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Garbini 1842

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Via dei Pastini, 125 Roma Italia, Rome, Italy
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Nashua, New Hampshire
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Recommended to us by our tour guide, we were pleasantly surprised by this little gem! The food was absolutely delicious and service was great! Would definitely go back next time we're in Rome. Worth a stop - make reservations!

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Thank Sarah L
New York City, New York
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Truly great food. The cacio pepe pasta was the best I've tasted. Also a delicious fresh pasta and truffle dish. We had four different dishes and they were all good. I would recommend when in Rome.

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Thank Vin S
Texas
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for lunch today because we recently had good experiences at the little bistros on this block. Well, choosing Garbini today was a bad choice. The waitress was initially friendly and then after bringing our appetizer of assorted meats and cheeses (which was good), she completely lost interest in serving us. A table of Europeans... More 

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Irvine, California
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015

The food is simple and reliable. Wait staff and managers have a great sense of humor. Wine list is a bit low end but there are a few finds. Sit outside and watch the parade that seems to flow from 10am to midnight.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2015

We selected this restaurant as the on street promoter was less pushy than the others. It was busy and we were given a glass while waiting for a table. It all started well to the point of ordering after which it went wrong. The diners at the adjoining table who arrived at the same time as us received their starters... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2014

Stumbled across this gem, as we were looking for a place for lunch! Great house wine, fabulous fried artichokes and out-of-this world truffle pasta. I'd never tried truffles before, not big on mushrooms, but my friend ordered it and we were blown away.

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Tucson, Arizona
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166 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2014

What gives? Another restaurant with more than one name!? The business card states: Ristorante Pietro Al Pantheon, Garbini 1842, Via dei Pastini, 125 The credit card charge form states: Barbini 1842 (with same address) The hand written order form states: Ristorante "Antonio" di Garbini, Via dei Pastini, 12 Whatever the correct name is, this is a wonderfully fun and intimate... More 

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Thank mjt520
Paris, France
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2014

The Garbini is a good traditional-food restaurant in the very centre of Rome (close to the Pantheon). It serves traditional Latium and Abruzzi food. Farro soup is recommended. Wine selection is high quality. Welcome excellent

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New York
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2014

The owner of this restaurant can really pick out a bottle of wine. Tell him what type of wine you are looking for and he will match your desire perfectly. Food was delicious. One of the best meals we had during our 3-day stay in Rome. Romantic restaurant, with candelabras on some of the tables. I would come back here... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2014

Was very difficult to find as our GPS was going whacky, however, it was well worth it once we found it. It was a very accommodating little restaurant and the pasta was excellent! The only other customers at the time were all tourists, which is not usually a good sign, but I believe it was because we were eating a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via dei Pastini, 125 Roma Italia, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Colonna
  • Neighbourhood: Colonna
Description
Ristoranti via dei Pastini

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Colonna
Frantic fashionistas, pedicured politicos, goal-oriented tourists, and on-the-go locals cross paths every day in Colonna, a delightful chaos in the very centre of the city. Even though it has some of the city’s loveliest sites—a 2nd century column, Belle Epoque shopping centre, and a magnificent Baroque parliament building—Colonna is not just another pretty face, but the cosmopolitan eye of Rome’s cultural storm. Colonna can safely say it has the best of Rome: museums, boutiques, window displays, restaurants, cafes, and people watching.
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