Just uphill from the Colosseum, this informal eatery has been serving up solid Roman cooking since 1929. Decor is straightforward and traditional—wooden furniture thrown with tablecloths, and a simple outdoor terrace across the street from Colle Oppio Park. The cooking is likewise: Traditional Roman pastas like amatriciana (tomato sauce with cured pork) are dependable. The best entrees are unfussy dishes like lombatina di vitella (grilled veal chop).
Via Terme di Tito 96
Our Rating Neighborhood Near Ancient Rome Hours Mon–Sat noon–3pm and 7–10:30pm Transportation Metro: Colosseo Phone 06-4817952 Prices Main courses 13€–15€ Cuisine Type Traditional Italian