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About Trattoria Roma

For over 25 years, Owners GM Shawn and Chef Matt combine their efforts to provide a wonderful dining experience with exemplary service. Our mission is to provide an amazing Italian meal using only the best ingredients available, using local sources through the course of each season, served by a professional, knowledgeable, and friendly staff, in a cozy and romantic atmosphere.
Consistently recognized by Zagat and Wine Spectator as one of the best in the country, Trattoria Roma is your home away from Italy.

1447 Grandview Avenue
Columbus, OH 43212
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Bistro, Wine Bar

Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Sunday 11am-2pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
5th Avenue

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(614) 488-2104

Website:
http://www.trattoria-roma.com/

Catering:
We have an extensive catering menu available, and can customize any event.

Parking Details:
A private lot in located in the rear of the building. Street parking & public lots are also available in the area.

Executive Chef:
Matt Prokopchak

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Wine Wars Trivia Night and $10 wine flights every First Thursday of the Month. Special Wine and Beer Dinners throughout the year, or by request.

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Trattoria Roma Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (19)
Romantic (18)
Special Occasion (15)
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Authentic (14)
Neighborhood Gem (13)
Good for Anniversaries (13)
Cozy (12)
Casual (11)
Quiet Conversation (11)
Fit for Foodies (10)
Good for Birthdays (9)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Bar Seating (4)
Business Meals (4)
Comfort Food (4)
Fun (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Good for Groups (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Seasonal (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Healthy (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
People Watching (1)
Tapas (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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 (St. Louis)·Dined 2 days ago

Incredible food, good service, and amazing wine! Our server gave excellent recommendations. Enjoyed my date night with my husband.

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined 2 days ago

My girlfriend and I came here to celebrate Valentine's Day and we had an amazing time. The food is great and the atmosphere is very calm and relaxing. Absolutely will be back again.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy
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 (Columbus)·Dined 2 days ago

Great service and food!! Perfect for a nice quiet dinner with an intimate setting

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 (Tampa)·Dined 3 days ago

Easily one of my favorite restaurants in and around Columbus. Authentic hand made Italian cuisine with delicately balanced flavors all in a calm and simple setting. If you want exceptional food without a bunch of bright lights, hype and pretense then give Trattoria Roma a try. Shawn and Chef Matt will take great care of anyone who comes through the door

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Authentic, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (Columbus)·Dined 3 days ago

Very nice. Great lobster ravioli.

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vip
 (Columbus)·Dined 5 days ago

Food is very authentic. Service was very unobtrusive. Allow some extra time to enjoy your meal.

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 (Columbus)·Dined 6 days ago

I had amazing service and amazing dishes. I had a brisket tomato bisque soup and scallop pasta with angel hair. I enjoyed that even though it was a busy day for many restaurants on Valentine’s Day, we were never ignored and we were always taken cared of.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on February 11, 2018

I picked Trattoria Roma as a pre broadway show dining experience. The food, wine selections, service and ambiance was prefect!

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 (Columbus)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Another fine experience

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vip
 (Columbus)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Trattoria Roma is a Grandview gem with great classic Italian food at very affordable prices in a fun, vibrant atmosphere.

Tags: Authentic, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Columbus)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We had a party of 13, and it seemed to be a busy Saturday evening. We have been here before and liked being able to talk to one another during our dinner. Service was a little on the slow side, but we never felt rushed to leave. The desserts where very good, and a good thing to share if you're looking for something sweet.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Columbus)·Dined on February 10, 2018

This was our first visit. We went to dinner before a show at the Palace. We were in and out with time to spare. The food was excellent and our server Victor fantastic. The dinnner was very reasonably priced. We will definitely be back.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation
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 (Columbus)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Overall very nice experience for my 1st time here. Food was delicious and affordable.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Dinner was amazing their new menu additions are great and can’t wait to try them all!!

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 (Columbus)·Dined on February 3, 2018

One of my favorite restaurants in Columbus. The food is consistently good, service is attentive, and the ambience is very nice for an Italian restaurant.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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 (Columbus)·Dined on February 3, 2018

We really enjoyed the restaurant except for the noise. I realize tables mean profit but we were bothered by the crowded conditions and noise level.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (Columbus)·Dined on January 30, 2018

I love trying new restaurants. Came here after reading the great reviews and it did NOT disappoint. I had the paglia e fieno it was Equisite! Very flavorful, large portion. I will definitely go back.

Tags: Romantic, Cozy
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 (Columbus)·Dined on January 24, 2018

A friends catch up dinner. The waiter was fantastic and we had a nice time!

