Dine at the Most Historic Roman Restaurants

Good food is an institution in Italy, and there’s no place better to enjoy traditional flavors and specialties than in Rome. With such a rich history, the Eternal City is home to some of the most historic Roman restaurants still in operation 50, 100 and even 500 years after first opening their doors. These gastronomic institutions are some of the most popular and beloved for very good reason – excellent food! Before you make your dinner plans, book your stunning vacation rental in Rome through Vacation Perfect. Then plan a delicious meal at one of these Roman restaurants for a tempting mix of culture, history and delicious fare.


Located in the Jewish ghetto in Rome, Ba’Ghetto is a must for traditional dining in the area. It’s the oldest Jewish-Italian restaurant in the city, serving kosher versions of Italian classics since the 1980s. You’ll find delicious dishes like grilled lamb chops, kebabs, kosher bucatini all’amatriciana and the traditional carciofi alla giudia.

Ristorante la Campana

Ristorante La Campana has been one of Rome’s most historic restaurants since it opened in 1518. Yes, you read that right! The cuisine highlights authentic Roman dishes well prepared, such as cacio e pepe and coda alla vaccinara, and there’s a lovely wine menu. Head here for a casual yet upscale restaurant that’s popular with locals and tourists alike.

Palazzo del Freddo Giovanni Fassi

If you have a sweet tooth or are interested in one of the best dessert spots in Rome, check out Palazzo del Freddo Giovanni Fassi for gelato. This old-style gelato parlor has operated since the 1880s and celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2020.

Checchino Dal 1887

As its name suggests, Checchino Dal 1887 has been part of the Roman culinary scene since 1887. It originally started as a wine bar and, over the century, grew into what it is today. You can see the history of Checchino Dal 1887 from the black-and-white photos hanging on the walls. This family-owned restaurant has served served up traditional Roman fare for six generations.

La Matriciana

For those in the mood for something straightforward, try the casual dining at La Matriciana. It’s been in the city since the 1870s and offers classic Roman dishes with seasonal meals and an extensive wine menu. The menu is so popular that it has remained largely unchanged since the 1930s, including their signature bucatini all’amatriciana.

Food And History Go Well Together In Rome

Ready to try these delicious Roman restaurants in Italy? Immerse yourself in the Roman culture for dinner and enjoy a comfortable stay at your Vacation Perfect rental property. To learn more about Italy, read our travel guide to Italy Perfect for more things to do and how to plan your vacation. Contact us on our website or call 1-888-520-2087 for the best vacation rentals in Italy.

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