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Trattoria Romana In Wakefield
Trattoria Romana In Wakefield

Trattoria Romana In Wakefield Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.trattoria-south.com
  • Phone: (401) 792-4933
  • Hours of Operation: Tuesday-Thursday 4:30-9:00
    Friday-Saturday 4:30-10:00
    Sunday 4:30-9:00
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Contemporary Italian, Steak
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wine
  • Special Events & Promotions: Trattoria Romana South will be hosting a Beringer Napa wine dinner on Monday, March 19th! Space is limited, so call today!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Preservation Way
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Trattoria Romana In Wakefield
Trattoria Romana South was opened by award winning Chef Luciano Canova to offer residents and visitors of southern Rhode Island with the authentic Italian cuisine that the Trattoria Romana name has become synonymous with after the success of the Trattoria Romana restaurant in Lincoln. The team selected the location in South County Commons in Wakefield to offer convenient access to all of Southern RI.

Today, our Italian restaurant in Wakefield RI offers a lively bar scene, where regulars and guests can enjoy cocktails, liquor, beer, and wine from our extensive drink menu while also enjoying our full food selection. Our bar and restaurant are open year round for dinner and drinks.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
Diner Reviews
  • "My only real complaint with TR is the bread they serve....I know thats piddily. Its consistently burned on the outside and could be more cooked on the inside. I know this is how it is as Ive had it 20+ times. They need to switch to a different kind of bread altogether. Its a let down. Other than that, food and service are great. Desserts are soso. The Molten Chocolate cake is fantastic while others are meh."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "But a 30 minute ride is worth it - the food was very good. The only negative was our waiter. He startled all of us by coming up to the table using a louder than necessary voice. We had barely sat down and 3 out of 4 had not even opened a menu and none had looked at a wine/drink list. We felt rushed until we let him know in a subtle way to back off a bit. Several times he appeared out of nowhere putting his head between myself and the friend next to me as we leaned in to converse. His odd attempt at an Italian accent was distracting at best. Public service is not his forte."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "wanted one 'fine dining' experience while away at the beach to offset the lobster and chowder, chose the Trattoria out a few others, couldn't have been better, I'm fussy and food and service and walked away a most happy man......"
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "this is our go to spot ,food is great and service wonderful"
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "Great food! A little noisy but prefer that over quiet. Service excellent"
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "We are regular patrons of this restaurant because the food is consistantly good and we like the atmosphere."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "Love the atmosphere and of course the menu choices are wonderful. We were a party of 4 and we were seated in the main dining room. Very comfortable and the waitress was very attentive to us. We were pleased with the overall experience. We have been very satisfied every time we visit Trattoria."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "An Italian restaurant that can easily be compared with the finer ones in NYC. From the moment you enter you are embraced by the ambience, the warm welcomes from the hostess, servers and even the food runners! The meal selections are so vast and intriguing we were almost tempted to order several choices from each category. Our waitress "Dee" was very knowledgable, professional and answered all of our questions. To briefly summarize we found all of our food to be fresh, prepared to taste and was of outstanding quality, especially the veal. We will definitely revisit this fine establishment and I strongly suggest anyone else do the same."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "so many wonderful reviews from close friends my husband and I and family guests were so looking forward to Trattoria Romano so sorry to say the calamari was soft almost spongy and the filet of sole undercooked veal not tender angel hair and mashed potatoes excellent server was wonderful and food served was well timed"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "My husband and I have dined here on numerous occasions and can honestly say that we have never had a bad meal or bad dining experience at this restaurant. When our out of state friends come to visit, Trattoria Romana is our first choice of restaurants."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "This was the very best dining experience we have had in some time. We dine out at least once per week at any one of our favorite places. Each is very good in their own right but absolutely not up to the quality of Trattoria Romana. Our waitress, ( I cannot remember her name), could not have been more efficient. She rattled off each dinner special with such precision that we could not wait to enjoy our food. My martini was presented just the way I like it: served up in a carafe, poured at the table and ice on the side. I had Panzanella Alla Romana and Salmon Con Aragosta --- to die for! Trattoria Romana understands Italian food and how it should be served, and I should know, because my mother was Italian and that's what I grew up on!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Wonderful meal, very nice decor, great service, not much else to say!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "First time at the Wakefield location. We had a party of 6 that grew to 7 and then 8 and they accommodated us without any problem. Service was excellent. Food was very fantastic - most of us had veal dishes and they were cooked to perfection. Prices were quite reasonable compared to other restaurants with this ambience in the area. Many of us brought home portions; they were quite generous. We will go back frequently this summer and try other veal dishes and maybe sit at the bar."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Haley the server was great, the food was perfect and the drink selection was awesome"
