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This elegant and sophisticated restaurant has a seasonal menu and is expert in its use of aromatic herbs, spices and vegetables. Baked pecorino, marinated salmon with three different kinds of pepper, yellow polenta with Gorgonzola, orange and ginger are just a few of the treats on offer. Home-made desserts, like orange crème caramel with bitter caramelized orange slices are absolutely delectable. The al fresco area is a good place to enjoy a glass of wine.
Giovanni and Paola Fazi offer traditional, simple home cooking, and usually bring your meal to your table themselves. Apart from the classic antipasti, there is Carbonara, Amatriciana, Pappardelle al pomodoro, Scaloppine, Straccetti, vegetables, cheeses and desserts that leave the diner craving for more. The outdoor patio calls for a cozy time while basking in the sun amidst the fine food and wine. Dine here for a good time, any day. Payments are accepted through cash only. The restaurant is open everyday from lunchtime onwards.
A friendly, efficient restaurant run by three enthusiasts of good and simple cooking. Meals are accompanied by soft background music and you can sit outside in the lovely square during the summer months. Pasta is the house specialty here; for example, Spaghetti with bacon and onion, gnocchi, ravioli, or fettuccine with vegetables. The meat dishes are also good, for example the Veal Roulades. Reservations can be made by calling ahead or sending an email.
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.
Situated just a short walk away from Campo de' Fiori, Osteria La Quercia has more than just a beautiful location to offer you. Although the opportunity to sit under a majestic oak tree and observe the sights and sounds of the surrounding area is a major drawing card, patrons are also highly impressed by the scrumptious Roman cuisine they are served. Appetizers like stuffed zucchini flowers and salted cod start off a meal which includes mouthwatering dishes like spaghetti carbonara, tagliatelle with truffle and asparagus and more. The staff are always ready to make a wine recommendation.
This historic café in Piazza Navona has been open since the early 19th Century. Initially, it operated as a guesthouse and then as a restaurant & bar. It reached the peak of its success in 1946, thanks to a truffle-inspired confection which was invented by its manager, the secret recipe of which has been handed down ever since. The specialty is the tartufo (truffle) but there is also an array of coffee variations, all of excellent quality. There are many tables outside which are always filled with tourists or businessmen.
Many people are repeat customers who love nouvelle cuisine and creative methods of cooking you have never tried before. There is a cozy atmosphere ideal for delicious, candle-lit meals for two. The cuisine is delicious, carefully prepared, and includes many traditional recipes. However, the new dishes are also recommended, such as the Artichoke Alla Romana. The patio outside is great for lazy meals alone or intimate dining with loved ones. The restaurant is classy and attracts a glamorous clientele.
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.
This restaurant has been in existence since 1938 and is constantly expanding its menu. The restaurant is very popular among locals and tourists alike who appreciate its rustic atmosphere and excellent cuisine. The menu is extensive and starters include Farfalle with Radishes or Maltagliata with Shirmp and Bottarga. Among the main courses, the Escalopes with Red Pepper are excellent or you could try the Shrimp and Squid Fritters. In summer there are plenty of cold dishes, carpaccios and rich salads. Though it is on the expensive side, the food makes it worthwhile.
If a short break from touring the area around Santa Maria in Trastevere is what you want, you will surely find Ristorante Galeassi to be satisfactory. You can fortify your energy reserves with delicious Roman fare, and the lovely al fresco seating area gives you a great vantage point from which to observe the sights and sounds of the touristy area. Except for Monday, you can drop by on any day and enjoy wonderful food and live entertainment in the form of folk music.
This lovely restaurant is in a favorable location though the only drawback is the lack of parking, but after your meal you can stroll through some of the most beautiful streets in the world. The restaurant is set in an old palazzo and a beautiful floral garden means you can eat outdoors in the summer months. Inside there is air conditioning for the hottest days. The cuisine is typically Roman with the classical Bucatini all'Amatriciana or Abbachio Arrosto. You should also try the Spaghetti all'Otello, the recipe for which is a closely guarded secret.