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The fare includes tasty, light fried fish and vegetables, traditional Roman dishes such as the broccoli and arzilla soup, and more original recipes including Quail Eggs with Ricotta Cheese and Truffles, or Tonnarelli Pasta with shrimp and zucchini. There is a great assortment of cheeses, accompanied by varieties of mustard, and many desserts. There is also a lovely garden. Service is professional but friendly and ambiance is intimate; perfect for a romantic dinner in the heart of Eternal City.
The restaurant is known for intimate setting and a fine wine list. The indoors dining area at Il Bacaro is decorated minimally, with candlelit tables and a small bar counter. The outdoor area is also adorned with candles but is more spaced out and brighter. Dinner options include spinach risotto, lasagna, and stewed venison, and desserts include mousse and sorbet. The wine list features a huge selection of regional wines and Champagne.
Visit Santa Lucia for a memorable dining experience. Located behind the Piazza Navona, the restaurant provides comfortable outdoor seating and delicious Italian food, check out Lucia's wide range of pastas, seafood and vegetarian dishes. Preparations are constantly improvised with new ingredients and flavors. And if you are lucky, you might also get to rub shoulders with some local celebrities!
Ever wondered how it would feel to munch on a bite of authentic Italian fare or sip latte and drink in the feeling of being right next to one of the seven wonders? Well that is exactly what makes Oppio Caffè so special. The view of the super-imposing Colosseum from the cafe is a visual treat. With dishes to curb those regular hunger pangs or a full-blown three course, the vibrant and attentive staff here are more than forthcoming to help you pick from their vast culinary selection. Frequented by tourists and a happy-go-lucky mix of people, Oppio Caffè has all you can eat buffet, live music and performances for their prized customers. Check website for event schedules.
Make your Roman holiday even more memorable by dining at Matricianella, a non-touristy and authentic Italian eatery hidden away in plain view on Via del Leone. Although the main draw here is the food, many come here for the intimate and romantic atmosphere. Service is friendly and the seasonal menu packs some great traditional Roman standbys like Fiori di Zucca, Artichoke alla giudia, meatballs and pasta with truffles. In typical Italian fashion, meals begin with a lovely glass of prosecco.
A pleasant historic pizzeria with open-air tables, although used only if weather permits, Roma Sparita is an amazing place for a lovely meal in an pleasant setting. The pizzas cooked in the wood-fired oven are of the classic tradition, and there is a good choice of Roman seasonal dishes. Tagliolini al cacio e pepe is one of the house specialties, and is absolutely scrumptious. A good wine list is also on offer.
Il Convivio is one of the city's best restaurants and always maintains high standards of cuisine, service and wine-making. It is hard to describe the quality and the variety of seasonal dishes in just a few words. However, meatballs with broccoli and seafood; Eggplant Roulade with cod, grapes and pine kernels; pumpkin flowers with porcini; and pigeon with lentils and Kumquat are examples of the fabulous cuisine. The tasting menu is a great way to experience all this acclaimed restaurant has to offer. The desserts include Cream Soufflé with almonds and plums flavored with orange accompanied by a hot chocolate sauce or the Semifreddo Zabaglione with balsamic vinegar and warm fruit.
Nestled in a 14th century building, this restored three story building is home to a piano bar on the ground floor, Hostaria dell'Orso on the first floor and a nightclub or discotheque on the last floor. Hostaria dell'Orso emits a warm glow from its fireplace, soft lighting, honeyed chairs and woody decor. The moment you step in, an aura of romance clings to you, making you want to spend a memorable evening with your special someone. With excellent food, fine drinks and a beautiful ambiance along with a lovely view of the River Tiber, it is indeed a favored romantic destination for those who love romance.
This restaurant is located in the antiques area and is nested in a stone built inn circa the 1500s. It is furnished with many antique items and is a great place to come if you like looking at the markets. It is divided into several rooms and is air conditioned, making it ideal for romantic encounters. Try to get an outdoor table on their shaded terrace which has a lovely view of the Palazzo Lancillotti. The menu contains a great deal of antipasti, both meat and fish. Among the starters, the Tuna with Scorpion Fish and Chicory stand out. Every week is dedicated to different regional specialties. The desserts are sublime especially the chocolate tart. Fine Italian and foreign wines accompany your tasty meal.
Let the magic unfold at the Granet Restaurant nestled on the seventh floor roof garden of the Hotel Savoy. The seasonal Mediterranean cuisine will just get your raving appreciation and their extensive Italian wine list a great accompaniment along with your food. The elegant and cozy restaurant with its beautiful outdoor dining terrace is just exquisite. A lovers paradise, they even have a romantic staircase which guides you to the 'lover's mezzanine' where you can enjoy the magnificent vistas of the Eternal City. Since the restaurant is so magical, it has to be shared with anyone and everyone who has a reason to celebrate and so it is open for different events, private or business. Be there to be a part of this charm. Cheers!
This café entices visitors with an amazing view over Rome. A typical café, it only has an outdoor seating and offers a great variety of things to eat. The lovely garden set with a large number of tables appears like a natural terrace and offers one of the best views over the city, especially on a sunny day. This is an ideal place for enjoying gelato or some of the small cakes made on the premises. Snacks are also available. So whether its to come here with your favorite gang and hang out or to chill and read a book, this place is relaxing for any moods, Call ahead for more information.