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Rome trattoria that's open on Sundays?

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Pazzasop Apr 21, 2009 06:44 AM

My last night in Rome before I fly back to the states is a Sunday night. Can anyone recommend a great, authentic trattoria that will be open? I was looking at Augustarello, but not sure if they're open. Was also thinking about Ditirambo. Thanks!

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  1. jen kalb RE: Pazzasop Apr 21, 2009 08:56 AM

    I think Checchino is open on Sunday night but not Augustarello. If you search the Italy board for Sunday reccs, you should find some more.

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      mbfant RE: jen kalb Apr 21, 2009 10:19 PM

      No, Checchino isn't open on Sundays or Mondays at all. La Campana is open Sunday evening.

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        jen kalb RE: mbfant Apr 22, 2009 06:52 AM

        sorry - you are right. I think they used to serve Sunday lunch but that must have been years ago.

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      andhollis RE: Pazzasop Apr 22, 2009 03:56 PM

      I'm not sure I'd put Ditrambo in the category of authentic; it's got a slightly newer take on old recipes.
      Da Bucatino in Testaccio is open Sundays, authentic and, I thought, very good.

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        Pazzasop RE: andhollis Apr 22, 2009 04:35 PM

        I'll definitely look into Da Bucatino-thanks for the suggestion!

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          foodio RE: andhollis Apr 23, 2009 09:21 AM

          Is Da Bucatino open Sundays for lunch? And does anyone know whether the Testaccio market is open on Sunday?

          Thanks

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            andhollis RE: foodio Apr 23, 2009 03:59 PM

            In March we lunched at Da Bucatino on a Sunday but found the market closed. We returned a couple of days later for an enjoyable lunch at Volpetti Piu (where I encountered the mysterious agretti!) then checked out the market, just down the street. Glistening fish and impressive meat selections, as well as all those vegetables.

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              jen kalb RE: andhollis Apr 23, 2009 07:11 PM

              fwiw, volpetti piu is open for sunday lunch but its probably not the relaxing experience you are looking for. Sunday is not the day for food shopping in Testaccio.

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              mbfant RE: foodio Apr 23, 2009 11:09 PM

              Market is closed Sundays. I had forgotten about Bucatino. I used to go there all the time, but drifted away. They should certainly be open for Sunday lunch.

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