We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Cantina Cantarini da Mario

$$ - $$$
Ludovisi / Via Veneto
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Piazza Sallustio 12, 00187 Rome, Italy
+39 06 485528
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
Open now
See all hours
Mon - Sat 12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

234 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 56: English reviews
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a little gem. We went on seafood Thursday and the fish was amazing. Mussels were very tasty. And the absolute highlight of the night was the Panna cotta! I don't usually like this dessert but this was the best Panna cotta I've ever had!

Thank Smid30
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best seafood I have ever had. The food was amazing and really tasty, I would definitely recommend the steamed mussels, the grilled sea bream and the sardines with lemon. The service was really attentive and fast and whatever Mello ( the waiter) recommended was amazing. The only drawback though was his level of English but still was... More 

1 Thank limo1313
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A reservation is needed before going to this restaurant. It is a small place with 10 tables tops. We went once and we never looked back. It was our dinner place for 3 straight days. I am from Greece and I know from good seafood. All the plates we have ordered was fresh and well cooked. I was really amazed... More 

1 Thank Stamatis K
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
155 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wandered down here on spec for dinner around 5 minutes after opening time and got last table.The restaurant is very small and some may see it as crowded,for us it was intimate and warm. The beauty and problem of TA right there, tastes and perception are personal. The decor is pretty plain, half pine clad walls, light wallpaper and rather... More 

Thank Fifer7
Level Contributor
52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This small restaurant is out of the tourist"s paths.It is near to Piazza de la Reppublica.Take the bus 492 from downtown.We came because it was a suggestion of our Italian friends.The server name Nello will explain about the menu.Take his opinion. We ordered the homemade excellent ravioli stuffed with ricotta cheese,basilic and butter. Then choose the ossobuko veal.It was so... More 

Thank ioanna k
Great Missenden, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Beautiful selection of fish with speciality dishes with lovely salad and potatoes. Lovely puddings. Nothing was too much trouble

1 Thank sarahamturner
Level Contributor
21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

A great quirky restaurant opposite the Horti. They serve only fish on a Thursday Friday and Saturday. The fried fish was simple but excellent. The homemade blackberry tart was lovely. The menu is seasonal.

Thank porcullisjonty
Indianapolis, Indiana
Level Contributor
21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This little place is off the beaten track and well worth the couple turns it takes to get there. Small place - we arrived without reservations with a larger group. Luckily we were early. They twisted some tables around to make seating for us. With our group we had the Pasta Carbonara (voted the best in Rome by our group),... More 

Thank SRIndy1996
Level Contributor
18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We visited here on our first night in Rome and again on our 4th night. The four of us had a great laugh both evenings and the food, service and ambience were great. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Ann D
Kongsberg, Norway
Level Contributor
79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This was our best meal in Rome for a long distance. A familiar place with amazing food and service. Will go back again for sure.

Thank TomFarhias

Travellers who viewed Cantina Cantarini da Mario also viewed


Been to Cantina Cantarini da Mario? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Sallustio 12, 00187 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Ludovisi / Via Veneto
  • Neighbourhood: Ludovisi / Via Veneto
  • Phone Number: +39 06 485528

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Cantina Cantarini da Mario and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Cantina Cantarini da Mario staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Ludovisi / Via Veneto

Neighbourhood Profile
Ludovisi / Via Veneto
Thanks to Fellini and La Dolce Vita, the Ludovisi and Via Veneto neighbourhood earned its reputation as a posh area where gorgeous Marcellos wooed actresses and models while bored housewives hung out in streetside cafes. The cafes are still there, and so are the cocktails, but the neighbourhood is now home to five-star businesses including hotels, banks, law firms, and embassies. The area is also right next to Villa Borghese, a beautiful park for sporting and cultural adventures. If you're looking for tranquility by night, this may be the place: Ludovisi and Veneto tend to shut down after 20:00.
Explore this neighbourhood