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Checchino dal 1887

Via di Monte Testaccio, 30 Send to Phone
(39) 065 74 38 16
Close to the Aventino Quarter, this upscale restaurant caters to sophisticated palates and wallets.
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Lunch & Dinner Tues.-Sat. (closed Aug. & Christmas week)
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Checchino dal 1887 Restaurant Review

: This century-old, family-owned trattoria adjoins Monte Testaccio, an imposing mound of pottery shards piled up over 500 years by Roman slaves. In fact, the restaurant's wine cellar was dug out of the terra-cotta fragments and as a result enjoys a cool temperature year-round. It's a perfect spot to try classic Roman pastas, and such unusual—but savory—dishes as tripe, stewed oxtail and beans with caul fat. Superb wines and cheese round off an unforgettable meal here.

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