Forno Campo de Fiori, Rome

Forno Campo de Fiori, Rome

The pizza and baked goods at this small bakery are outstanding. You walk in the door (be prepared for a line up) and the pizza is on your right. Several different toppings (potatoes, mushrooms, shredded zucchini, etc) and you get to choose the size of your slice, which is then chopped off, wrapped in paper, weighed and handed to you with a receipt (to be taken to the register – cash only).

Their “pizza bianca” – which is a flatbread made with a no-knead dough, very soft and seasoned with sea salt and olive oil – has reached legendary status, the secret to its extraordinary success apparently lying in the long fermentation process. A similar thin-crusted type, but smeared with red tomato sauce is called “pizza rossa”. They both come out very fast late morning and at lunchtime, and are always amazingly crispy fresh. Try them – you will lick your fingers. A big square stuck in your bag is the perfect packed lunch (ask for napkins at the food counter), and is good all day long – but you could also eat it while perching yourself on the fountain out front and watching the busyness of the outdoor market.

They use the same delicious dough for their tasty (and equally inexpensive) Mortadella sandwiches, or you could opt for other freshly-baked snacks such as cakes and biscuits (get a mix of the almond and hazelnut biscotti!).

If you're not in the mood for pasta or a sit-down lunch, Forno Campo de' Fiori comes highly recommended. You will see many local working people coming to this forno as well, which is always a good sign!

Opening Hours:
Mon-Sat: 7:30am–2:30pm / 4:45–8pm

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Sight Name: Forno Campo de Fiori
Sight Location: Rome, Italy (See walking tours in Rome)
Sight Type: Food/Drink
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