Fodor's Expert Review Checchino dal 1887

$$ Testaccio Italian

Literally carved into the side of a hill made up of ancient shards of amphorae, Checchino is an example of a classic, upscale, family-run Roman restaurant, with one of the best wine cellars in the region. One of the first restaurants to open near Testaccio's (now long closed) slaughterhouse, the restaurant still serves classic offal dishes (though the white-jacketed waiters can also suggest other options).

Italian Roman Historical Service Sophisticated Lunch Dinner $$

Quick Facts

Via di Monte Testaccio 30
Rome, Latium  00153, Italy


Known For:
  • Old-school Roman cooking
  • Old-school Roman waiters
  • Coda alla vaccinara (Roman-style oxtail)
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Mon., Aug., and 1 wk at Christmas. No dinner Sun.

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