Antica Norcineria Viola, Rome

Antica Norcineria Viola, Rome

This historic shop (since 1890) needs to be a stop for every lover of meat when visiting Rome. It's a great place for all things involving cured meats – especially pork. All the prosciutti, salami and guanciale you want, in any shape and size, and from all over Italy, including up north. Service is very personal, with staff speaking enough English to understand you.

The products are very high-quality, but usually, they’ll have a little tasting plate for visitors to try as many samples as they like before buying the desired amount. A suggestion, therefore, would be to try new items rather than sticking to standard salami. Examples: the dark sausages made with pork liver that are a masterpiece of Roman cuisine (to be spread as they are on bread, no cooking), the soft "ciauscolo" salami (also to be spread with no cooking), or the "coppa" (a cold cut made with mixed pork meats and salted jelly).

You can buy "in bulk" or ask to have your purchase sliced to your order. They can also seal the products under vacuum for transportation... or you could just buy bread from a nearby store and prepare some tasty sandwiches!

Opening Hours:
Mon-Sat: 8am–10pm; Sun: 10am–10pm

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Sight Name: Antica Norcineria Viola
Sight Location: Rome, Italy (See walking tours in Rome)
Sight Type: Food/Drink
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