Roman-Cuisine Restaurants of Rome

“Finest selection of restaurants carefully chosen by a real Roman Francesca Fabi”

TIP: Explore the Roman food specialties before you plunge into our list of recommended restaurants in Rome.

Da Lucia

via del Mattonato 2B, tel. 06/580301
Location area: Trastevere

Opened in 1938, this rustic, family-run trattoria serves generous servings of traditional homemade Roman cuisine, such as Roman-style gnocchi and cuttlefish with snow peas.

Agata e Romeo

via c. Alberto 45, tel. 06/4466115
Location area: Esquilino

A little pricey and elegant, it brings Roman cuisine to the next level: Roman dishes with a bit of an edge, mixing tradition with some creativity. Good wine list.


Via del Portico D’Ottavia 21/9, tel. 06/6861105
Location area: Jewish Ghetto

Set in the Old Jewish Ghetto, only steps away from the Portico D’ Ottavia and the Synagogue, it is well renowned for its Roman- Jewish dishes.

Checco er Carettiere

via Benedetta 10, tel. 5817018
Location area: Trastevere

It is located in the heart of Trastevere, one of the most characteristic Roman areas. It is great for a full immersion in the Roman gastronomic culture and true to traditional dishes.

Alfredo ed Ada

Via dei Banchi nuovi 14, tel.066878842
Location area: Piazza Navona/ Campo de Fiori

Tiny cozy Rome restaurant is active for 60 years. Tables with paper cloths and an honest menu are unchanged in time: amatriciana, carbonara, meatballs with tomato sauce, and house wines.

Sora Margherita

piazza delle Cinque Scole 30, tel. 06/6874216
Location area: Jewish Ghetto

In the heart of the Ghetto, this is the place for people who look for an authentic atmosphere and good food. Everything screams Rome here, and the Roman-Jewish tradition is everywhere: in the pasta soups( with chickpeas, with lentils, with skater or beans), in the second courses, in the desserts.

Armando al Pantheon

Salita Dei Crescenzi 31, tel. 06/68803034
Location areas: Pantheon

A very welcoming restaurant whose menu offers many delights, such as different kinds of bruschetta and a great selection of second courses and vegetable alla romana.