Eat Near Rome´s Monuments: Where to Go

Where to Eat Near Rome’s Most Famous Monuments

In a big city like Rome it can be daunting deciding on where to eat and unfortunately tourist traps do exist. If you want to eat near Rome´s monuments and drink the right way, then this article is for you! A great place to stay whilst exploring is MEININGER Roma Termini.


Armando al Pantheon

For a Roman trattoria meal at the foot of the Pantheon, Armando is your place but you must book (even online) in advance! (Saluta dei Cresenzi 31,

Caffe Sant Eustachio

For a coffee experience in one of Rome’s oldest and most famous coffee houses. (Piazza di Sant Eustachio 82,

2.Piazza Navona

Santa Lucia

Made famous for scenes with Julia Roberts, in Eat, Pray, Love, Santa Lucia is homestyle cooking with all the classics and in the warmer months enjoy their gorgeous garden terrace. (Largo Febo 12

Jerry Thomas Project

Listed as one of the best bars in the world, this speakeasy makes exquisite cocktails, prepared by bar staff dressed in 1920s get-up. You must book to gain the entry password. (Vicolo Cellini 30,

3.Campo de Fiori


This is real cucina romana and delicious roman-style pizza in a modern setting with outdoor seating too. (Via del Monte della Farina 28,

Open Baladin

Head here for some of Rome’s best burgers! Prized meat and bread buns, hand flavored chips and one of the city’s largest selections of craft beer. (Via degli Specchi 6,


La Zanzara

If you want to eat near Rome´s monuments then you will need to find somewhere near the Vatican because you will surely be visiting! Open all day for lunch, dinner, whatever, La Zanzara has a full menu from sandwiches and salads to seafood, meat and pasta. At aperitivo time, snacks and canapés are served with your cocktails. (Via Crescenzio 84,

Ear Near Rome´s Monuments, Vatican

Il Sorpasso

Another all day dining and a locals’ hotspot. From cheese and charcuterie boards to pasta and prime cuts of meat, Il Sorpasso is more than just a wine bar (and the cocktails are delicious!) (Via Properzio 31,

5.Trevi Fountain

Angelina a Trevi

Angelina serves up huge pasta servings in big white vintage bowls! With an extensive menu and good selection of local and regional wines, Angelina is casual and inexpensive. (Via Poli 27,

Eat Near Rome´s Monuments, Italy

Salotto 42

Great for cocktails and a stylish local crowd. Sit on a couch or stand and spill out into the square like the Romans do. (Piazza di Pietra 42,

Eat near Rome´s Monuments

6.Spanish Steps

Pastificio Guerra

This historic pasta house serves a quick and tasty lunch in between sightseeing. They only make two pasta dishes per day and you’ll have to line up to grab one, but it’s totally worth it (and the line moves quickly!) (Via della Croce 8, ph: 06 679 3102)

Pasta Near Rome´s Monuments


Divin Ostilia

You’ll feel like you’re at a friend’s house here. Enjoy the best local and Italian regional wine with real enoteca style comfort food. (Via Ostilia 4, ph 06 7049 6526)

Li Rioni

This is your authentic Roman neighbourhood pizzeria experience. Be sure to start with the fritti (fried treats). (Via Santiquattro 24,


Visiting Rome soon?

The MEININGER Roma Termini is in a lovingly renovated old building close to the main train station Termini. MEININGER has good public transport connections and from the Castro Pretorio station you can take a short ride to the Roman Forum and Colosseum and go in search of the ancient Romans.

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