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Leon D'Oro

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Colonna
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Via Sistina 9, 00187 Rome, Italy
06 42020326
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Bucharest, Romania
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We were extra charged 10€ for basically nothing, probably for breathing the air in their infectious restaurant. The table was dirty. They didn t give us napkins, just a towel, so they can charge us 3 more €. We ordered tortellini con funghi (fade taste, not salty, nothing special) and pizza diavola (the dough was hard, the ingredients were bad).... More 

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Thank BiancaaE
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

He will rip you off we ate just pasta and pizza and a starter the price went up to 400 euros we were 10 people in all and they said a free bottle of wine which he included in the price at the end and he charged us for the tables we were apart From the service charge would have... More 

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Thank James M
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was below mediocre and we got ripped off. The waiter got unpleasant when we challenged the bill, said: "this isn't Mc Donalds" and that €28,- for a plate of 4 slices of (rancid) parmaham and 4 slices of Salami was normal price in Rome, cause that's apparently what you get when you order 2 bruscettas.

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Thank Trotter4life
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sorry to say it but we were totally ripped off. We were in the area waiting to meet a tour and were charmed in. This is rip off Rome at its worst. Owner's false charm is as authentic as the food. All round awful experience, and in common with other reviews we walked straight into worst scam in Rome. Awful... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

I went back just for the porcini and arugula! It's halfway between the Spanish steps and via veneto....of course it's not cheap...neither are the porcini. Definitely recommend.

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Thank John S
Bath, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Seemed very friendly and the bruschetta was good. Downhill from there: the owner was very pushy about what we chose and offered my wife a glass of wine. When it came it was half a bottle in a very large glass ! The main course was a decent size but no more than average in quality and the pasta was... More 

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Thank OldMouse
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

What you have read from the other people complaint is absolutely correct. We ordered a 12€ pizza, 16€ piece of meat which came with a 6€ of very plain salad. 4€ for a bottle of water. Draft beer that I was told that is 5€ so I ordered it but charge me 7€. When I complained that I was told... More 

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Thank Jimmy K
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Everything taken into account disgusting is the not strong enough word to describe this place. I will discount all else as it has been thoroughly criticised by other reviewers. I am Indian and went to this place with a female friend of mine who is also from India. Unfortunately the waiter (who appeared to be of south-Asian origin and spoke... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We had just arrived in Rome and were looking for somewhere good to eat. Looking at the outside menu the owner approached us and persuaded us to go inside. He basically chose our meal for us, which we didn't mind at the time as we thought he knows what he's talking about. The food was very nice. Pasta was amazing.... More 

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Thank Jennifer990
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Do not go to this restaurant at all! The owner is a criminal, cheater, and so manipulative. He does not speak English at all, or maybe pretends that he does not understand it. It was a bad experience that I had in Rome. I went to many restaurants and Cafes during my visit and they were all lovely, except this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Sistina 9, 00187 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Colonna
  • Neighbourhood: Colonna
  • Phone Number: 06 42020326

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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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