Trattoria Romana In Lincoln
Trattoria Romana In Lincoln

Trattoria Romana In Lincoln

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.trattoria-romana.com/
  • Phone: 401-333-6700x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch:
    Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm

    Dinner:
    Monday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm
    Friday & Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm
    Sunday: 12:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary Italian, Steak, Italian
  • Executive Chef: Luciano Canova
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Catering is available through our gourmet deli, Trattoria Express, located next door to the restaurant. Visit www.trattoriaexpress.com or call (401) 333-5261 for more information.
  • Private Party Facilities: Trattoria Romana and staff bring a tradition of excellence in food, service, atmosphere and attention to detail. We invite you to plan your upcoming social affair with us. Our restaurant and function rooms are beautifully decorated and our professional staff is looking forward to serving you. Our private dining room, The Coliseum Room, can accommodate a maximum of 40 people; when combined with our Fontana di Trevy Room, we can accommodate parties of up to 80 people. Lastly, our beautifully decorated Roman Garden Room can accommodate a maximum of 60 people. Should we be honored with the opportunity to accommodate your party, we promise to carry out our tradition of excellence through every detail of this special occasion.
  • Private Party Contact: Sheena St. Pierre 401-333-6700x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Route 116/George Washington Hwy
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Trattoria Romana In Lincoln
Trattoria Romana's success has always been driven by food and people. Chef/owner Luciano Canova designed the concept & experience at Trattoria Romana to offer a comfortable dining experience with moderate prices, similar to his favorite Trattorias in Italy.

Just minutes from Providence in Lincoln, RI, Trattoria Romana combines old-world Italian preparations with gracious service from our attentive staff. This attention to detail creates a truly unique dining experience that keeps our customers coming back. Guests enjoy homemade Italian food cooked with only the finest & freshest local ingredients while dining among our beautiful decor & murals that transport you to Italy.