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Everything was very good. Early dinner on a weeknight. The waitress was new and seemed nervous but she was fine considering."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "We chose Wakefield to celebrate our 46th wedding anniversary. We enjoyed a champagne sangria, it looks like summer in a glass. The food lived up to the high expectation we expect from the establishment. The perfect place to celebrate."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Another wonderful experience at Trattoria Romana In Wakefield, food, service, atmosphere were all GREAT! They cant do enough to make your dining enjoyable. Great place."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Another great dining experience. The food was fantastic as usual as was the service."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Food was very good as always but service was terrible which is not usually the case. And, the restaurant was not particularly which sometimes explains why there is a delay with food delivery. This was surprising and it was also surprising that the manager did not seem to try to do anything to keep us from being very unhappy."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Ambience and service were excellent. Prices were high for an Italian restaurant. Food was okay."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "This restaurant has something for everyone in an extensive menu that should appeal to all tastes. In our party of five (4 adults, plus one child) each person ordered a dish that he/she raved about. I especially appreciated the home-made pasta dishes, ceasar salad, crusty hot bread, and gelato. Service is "leisurely" so get in the European mood and savor your meal."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "We've been to the Trattoria Romana (South) several times and it's always been outstanding. This time was somewhat less than outstanding. It was the Saturday night before Father's Day so it was very busy, ..busy enough so that they could not fulfill our request for a table by the window in the pub section. They wanted to seat us instead along a wall where one has to sit in a booth type of seat. We opted for a small table in the main dining room which had two chairs. Our server, Nichole, was very good and had all the specials memorized BUT - she spoke so fast, about 25 megabits per second, that we could not understand her clearly. Only caught about every fourth word. Other than that the dinner and service was very good."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Great food and bread but very noiseyWe have been there many times"
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "Great menu selection excellent service eggplant ripiene is terrific and bolognesee is excelleny"
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "We had been here a couple times before, but were not overly impressed. However, we took a chance on it again for my wife's birthday and were very pleasantly surprised by what we perceived as a vast improvement. The food was prepared perfectly, and was nice and hot; and the sauces were "to die for". If you tried it before, like us, and haven't gone back, I strongly recommend you try it again. Some places rate it as a $$ restaurant, but I would make that $$1/2; but worth it. It has definitely hit its stride."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "We recommend ordering dishes that include homemade pasta only. Not all their pastas are homemade."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "The food was good however I found the steak I had was lacking seasoning maybe they should try a pepper crust"
    Dined on 5/27/2014
  • "The dinner menu was almost overwhelming, long enough for the pages to be numbered. There were several appealing options and I settled on the chicken sorrentino (with eggplant). Very satisfying. One issue I had was that every single fish dish on the menu contained some kind of shellfish, to which I am allergic. And many of the other dishes in other sections contained ham. I think they could get a little more creative with their dish design. All in all, it was an enjoyable meal. No rush, good service, bread right out of the oven and ample portions."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "The food was great, the price was reasonable and the service was excellent! Would highly recommend!!!!"
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "We have been coming to this restaurant since it opened...we have never had anything but the best meals! "
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "We have found Trattoria Romana a consistantly excellent dining experience. The extensive menu gives so many wonderful choices and the quality has never disappointed us. The service is outstanding. Management obviously has taken staff training seriously and any contact with staff is friendly, cordial, and professional. The manager on duty visited us to make sure we were being taken care of and was attentive to all the activities in the restaurant. We are seasonal residents in the area have been to the restaurant about 6 times over the last couple of years. It has become one of our area favorites and have no reservation recommending it to others. It is moderately priced and the generous portions are well worth the cost."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "I have been to both restaurants. I took my mom to Wakefield she loved it, very pleased, that's not easy thank you I will be back"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "We enjoy Trattoria Romano in Wakefield for several reasons. It fits the bill for any occasion. Casual or a Saturday Night Special. Basic Italian like its Veal Parm or select one of their special combination plates. Delicious appetizers, salads, or soups or just nimble on their bread basket. Keep it simple and leave with a bill under $75 or go the full way, apps or salads, main course, bottle of wine, desert and coffee. Trattoria Romano can do it all. It was my birthday and we enjoyed an appetizer of sliced tomatoes and soft mozzarella and we each had a different veal dish. Wine accompanied our meals and we finished with decaf cappuccino. Service on this busy Saturday night was good. They know how to do it right here."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Great meal with more than ample portions, especially with the pasta dishes. My wife and daughter had seafood, and raved about it. Wether only disappointment: we tried the evening special cocktail, which was sangria, and didn't care for the addition of fruit juice to the wine. In hindsight we should have stuck to first instincts of ordering a bottle from the very good wine list. We also wished we had shared an entree so we could have tried dessert. Maybe next time. Our waitress was extremely friendly, helpful, and attentive. She was one of the highlights of an overall memorable dining experience."
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "The title above says it all. We were at our table for over ten minutes, 15 maybe, before our waitress came over. When she did, no introduction, no apology, would you like a drink, etc. For these prices, it should have been better. While it won't stop me from going there again, I will think twice where I want to drop $100 for dinner again. The ambiance of the bar is lovely but the tables are too close together unless you want to hear every word of your fellow diner's conversation."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "our first time dining experience was fantastic! The food was awesome, the service was amazing. Can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "Always a pleasure to go to the neighborhood gem where you are greeted with a friendly, professional smile and exceptional service. The food is fresh and well prepared. Just wish the outdoor seating looked at the water instead of a parking lot. "
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "Went to Trattoria Romana because it was convenient (we stayed at the hotel in the complex) and would be a good experience. It turns out the food is outstanding, the service impeccable and the menu is extremely varied. There were so many great choices it was hard for our party of 8 to make our decisions. It is truly fine dining."
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "Enjoyed a delicious,well prepared dinner with eleven guests for our daughters college graduation! Thank you for making a wonderful day even more special!"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "The food was excellent and in quite a large proportion. The service was great and everyone who came to our table was friendly and helpful. Overall it was a great dining experience and I may just have to return to thi restaurant sometime soon. "
    Dined on 5/16/2014