Fodor's Expert Review Alberto Pica

$ Campo de' Fiori Café

Beloved owner Alberto Pica sadly died in 2015, but his name lives on in the gelato shop he ran close to the river. Gelato production is artisanal, and the selection of seasonal sorbetti and cremolate (the latter is similar to sorbetto but made with the fruit pulp, rather than just fruit juice) is diverse. An interesting gelato flavor to try here is the riso a cannella, like a cinnamon rice pudding. The treats are sweet but the owners can be grumpy, so remember: in, out, and nobody gets hurt.

Café Casual Coffee Dessert $ Family

Quick Facts

Via della Seggiola 12
Rome, Latium  00186, Italy

06-6868405

Known For:
  • Old-school vibes
  • Brusque owners who keep the lines moving
  • Riso a cannella gelato (cinnamon rice pudding)
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Sun., and 2 wks in Aug. No lunch in summer
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