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La Rosetta

La Rosetta Review

Chef-owner Massimo Riccioli took the nets and fishing gear off the walls of his parents' trattoria to create what is widely known as the place to go in Rome for first-rate seafood. But beware: the staff may be friendly and the fish may be of high quality, but the preparation is generally very simple, and the prices can be numbingly high. Start with the justifiably well-known selection of marinated seafood appetizers, like carpaccios of fresh, translucent fish drizzled with olive oil and perhaps a fresh herb. Pastas tend to mix shellfish, usually with a touch of oil, white wine, and lemon. Simple dishes such as the classic zuppa di pesce (fish soup) deserve star billing under the title of secondi—and command star prices.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Via della Rosetta 9, Piazza Navona, Rome, 00186 | Map It
  • Phone: 06/6861002
  • Website:
  • Location: Navona

    Restaurant Details

  • Jacket required.
  • Reservations essential.
  • Credit cards accepted.
  • Closed Sun. and 3 wks in Aug.
Updated: 04-02-2012

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