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The Best Street Food Places in Italy´s Capital
Street food in Rome is truly delicious and something you just must try! From sandwiches stuffed with porchetta (spiced rolled pork), most famous Italian street food – pizza slices to the real Italian ice cream – gelato.
Street food in Rome: Our Top 6!
1) I Supplì
Street food in Rome starts here! During the lunch an dinner time, there is always the line at this Trastevere institution. Do not leave this place without trying the Supplì, Rome’s most popular street-food snack, a fried rice ball stuffed with mozzarella and pizza marinara.
Via di San Francesco a Ripa 137,
Stefano Callegari is a famous roman pizza maker and is known for his invention – Trapizzino. It’s a pizza pocket. They are usually stuffed with local favorites: meatballs and cheese.
Various locations including Testaccio, Trastevere and Mercato Centrale, Termini
Known as the gelateria that brought gourmet gelato to Rome. Fatamorgana is all about artisan and organic gelato (even gluten and lactose free). Except the classics flavors they offer also flavors like basil, honey and walnuts, blueberry cheesecake, carrot cake, black rice and rose petals, pear and gorgonzola.
Various locations with most central in Monti, City Center and Trastevere
4) Mercato Centrale
This modern indoor market you will find at the Termini Station. Grab pizza at Bonci or a cheeseboard at Pier Daniele Seu and even a cheeseboard.
Termini, Via Giovanni Giolitti 36
5) Ciao Checca
Ciao Checca offers pasta with the freshest ingredients in a cup, grab it to go or stay in. They also have gluten free options.
Piazza di Firenze 25
6) Testaccio Market
Testaccio Market is open daily until 2pm except Sundays. Treat yourself delicious gourmet sandwiches!
Via Beniamino Franklin
Staying at our hotel in the center of Rome gives you the opportunity to easily reach the best food spots in Rome.
Text by Maria Pasquale
About Maria Pasquale
Born to Italian parents, Maria always knew Rome was her destiny, although she was raised in Melbourne. With a formal background in political science and history, she is now a food and travel writer and contributes regularly to USA Today, The Telegraph, Condé Nast, CNN and Fodors. She has worked with major brands including Dubai One TV, Hilton, Rocco Forte Hotel Group, Baglioni Hotels, Pullman, Paris Tourism Board and many others.
Her popular and award-winning lifestyle blog, HeartRome is read in over 100 countries, has been featured in BBC and Vogue among others and boasts a 30,000 strong social media following. Her first book, I Heart Rome (Smith Street Books) is a collection of recipes and stories and was published around the world in November 2017. In Rome you’ll find her walking the streets of Trastevere, checking out the latest bar for an aperitivo or dining with friends.