Rome is a city of well-defined districts, each with its own history, culture and street life. 
Ciao Italy's apartments and accommodations in central Rome cover the following areas:

Campo dei Fiori Coliseum Navona Pantheon
Piazza del Popolo S. Giovanni Piazza di Spagna Trastevere
Trevi Fountain Vatican Vittorio  Monte Mario

Campo dei Fiori

Pizzerias:


Il Grottino, Via delle Grotte 27, (opposite Palazzo Spada), tel. 066864293. Closed on Sunday. Approx. 30.000 for a meal. In summer you can eat outside, book if you want to eat after 10 p.m. 

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Restaurants:

Pierluigi, Piazza de' Ricci 144, tel. 066861302. Closed on Monday. Approx. 55.000 for a meal, all credit card accepted except DC. Air conditioning. Open air tables. Classic cuisine.

Evangelista, Via delle Zoccolette 11A, tel. 066875810. Closed on Sunday. Approx. 50.000 for a meal, credit cards: Visa. It's an elegant up-market restaurant, specializing in Jewish food, offal and game, with a frequently changing menu. 

Bacco, Via Arco del Monte 94, tel. 0668805349. Closed on Sunday evening and Monday. Approx. 60.000 for a meal, all major credit cards. Candle-light. Serves after midnight. Cuisine from the Puglia region.
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Cafés:

Fiori di campo, Piazza Campo dei Fiori. Open 6 a.m.-1.30 a.m.; closed on Sunday. In good weather you can sit outside watching the bustle of the market. 

Om Shanti, Piazza Campo dei Fiori 53. Open 8 a.m.-2 a.m.; closed on Monday. The most sedate of Piazza Campo dei Fiori's cafés, and a comfortable place to stop for a drink or snack during the day. 
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Wine:

La vineria, Piazza Campo dei Fiori 15. Open midday-midnight or later (depending on how lively things are). Closed on Sunday. 

Il Goccetto, Via dei Banchi Vecchi 14. Open 10 a.m.-1.30 p.m.; 4.30-9 p.m.; closed on Sunday. 
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At night:

Abbey Theatre, Via del Governo Vecchio 51/52, tel. 066861341. 8-2 a.m. 
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Int'l Bookstore:

Feltrinelli, Largo di Torre Argentina 5/a, tel. 0668803248. Open 9 a.m.-8 p.m. from Monday to Saturday; 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 4-7.30 p.m. on Sunday. Credit cards: AmEx, MC, V. 

Amore e Psiche, Via Santa Caterina da Siena 61, tel. 066783908. Open 2.30-8 p.m. on Monday; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. from Tuesday to Saturday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. on Sunday. 
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Cinemas: 

Augustus Sala Uno, Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 203, tel. 066875455/6. Films shown in original language on Tuesday (L. 12.000). (8.000 on Thursday). 
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Food shops:

Via del Pellegrino 116, tel: 0668802121; 

Via del Pellegrino 53, tel: 066871125; 

Via Banchi Vecchi 141, tel: 066875963;

Piazza del Fico 25, tel: 0668802910.
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Market-places:

Campo de' Fiori is the most charming and well known. Bus 46,62, 64, 90, 70, 186. Open 6 a.m.-1.30 p.m., closed on Sunday. 

Piazza Borghese. Bus 81, 628, 119, 926. Small, traditional market specializing in old prints and books. Open 9 a.m.-5.30 p.m.; on Saturday and Sunday until 7 p.m. 
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Coliseum



Pizzerias:

L'angolo di Napoli, Via Agostino de Pretis, 77/A, tel. 06/4746866. Air Conditioned, credit cards accepted
The place is an original corner of Naples, where the cordial welcome goes hand in hand with the liveliness
of napolitan aromas. The "L'angolo di Napoli" pizzeria and restaurant gives you the opportunity to savour its excellent traditional pizza napoletana, prepared exclusivily in a wood-fuelled oven, as well as the tasty proposal of the grill. Pizza also served at lunchtimes.

Alle Carrette, Via delle Carrette 14, tel. 066792770. Bus to Fori Imperiali and Cavour. Open 7.30 p.m.-midnight from Tuesday to Sunday. Approx. 20.000 for a meal. No credit cards. After 8.30 p.m. expect to wait for a table. 
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Restaurants:

L'angolo di Napoli, Via Agostino de Pretis, 77/A, tel. 06/4746866. Air Conditioned, credit cards accepted
The place is an original corner of Naples, where the cordial welcome goes hand in hand with the liveliness
of napolitan aromas. The "L'angolo di Napoli" pizzeria and restaurant gives you the opportunity to savour its excellent traditional pizza napoletana, prepared exclusivily in a wood-fuelled oven, as well as the tasty proposal of the grill. Pizza also served at lunchtimes.

