Start the evening the way the Italians do – with an aperitivo at one of our favourite family-run cafés in Testaccio. You can’t get more refreshing than an Aperol Spritz!
Address: Piazza Testaccio 40
This typical local restaurant and pizzeria specialises in Roman street food paired with Prosecco – a dry sparkling wine made from the Glera grape.
Address: Via Luca della Robbia 21/23
At this trendy bar run by couple Emiliano and Rita you’ll sample some of Italy’s finest cheeses and meats and enjoy a glass of wonderful, local wine.
Address: Via Galvani 39/41
Built on top of Monte Testaccio, this restaurant specializes in Rome’s famous quinto quarto (offal) – and coda alla vaccinara (oxtail) and trippa alla romana (tripe) in particular. Wash them down with a bold red wine!
Address: Via Galvani 24a
This foodie hole-in-the-wall serves its eponymous creation: the trapizzino – a thick, triangular pizza-bread pocket filled with a selection of cucina povera. And a regional craft beer, of course!
Address: Via Giovanni Branca 88
Graduate from our gelato school at Giolitti, the bustling neighborhood bar serving up some of the city’s best since 1914.
Address: Via Amerigo Vespucci 35