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Rome Restaurants

Hostaria dell'Orso

  • Via dei Soldati 25c Map It
  • Piazza Navona

Updated 04/02/2015

Fodor's Review

Back in the Hollywood-on-the-Tiber 1950s, this was the place to be. Everyone from Sophia Loren to Aristotle Onassis reveled in the historic 15th-century palazzo. After several fallow decades, the restaurant reopened a decade ago and deals in top-quality ingredients like baby pig and black cod, and the chefs tease out maximum flavors using classic techniques and some esoteric ingredients. Highlights include a cacio e pepe ("cheese and pepper") ravioli primo with potato cream and crispy bacon, or an artfully presented secondo of pigeon cooked in myrtle leaves with lemon sauce and crispy chestnut-herb bread. Desserts are delightful: perhaps crème brûlée with coffee parfait, chocolate ice-cream, or cotton candy? Elegant dress is recommended.

Restaurant Information

Address:

Via dei Soldati 25c, Rome, Latium, 00186, Italy

Map It

Phone:

06-68301192

Website: www.hdo.it

Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Sun. No lunch Mon.
  • Reservations essential

Updated 04/02/2015

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