La Carbonara, Via Panisperna 214, tel. 064825176. Closed on Sunday. All major credit cards accepted. Approx. 35.000 for a meal. Informal. Serves after midnight. Roman cuisine.

La Cicala e la Formica, Via Leonina 17, tel. 064817490. Closed on Sunday. Open only in the evening. A/C. Outdoor dining. All major credit cards accepted. Approx. 40.000 for a meal. Candle-light. Classical cuisine.

Crostaceria Ipanema, Via dei Capocci 26, tel. 064824758. Closed on Sunday, on Saturday open only in the evening. Outdoor dining. All major credit cards accepted. Approx. 60.000 for a meal. Candle-light. Serves after midnight Seafood. 
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Cafés:

Antico Caffé Brasile, Via dei Serpenti 23, tel. 064882319. Bus to Via Nazionale. Open 5.30 a.m.-9 p.m. from Monday to Saturday.

Bar del Palazzo delle Esposizoni, Via Milano 9, tel. 064828001. Bus to Via Nazionale. Open: bar 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; buffet 12.30-3 p.m. from Wednesday to Monday. Credit cards: AmEx, DC, MC, V. You don't need to pay to see an exibition; the separate bar entrance is on the left of the palazzo, halfway up the stairs.
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Ai Tre Scalini, Via Panisperna 251, tel. 064740819. Open every day 7.30 p.m.-1 a.m. No credit cards.

Cavour 313, Via Cavour 313, tel. 066785496. Open every day: Wine bar: 12.30-2.30 p.m./7.30 p.m.-12.30 a.m.; sales: 10 a.m.-3 p.m./7.30 p.m.-12.30 a.m. All major credit cards accepted, no Amex. 
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The Flann O'Brien, Via Napoli 29, tel. 064880418. Bus 57, 64, 65, 70, 71, 75, 170, 492, 910, 78n, metro A (Repubblica). Open 7 a.m.-1.30 p.m. Irish pub with bar service in the morning.

Il Garabombo, Via dei Quattro Cantoni 41, tel. 0648903530. Bus 11, 16, 613, 714, 175, 12n, 20n, 21n, metro B (Cavour). Open 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Not just a pub, but a tea room in the afternoon. Happy hour 6-9 p.m. 
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Int'l Bookstore:

Economy Book and Video Center, Via Torino 135/a, tel. 064746877. Open 9 a.m.-8 p.m., closed on Monday mornings and on Sunday. All major credit cards accepted.

Mel Bookstore, Via Nazionale 254/255, tel. 064885405. Open until 10 p.m. All major credit cards accepted. 
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Food shops:

Via Baccina 89, tel: 066795466; 

Via Baccina 63, tel: 066782499 

Via SS. Quattro 31, tel: 067096010; 

Via Urbana 15, tel: 064883213; 

Via Poliziano 17, tel: 0670453924; 

Via dei Serpenti 144, tel: 064819270; 

Via dei Serpenti 150, tel: 064880501. 
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Market-places:

Piazza Vittorio Emanuele. Metro A (Vittorio). Bus 70, 71, 105, 516, 517, 11, 14. Open 6 a.m.-1.30 p.m.. Closed on Sunday.

Via Sannio. Metro A (S.Giovanni). Bus 118, 87, 16, 15, 81, 13, 30b. Open 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday until 6 p.m. Closed on Sunday.
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Navona


Pizzerias:

Da Baffetto, Via del Governo Vecchio 11, tel. 066861617. Bus to Corso Voittorio Emanuele. Dinner served: 6.30 p.m.-12.45 a.m. closed on Sunday and August 15-30. Approx. 18.000 for a meal. No credit cards. Perhaps the most famous place for pizza in Rome, come early, or be prepared for a very long queue. 
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Restaurants:

Da Passetto, Via Zanardelli 14, tel. 066540569. Closed on Sunday. Approx. 80.000 for a meal. All major credit cards accepted. Italian and international cuisine. Da Passetto is over 130 years old, with a glamorous list of ex-patron like Jean Cocteau or Elisabeth Taylor - ask the waiter if you can see the autograph book.

Tre Maghi, Piazza Pasquino 77/8, tel. 066830774. Closed on Sunday. Approx. 50.000 for a meal. Credit Card: Visa. Trendy but civilized restaurant, with a monthly-changing menu inspired by New Age themes. The food is excellent, and though it's strictly vegetarian, most dishes are meatless.

