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Il Vascello dai Sardi

Via Massari, 8, Rome, Italy
+39 06 580 6517
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
2 weeks ago
“A gem in Trastevere”
21 Jun 2017
“Friendly, tasty and cheap”
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Via Massari, 8, Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hesitate to write this review because part of me wants to keep Vascello all to myself, but it's too good not to share. A friend recommended it to me before our trip, and it was the best food we ate while in Rome. The...More

Thank mahoagany
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Family run ristorante (lunch and dinner)/ pizzeria (dinner only) in a small lane off a side street in Trastevere. Simple but superb. They serve the best pizza we have had since visiting Varese in the 1980s. Choose anything on the menu and you won't be...More

Thank easwald
Reviewed 26 November 2016

good local food, heavy on the seafood, which was a surprise for in rome. appears to be a hangout for the local semester abroad students from american university, etc, a good look into what a neighborhood osteria was like in the past. tiramisu was bit...More

Thank travinfo60
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Dorina and her team have been making the same delicious dishes for years and know exactly what they're doing. Really consistent menu with a fairly wide range of dishes which suit most appetites/moods. Expect less of the modern flair and more of the traditional quality...More

Thank JamesBelgrave
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Not so far from Trastevere and from the Gianicolo, in Monteverde Vecchio, you will always have a good meal; at least this is what is happening to me since a year, the day I discovered this place. It is old fashion, I understood it existing...More

Thank fra60
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I never write poor reviews but I was so disappointed with this place I am on this occasion. My mother and I were looking forward to having a great meal in a local restaurant. We were greeted with a poor very unwelcoming reception from the...More

Thank sussexgirl83
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is by far the biggest treasure in Italy ! Owned by 2 couples of brothers and sisters . They all contribute to a magical simple meal , as you are visiting your relatives 40 years ago in the old country . There is NO...More

Thank Maurice K
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We visited on four separate occasions spaced out over two different visits to Rome a year apart. The atmosphere is relaxed (there's a TV set to mute inside) and the service friendly and prompt. The food is beautiful - flavoursome and cooked to perfection. Suitable...More

Thank LauraBB502
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Signora Dorina will serve up the best, homestyle food you can imagine. No matter what you eat here, it will be good. This is a simple, friendly, family style place with uber fresh foods and desserts to die for (Signora Dorina won't let you leave...More

Thank KMFinRome
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Best arrabiata sauce anywhere! Spaghetti alla frutta di mare is also spectacular. But save room for dessert and hope they have torta di ricotta. If they don't, the tiramisu will still knock your socks off.

Thank Margaret M
Above the city on the Janiculum hill, Monteverde is
Rome’s popular "getaway" neighbourhood, coveted for
its greenery. Rome's largest urban park, Villa
Pamphili, is the area's centrepiece with affordable
prices and peace and quiet. Monteverde is just far
enough away from the centre to feel like you’re on a
Roman holiday and close enough to feel the lure of
Rome's chaos. Though its downside is the lack of
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Massari, 8, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Rome>  > Monteverde
  • Neighbourhood: Monteverde
  • Phone Number: +39 06 580 6517
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