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Ristorante Monumento dal 1884

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Piazza Umberto I n 8, 00119 Ostia Antica, Italy
+39 06 565 0021
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:00
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20:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate in this restaurant several times. Excellent food, excellent service. The location is fantastic: near the walls of the medieval town of Ostia Antica, and right across from the ruins of the ancient Roman city. They always cook fresh food and they prepare wonderful fresh fish and even homemade tortellini. Ottima cena, abbiamo mangiato sempre bene! Il servizio è... More 

Thank Anna F
Vienna, Austria
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I went for lunch with some friends after visiting ostia antica. The food was ok but less than impressing. After finishing our meal, we decided to have an espresso. As the waiter brought our espressos, he spilled them over my phone and my friends arm. This caused her skin to burn, because the coffee was smoking hot. But what really... More 

5 Thank chiaraaasch
Giampiero1884, Direttore at Ristorante Monumento dal 1884, responded to this review

I read with astonishment this review made by a 18 year old girl inside a group of Austrian pupils all very polite. The 70 boys and teachers have eaten so good with the thanks of the professors after a meal. The only drawback that the girl of the review and a coffee 'was poured on the shirt because the waiter... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Found this restaurant on Trip Advisor. All the reviews were true! We were a party of two and had the pasta with clams and the shrimp risotto. Both were excellent. Also I had to try the deep fried anchovies as I had heard they were a regional specialty. Very tasty. Service was great and the house red wine very drinkable.... More 

Thank kataz
Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We ate here after touring the ruins at Ostia Antiqua. The owner quided us in our meal selection and the fish ravioli was divine as well as the lemon flavored shrimp scampi. His pasta all made in house became the standard we measured all subsequent meals by.

1 Thank mhdavis610
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I stumbled across Ristorante Monumento in Ostia Antica on the way to see Rome's beach. The restaurant is set on a courtyard next to a monument honoring men of the town for a heroic effort of ancient times. Our host invited us in like long lost family. He asked our appetite level and made suggestions that were exactly what we... More 

2 Thank Carey D
Napa, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped by Ostia Antica for lunch on our way to the airport after six weeks in Italy. We had heard that this restaurant was excellent and it certainly lived up to its reputation. We had the special cappelletti romagnoli and it was delicious. With some delicious white wine, it was a great ending to our trip.

Thank Andrea S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Great Antipasto. Great Octopus. Calamari to die for. Salmon Carpaccio to die for. Great House red. Free wifi. Highly recommended 😀

Thank Nick E
Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Went here after visiting Ostia antica. Great pasta and seafood. Really made to perfection. Staff is very friendly! Prices are moderate!Definite recommendation!

1 Thank 187331Dan
Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Restaurante Monumento dal 1884 There were seven of us and we occupied a table on the veranda over-looking the monument to those who died 130 years ago when draining the Pontine Marshes. This is fixed to the external wall of the medieval borgo that borders ‘modern’ 19th century Ostia Antica. On the other side of the borgo is the imposing... More 

Thank Peter S
Gothenburg, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

me and my brother enjoied a lunch in this tipical restaurant located in the borgo(means a very small town inside the town surraunded by walls).in the borgo there are few restaurant but we decided for this one because we had the opportunity to seat by the window and i like watch outside.we had a mix of sea food and it... More 

1 Thank Marco G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 29
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Umberto I n 8, 00119 Ostia Antica, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Ostia Antica
  • Phone Number: +39 06 565 0021

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