Rome is home to thousands of restaurants, but it’s not always easy to sift the culinary gems from the tourist traps. Whether it’s a hole-in-the-wall reinventing spaghetti carbonara or a restaurant set in a former convent, we’ve got the lowdown on dining and drinking in the Eternal City. Read on for our picks for the best places to eat in Rome, no matter how long you’re there, where you’re staying, or what you may be craving for your next meal.
Rome Pizza Restaurant Pommidoro
While others look down on pizza by the slice, one chef is giving it some serious culinary cred.
Rome Pizza Restaurant Pinsere
It’s not on any natural tourist path, but this take-away spot is worth it for the pinse, pizza’s beloved ancestor.
Snazzy neighborhood wine bar with a good cellar, a solid grasp of Italian cocktails, and a terrific buffet.