In Rome, restaurants that proudly display local fish at their entrance are a dime a dozen. More rare are those that show off heaping ice displays full of fresh crabs, lobsters, sweet red shrimp, and whole fish fit for an army. This is the first thing you see when you walk into Tempio di Iside, a small seafood restaurant just blocks from the Colosseum, a place passionately dedicated to serving the best fish in the Rome. Their vestibule accommodates more fish than people, and for good reason: once you sit down and hear the antipasto, primo and secondo possibilities described by the owner Francesco, it is likely you will want one of everything.
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