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Rome Restaurants

Antica Focacceria San Francesco

  • Piazza San Giovanni della Malva 14 Map It
  • Trastevere

Updated 03/25/2014

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The people behind this Sicilian restaurant, which has roots that go back as far as 1834 in Palermo, have teamed with the Feltrinelli Group (essentially the Italian Barnes & Noble) to open locations of this fun, modern-rustic restaurant in Rome and Milan in the past few years. There are Sicilian classics on the menu, but the thing to focus on here is the street food called schiticchi. These savory bites include chickpea pancakes, fried dough, fried risotto balls,

eggplant caponata, and breaded stuffed sardines. Otherwise, the focaccia is well made, the pastas are decent, and the seafood secondi passable. Sicilian sweets are always a highlight, and here the young crowd comes to devour the delicious cannoli and pistachio mousse.

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Piazza San Giovanni della Malva 14, Roma, 00153, Italy

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Updated 03/25/2014


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