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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 Michelin-star worthy dining, the city’s best burrata, or some down-home offal, you won’t be disappointed. You can also get my August suggestions in portable form on my app under “Tours” –> “Suggestions from Katie”. Speaking of tours, if you are looking for a food tour or wine tasting during your August trip don’t hesitate to contact me!

Please note, these openings have been updated for 2014. 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.

Trapizzino Testaccio
Via Giovanni Branca 88 (Testaccio),
Open: Tuesday through Saturday noon-midnight
Closed: August 9-17; from August 19-24, Trapizzino is only open 5pm-midnight

Flavio al Velavevodetto
Via di Monte di Testaccio 97 (Testaccio)
Open: Daily 12:30-3pm & 7:30-11pm
Closed: August 15 at dinner

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

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

Antico Forno Roscioli
Via dei Chiavari 34 (Centro Storico)
Open: Monday through Friday 7am-7:30pm, Saturday 7am-2pm

Nonna Betta
Via del Portico D’Ottavia 16 (Ghetto)
Open: Wednesday through Sunday
Closed: August 5-25

Sorpasso
Via Properzio 31-33 (Prati)
Open: Monday through Friday 7:30am-1am, Saturday 9am-1am
Closed: August 2-27

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

Pizzarium
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

Metamorfosi
Via Giovanni Antonelli 30/32 (Parioli)
Open: Monday through Saturday, dinner only

Mesob
Via Prenestina 118 (Prenestina)
Open: Daily 12:30-3pm & and 7pm-midnight

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 10-17

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

Sforno
Via Statilio Ottato 110/116 (Tuscolana)
Open: Monday-Saturday 7:45pm-1am
Closed: August 10-24

Ma Che Siete Venuti a Fà
Via di Benedetta 25 (Trastevere)
Open: Daily 11am to 2pm
Closed: Never

Open Baladin
Via Degli Specchi 5-6 (Centro Storico)
Open: Noon-2am
Closed August 14-17

Litro
Via Fratelli Bonnet 5 (Monteverde)
Open Tues-Sun 9am to midnight
Closed: August 9-25

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