Trattoria Da Cesare al Casaletto

One of the best Roman “trattorias” with authentic dishes of the eternal-city tradition. The menu is limited to seasonal food and to the daily ideas of the chef. It is in an out-of-the-way neighborhood but can be reached easily with the 8 tram. www.trattoriadacesare.it Via del Casaletto, 45, 00151 Roma +39 06 536015 Cost: Medium

Settimio al Pellegrino

Settimio al Pellegrino is a very traditional Roman restaurant, the kind you used to find everywhere but now have to go out of your way for and book in advance. The two small rooms have space for a handful of tables and they are known to fill up early, or just turn you way if they don’t like you. Choose from: fettucine with meat sauce, gnocchi with tomato sauce (Thursdays only), trippa alla …