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Mar 24, 2008 04:30 PM

Restaurants in Rome

Looking for moderate priced GOOD food in Rome. Any suggestions? Good pasta,pizza, meat. Any and all help greatly appreciated:)

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    1. Pizzeria Al Leoncino
      Via del Leoncino 28
      06 68 67 757
      open at lunch too. closed Tuesday. Great pizza near Piazza di Spagna

      San Crispino Gelato
      Via Panetteria
      Very close to Fontana di Trevi

      Formula Uno Pizzeria
      +39 06 4453866
      via degli equi 13. Great roman style pizza, university area.

      Pizzeria Monte Carlo
      Vicolo Savelli, off Corso Vittorio Emmanuele very close to Piazza Navona. Also open at lunch. Fabulous roman style pizza.

      Papà Giovanni
      Via dei Sediari 4, 2
      +39 06 6880 4807
      Cosy, great food, medium to expensive

      Betto e Mary
      Via dei Savorgnan 99
      +39 06 2430 5339, closed Thursday
      A particularly Roman trattoria….you should to try the Carciofi alla Judea, the fresh pasta with matriciana sauce, and the bistecca di cavallo (horse steak) grilled on their wood fireplace! Not in the center (there is a bus that goes there) but really worth the bother to get to. Be sure to reserve if you go on the weekend.

      Caffé Sant’ Eustachio
      Piazza sant’ Eustachio, next to Piazza Navona
      Incredibile…the gran caffè!!!! If you don’t want sugar in the coffee be sure to tell them when ordering. From the square there is a view of the back of S. Ivo alla Sapienza from Bernini. One of the signatures of the baroque Roma with its spiral-shaped dome.

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      1. re: lkferguson

        On Via dei Portoghesi there is a teriffic osteria, the name escapes me but I think it's the only one on the street. Via dei Portoghesi is a nice residential street with one smallish hotel on it, quiet. You'll know the osteria when you see it, it's the one packed full of locals happily noshing away. Order the fritto misto, a particular specialty of the house. Watch as the owner works the room, and indeed the neighborhood. We were there on a summer evening and it was a delight to see neighbors stop in for a hello and a glass of prosecco. It was warm and welcoming and the food was great. Very charming, prices weren't bad.

        1. re: lkferguson

          Thank you. Look forward to gaining 50 lbs:) Will report back when I return.

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            1. howdy btd,
              pizza is pretty subjective but i'm fond of hosteria farnese for good roman-style (thin crust) pizza. baffetto 2 is probably my favorite. both are in the campo de' fiori.