Top Restaurants in Rome
Restaurants Rome – What’s a vacation without excellent food, delicious cocktails or fine wine in a good restaurant? Such evenings create memories. WorldTop7 offers a selection of the best restaurants in Rome. And because we know how different tastes are we cover all of the different restaurant styles!
Whether a sushi restaurant in Rome, an American steakhouse, an Italian restaurant, a Thai eatery or exotic Cajun cuisine – the lovers of culinary delights come fully at their expense and find lots of insider tips. Our restaurant tips in Rome are by locals (which should know where it tastes best!), celebrities, globetrotter and business people. And if you’ve eaten in one of these restaurants in Rome where cuisine, service and atmosphere was unbeatable and you want to tell everybody – that’s what WorldTop7 stands for! Restaurants in Rome with the x-factor!
The demands in terms of restaurant style are naturally very varied and WorldTop7 is happy to assist. Whether it is a small, cozy bistro in Rome with delicious and authentic food for surprisingly little money or a completely styled Michelin-star restaurant in Rome where movie stars and models have diner – here you find everything from inexpensive to expensive, from grunge to classy, from traditional to macro kitchen!
But not only for your vacation, also for your business lunch or business dinner in Rome you can find exactly the right place to eat. Thus, business become pleasure in no time!
Style: Fish Restaurant in Rome
Originally the customs office of the Papal state (17th century); since about 100 years a family-run eatery serving real Roman cuisine; Travestere-inspired artists showcase their paintings and sculptures in the restaurant; outdoor seating in an alley; hot spot for A-list Hollywood celebrities and politicians.
Address: Via Garibaldi, 18, 00153 Rome, Italy
Phone: +39 06 580 9236
Price: Starter & main course starting at EUR 45.-
Style: Seafood With The Media Crowd
This family run restaurant loved by local celebrities and located in one of the historic streets in Rome.
Address: Via Giulia 14, 00186 Rome, Italy
Area: Via Giulia
Phone: +39 06 880 69 72
Price: Mains starting at EUR 15.-
Style: Italian Restaurant in Rome
Romain trattoria in Trastevere at its best; many locals frequent this place; and if you like a pizza don’t come here!
Address: 98/100 Via Giovanni Branca, 00156 Rome, Italy
Phone: +39 06 574 6585
Price: Mains EUR 17.-
Style: Seafood & Sushi in Rome
Located in the heart of old Rome; decorated in a mix of modern art, Italian renaissance and ancient Rome; alfresco dining during the summer months; good for business- as well as romantic dinners.
Address: Piazza in Campo Marzio 6, 00186 Rome, Italy
Phone: +39 06 6830 8626
Price: Mains EUR 12.- to EUR 17.-
Cul De Sac
Style: Wine Bar
Rome’s oldest wine bar around Piazza Navona; more than 1500 vines, grappas, proseccos and champagnes to choose from; salami and cheese from all regions of Italy and France; good for lunch.
Address: Piazza Pasquino 73, 00186 Rome, Italy
Area: Campo dei Fiori
Phone: +39 06 6880 1094
Price: Mains EUR 20.-
Style: Italian Eatery near Pantheon
Great spot for a romantic dinner; look for the corner table for two; intimate and warm atmosphere; situated next to the Pantheon but away from the bustle of the touristy streets; creative dishes with vegetables, meat and fish; much more than a traditional Italian restaurant; a must are the “home made pasta” and the “carpaccio d’oca con pesche” as a starter; reserve a table outside.
Address: Via degli Spagnoli 27, 00186 Rome, Italy
Phone: +39 06 687 2554
Price: Mains EUR 11.- to EUR 20.-
Style: Fine Dining with Heinz Beck
Located in the roof garden La Pergola atop Monte Mario; gourmet temple (3 Michelin stars) features a great view over Rome, Vatican and St. Peter Dome; elegant cocktail bar; in summer enjoy al fresco dining on the terrace; cheery wood interior and frescoed ceiling.
Open: Tuesday – Saturday 7:30pm – 11:30pm; closed 2 weeks in mid August & 3 weeks in January.
Address: Via Alberto Cadlolo 101, 00136 Rome, Italy
Area: Fontana di Trevi
Phone: +39 06 350 921 52
Osteria Da Zi Umberto
Style: Traditional Roman Restaurant
Zi Umberto is a traditional Roman restaurant by Piazza della Malva in Trastevere. The restaurant first opened its doors in the 60s and the proprietor strives to make guests feel at home and welcome up until today. It is the perfect spot to enjoy pizza and pasta while mingling with the locals.
The menu offers various traditional locale fare. There may be some difficulty in ordering because not all of the servers can speak English but service is quick and food comes flying out of the kitchen after a short wait. After a filling meal, complementary bottles of amaro are presented to guests to show gratitude for dining at Zi Umberto.
Address: Piazza di San Giovanni della Malva, 14 00153 Rome, Italy
Phone: +39 06 5816646
Price: €10 – €15 starters; €12 – €15 mains
Pizzeria Panattoni Ai Marmi
Style: Casual Pizza in Trastevere
This downtown Trastevere restaurant serves the best pizza in town. Locals sometimes call it l’Obitorio because of the morgue like marble top interior but be rest assured that the ambiance here is very much lively. Locals and tourists meet and greet while sharing long communal tables as they wait for their mouthwatering pizzas cooked in wood-burning ovens. There are also several tables in front of the pizzeria. Make sure to try their specialty sausage pizza and order some filletti di baccala or battered cod, and some suppli while you wait for the crispy thin crusted meal.
Pizzeria Pannatoni is open from Tue – Thurs from 2pm until 2am (closed on Wed).
Address: Viale Trastevere, 5, Rome, Italy
Phone: +39 06 5800919
Price: Pizza starts at €7.-
Trattoria Al Moro
Style: Authentic Italian Fare
Roman restaurant with a long tradition (1929); located in the pedestrian zone about 50 meters from the Fontana di Trevi; named by the founder’s surname; down-to-earth kitchen with fresh ingredients; try out the spaghetti al Moro and the truffle/porcine mushrooms; good wine selection; closed on Sunday.