Category Archives: Rome Restaurant Reviews

Looking for the perfect meal out? From pizza to fine dining, these Rome restaurant reviews will guide you to the best food in the city.

L’Osteria Birra del Borgo in Rome

pizza at birra del borgo

The area around the Vatican has been undergoing a welcome change, with newer bars and restaurants moving in and transforming the touristy blocks around the major attraction into a part of Rome you actually really do want to hang out in. One of my favorite newer places to eat near the Vatican in L’Osteria Birra […]

Biscottificio Innocenti Bakery in Trastevere, Rome

You can almost always smell Biscottificio Innocenti before you see it. The cookie shop is tucked away down a quiet Trastevere street but the aroma of freshly baked sweets is enough to draw you down the cobblestone lane, away from the busy hubbub of the rest of the neighborhood. There are cookies and then there […]

Marigold Roma: Lovely Restaurant and Micro-bakery

To say I was excited about the long-awaited opening of Marigold Roma would be an understatement. Sofie and Domenico have been cooking up some of my favorite food in Rome for years in their pop-up restaurant, The Eatery, and I could not wait for them to open a permanent, brick-and-mortar restaurant. Which is exactly how […]

Tazza d’Oro Coffee Near the Pantheon

coffee granita in front of the pantheon in Rome

Updated: April 2024 Tazza d’Oro near the Pantheon has always had a special place in my coffee-loving heart. In addition to the incredible location, the old school coffee bar makes a mean granita di caffe.  Tazza d’Oro (Golden Cup) opened in a building next to the Pantheon in 1946. More than a simple coffee bar, […]

Er Buchetto: Porchetta in Rome

close up of porchetta panino in Rome at er buchetto on golden bread

It is hard to resist the urge to remodel. I have seen neighborhood spots transform over the years and those older, traditional eateries in Rome seem harder and harder to find. And then there’s Er Buchetto, which quite obviously hasn’t changed in decades. The tiny porchetta shop near Termini Station has been open since 1890. […]

Where to Eat Artichokes in Rome

fried artichoke at Al Pompiere in rome

Artichokes may not be the first food that comes to mind when you think of Rome – after all there are mountains of cheesy carbonara and crispy pizza alla romana to work through. However, there are few vegetables more beloved in the Eternal City than the Roman artichoke. Artichoke season in Rome begins in November […]