Best appetizers in Rome

Best appetizers in Rome: a mini guide to the Best appetizers in Rome, to the discovery of wine bars, and location not to be missed during your lovely stay in Rome. After sightseeing in the city, an invitation to find a quiet corner.

Best appetizers in Rome: a close up

Vivi bistrot, palazzo Braschi – Piazza Navona

Pretty little bistrot, with a cozy, lovely atmosphere. Variety of snacks,ideal for breakfast or lunch. There are a lot of vegeterian and vegan dishes (but there are also a lot of choices for those of us who like meat). Situated on the famous piazza navona, in the heart of rome’s historic center.

It is possible to drink delicious Illy coffee, refined Mariage Frères teas and excellent italian food, organic salads, healthy soups and other specialities we have chosen from around the globe such as bagels and the renowned English tea time with home made scones.


Opening Hours

Tuesday – Sunday
10 am – 24 pm
Address: Palazzo Braschi / Piazza Navona


Chiostro del Bramante – Piazza Navona

In this hidden treasure you can enjoy the sunset with a glass of wine or a coffee and at the same time admire a masterpiece of Roman Renaissance; really wonderful and a unique experience.

The Bistro-Cafeteria at the Chiostro del Bramante is a refreshment bar and convivial place to meet in the warm atmosphere of the Chiostro. This charming mix of classical and modern includes two distinct areas: the cafeteria itself, and the Sybils’ Hall with its large glass windows overlooking Raphael’s magnificent fresco of The Sybils, housed in the church of Santa Maria della Pace.


Opening Hours

All days
10 am – 8 pm
Address: Via Arco della Pace, 5


Etablì – Piazza Navona

Whether you feel in the mood for a breakfast, an italian happy hour, a dinner or a cocktail, Etabli will not disappoint you! The food is delicious and very well presented. The cocktails are totally recommended too!The staff is extremely friendly and attentive.

Etabli’s offer combines a traditional but at the same time innovative cuisine and tasty aperitifs, high quality wine and beer and unique original cocktails. The restaurant is open from 7.30 PM to 11.30 PM and proposes dishes originated from the local typical Roman tradition but also creations of Etabli’s chef Tiziana Dazzi and her kitchen crew which include some delicious vegetarian specialties…


Opening Hours

All days

  • Mon-Wed: 7.00 am – 1.00 am
  • Thu-Sat: 7.00 am – 2.00 am
  • Sunday: 9.00 am – 1.00 am

Address: Vicolo delle vacche 9-9A


Barnum – Campo de Fiori

In the heart of the Capital, not far from the nightlife of Campo de Fiori, on the old Via del Pellegrino is located the Barnum Cafe, a small space with a retro style. With an input that goes unnoticed, almost hidden from view of passers-by (and for that frequented mostly by local aficionados), the Barnum Cafe gains its customers with an interior that is at once welcoming and familiar.

From morning to night, and until the night, the Barnum Cafè keeps company to all visitors of the area. The breakfast is always rich and tasty, with the centrifuge offering fresh fruit and pastries of all types made at home: tarts, brownies, muffins, chocolate cakes, cheesecake.


Opening Hours

Monday 8:30 am – 10:00 pm / Tuesday 8:30 am – 2:00 am / Wednesday 8:30 am – 2:00 am
Thursday 8:30 am – 2:00 am / Friday 8:30 am – 2:00 am / Saturday 8:30 am – 2:00 am

Address: Via del Pellegrino 87


I Sofà – Campo de Fiori

The I Sofa Restuarant, adiacent to the Indigo St.George Hotel (for which serves as a hotel restaurant) is in a prime location, within walking distance of all of Rome’s best know places. The interior is modern with a touch of ancient stones. The menu is good and offers local specialties revisited in a luxury manner. Pasta, meat and fish, along with excellent desserts, make up a great selection. There also a good kids menu. Staff is friendly and efficient. There is a Roof Terrace on the hotel top floor.


Opening Hours

Breakfast: 7.00am – 11.00am
Lunch: 12.00pm – 2.30 pm
Dinner: 7.00pm – 10.30pm
Address: Via Giulia 62


Ombre rosse- Trastevere

This place has everything you need: good food and drinks, nice atmosphere, good staff and live music.
If the place is full, the staff will try to find a table quickly and no matter if you sit outside or inside, it will be nice because of the 60’s-70’s cheer music they play or the bands playing. The waitresses are helpful and give good service. This place is perfect for couples or small group of friends because the space is reduced.


Opening Hours

All days: 8:00 – 2:00
Address: Piazza Sant’Egidio 125


Enoteca Ferrara- Trastevere

This restaurant is both traditional and elegant. they serve typical roman food with great wines. The service is good. The price are adlighed with a high level restraurant but the quality is very high. The brunch will be served, in addition to the usual Sundays, even on Saturdays and public holidays falling in the middle of the week; The buffet will be served directly from the waiters to the table of diners by serving dishes from which you can serve to avoid queuing at the buffet.


Opening Hours

The Mescita: 18:00 to 02:00
Ferrara and Ferrarino: 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Open daily from Monday to Sunday for dinner
Lunch: Sundays only
Closed: Sunday in August and 24 December
Brunch: from 13 to 16; the service closes at 15 hours.
Address: Piazza Trilussa, 41,
Address: Via del Moro, 1


Il Sorpasso- Prati

Despite being only a 10 minutes walking distance from the hustle and bustle of Saint Peter’s square, Il Sorpasso is a refreshingly non-touristy restaurant that caters to the chic clientele that works in this business-dominated neighborhood, Prati. It is a trendy but friendly restaurant without the pretenses that would usually come along with its well-dressed crowd and offers a wide-array of menu items to choose from, including many options for vegetarians.


Opening Hours

Monday 7:30 am – 1:00 am
Tuesday 7:30 am – 1:00 am
Wednesday 7:30 am – 1:00 am
Thursday 7:30 am – 1:00 am
Friday 7:30 am – 1:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am – 1:00 am
Address: Via Properzio 31