A laid-back atmosphere that features down-home Roman cooking, this family run restaurant serves up plentiful, wholesome food for fair prices. While the set menu with only one selection might not appeal to everyone, those visitors who able to surrender to the experience are sure to leave full and happy. In terms of what to expect for the 5 course meal, to start, think olives and cold meats along with a glass or two of house wine. This will be followed by pasta dishes, meats, and vegetables and finished with either a traditional dessert of gelato and fruit or something more decadent like tiramisu or Crème brûlée. The restaurant fills up with a mostly local crowd pretty quickly after 9pm so make sure to get there early to avoid being turned away and having to yell “mama mia!” to the skies.
Originally commissioned around 130 AD by Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum for his family, Castel... Read more