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 (Columbus)·Dined on January 20, 2018

I was in on Saturday, January 20th for a 7:00 reservation. We were seated upon arrival. However, it was approximately 15 minutes before our actual server made an appearance. Our server completed taking our drink orders, at which point another member of my party asked for bread. Our drinks were brought out one at a time (three waters, a wine, and an iced tea). Bread came another ten minutes after beverages.

We finally had a chance to hear specials, then order another ten minutes later.

The portion sizes are outrageously small. If I am paying $24 "for shrimp", it should be noted that you receive only three shrimp. This is not a serving. This is an appetizer sized portion. Not only what the size ridiculous, but it was incredibly salty. I asked for no salt and it had gritty sea salt on it.

Another guest in my party ordered a wedge salad. The portions here are laughable. His salad was literally smaller than half of a small lemon.

If your portions are that small WITH a high price tag, we better be getting gold with said food.

I am extremely disappointed by Trattoria Roma. I would never recommend this restaurant, unless someone enjoys paying too much for small portioned, over salted food.

Tags: Bar Seating
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 (Columbus)·Dined on January 14, 2018

We were craving Italian and decided to go here - so glad we did, it was delicious! Cozy, great service, great food, reminiscent of Little Italy in NYC.....

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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 (Columbus)·Dined on January 6, 2018

I had a great meal, we all did.
The food was delicious and we can’t wait to go back again!

Tags: Business Meals, Casual, Authentic
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Lovely traditional Italian restaurant. My husband asked for his favorite choppino which wasn’t on the menu this time but they graciously made it for him. We also shared a special that was a salad. Delicious. Everything always is and is obviously made with care.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Cozy
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Excellent Italian food, stuffed meatball incredible. Moderately priced for the area. Service average.

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vip
 (Columbus)·Dined on December 31, 2017

The owner seated us and helped my mom to,the table. We started with the aramcini as always a delish beginning. I also always order the seasonal cocktail. It has been a different Mosow Mule and it did not disappoint. Had,the lamb special with mashed potatoes and carrots. The flavors were great, had to send the lamb back as my idea of medium rare is different from the chef. #babababaaaa
Love the atmosphere

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We had a great experience with a welcoming host, exceptionally good food, friendly and efficient server, all incorporated in a lovely environment.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Mouthwatering menu! The mussels we had as an appetizer were unbelievable. The lamb was perfectly cooked. Tender handmade pasta. Service was superb.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Over a very good experience. We did have to wait for our food for over an hour due to a large birthday party. But the waitress took care of us. We will go back.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Enjoyed our food but had to wait 1hr and 15 minutes for our entrees worth the wait just be prepared

Tags: People Watching, Authentic, Good for a Date, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Phenomenal. Deana was a gem. Great wine list! Food was superb. Turning into one of my favorites in Columbus!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Columbus)·Dined on December 13, 2017

A cozy neighborhood venue with big city food and service. Co-owned by Chef Matt and GM Shawn. One or both generally on site. Shawn is very helpful providing great front of house service and Chef turning out well crafted interesting modern as well as traditional dishes. The kitchen is very accommodating preparing each dish from scratch to order. Thus they are happy to modify dishes from the menu to your personal taste.

Tags: Casual
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Another great experience! The food is delicious and the restaurant has a nice ambience for romance, family or friends. The small patio is enjoyable in the summer.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Dined with relatives on a Friday Evening. Even though filled to capacity, the service and food were of their usual high standards.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic, Authentic, Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Columbus)·Dined on December 6, 2017

It is usually are restaurant for good Italian food, but this time the Caesar salad and the bolognese sauce lacked interest and taste.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Second visit. All meals exceptionally prepared and the service is just right. Both meals were enjoyed by all

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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Food was a little bland. Our appetizer was very dry and tasted like it came out of the freezer. My main dish was good, pumpkin ravioli but my husband said his chicken dish was bland and did not have much flavor to it.

Tags: Cozy
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Bread was hot fresh & crisp

Ceasar salad was very good: all ingredients were fresh, the lettuce was crisp

Veal entrée was flavorful, if slightly salty

Wine pours (by the glass) were moderate, but also moderately priced

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vip
 (Columbus)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Wonderful meal, as always!

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 (Columbus)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Trattoria Roma never disappoints! Always a delicious experience!

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 11, 2017

After waiting on table even with reservation the service was slow. They ran out of the specials and never advised so we were quite disappointed. Then delay in getting the food there. Overall 3 of the 5 enjoyed their meal.

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vip
 (Columbus)·Dined on November 11, 2017

They never even asked.

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