L'Insalata Ricca, Piazza Pasquino, tel. 0668307881. Closed on Monday. Approx. 30.000 for a meal. All major credit cards accepted except Diners. Though it's busy at weekends, it's very peaceful midweek. 
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Cafés:

Fiori di campo, Piazza Campo dei Fiori. Open 6 a.m.-1.30 a.m.; closed on Sunday. In good weather you can sit outside watching the bustle of the market.

Om Shanti, Piazza Campo dei Fiori 53. Open 8 a.m.-2 a.m.; closed on Monday. The most sedate of Piazza Campo dei Fiori's cafés, and a comfortable place to stop for a drink or snack during the day. 
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Wine:

La vineria, Piazza Campo dei Fiori 15. Open midday-midnight or later (depending on how lively things are). Closed on Sunday.

Il Goccetto, Via dei Banchi Vecchi 14. Open 10 a.m.-1.30 p.m.; 4.30-9 p.m.; closed on Sunday. 
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At night: 

Abbey Theatre, Via del Governo Vecchio 51/52, tel. 066861341. 8-2 a.m. 
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Int'l Bookstore:

Feltrinelli, Largo di Torre Argentina 5/a, tel. 0668803248. Open 9 a.m.-8 p.m. from Monday to Saturday; 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 4-7.30 p.m. on Sunday. Credit cards: AmEx, MC, V.

Amore e Psiche, Via Santa Caterina da Siena 61, tel. 066783908. Open 2.30-8 p.m. on Monday; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. from Tuesday to Saturday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. on Sunday. 
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Cinemas: 

Augustus Sala Uno, Corso Vittorio Emanuele, 203, tel. 066875455/6. Films shown in original language on Tuesday (L. 12.000). (8.000 on Thursday). 
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Food shops:

Via Governo Vecchio 54, tel: 066865112; 

Via Governo Vecchio 29, tel: 066861237 
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Market-places:

Campo de' Fiori is the most charming and well known. Bus 46,62, 64, 90, 70, 186. Open 6 a.m.-1.30 p.m., closed on Sunday. 

Piazza Borghese. Bus 81, 628, 119, 926. Small, traditional market specializing in old prints and books. Open 9 a.m.-5.30 p.m.; on Saturday and Sunday until 7 p.m. 
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Pantheon


Pizzerias:

Da Baffetto, Via del Governo Vecchio 11 (Piazza navona), tel 6861617. Closed on Sunday. Open only in the evening, serves after midnight. No credit cards. Approx 20.000 for a meal. 

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Restaurants:

Vecchia Locanda, Vicolo Sinibaldi 2 (left out of your building and then straight), tel68802831. Closed on Sunday, all credit cards accepted. Approx. 35.000 for a meal, classic italian cuisine. When it's nice you can eat outside. Better book. 

Costanza, Piazza del Paradiso 63/65 (campo de' fiori), tel 6861717. Closed on Sunday. Open air tables. Credit cards: ae, dc, visa. Approx 55.000 for a meal. Roman cuisine, good wines. Better book.

Il Bacaro, Via degli Spagnoli 27 (Piazza delle coppelle) tel 6864110. Closed on Sunday. Open only in the evening. All major credit cards accepted. Serves after midnight. Approx. 45.000 for a meal. Booking is essential. It's a tiny restaurant with a very valueble cuisine. Good for vegetarians. Excellent wine and good desserts. 
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Cafes:

S. Eustachio, Piazza s. Eustachio 82 (navona), tel 6861309. Probably the most famous coffee in Rome. Closed on Mondays.

Tazza d'oro, Via degli orfani 84, by the Pantheon, tel 6789792. Closed on Sundays. Excellent coffee. 
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Wine:

Marchetti by the Pantheon.

Cul de Sac, Piazza Pasquino 73 (navona), 68801094, you can also eat here. No credit cards. Closed on Monday. Great selection of wines. 
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At night:

Antico caffè della Pace, Piazza della Pace (navona), tel 6861216, very beautiful, but extremely busy.

Bar del Fico, Piazza del Fico 26/28, (navona), tel 6865205. just 'round the corner from pace, originally a very traditional roman cafè, is getting trendier lately. Open until late. 
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Int'l Bookstore

Feltrinelli, Largo di Torre Argentina 5/a, 68803248. 
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Cinemas: 

Quirinetta, Via Minghetti 4, tel. 066790012. This cinema has a policy of showing films in the original language, and they are often in English. 
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Food shops:

Via del Corso 51, tel: 066722504; 

Via di Torre Argentina 11, tel: 0668803789; 

Via Stelletta 2, tel: 066865404.
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Maket-places:

Campo de' Fiori is the most charming and well known. 

Also: Piazza delle Coppelle e Piazza della Moretta. Very small supermarket, turn left out of the building and go straight until the corner with Via di Torre Argentina. 


