mostly locals on their lunch break. I saw lots of tempting dishes on the tables around me - fried calamari, mussels, etc. I had...More

Thank GailCnh
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I first went here about 6 or 7 years ago on the recommendation of a local. He lived in the area and said that he had eaten everywhere within a 10 block area and it was the best. We went and it was very good....More

Thank ComeflywithmeFlorida
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Called and made a reservation for a party of eight and arrived in plenty of time .The food we had was very tasty but there were not enough staff on which meant that service was rather slow and it tended to leave us feeling that...More

1  Thank HarryMurray
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

My partner and I came here from a recommendation from our hotel - the staff here are fantastic, really welcoming. I had the pollo alla Romana and it was delicious - very authentic, simple food. We had bread and oils to start with, two main...More

Thank KatVonO
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Wonderful Italian food at a very popular spot. Very reasonably priced and if you aren't sure as to what to order ask the waiter for his recommendation.

1  Thank Diana C
Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only
way to describe the Esquilino neighbourhood. The
Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas
in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s
famous seven hills. From an ancient neighbourhood to
its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub,
Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot
vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up
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Angie L
Is it open on Monday lunch
31 October 2016|
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Response from sbw777 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is. Hope you enjoy it.
Guillermo S
Hola, me gustaría reservar para cenar, dos personas, para el sábado 18 de marzo a las 21:00, ¿es posible? Mi nombre es Guillermo Hello, ¿is it possible to book in for a couple for March, 18th, Saturday at 21:00? My name is Guillermo Grache mile
15 February 2017|
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Response from Lucho Z | Reviewed this property |
Debes comunicarte directamente con el establecimiento. Dicho sea de paso q disfrutes tu comida en ese maravilloso lugar.
siete aperti il 22/23/24/25/ dicembre 2016 ?
10 October 2016|
Response from carmibe | Reviewed this property |
No,ci dispiace ma siamo chiusi il 24,25,26. Grazie per la vostra preferenza. I buoni amici.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:15 - 15:00
19:15 - 23:00
12:15 - 15:00
19:15 - 23:00
12:15 - 15:00
19:15 - 23:00
12:15 - 15:00
19:15 - 23:00
12:15 - 15:00
19:15 - 23:00
12:15 - 15:00
19:15 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Aleardo Aleardi 4, 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighbourhood: Esquilino
  • Phone Number: +39 06 7049 1993
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