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La Fraschetta

#636 of 9,867 Restaurants in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Trastevere
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Via di San Francesco a Ripa 134, 00153 Rome, Italy
+39 06 581 6012
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19:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 19:00 - 00:00
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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went here for both a lunch and dinner and had a great experience for each. The house wines were fantastic as well as the meat/cheese appetizer platter. Bucatini was delicious, got this meal twice! Definitely recommend for anyone in the area.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here with a friend who lives in Rome as it is one of his favourites and we insisted on returning for our last night of holiday! Lovely traditional ambiance and very friendly staff! Both visits we ate a great Fritto Misto consisting of the best suppli, crispy battered fish, breaded olives stuffed with sausage meat (YUM), fiori di... More 

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Palamos, Spain
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236 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for a decent restaurant proved to be a bit of a mission in popular Trastevere. The sidewalk cafes and the takeaway joints all touted too-familiar experiences. Fraschetta proved to be different. The interior was a bit predictable with gingham red tablecloths and festoons of garlic and Chianti bottles, but the food made up for it. The pizza was leaps... More 

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Thank Pedroinspain
Windsor, United Kingdom
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483 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is just off the main Viale Trastevere and is unassuming from the outside but looked welcoming and cosy. Staff pleasant and friendly. We were sat in the rear of the restaurant but equally cosy but no windows. Plenty of locals, as well as tourists, eating so that's always encouraging as locals don't eat where the food isn't good.... More 

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Thank Jeannie2207
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From Pasta to Pizza or also the Scramoza were excellent. The Pizza an Pasta came fast but I just got the Scramoza (grilled cheese) after the others finished eating about 30 min.

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Thank Lara B
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is not terrible but the restaura is over rated by TripAdvisor users. Guess the owner has a lot of friends and cousins. The trattoria is located in a poor and badly maintained street. The outside look is very poor. We've been invited in a room very dark without windows and dusty. The toilets are awful, similar to Italian public... More 

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Thank Vittoria G
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Very cosy and friendly atmosphere. Doesn't look like Much from the outside but the food and the Staf is very very good. I hade Spagetthi fruti di mare (seafood) and it was simply amazing. The price is more Than reasonable We Will come here again next time in Rome.

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Thank Robert B
New Jersey
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94 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Had a wonderful meal. The salads were fresh, the main courses were full of taste and were large portions. Comfort food in a casual home-like atmosphere. We will be back!

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Thank PAM2014
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We had dinner with our Airbnb host and her partner who are both locals because they highly recommended this place. It's a cosy and local hideaway, and if you don't have a reservation, be prepared to stand in queue. When we were there for dinner it was a super busy and the wait staff seem a bit overwhelmed. They were... More 

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Croston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I recently visited this restaurant with work colleagues whilst away on a work trip, and I was celebrating my birthday. The evening was amazing - the food, ambiance and service was very traditional and ensured we all had a fabulous evening. I have since recommended this restaurant to another friend who has informed me she had a fantastic evening here... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$41
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Monday
19:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 00:00
Thursday
19:00 - 00:00
Friday
19:00 - 00:00
Saturday
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di San Francesco a Ripa 134, 00153 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Trastevere
  • Neighbourhood: Trastevere
  • Phone Number: +39 06 581 6012
Description
"La Fraschetta" di via San Francesco a Ripa è caratteristico, intimo e grazioso; propone un servizio cordiale e brillante, candidandosi senza difficoltà sia come ideale rifugio per una coppia in cerca di riservatezza sia per cene di lavoro e ritrovi amicali in una cornice neorustica e famigliare. La cucina, tendenzialmente vincolata alla nostra adorabile tradizione romana, spazia, con stile, dalla coda alla vaccinara agli spaghetti alla carbonara. Dolci sempre fatti in casa. Molto buona la carta dei vini; non mancano bianco e rosso della casa. Il locale è stato inaugurato nel 1976: lo staff proviene dalle esperienze di Ciceruacchio e Meo Patacca.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Trastevere

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Trastevere
Trastevere ("beyond the Tiber") is like a faded postcard, a little worn around the edges but still charming. With its wide-open piazzas, meandering streets, weathered Renaissance buildings, and overgrown personality, it's become an irresistible mecca for visitors. Trastevere is an enclave of entertainment - a rotating set of street performers entertains almost every night, and unforgettable eateries and bars pepper its piazzas and side streets. For a trip to the past, visit the southern and western flanks of Trastevere for pockets of yesteryear, less traversed areas with a residual 1960s and 70s Roman vibe.
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