Typical restaurant in Rome Prati and Vatican

Il matriciano

Over 100 Years of Tradition

Since 1912, one of the best Roman cuisine restaurants.

The history of Il Matriciano is the same as that of the owner’s family; for 4 generations the Colasanti dedicated their entire lives to this restaurant, driven by the passion for food and conviviality, constantly seeking out the best-quality ingredients.

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Il matriciano

Excellence in all our dishes

You will only find the freshest ingredients served in our restaurant. Our ingredients come from top-quality producers and suppliers with a guarantee of being completely traceable. First and foremost, we have been paired up with the renowned butcher “Macelleria Feroci” through three generations.

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Our specialties

The most popular dishes on our menu

Carciofi alla romana
Bucatini alla matriciana
Baked Baccala with potatoes

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The prizes and awards we have obtained


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An elegant and refined venue

Our elegant inside spaces are air-conditioned, with one in particular that is absolutely perfect for private events. In addition, we have a large outdoor area available.

Our restaurant was completely redesigned in 2017 by the Giammetta Studio of Associated Architects, in collaboration with Massimiliano Fuksas.

Celebrate your special day with us

Il Matriciano will organize and manage your special event or party. We have a private room for small events of up to 15 participants: Fiore Colasanti will be delighted to set up and decorate using ideas and inspiration dedicated to rendering your event an exceptional affair.

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News and updates about our restaurant, dishes and events in the surrounding area

Our Winter schedule 2023 starts

Summer reopening 2023

Summer 2023 closing


Our hours, location and contacts

Mappa Il Matriciano

Rome (Prati District)


Via dei Gracchi 55, 00192 Roma Lazio



Opening Hours

Winter schedule, valid from the first Sunday of September.

Closed on Wednesdays.

Open for lunch (12:30 – 15:00): Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Closed for lunch on Wednesdays.

Open for dinner (20:00 – 23:00): Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Closed for dinner on Wednesdays.

Accepted payment methods

Cash, Pagobancomat, Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Paypal, Satispay, Diner’s Club, JCB