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Rome's Best Local and Traditional Restaurants

Discover the restaurants with the best authentic Roman cooking, from traditional pasta and pizza to contemporary restaurants cooking with local produce.

Updated on Dec 10, 2023 | World of Mouth team

The flavors of the Roman cuisine seem endless, ranging from freshly picked tomatoes and handmade pasta to delicious cheese and hundreds of different cured sausages and hams. In this insider's guide we take you to some of Rome's best traditional and local restaurants. Each restaurant has been carefully selected to represent the best in Rome, from the iconic SantoPalato to the contemporary Roman cuisine in Retrobottega and elegant dishes in Zia Restaurant. This article's recommendations come from top chefs and food writers like Guglielmo Chiarapini, Mattia Galli, and Tommaso Tonioni. So, if you're looking for the best local spots and traditional food in Rome, keep reading.

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