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Osteria da Giovanni

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Via Metabo 42, 00049 Velletri, Italy
+39 06 963 1994
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 19:30 - 22:00
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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

As soon as you arrive the atmosphere was fantastic very old surroundings we had our drinks ordered right away the red house wine was delicious and also the lamb which my self and husband took.My cousin who is Italian had the tripe cooked in a tomato sauce which was delicious her husband also took lamb.The waitress sat beside our table... More 

Thank Beatrice039
Province of Rome, Italy
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The venue has a hint of days long gone. The food and beverage are simply devine and the service is friendly and swift. One would say a typical Italian taverna but you will soon understand that there is much much more to be discovered to delight your tastebuts ! The owners are simply fantastic! Thank you

Thank Patricia M
Concord, Massachusetts
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409 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The sign out front says Vini e Cucina. Not sure why the different name but don't miss this place. I was struck right away by the lack of a menu. The waitress just rattled off all the menu items and gave the impression that she would do whatever you wanted. It seems that mushrooms are in season and we got... More 

Thank Paul D
New York City, New York
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70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

We were recommended to the restaurant by the hotel. We were greeted with complimentary champagne as we waited mere minutes to be seated. I think you should make a reservation because I noticed people waiting of upwards of an hour for a table. We split a bone in steak. It was a little tough and completely lacked in flavor. The... More 

Thank MCSmith1582
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2012

An all time favorite of our Italian friends Seby & Valy, we had the good fortune to be entertained by them in this fabulous Osteria - found some 40 kilometers outside Rome in Velletri and run by three sisters; the lunchtime atmosphere was warm, friendly and buzzing. Filled with locals, every table occupied, all keen to enjoy the simple but... More 

Thank Andrew B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Metabo 42, 00049 Velletri, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Velletri
  • Phone Number: +39 06 963 1994

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?