Roscioli Salumeria con Cucina, Rome

Roscioli Salumeria con Cucina, Rome

There are plenty of reasonable restaurants in the tourist hub that is Rome, but this family-run deli-cum-restaurant in the Campo di Fiori neighborhood receives rave reviews for its authentic produce, perfectly executed classic dishes (such as the Sicilian “pasta con le sarde” or the crunchy, mouth-watering Roman carbonara), and more inventive food combinations which feature a few gourmet ingredients sourced from outside Italy.

When you get inside, you're confronted with a big counter of cured meats and everything you'd need for the greatest antipasto (appetizer) of your life. In the midst of all this are some tables, closely placed, with better lighting than in the typical trattoria. Booking a table here will keep you close to the action and the atmosphere, but there are other rooms as well, including the cellar which is a good choice for a bit more privacy and a cooler, quieter environment, surrounded with wines, whiskeys, and gins.

Order the selection of meats and antipasti for starters and then the pasta or, really, anything else on the menu. There are many options to chose from and they're all great, but ask for help with the wine, because the waiters will bring you a selection to try, and you will drink things you've never heard of (but which are fantastic).

The place is open until midnight six nights a week, and even then they're turning people away as they pull the doors closed. If you're after something different from the usual restaurant, if you're after an adventure and an education, book early (online is easy), sit down near the counter and congratulate yourself on a great choice.

Opening Hours:
Mon-Sat: 12:30–4pm / 7pm–12am

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Sight Name: Roscioli Salumeria con Cucina
Sight Location: Rome, Italy (See walking tours in Rome)
Sight Type: Food/Drink
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