Food and dining in Rome covers traditional Italian cuisine and a world of flavorful dishes from pizza and pasta to bruschetta, panini, carpaccio and many others. Roman cuisine is focused on traditional Italian fare from crunchy salad to delicious meat and fish platters, all made with fresh, locally sourced and seasonal ingredients.

The best neighbourhoods for foodies to explore in Rome include the streets surrounding the Trastevere, restaurants around the Piazza Navona and Campo dei Fiori, and near the Pantheon. Here you'll find authentic restaurants with terrace views, and places frequented by locals offering genuine dishes from generational family recipes.

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