The 'Eternal City' has a breeze of romance flowing through it all the time. It is known as the City of Love too, thanks to the exotic architecture and vistas sprinkled generously by glorious domed structures. Adding to the experience is of course the city's incredible food. Here are our picks for the top romantic restaurants in Rome with exquisite food and the perfect ambiance for love.
1. Enoteca La Torre
The intimate dining room of Enoteca La Torre screams romance. The tastefully done restaurant features large windows, walls embellished with beautiful adornments, tables clothed in smooth satin and lovely glassware. Besides the décor, the restaurant is famous for its yummy food; from herb smoked foie gras to red shrimp and steak tartare, everything here is mouthwatering.
Location: a Villa Laetitia, Lungotevere delle Armi, 22 00195, Rome
If sunsets, gorgeous panoramas and midnight blue interiors are your idea of a romantic dinner date, rush to Aroma. This restaurant offers it all. From the rooftop restaurant, you can catch unobstructed and stunning views of the sun setting behind the mammoth Colosseum. The interiors of the restaurant are done in warm travertine shades that strike a direct chord with the heart. The food here is a class apart, from mint flavored roast scallops to yummy pastries. This restaurant offers the best combination of romance and gastronomic experience.
Location: Rooftop restaurant, Palazzo Manfredi’s, Via Labicana, 125 - 00184 Rome
3. La Pergola
La Pergola has been named as Rome’s best restaurant. It stands out for two reasons – the gorgeous views it offers from its hilltop location and the mouthwatering dishes that its executive chef Heinz Becks whips up in his kitchen. In terms of the romance quotient, this restaurant ranks pretty high too.
To enjoy a delicious romantic meal in this plush restaurant, you need to make a reservation at least a month in advance. That speaks a lot about the reputation of the restaurant. The experience here is so good that you won’t regret one bit for the money you shell out for it.
Location: Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Via Alberto Cadlolo 101, 00136, Rome
City Wonders also has a number of dining experiences available to customers. Couples may even want to break down the boundaries and enjoy our Rome wine tours with a food pairing class conducted by an expert sommelier.
Enjoy romantic meals at these restaurants while we take care of taking you to the best places in the city. Check out our Rome tours for unforgettable experiences.