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Trattoria da Paolo

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Trastevere
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Via di San Francesco a Ripa 92 | Roma, 00153 Rome, Italy
+39 06 580 0540
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12:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Pisa, Italy
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170 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simple, tasty fare and friendly service. Family atmosphere... maybe too much: the owner's daughters screamed and ran back and forth during our whole meal. We were happy to leave.

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Thank fgrabbits
Rome, Italy
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

It is a shame. I live in Rome and I am used to Italian and Roman cuisine. Trastevere is a district where you can find a lot of *very* good restaurants, but also a lot of awful ones like this Da Paolo. First of all when you enter you have to face a disgusting smell of old fried oil mixed... More 

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Thank Manuels75
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, genuine (you can communicate, but do not expect any English, but that's every place in Rome). We took a 50% pre-booking offer, through trip advisor and forky, and the offer was totally respected on behalf of the restaurant. Good house wine. Try the homemade pasta!

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Thank Kostas K
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

I have been visiting Trastevere in the last days, after many years I moved abroad. I am from Rome and I lived in Trastevere for more 10 years. The reason why I am writing in English is simple: I wanna suggest to the tourists visiting Trastevere where a real `trattoria romana` can be found and not. Here, Da Paolo, you... More 

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Thank Danilo D
Jyvaskyla, Finland
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

A hidden gem in the less touristy side of Trastevere. Family trattoria with a menu concentrating in Roman cuisine, such as cacio e pepe. Worth walking a couple of hundreds meters extra in order to see more genuine atmosphere to those touristy spots near Tiber.

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Thank nemorossi
NYC
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280 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We happened upon da Paolo one evening as we were headed to listen to music. There was something about its non-pretentiousness that made us decide to return the next day for lunch. While certainly not the best restaurant we have eaten at in Roma, it has a charm onto itself that will make it a regular stop when we return... More 

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Thank EastVillageDenizen
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went to this restaurant and became very disappointed. The waitress started to open a Wine we didn't order - or wanted, without even checking on what we wanted to drink or eat. The staff was extremely rude and talked only italian with us - even though we said several times that we didn't understand any italian.... More 

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Thank Ellen N
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Went there because of the TripAdvisor 50% discount. I don't know if it was because we didn't speak Italian or whatever the problem was. We were treated as if Satan himself had just visited their restaurant. We wanted to leave, right after the bottle of wine that we didn't even order, was opened. Followed by a rant of meals in... More 

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Thank Sebastian S
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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65 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the food, service and atmosphere very much! Recommend for guests - nice pasta. Location is very nice too. Highly recommended

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Hoboken, NJ
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76 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We waited outside for a table for about 20 minutes since we didn't reserve. They were quite busy on Easter Sunday. It's an authentic, Roman trattoria with a homey feel. Even though they were busy, the service was nice. We had lasagna and risotto de funghi for starters. Both were simple but delicious. We had the veal (saltimbocca?) for mains--again,... 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
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 29
Cuisine
Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di San Francesco a Ripa 92 | Roma, 00153 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Trastevere
  • Neighbourhood: Trastevere
  • Phone Number: +39 06 580 0540
Description
Little and friendly trattoria in the heart of trastevere. We served typical roman and italian dishes.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Trastevere
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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