P.zza del Popolo/P.zza di Spagna


Pizzerias:

PizzaRé, Via di Ripetta 14, tel. 063211468. Closed on Sunday at lunch. A/C. All major credit cards. Approx. 25.000 for a meal. Serves after midnight. Pizzas are turned out in wood-burning kilns. 
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Restaurants:

Dal Bolognese, Piazza del Popolo 1, tel. 063611426. Closed on Monday. A/C. Outdoor dining. Credit cards: AmEx, Visa, MC, Carta Si. Approx. 70.000 for a meal. Cuisine from the Emilia region.

Tullio, Via San Nicola da Tolentino 26, tel. 064758564. Closed on Sunday. Approx. 50.000 for a meal. Credit cards: Amex, Diners, Visa. Tuscan cuisine. 

Beltramme da Cesaretto, Via della Croce 39, near Piazza di Spagna (no phone). Bus 119, metro A (Spagna). Lunch: 12.30-3 p.m.; dinner: 7.45-10.30 p.m. Closed on Sunday and for 2 weeks in August. Approx. 31.000 for a meal. No credit cards. Informal. Tables outdoor. 
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Cafés:

Caffè Greco, Via Condotti, 86, tel. 066782554. Bus 119, metro A (Spagna). Open 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Closed on Sunday. Founded in 1760. The decor is elaborate: brocade walls lined with ancient gilded mirrors and oil portraits, and marble tables and sofas. The waiters look like royal ushers. 

Rosati, Piazza del Popolo 4, tel. 063225859. Bus 95, 119, 225, 490, 495, 628, 926, metro A (Flaminio). 7.30 a.m.-midnight. Indoor and outdoor seating. 
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Wine:

Vini e Buffet, Piazza della Torretta 60, tel. 066871445. Open 12.30-3 p.m./7-11 p.m. Closed on Sunday. No credit cards. 100 good Italian wines, many with reasonable prices. 
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Ned Kelly Pub, Via delle Coppelle 13, tel 066832220. Bus 70, 81, 87, 90, 90b, 186, 492, 45n, 60n, 75n, 78n. Open 12.30 a.m.-3 p.m. from Monday to Friday/6.30 p.m.-2 a.m. every day.

Trinity College, Via del Collegio Romano 6, tel. 066786472. Open 7 a.m.-5 a.m. Located in a beautiful building near Via del Corso, this mega pub is situated on two floors. Extremely buisy at all hours. 
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Int'l Bookstores:

Anglo-American Book, Via della Vite 102, tel. 066795222. Open 9 a.m.-1 p.m./2-6 p.m. Closed on Monday mornings. All major credit cards accepted.

Feltrinelli, Via del Babuino 41, tel. 066790592. Open 9 a.m.-8 p.m. every day; 10 a.m.-1.30 p.m./4-7.30 p.m. on Sunday. All major credit cards accepted. 
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Food shops:

Via della Croce 43, tel: 066791228; 

Via Fontanella Borghese 20, tel: 066876392;

Via Ripetta 233, tel: 063219154.
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Market places:

Mercato dell'antiquariato di Fontanella Borghese, Piazza Borghese. Bus 81, 628, 119, 119, 926. Open 9 a.m.-5.30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday until 7 p.m. 

S. Giovanni


Pizzerias:

La Cicala, Via Stabia 7, Appia Nuova, tel. 067018899. Bus 9, 87, 673, metro A (Pontelungo). Open: 7:30-11:30 p.m.. Closed on Tuesday. Approx. 20.000 for a meal. No credit cards. Tables outdoor. 

Pizza Forum, Via S. Giovanni in Laterano 34-8, tel. 067002515. Bus 85 and tram to Colosseo, metro B (Colosseo). Open: 7:30-12 p.m.. Open daily. Approx. 20.000 for a meal. No credit cards. This pizzeria is good value, and despite all the fast-food appearances, the pizzas are cookes in a traditional forno a legna. Air-conditioning. 
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Restaurants:

Charly's Saucerie, Via San Giovanni in Laterano 270, tel. 0670495666. Bus 85, metro A (S. Giovanni). Lunch served: 12-3 p.m. from Tuesday to Friday; Dinner served: 7-12 p.m. from Monday to Saturday. Approx. 55.000 for a meal. Credit cards: AmEx, DC, EC, MC, V. This Franco-Swiss restaurant just off Piazza S. Giovanni is stuck in a time-warp - but it's a very pleasant one.

