Since 1987 Le Bistrot has been offering an alternative culinary experience, cooking up a variety of vegetarian dishes made with great attention to the use of raw materials. Le Bistrot provides Mediterranean-inspired recipes that are simple yet creative, like spinach croquettes with yogurt and mint sauce, almond and olive lasagne, potato and pistachio pie and plenty more. Many dishes are also vegan friendly, such as the pear, walnut and chocolate cake, while everything is served in a cozy and laid-back environment.
Le Bistrot,160 Via delle Sette Chiese, Rome, Italy, +39 06 512 8991
At Tanto pe’ magnà it is possible to rediscover the taste of home-made Roman cuisine. In particular, this tavern is well-known for its delicious coda alla vaccinara (oxtail), and also the orecchiette zucchine e vongole (pasta with zucchini and clams). The environment is very simple and the service extremely friendly. During the summer months, there is also the opportunity to dine al fresco.
Tanto pe’ magnà, 9/15 Via G. De Jacobis, Rome, Italy, +39 06 5160 7422
La casa del Jazz is located inside the beautiful park of Villa Osio, in a building with a concert hall, library and video library. The black-and-white setting evokes a jazzy vibe from the get go. The environment is pleasant, especially in the summer, when guests can dine in the park. The kitchen offers a fresh Mediterranean line-up of grilled vegetables with Parmigiana eggplant and zucchini, as well as fish and meat, all enjoyed while listening to the background music.
Situated in an historical spot of Garbatella, in front of the Palladium theater, Il Ristoro degli Angeli offers a menu of recipes taken right from the family cookbook, as well as suggestions from patrons, like the stewed potatoes cooked in the local Garbatella style. The kitchen makes a different soup every day, as well as vegetarian dishes, fresh fish like perch dressed with escarole, ravioli with cod, and fresh bread with cheese and pepper, while the restaurant is furnished with vintage tables used by famous guests during the La dolce vita period, such as Federico Fellini.
Il Ristoro degli Angeli, 2 Via Luigi Orlando, Rome, Italy, +39 06 5143 6020
Since 2009 this sandwich shop has been offering a wide range of sophisticated products such as porchetta of Ariccia, buffalo mozzarella and Norcia salami. Aristocampo serves an impressive variety of 40 different types of sandwiches freshly prepared with bread, meat and vegetables. The menu also provides 18 kinds of salads or the classic ham and mozzarella, carpaccio and arugula. From Thursday and throughout the weekend there’s a wide selection of drinks, including craft beers such as Birra del Borgo and Sierra Nevada.
Aristocampo, 180 Circonvallazione Ostiense, Rome, Italy, +39 06 6452 3923