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Le Grotte di Livia

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Piazza Saxa Rubra 9, 00196 Rome, Italy
+39 06 3361 1253
16:00 - 00:30
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2015

The waiter was very pushy (the guy with a bun in his hair). My pasta was undercooked and lacked flavor. My wife ordered pasta with lamb and there were four pieces of lamb in the dish and it was mostly just bone. Not impressed with this place.

Thank Truevoice
marziluna, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Le Grotte di Livia, responded to this review
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Buonasera, La invito cordialmente a controllare che abbia inserito il suo commento nel locale esatto, in quanto non abbiamo camerieri... More 

Rome, Italy
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943 reviews
578 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 404 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Classic Trattoria with classic menu. The service is ok - pity they have loud music playing all the time - The pasta a grilled (big wood grill) meats are good, nothing spectacular but honest. House wine decent. Outdoor during hot months.

Thank Romanbiker
Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Good service from the restaurant staff, the inside of the restaurant I found beautiful. The food was brilliant and I would definitely eat here again if I was back in Rome.

Thank Vanessa D
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51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

We walked into an empty restaurant to have four menus impolitely plopped on the table and during the 7 minutes we sat looking at the menu we weren't offered the chance to order anything to drink which was the motivation for us leaving. We went to Picchio Rosso instead which was FANTASTIC.

1 Thank Ricrenton
Le Grotte D, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Le Grotte di Livia, responded to this review
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Buonasera, Spero Vi arrivi la ns risposta....Vi ricordo che siete arrivati presso il ns locale alle 18,35,il personale stava cenando,... More 

Rome, Italy
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121 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2014

This was a surprise. IT's a bit far from Rome downtown but it's worth a visit. The roasted meat is delicious and they have lot of different kinds of meat. It's everyhitng cooked with care and the food is high quality. The atmosphere is very nice, restaurant is under ancient Roman caves and there are lot of tables to have... More 

Thank Hornelson
Le Grotte D, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Le Grotte di Livia, responded to this review
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Buonasera, Grazie di cuore e' stato un piacere servirVi More 

Firenze, Toscana, Italy
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136 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2012

Located in Prima Porta, north of the beltway off via Flaminia, this restaurant has been one of my favorites for over 20 years. The namesake is a cave located just outside the front door, typical roman cuisine, great t-bones, excellent wine list, and best of all pricing that beats any competition.

Thank Bonnie M

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Saxa Rubra 9, 00196 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +39 06 3361 1253

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