Alfredo a Via Gabi, Via Gabi 38, Appia Nuova, tel. 0677206792. Bus 4, 87, 671, metro A (Re di Roma). Lunch served: 12.30-3 p.m.; Dinner served: 7-11 p.m.. Closed on Tuesday and in August. Approx. 35.000 for a meal. No credit cards. A no-frills family-run trattoria with wood and brass decor, Alfredo mixes various regional influences and a Roman Jewish component. Tables outdoor. 
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Bacco Tabasco e Senape, Via Terni 21, tel. 067015755. Wine bar: 7:30-12 p.m.; sales: 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m./4:30-8 p.m. Closed on Sunday. No credit cards. Light music and occasional cabaret. Good selection of wines and regional cuisine. Excellent prices. 
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Il Bello e le Streghe, Via Cerveteri 2/b, tel 0670475299. Bus 9, 87, 650, 671, 55n, metro A (Re di Roma). Open: 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.; Friday and Saturday: 8.30 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Closed on Monday. Creperie and pub with table games and listening music.

Darkover Live Pub, Via S. Giovanni in Laterano 196, tel 0677209053. Bus 85, 118, 186. Open: 5:30 p.m.-2 a.m.; Near the Colosseum. Pub with live music four time per week, Italian food and Guinness beer on tap. Happy hour: 5-8 p.m. 
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Int'l Bookstore:

Esia, Via Palestro 30, tel. 064441220/4957815. Open: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. No credit cards. Books and journals in English. English-language textbooks. 
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Cinemas: 

Majestic, Via SS. Apostoli 20, tel. 066794908. Films shown in original language on Monday. L. 12.000. 
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Food shops:

Via S. Giovanni in Laterano 42, tel: 0677250069
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Market-places:

Piazza Vittorio Emanuele. Bus 70, 71, 105, 516, 517, 11, 14, metro A (Vittorio). Open from 6 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. Closed on Sunday. 

Via Sannio. Metro A (S.Giovanni). Bus 118, 87, 16, 15, 81, 13, 30b. Open 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday until 6 p.m. Closed on Sunday. 

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Trastevere


Pizzerias:

Da Gildo, Via della Scala 31a, tel. 065800733. Closed on Wednesday in Winter, rest of the year closed on Sunday. Approx. 40.000 for a meal (25.000 for pizza and salad). There are unusual salads and inventive pizzas.
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Retaurants:

Da Augusto, Piazza de' Renzi 15 (just off Via Pelliccia), tel. 065803798. Closed on Sunday. Approx. 25.000 for a meal. The trattoria's reputation rests partly on its traditional Roman food, and partly on the grumpiness of its owner and the chaotic, exuberant atmosphere. 

Capo de Fero, Via S. Cosimato 16, tel. 065818038. Closed on Wednesday. Outdoor dining. All major credit cards accepted. Approx. 40.000 for a meal. Roman cuisine.

Ferrara, Piazza Trilussa 41, tel. 0658333920. Open: 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Approx. 70.000 for a meal. Restaurant and wine bar.

Fantasie di Trastevere, Via Santa Dorotea 6, tel. 065881671. Open every day only in the evenings. A/C. All major credit cards accepted. Approx. 80.000 for a meal. Classical cuisine. The restaurant was constructed in the interior of what was the ancient Teatro Tiberino. 
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Cafés:

La Casa del Tramezzino, Viale Trastevere 81 (no phone). Bus to Viale Trastevere. Open 7 a.m.-2 a.m., closed on Tuesday. La Casa del Tramezzino has the widest choice of sandwiches anywhere in Rome. There's table service outside in the street.

Trastè, Via della Lungaretta 76. Open 5.30 p.m.-midnight, closed on Monday. Trastevere's most cultured bar, and the most comfortable place in the neighborhood for solo drinking.

Bar San Calisto, Piazza san Calisto 4. Open 7 a.m.-1 a.m.; closed on Sunday. In August closes 1 p.m.-5 p.m. but stays open on Sunday. This rough bar is also the purveyor of wonderful home-made ice cream.
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Wine:

Enoteca Ferrara, Via dell'Arco di San Callisto 36, tel. 065817011. Closed on Sunday in summer, on Tuesday in winter. Selection of 230 wines. Unless you go early (before 9 p.m.) they may not be able to guarantee a table to yourself, but it is possible to book in advance. 
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At night:

Big Mama, Vicolo S. Francesco a Ripa 18, tel. 065812551. Bus 26, 44, 97, 710, 718, 774, 13n, 30n, 44n, 75n. Open 9 p.m.-1.30 a.m. Closed on Monday and Tuesday. Monthly pass L. 10.000. Prices vary according to concerts. Historical spot for the blues, features the big names in international music. Jazz, rock and funk every evening.

