Fodor's Expert Review Al Pompiere

$$$ Jewish Ghetto Roman

The nondescript entrance on a narrow side street leads upstairs to the main dining room of this neighborhood favorite, where those in the know enjoy dining on classic Roman fare under arched ceilings. Fried zucchini flowers, battered salt cod, and gnocchi are all consistently excellent, and the menu has some nice, historic touches, like a beef-and-citron stew from an ancient Roman recipe of Apicius. If the porchetta is on the menu, order it.

Roman Sophisticated Lunch Dinner $$$ Best Bet

Quick Facts

Via Santa Maria dei Calderari 38
Rome, Latium  00186, Italy


Known For:
  • Traditional elegant setting
  • High-quality Roman cuisine
  • Excellent porchetta
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Tues. and Aug. No dinner Sun.

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