10Best Rome, Italy Restaurants
For the best Pasta Amatriciana in Rome, a typical Roman dish, try Trattoria Vecchia Roma. For a smoky and flavorful taste, they light a block of pecorino on fire and throw your pasta inside before serving it on your plate.
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Don't let all that Italian food in Rome drag you down. There's plenty on the international cuisine scene for you to choose from when you've just about had enough of pasta. If you like Chinese food, you're in luck. A newcomer to the city, Il Padiglione delle Cicogne recently opened its doors near the Vatican and boy is it good! 10Best dishes on what should be your new favorite restaurant in Rome. Read more »All New & Notable Rome Restaurants »
Unfortunately there's plenty of bad gelato to be had in Rome. If you don't know where to turn to indulge in this tasty treat, you could end up with a disappointing gelato experience. Never fret! 10Best points you in the right direction where you'll definitely please your palate. Here's the scoop on where to find Fatamorgana's (a gelato guru in Rome) newest location in Monti. Read more »All New & Notable Rome Restaurants »
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When it comes to pleasing your palate in Rome, the choices of places where one can eat are endless. From little mom-and-pop trattorie and pizzerie to lovely outdoor cafés where you can spend your afternoons people watching, there's no shortage of restaurants in Rome. But word to the wise, there are also plenty of tourist traps abound too. When in doubt, check out 10Best's recommendations for the best places to eat during your Roman Holiday!
If posh panoramas are your thing and you're looking for the ultimate five-star dining experience, the rooftop restaurant La Pergola will complete your Dolce Vita experience. For something a little bit more low-key and really Roman, locals and insiders head to Trattoria Vecchia Roma and Hostaria Dino e Toni where Roman fare rules the kitchen. Maybe you're looking for a quick bite of pizza on the run in between sight seeing? If so, Da Remo's pizza al taglio will certainly savor your taste buds.
When the weather gets warmer, the locals move outdoors and dine 'al fresco'. For tourists, this is one of the best ways to take in the beauty of some of Rome's most splendid landmarks while engaging in one of Italians' favorte past times, dolce far niente, an Italian expression for (sweet doing nothing) blissful laziness. Alas the best places to that are at Caffè della Pace and Ciampini in the Centro Storico of Rome. Whatever your fancy, 10Best has you covered with its extensive dining guide!
- Rome Expert Nicole Arriaga