Refugium Peccatorum Café, Vicolo della Penitenza 17, tel. 066877032. Open 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Closed on Monday. Friday and Saturday until 3 a.m. Free admission. A very cheerful atmosphere, with primarly black and acid jazz listening music. 
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Int'l Bookstores:

The Corner Bookshop, Via del Moro 48, tel. 065836942. Bus to Viale Trastevere. Open 3.30-7.30 p.m. on Monday, 10 a.m.-1.30 p.m., 3.30-7.30 p.m. from Tuesday to Saturday; 11 a.m.-1.30 p.m., 3.30-7.30 p.m. on Sunday. Credit Cards: AmEx, DC, EC, MC, V.

Bibli, Via dei Fienaroli 27-8, tel. 065884097/5814534. Bus to Piazza Sonnino. Open 11 a.m.-midnight daily. No credit cards. This bookstore is unique in Rome, not only because of its huge size, but because it functions as cinema, a live music venue and as a tea room. 
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Cinemas: 

Nuovo Sacher, Largo Ascianghi 1, tel. 065818116. Films are often shown in original language on Monday and Tuesday. A very "chic" cinemateque with reading room and café.

Pasquino, Vicolo del Piede 19, tel. 065803622. Films shown in original language every day. L. 8000. Rome's only exclusively English-language cinema. 
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Food shops:

Viale Trastevere 277, tel: 065803022; 

Viale Trastevere 88, tel: 065810679; 

Viale Trastevere 235, tel: 0658333931 

Via Natale Del Grande 31, tel: 065812725; 

Via Natale Del Grande 24, tel: 0658332495; 

Piazza S. Cosimato 63, tel: 065895220 

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Market-places:

Piazza San Cosimato. Bus 13, 44, 75, 710, 717, 718, 719, 280. Open 6 a.m.-1.30 p.m. Closed on Sunday. High quality food market, with stalls for flowers and household items as well.

Piazza di Portaportese or from Piazza Ippolito Nievo (Viale Trastevere). Bus 23, 280, 170, 780, 27, 13, 717, 718. Open 5 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays only. Rome's biggest and most famous market. 

Trevi Fountain


Restaurants: 

Porcâo, Via Uffici del Vicario 31, tel. 0669200200. Closed on Sunday. Open only in the evening. Air conditioning. Approx. 65.000 for a meal. All major credit cards accepted. Suitable for business meals. Brazilian cuisine. Elegant restaurant with a rich buffet of specialties. Reservations recommended, especially on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 

Colline emiliane, Via degli Avignonesi 22, tel. 064817538. Closed on Friday. Air conditioning. Approx. 50.000 for a meal. Credit cards: carta Si, MC. Informal. Cuisine from Emilia region. Classical Roman-Emilian trattoria. Good desserts and regional wines. 

Piccolo Arancio, Vicolo Scanderberg 112, tel. 066786139. Closed on Monday. Air conditioning. Approx. 35.000 for a meal. All major credit cards accepted. Informal. Classical cuisine. Small and pleasant setting. Seafood from Tuesday to Friday. After theatre by reservation. 
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Cafés: 

Caffè Greco, Via Condotti, 86, tel. 066782554. Bus 119, metro A (Spagna). Open 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Closed on Sunday. Founded in 1760. The decor is elaborate: brocade walls lined with ancient gilded mirrors and oil portraits, and marble tables and sofas. The waiters look like royal ushers. 

Ciampini, Viale Trinità dei Monti, tel. 066785678. Bus 119, metro A (Spagna). Open 8:30 a.m.-1 a.m. Closed on Tuesday. Impressive terrace overlooking Rome's center. Outdoor service only.

Vanni, Via Frattina 94, tel. 066791835. Bus 119, metro A (Spagna). Open 7:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Practically the only good place to sit outside in the smarter area of the Tridente shopping zone. Brisk, efficient service, but very expensive. 
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Wine:

L'Osteria dell'Ingegno, Piazza di Pietra 45, tel. 066780662. Closed on Sunday. Credit cards: AE, D, MC, V. Reservations not accepted. Trendy wine bar with stylish decor and happening feel. Service is fast.

Enoteca Corsi, Via del Gesù 88, tel. 066790821. Closed on Sunday. Credit cards AE, V, C. No dinner served. Prices and decor are come una volta (like once upon a time) when the shop sold wine (red or white) and oil. You can still get wine here by the liter, or choose from a good variety of fairly priced alternatives in bottles. 
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At night:

New Open Gate, Via S. Nicola da Tolentino 4, tel. 064746301. Metro A (Barberini). Open 10.30 p.m.-4 a.m. Open from Tuesday to Sunday. Admission: 20.000-30.000. A legendary name back in the 1950s, when king Farouk and princess Margaret hung out here. It now spins reasonable house music. 
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Int'l Bookstore:

Anglo-American Book, Via della Vite 102, tel. 066795222. Open 9 a.m.-1 p.m./2-6 p.m. Closed on Monday mornings. All major credit cards accepted.

