Forno Campo de Fiori, Rome

Forno Campo de Fiori, Rome

The pizza and baked goods at this small bakery are outstanding. As you enter, be prepared for a lineup, and on your right, you'll find a display of mouthwatering pizzas. They offer a variety of toppings such as potatoes, mushrooms, and shredded zucchini. The unique part is that you get to choose the size of your slice, which is then cut, wrapped in paper, weighed, and handed to you along with a receipt (cash only, to be paid at the register).

Their "pizza bianca" is particularly famous and has achieved legendary status. It is a flatbread made with a no-knead dough that is incredibly soft and seasoned with sea salt and olive oil. The secret to its extraordinary taste lies in the long fermentation process. Another delicious option is the "pizza rossa," a thin-crusted pizza topped with red tomato sauce. Both varieties are served fresh and crispy, usually available in the late morning and during lunchtime. 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 observing the bustling outdoor market.

The bakery also uses the same delightful dough to make their tasty and reasonably priced Mortadella sandwiches. Alternatively, you can explore their freshly-baked selection of cakes and biscuits (make sure to try 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. The fact that many local working people frequent this bakery is always a positive sign of its quality and popularity!

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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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