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.

Shiroya: Ramen in Rome

hands holding ramen in rome

The weather forecast has rain for at least the next week in Rome and it has left me craving something warm to get through the sadness that summer is well and truly gone. Luckily, new restaurants have arrived in Rome offering something other than Italian cuisine. Shiroya is a relative newcomer that serves fantastic ramen […]

La Tavernaccia da Bruno in Rome

cheese and bacon gricia pasta at La Tavernaccia da Bruno

Trastevere is known for being one of the most charming areas of Rome but, as with everywhere, there are many sides to the neighborhood. That’s why it might come as some surprise that one of the best restaurants in Trastevere is tucked behind a McDonald’s in a residential part of the neighborhood. La Tavernaccia has […]

Mastro Papone Seafood in Testaccio Market

cozze e pecorino pasta with mussels

The first meal I ate after stepping off an overnight transatlantic flight was glorious. Fresh fettuccine smothered in an anchovy, bread crumb and tomato sauce that was topped with salty pecorino cheese. The pasta papone is the signature dish of the new Mastro Papone seafood stall in the bustling Testaccio Market.  Mercato di Testaccio is […]

Piccolo Buco: Pizza Near the Trevi Fountain

diavola pizza with ricotta at piccolo buco

It can be hard to eat well near the Trevi Fountain, but the area has been changing recently and one of the most exciting new openings has been Piccolo Buco – a tiny, modern pizzeria a one minute walk from the thundering fountain. When my family recently came to visit Rome, they stayed just down […]

The 18 Best Trastevere Restaurants (2019)

One of the questions I get asked most often about Rome is about Trastevere restaurants and where to eat in the area. Perhaps it is because more and more people are drawn to stay in Trastevere, or maybe you simply want to spend a day wandering and soaking up the atmosphere in the charming Roman […]

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 […]