Feltrinelli, Via del Babuino 41, tel. 066790592. Open 9 a.m.-8 p.m. every day; 10 a.m.-1.30 p.m./4-7.30 p.m. on Sunday. All major credit cards accepted. 
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Food shops:

Via del Tritone 51, tel: 066784689
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Market-places:

Mercato dell'antiquariato di Fontanella Borghese, Piazza Borghese. Bus 81, 628, 119, 119, 926. Open 9 a.m.-5.30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday until 7 p.m. 
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Vaticano


Restaurants:

Osteria dell'Angelo, Via Giovanni Bettolo 24, tel. 063729470. Bus 490, 907, metro A (Ottaviano). Lunch served: 12.30-3 p.m. from Monday to Friday; Dinner served: 7.30-11 p.m. from Monday to Saturday. Closed 3 weeks in August. Approx. 30.000 for a meal. No credit cards. Roman cuisine of the highest standard. It is better to phone ahead to book a table.

Silla, Borgo Anglico 26, tel 064873920. Bus 64 and to Piazza del Risorgimento tram 19, metro A (Ottaviano). Lunch served: noon-3 p.m.; Dinner served 7-11 p.m., daily. Approx. 45.000 for a meal. Credit Cards: AmEx. Korean food.

Taverna Angelica, Piazza delle Vaschette 14a, tel. 066874514. Bus 64 and to Piazza del Risorgimento tram 19, metro A (Ottaviano). Lunch served: 1-3 p.m. from Monday to Friday; Dinner served: 8 p.m.-midnight from Monday to Saturday. Closed: December 24- January 2. Approx. 50.000 for a meal. Credit Cards: AmEx. Fish-based cuisine. 
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Cafés: 

S. Giolitti, Via Settembrini 21, tel. 063217499. Bus 186, 280, 495, 628. Open 6.30-1 a.m., closed on Saturday and from August 8 to 31. Outdoor seating.

Faggiani, Via Giuseppe Ferrari 23-5, tel. 0639739742. Bus 186, 280, metro A (Lepanto). Open 7 a.m.-9 p.m. from Monday to Tuesday. This classic family bar with excellent coffee has one Rome's finest pasticcerie attached. Their cornetto and budino di riso are probably the best in Rome.

Antonini, Via G. Sabotino 21/29, tel. 0637517845. Bus 186, 280, 495, 628. Open 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Excellent pastry shop, ideal for aperitifs. Outdoor seating. Catering as well. 
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Wine:

Simposio di Costantini Piazza Cavour 16, tel. 063211502. Sales: 9 a.m.-1 p.m./4.30-8 p.m. Closed on Sunday and Monday morning. Wine Bar: 11 a.m.-3 p.m./6.30 p.m.-12.30 a.m. Closed Saturday at lunch. All major credit cards accepted.

Divino in Vino, Via Pomponio Leto 1, tel. 066833844. Open from Tuesday to Friday 12.30-3.30 p.m./7.30 p.m.-1 a.m.; Saturday and Sunday 7.30-1 p.m. Closed on Monday. Credit cards AmEx, Visa. 
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At night:

Fairy Tales, Via Caio Mario 16a, tel. 063222282. Bus 81, 29n, metro A (Ottaviano). Open 7.30 p.m.-3 a.m. Closed on Monday. Live music performed by small groups almost every night. 
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Int'l Bookstore:

The Lion Bookshop, Via della Fontanella 3, tel. 063225837. Bus 119, metro A (Flaminio). Open: from September to May: 4-7.30 p.m. on Monday/8.30 a.m.-1.30 p.m./4-7.30 p.m. from Tuesday to Friday/8.30 a.m.-1.30 p.m. on Saturday. From June to August: 8.30 a.m.-1.30 p.m./4-7.30 p.m. from Monday to Friday. Credit cards: AmEx, V. 
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Food shops: 

Via Tacito 20, tel: 063235502; 

Via Plinio 22, tel: 063235524; 

Via Muzio Clementi 7/A, tel: 063204581; 

Via Ennio Quirino Visconti 44, tel: 063213292; 

Via Borgo Pio 178, tel: 0668801982;

Viale delle Medaglie D'Oro 2/4, tel: 0639731417.
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Market-places:

Mercato dell'Unità, Via Cola di Rienzo. Bus 70, 81, 186, 280, 913. Open: 6 a.m.-1.30 p.m. Closed on Sunday. Free parking. Covered food-market, extremely interesting architecturally. 
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Vittorio


Pizzerias:

Robin Hood, Via Cavour 158, tel. 0648903511. Bus 11, 27, 81, metro B (Cavour). Open 6.30 p.m.-6 a.m. Closed on Sunday. Pub, pizzeria and cocktail bar. Incredible but true: 500 types of bottled and draft beer!
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Restaurants:

Agata e Romeo, Via Carlo Alberto 45, tel. 064465842. Closed on Sunday. A/C. All major credit cards accepted. Approx. 85.000 for a meal. Candle-light. Creative cuisine. Elegant, with a very creative cuisine and an extraordinary wine list.

