ROME FOOD GUIDE | WHAT AND WHERE TO EAT IN ROME
So let’s get started…
BREAKFAST IN ROME
At Le Parnier they offer delivery so you can order your breakfast and enjoy it wherever you are 😊
Baylon Café” Rome is a hip café and bar which makes for a great place for breakfast or lunch (aperitivo, as the locals would say).
At La Portineria they serve up a wide selection of breakfast items and if you’re wanting to start your day off healthy, their smoothies would do the trick.
COFFEE IN ROME
Italy is home to the espresso and they know how to make a
good (no great!) cup of cuppa so here are a few spots to enjoy the finest coffee beans Rome has to offer…
Since 1900 has nutrured a taste for perfection. Harmonies of flavors and great tradition for one of the oldest and most renowned locations in Rome.
An elegant and ornate museum cafe/bar serving breakfast and lunch like Roman pasta dishes amid classical sculptures.
The Antico Caffè Greco is an historic landmark café which opened in 1760 on Via dei Condotti and is the oldest bar in Rome.
LUNCH IN ROME
If you only have a few days in Rome and want to eat well, all you need is a sense of culinary adventure (and a bit of advanced planning) to make sure it’s a trip you’ll never forget.
Here are a few suggestions for lunch…
Original Roman cuisine in the heart of the Italian capital.
Pizzarium serves ‘Pizza al taglio’ which literally means pizza by the cut. This is how you get a slice of pizza in Rome rather than a whole massive pizza all to yourself which you know you’ll never be able to finish😉
A great place to sample fresh pasta situated close to the Colosseum.
DINNER IN ROME
Rome offers a vast range of fine dine experiences so here are a few options for dinner.
Situated on the top floor of the luxurious Rome Cavalieri hotel, La Pergola is famous in Rome’s fine dining circles and is the only restaurant in the city to boast three Michelin stars.
Situated on the rooftop terrace of the 5-star Hotel Hassler this magnificent dining room provides a romantic ambience and panoramic vistas.
Boasting an impressive view of the Colosseum from the top floor of nearby hotel Palazzo Manfredi, Aroma is ideal for those wishing to combine fine dining with a touch of Roman history.
DESSERT IN ROME
Gelato and tiramisu are well known as Italian dessert favourites. Did you know gelato is ice cream made in Italian style and is simply the Italian word for ice cream. It has come to mean specifically Italian-style ice cream in English.
So where can you find great gelato, tiramisu and other delectable desserts in Rome? Here are a few spors you might want to check out…
The ‘gelateria’ La Romana started in the heart of the historic centre of Rimini in 1947. They offer traditional flavours made exclusively with selected products, following their recipes of the past.
Head to this Sicilian chain cake shop for their Ricotta cannoli piped with fresh ricotta and sprinkled with pistachio…
Said is located in the San Lorenzo district of Rome and is heaven for lovers of chocolate. A modern day chocolate bar that started out as a chocolate factory in 1923.
I really hope you guys like this post as I’m planning more posts just like this and would love to know what places you would like me to cover.
Until my next post, ciao.