Checchino dal 1887

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Nestling among the trendy bars and clubs opposite Testaccio's former slaughterhouse (Il Mattatoio), the Mariani family's historic restaurant is Rome's leading temple of authentic cucina romana. Imagine a pie shop rising to become one of London's leading restaurants, and the odd mix of humble decor, elegant service, hearty food and one of the most extensive wine cellars in Rome falls into place. Vegetarians should give this place a wide berth:specialities include trippa and coda alla vaccinara. Pasta dishes like the traditional bucatini all'amatriciana are delicious. Desserts feature a delicious stracciatella cake with ricotta, almonds and chocolate chips. Unusually for Rome, there's an impressive cheese board.

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Checchino dal 1887 details

Via di Monte Testaccio 30

Area Rome

Transport Bus 95, 673, 719 .

Telephone 06 574 6318

Checchino dal 1887 website

Meals served 12.30-3pm, 8pm-midnight Tue-Sat. Closed Aug and 1wk Dec.

Average €50.

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