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Visiting Rome in August used to mean eating badly or seldom, but things have changed in recent years (sadly due to the mounting economic crisis) and now gastronomic-minded visitors need not compromise. Some great restaurants in Rome will be open for the entire month, so whether you want fine dining, the city’s best burrata, or some down-home offal, you won’t be disappointed.

Please note, these openings have been updated for 2015. They were accurate when published. Be sure to book well in advance and bear in mind that August 15 (The Feast of the Assumption aka Ferragosto) is a national holiday and most (but not all!) businesses citywide will be closed. The following places will be open August 15: Nonna Betta, Mazzo, Tavernaccia da Bruno, La Gensola, La Torricella, Ma Che Siete Venuti a Fà (beer only), Mesob (dinner only), Cesare al Casaletto, Flavio al Velavevodetto, Pizzarium, Romeo. August opening days/times for various venues appear below:

Trapizzino Testaccio
Via Giovanni Branca 88 (Testaccio),
Open: Tuesday through Saturday noon-midnight
Closed: August 8-17; from August 3 to 7 & 18-23, Trapizzino is only open 6pm-midnight

Flavio al Velavevodetto
Via di Monte di Testaccio 97 (Testaccio)
Open: Daily 12:30-3:00pm & 7:30-11:00pm

Cesare al Casaletto
Via del Casaletto 45 (Casaletto)
Open: Thursday-Tuesday 12:30-3:00pm & 7:30-11:00pm

Via dei Giubbonari 21 (Centro Storico)
Open: Monday through Saturday 12:30-4:00pm & 7:00pm-midnight
Closed: August 15, 16, Sundays

Antico Forno Roscioli
Via dei Chiavari 34 (Centro Storico)
Open: Monday through Friday 7:00am-7:30pm, Saturday 7:00am-3:00pm
Closed: August 15

Nonna Betta
Via del Portico D’Ottavia 16 (Ghetto)
Open: Wednesday through Monday noon-3pm & 7-11pm

Via Silla 26A (Prati)
Open: Monday through Saturday 9am-midnight, Sunday 10:30am-midnight

Via della Meloria 43 (Trionfale)
Open: Monday through Saturday 11am-10pm, Sunday noon-4pm & 6-10pm

Pipero al Rex
Via Torino 149 (Esquilino)
Open: Monday through Saturday, dinner only
Closed: August 15

Via Prenestina 118 (Prenestina)
Open: Daily dinner only

Pro Loco DOL
Via Domenico Panaroli 35 (Centocelle)
Open: Shop is open Monday thru Saturday from 9am-11pm; restaurant is open from noon-3pm & 7-11pm
Closed: August 8-24

Via Valle Corteno 31 (Nomentano)
Open: Daily 7:45pm-11:30pm
Closed: August 10-31

Via Statilio Ottato 110/116 (Tuscolana)
Open: Monday-Saturday 7:45pm-1am
Closed: August 10-30

Ma Che Siete Venuti a Fà (beers only)
Via di Benedetta 25 (Trastevere)
Open: Daily 11am to 2pm

Open Baladin
Via Degli Specchi 5-6 (Centro Storico)
Open: noon-2:00am
Closed August 9-16

Via Fratelli Bonnet 5 (Monteverde)
Open: Mon-Sat noon to midnight
Closed: August 8-23

La Torricella
Via Evangelista Torricelli, 2/12 (Testaccio)
Open: Daily 12:30pm-3pm & 7:30pm-12am

Dot Bistrot
Via Natale del Grande 52 (Trastevere)
Open: Monday through Saturday 12pm-3pm & 6:30pm onwards (kitchen closes at 11pm)
Closed: August 8-31

La Gensola
Piazza della Gensola 15 (Trastevere)
Open: Monday through Saturday 12:30pm-3:30pm & 7:30pm-11:30pm

Tavernaccia Da Bruno
Via Giovanni da Castel Bolognese 63 (Trastevere)
Open: Thursday through Tuesday 12:30pm-3pm & 7:30pm-11pm
Closed: September 10 to 30

La Gatta Mangiona
Via F. Ozanam 30-32 (Monteverde)
Open: Daily 7:45pm-11:30pm
Closed August 15, 16, 17

Pizzeria Ostiense
Via Ostiense 56 b/c
Open: Wednesday through Monday 6:30pm-1am
Closed: August 10 to 16

Via delle Rose 54 (Centocelle)
Open: Tuesday through Sunday 6pm-midnight
Closed: August 16 to September 14

Panificio Bonci
Via Trionfale 36 (Trionfale)
Open: Monday to Wednesday 8:30am-3pm & 5pm-8:30pm and Thursday to Saturday 8:30am-8:30pm
Closed: August 9 to 23

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