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#330 of 8,390 Italian in Rome
#304 of 10,169 Restaurants in Rome
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US$103 - US$151
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Italian, Mediterranean, Contemporary, Fusion
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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0.3 km from Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi
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Situated in the maze of alleyways not far from Piazza Navona, Il Convivio welcomes its guests in elegant, themed dining rooms – the Chiostro (cloister ...
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One MICHELIN Star: High quality cooking, worth a stop!
Very comfortable restaurant
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Reviewed 1 April 2020 via mobile

Great food. Great experience. Food portions were right and balanced. We were able to eat from appetizer to desserts without feeling full. Staff was gentle and punctual. Food was very tasty and delicate. Quality / price is excellent Strong Michelin star!

Date of visit: February 2020
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troiani30, Proprietario at Il Convivio Troiani, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2020

dear Guest, thank you for your kindly review. We appreciated it. Kind regards, Il Convivio Troiani

Reviewed 21 February 2020

Went there 24th of December, 2019. What a delicious dinner. The service was just perfect and the food was a blend of flavors and textures. Everything was perfectly balanced. A must go, if you are in Rome.

Date of visit: December 2019
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troiani30, Proprietario at Il Convivio Troiani, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2020

dear Guest, we are honor for your review. Came back again. Kind regards, Il Convivo Troiani

Reviewed 19 February 2020 via mobile

My wife and I visited for my birthday and while not cheap, the experience matched the cost on every level. We eschewed the tasting experience and went a la carte, which offers a broader range of dishes. Every single dish was superb, and the accompanying...food ‘Theatre’ (their version of KFC with the pigeon for example) was subtle and humorous. I know the expectation is that a Michelin star will automatically deliver a great dining experience, but having visited a fair few we know it’s not always the case. It is here, dive in and relish the evening, we loved every minute! One nice touch, I know my French wines but am not so good at Italian, so I asked for help. This can be a fraught experience with an expensive wine list, but here we were offered three bottles that suited the dishes, with differing price levels, allowing me to decide which level of expense I was opting for without being pushed upwards in price.....small, but noticeable, positive way of doing business. Highly recommendedMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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troiani30, Proprietario at Il Convivio Troiani, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2020

Dear Guest, thank you for your kindly and accurate review. We try to do the best every day for our guests. We hope to having you in the future. Kind regrads, Il Convivio Troiani

Reviewed 23 January 2020

The New Year's dinner did not worth the money at all (500$/person average). The food was not fancy, exciting, or as tasty. Would never repeat this experience.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 5 January 2020

It’s been severai years since my wife and I had the chance to dine here and our return was a smash! They have redone the venue so it is more open and elegant. The service was outstanding and if anything the chef has gotten better....The presentation is very good and the quality of the meal cannot be faulted. All in all, terrific evening and this restaurant should be on your must list.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 24 December 2019 via mobile

We had our dinner at Il Convivio Troiani and was a unique experience! Atmosphere excellent, the service and friendliness of the staff as well. The plates have been characterized by creativity and balanced flavors. We highly recommend to all they want to explore something different!!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 24 December 2019

While an interesting experience, this restaurant tries too hard and I left hungry. The room is lovely and beautifully set. I'm alright with high concept, intellectual food as long as it's satisfying and tastes good. Only some of the dishes worked - the prawn pasta...with fresh mint was delicious as was the turbot (though the potatoes were cold, intentional or not?). The lamb disappointed - it smoke-cooked in front of me but had little flavor and lamb sweetbreads don't taste as good as cow's. I didn't try the lamb tartare taco, not my thing. The zucchini fritters were good but why was the sauce cold again. The pear/hazelnut tart was disappointing. They have ZERO options for non-drinkers (it's regular Coke, Fanta or water). The waitstaff are so eager to please they are running around frenetically, which is a bit unsettling. All in all, just OK.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 6 December 2019

I’ve been overall three times at this restaurant and I can say that eating here is a truly unforgettable experience. Each and every dish is artwork! Delicious food. Excellent service as well.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 6 December 2019

My husband & I celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary at Il Convivio. After much research my son chose this restaurant and gave us the tasting menu as a gift. The food, atmosphere & service were excellent. Presentation of the different small plates was artistic &...the food wasmade with the freshest ingredients. While there is a wine tasting menu to coordinate with the tasting menu, we chose two different wines to go with the meal. Everything was delicious. The service was unobtrusive. And the atmosphere was quiet & serene. The chef went to each table at the end of the evening to introduce himself. I highly recommend Il Convivio for a special occasion and/or for people who are interested in a dining experience with interesting food combinations & presentations.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 16 November 2019 via mobile

Ok,it is not a bargain at all! But if you want to pay 200 per person... you get the Modern cuisine that you want!! I personally love the place! 5 star modern, inventive food!!

Date of visit: November 2019
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Response from AlanB4619 | Reviewed this property |
All the staff speak excellent English and English menus are provided. There is no minefield when dining here: simply pure delight.
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Response from gianpaolo b | Reviewed this property |
It is an elegant restaurant so just select a nice attire, but there is no obligation to wear a jacket. GPB.
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