The entire team at Trattoria Romana is truly passionate about providing our guests with a great dining experience.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
Trattoria Romana In Lincoln reviews from OpenTable diners
158 reviews since May 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (108)romantic (85)neighborhood gem (56)fit for foodies (55)great for outdoor dining (55)notable wine list (52)good for groups (44)great for lunch (30)vibrant bar scene (29)hot spot (19)late-night find (14)great for brunch (6)kid-friendly (5)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Good food, ok service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    After we were seated it took almost 15 minutes before our waitress came over to offer us a beverage. Food was good except for if you want to substitute something on your plate for more vegetables e.g. if you didn't want your mash potatoes and wanted more asparagus instead expect to pay more. I would visit again to see if the experience would be different.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Our food was excellent, from the nicely displayed antipasto plate to our meals.the waitstaff was attentive and each course was perfectly timed. Unfortunately, the dining area was so dark that neither my husband nor I could read the extensive menu. I even tried to use the candle on the table to cast some light onto the menu to no avail. I ordered what I had got on a previous visit because I didn't know what to do. It was our anniversary and didn't 't want to ruin meal by complaining right there and then. The lights were dimmed way beyond you usual night dimming. I would suggest going at lunch or eating outside, if warm.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Royal Treatment at Trattoria Romana
    Lollypop
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    We're regulars at TR for special occasions, and they made this anniversary the best one yet. Tim, our waiter, was knowledgeable, charming, and though VERY busy, always quick to respond when asked. I hadn't made a point of it being our anniversary, only mentioning it when our reservation was confimed by phone ... but after the hors d' and before our entree, we were surprised by flutes of prosecco!! We shared the TR's superb bread pudding for dessert (the whipped cream tastes like not-cold ice cream, delicious!). All in all, a wonderful dinner, and we remain great fans.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • My Wifes Birthday experience
    Arunesh
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    It was a wonderful experience to see my wife so happy with the sweet gestures offered by the restuarant.. they made our our first visit so good that we already recommended this to so many ppl to visit this restaurant
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Noisy, crowded, dark and slow
    pvddiner
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Not a good experience, given the prices. The lights were too dim to read the menu. The waitress was too busy with other customers to pay attention to us. The music was too loud. The wait for a table (despite a reservation) was too long in a crowded area that did not allow a seat or an opportunity to get a drink.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent Italian fare
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    We were a group of seven and everyone loved their meals. The caprese salad was made using heirloom tomatoes, I have not tasted tomatoes like that in decades, what a treat! For dinner, I ordered Cannolli Boulanese, generous portion, excellent flavors. Highly recommended
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Another fantastic meal!
    Paul
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    A wonderful return visit! Starting cocktails were well-prepared and hit the spot. Shared appetizers were plentiful and delicious. Entrees were great - Vitello Boccacini was fantastic! Good portions all around. Excellent desserts, especially the strawberry "parfait." Service was very good, attentive without being intrusive. Overall another great meal. Highly recommend. Although, we always specify the inside dining room because other parts of the restaurant can be noisy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fantastic
    petey
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    I have been at this resturante for many occasions. I had my after the wedding brunch here. Can't tell you how all my guests reacted to the great food and service. I always bring my clients here. Couldn't be treated by the staff any more like friends and family. Luciano is the best. Met him yesterday again to tell him what a great place this is for dining.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Food was wonderful as was our waitress. But bring you wallet
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good All the Time
    CJC4th
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    I would never give 5 stars to any review of any kind just out of principal but Trattoria Romana is certainly a very strong 4. Food and service was outstanding. Perfect place to bring business guests from out of town.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • love2eat
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    my 91 year old dad from Florida loved it. He was an Aurora Club member for years when he was in a business in the oil company. The fine dining reminded him of those days. We had a party of five people and everyone was pleased.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lively and lovely
    great4dinner
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We arrived on time and the restaurant was mobbed. The bar was busy and we had to wait a while for our table but no more than 15 minutes. I had requested a quiet table and was concerned when we first sat that it would be hectic because it was near the hostess area but once we got settled it was fine. Appetizers were wonderful (rolled eggplant). A variety of main courses were ordered and all were wonderful . One guest had a veal dish and said it was the best veal he'd had in ages. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed and will surely go back again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not a Typical Saturday Night!
    Fred
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    My wife and I took another couple to the Lincoln location on Saturday evening 8/2 and while it was very crowded we did have reservations and had only a 10-15 minute wait. Seating in the right side dining room was very tight so much so the waiter had to walk around the entire length of the room to bring our food. The main concern however was that two of the means did not come with vegetables which were not noticed until we left the restaurant. Also the waiter seemed anxious to take out plates when we paused eating. My wife had to firmly tell him to leave her plate when he took it a second time. Our typically visits are excellent but this night seemed more like dining in a fast food restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good!
    IBChowinVIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    I've dined here several times, It's always good. Last visit had a noisy party next to us but I can't blame the restaurant for that. Good food and service at reasonable prices. Outdoor dining with live music available if you choose.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fine Italiano!
    youcanquoteme
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Overall, one of the best Italian restaurants I have ever dined at.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food
    SOD2
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    This restaurant consistently has great food. Never disappointed when I've eaten here.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • jojo
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    My husband and I were celebrating our wedding anniversary with our friends. Everything was perfect. We have been five or six times to this restaurant and we are always happy with the food, service and variety of offerings on the menu. We will continue to frequent this establishment.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary dinner
    BaseballMom
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    I requested intimate seating for my family & they gave me a wonderful U shape booth. Waiter was pleasant, knowledgable, & attentive. 2 of us devoured the nights specials, & rest loved mela off menu. I've dined here numerous times & certainly return. Did not disappoint on my anniversary!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous experience in Lincoln
    frenchygirl