Crostaceria Ipanema, Via dei Capocci 26, tel. 064824758. Closed on Saturday for lunch and on Sunday. Outdoor dining. Approx. 60.000 for a meal. All major credit cards accepted. Candle-light. Serves after midnight. Seafood. Reservations recommended.

L'Uliveto dell'Hotel Diana, Via Principe Amedeo 4, tel. 064827541. Approx.: 45.000 for a meal. All major credit cards accepted. Informal. Classical cuisine. Laid out on a terrace with a 360-degree of Rome, from where virtually every roof, dome and neighboring mountain can be seen in unbroken splendor. 
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Bars:

Panella, Largo Leopardi 2-10, tel. 064872344. Metro A (Vittorio). Open 8 a.m.-1.30 p.m./5.30-8 p.m. from Monday to Friday; 8 a.m.-1.30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Most famous for the regional breads, freshly-baked in ovens on the premises, and their delicious sweets made from traditional recipes.

Vino e Porchetta, Via del Viminale 2, tel. 064883031. Bus, tram to Termini, metro A (Repubblica). Open 8.30 a.m.-3 p.m./5-9 p.m. from Monday to Friday; 8.30 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday. A minute hole-in-the-wall near the Opera which specializes in one of the great culinary triumph of the roman countryside, porchetta, between two slices of casareccio bread and a glass of Castelli white wine. Utterly delicious. 
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Wine:

Ai Tre Scalini, Via Panisperna 251, tel. 064740819. Open every day from 7.30 p.m. to 1 a.m. No credit cards. Intact old-world inn, since 1895. One can sample at tables or at the counter.

Cavour 313, Via Cavour 313, tel. 066785496. Open every day: Wine bar: 12.30-2.30 p.m./7.30 p.m.-12.30 a.m.; sales: 10 a.m.-3 p.m./7.30 p.m.-12.30 a.m. All major credit cards accepted, no AmEx. 
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At night:

Nottetempo, Via Madonna dei Monti 94, tel. 066783104. Bus 11, 27, 81, 85, 186. Open 9. 30 p.m.-3 a.m. Closed on Monday. Annual pass: L.4000. Cocktail bar, tearoom, table games, snacks. On Sunday live music, snacks and salads. 
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Int'l Bookstore:

Mel Bookstore, Via Nazionale 254/255, tel. 064885405. Open until 10 p.m. All major credit cards accepted. 
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Cinemas: 

Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Via Nazionale 194, tel. 064885465. Special films series and retrospectives frequently given in original language. 
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Food shops:

Via Merulana 85, tel: 0670453457 

Via Leopardi 26, tel: 064872319 

Via Merulana 129, tel: 067096572 

Via Foscolo 1/A, tel: 0677200514 
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Market-places:

Piazza Vittorio Emanuele. Bus 70, 71, 105, 516, 517, 11, 14, metro A (Vittorio). Open from 6 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. Closed on Sunday. 

Via Sannio. Metro A (S.Giovanni). Bus 118, 87, 16, 15, 81, 13, 30b. Open 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday until 6 p.m. Closed on Sunday. 

Via Emanuele Filiberto 289, tel: 0670496815 
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Monte Mario


Pizzerias:

Gabriele Via Trionfale, 8242. Closed on thusday. Tel: 06/3052344
L'Archetto a Torrevecchia, Via Carlo Livi, 12/14. Closed on moneday. Speciality: fish. Tel: 06/35503130
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Restaurants:

Gabriele Via Trionfale, 8242. Closed on thusday. Tel: 06/3052344
L'Archetto a Torrevecchia, Via Carlo Livi, 12/14. Closed on moneday. Speciality: fish. Tel: 06/35503130
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Bars:

Bar Truzzi, Via Torrevecchia
Bar Euro, Via Torrevecchia
Bar Lory, Via Torrevecchia
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Food shops:

Supermarket Standa, Via Aquedotto del Peschiere
Supermarket GS, Via Aquedotto del Peschiere
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Market-places:

Mercato Rionale, for  fresh fruits (open only in the morning). Via Ezio Sciamanna.
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