Located in the romantic Trastevere neighborhood, ivy-covered Meo Patacca has been serving up traditional pastas, pizzas, and other Roman favorites for over fifty years. Simple, hearty dishes are cooked with grandmotherly love as you sit and savor a glass of wine in the rustic, cavernesque dining room. You can’t go wrong with one of the pasta offerings: pork-laden amatriciana, bucatini alla carbonara, maccheroni with ricotta, and rigatoni cacio e pepe are all hits. Finish the evening with a cream puff or a honeyed pastry (if you're here during the holidays, try the traditional mostaccioli cookies or pangiallo fruitcake). When in Rome, do like the Romans do and refrain from licking your plate.
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