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    My husband and I went to Trattoria Romana for our anniversary. We had a wonderful evening. Our waitress was awesome! The food was exceptional. I had the veal francese with angel hair pasta that was cooked to perfection. My husband had the veal parm which he said was the best he ever had. We were also treated by the staff to a complimentary champagne toast since it was our anniversary. I thought that was such a nice touch. For dessert, we shared a dish of strawberries with gelato and whipped that was delicious!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First Timer
    Fussyeater66
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    My wife and I were given a gift card to the restaurant. This would be our first time there. I really liked the restaurant's look and feel. We had a very good server who was very attentive. The food was great. One of the co-owners came by and introduced herself, which I thought was a nice gesture. All in all a great time.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, romantic, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    THIS IS MORE FOR YOU, OPEN TABLE. GENEARLLY I DONT GIVE ANY CREDENCE TO THE GENERAL PUBLICS REVIEWS- I EXPECT STARS GIVEN TO REFLECT A EXPERT OR PROFESSIONAL OPINION. 2. I HAVE BETTER THINGS TO DO THAN WAX POECTIC ABOUT A RESTRAURANT MY ONLY NEGAITVE IS I HAD TO TAKE A CALL AT WORK AND CALL BACK TO CONFIRM - A DRS APT, YES, A DINNER RES WHERE THEY TURN AWAY PEOPLE -NO
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just as good as "The Hill"
    Trace
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    We have long loved the dining experience at Trattoria Romana. The food is wonderful and so are the vast majority of the servers. I have always said that it is just like eating on "The Hill" (Providence's Federal Hill) without the horrendous parking.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • good find
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    I found this restaurant online as we were headed to a concert at Twin River. It was a nice surprise. The food was fabulous! I would recommend to all of the foodies out there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Restaurant
    summergirl
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    My husband and I have been going to this restaurant since they opened. The owner also runs Luciano's in MA which is excellent also. Both are our favorites when eating out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, drinks and atmosphere
    soxfan13
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    I went for my first time on Saturday evening with three friends. We sat outside, enjoyed the jazz, loved the martinis, apps and entrees. Our server, Sara, was excellent. All four of us look forward to returning to try out other meals (and drinks). It was a great night!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Trattoria Romana 7-12-14
    APP02895
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    My wife and I brought (2) relatives to dinner at Trattoria Romana on Saturday, 7/12/14. The menu choices were great, plenty of selection and varied. We ordered the calamari appetizer and it was a generous size and very good quality. I won't detail all of the entree's we ordered but all four of us were very please with the ambience, quality of the food and service.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • greatdining
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    We were extremely pleased with everything from water to dessert!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great4dinner
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Very enjoyable meal. Appetizer of rolled eggplant was fantastic as was the special dessert.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very good!
    IBChowinVIP
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    I haven't visited Trattoria Romana in a couple years. It was OK back then, I don't remember it being anything special back then. Things have changed. The service is very good. Our waiter (Brendon) was excellent. I don't know if they have a new chef now the the food is now outstanding! The items on the menu are reasonably priced, specials of the day can be on the pricey side. I had the pork shank special, it was money well spent, couldn't finish it, took it home. Drinks were very good, decent wine list. I'm going to put this place into my dining rotation. They have some outdoor dining, too windy that day, they should have brought the entertainment inside to play, from what I heard he was very good.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Reasonably Priced Quality Restauran
    Rodger
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    I would definitely recommend Trattoria Romana. It is some 15 minutes from Providence, a city with many quality restaurants already. This place is worth the trip. Very extensive selection of very good dishes for reasonable prices. Just remember to secure a reservation first. This place is popular.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic until the bill
    ComplimentaryCharge
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Our dining experience was outstanding. We went for our anniversary and my wife indicated as such on Open Table to insure that our reservation was not lost (she read reviews this sometimes happens). We were pleasantly surprised when the waitress brought two small glasses of champagne and said happy anniversary. We did not order them. We thought, and they were portrayed as, complimentary. However, we were charged for them. A small charge but that is not the point. It's just wrong to bring something to a table unsolicited and then charge the customer. Very bad policy that left a lasting bad final impression. Again, overall fantastic. Just beware of this policy.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • excellent food and fast service
    murf19
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    The food and service were excellent. The only complaint I had was, it was too dark. The lighting was very dim, I couldn't read my menu. My wife and I both had to ask the waitress to tell us what came with the meal we were ordering. I tried everything but couldn't see the smaller print in the dark.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • doobster
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    This was our first time at Trattoria Romana and it was amazing. We were kind of in a crunch time due to a concert and they were very accommodating. Amazing food and wine list. We will for sure be back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Saturday Dinner with family
    Gerry
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Anoher very good meal. Reservations without a hitch, great service, all meals perfect, desert to die for and a relaxing meal. Music a bit too high, but our seat was directly under a speaker. They could maybe lower the sound. All else very very good. Specials to go along with the regular menu just add to the many many choices. We will be back !
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bud8
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    You can be sure the food will always be excellent. I often wonder why the "Specials" are so expensive, I'm sure they're excellent but I don't usually want to spend that much.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Very enjoyable dinner. 6th time back continues to impress
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dennis
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    great food and atmosphere recommend this resturant to everyone.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • 1st Timer, but will be Repeater
    KC45
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Awesome first experience! Delicious food: Caprese Salad, bread, Scrod special, Bolognese, Peanut Butter Gelato with chocolate shell and carmel in the middle - incredible! Great wine selection. Very reasonable prices. Service was fantastic too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • bobpVIP
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Visiting from California and we find one of the best Italian restaurants we have ever been to and we love Italian food, You can always tell a good Italian restaurant by its bread - and that did not disappoint. The veal dish was amazing as was the pasta. Perfectly cooked and the sauce had a hint of sweetness. Sangria was also very good, Can't wait to come back to town, this place will be on the top of the list.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • beenthere
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    I prefer a booth in the lounge area.my dining partner thought the music was loud but I did not agree...food excellent
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic