"My house, Casetta di Trastevere" as Claudio Villa sang. Casetta di Trastevere is a welcoming place that reflects the sparkling life of the neighborhood and tells the unique story of the city of Rome.
Located in the enchanting Piazza de' Renzi, surrounded by the vibrant life of Trastevere's alleys and far from the hustle and bustle of the busiest streets, Casetta di Trastevere opens up to the view of a majestic and flowery magnolia tree, welcoming you in a dreamy and relaxed atmosphere. Since 1952 Casetta di Trastevere has been offering high quality Roman cuisine, to be tasted both sitting at tables outside and in its spacious and refined interior spaces. The restaurant was born in a place where there was a former body shop, which according to the legend of the district had in the past been the location of daring events, shrouded by a cinematographic allure. In fact, not by chance, the famous Italian director Federico Fellini used the square and its stunning views as a set to shoot a scene from the legendary movie titled 'Roma'.
In this restaurant both the local and international clientele can feel like the protagonist of a past but still alive history, where popular traditions imprinted among the narrow streets of medieval layout and historic houses, blend with the lively modern life and entertainment offered by the cultural and fun attractions of the neighborhood.
Going to eat at Casetta di Trastevere is like being welcomed in a second home, both for local residents and for those who are traveling in the capital and are eager to get in touch with the aromas, scents and flavors of the traditional cuisine.
Every detail of the restaurant's interior rooms - the ground floor and the private area in the upper mezzanine - is designed to create a cozy and familiar atmosphere. The clothes hanging over the heads of the customers and the tromp d'oeil decorations resemble the typical courtyards of the neighborhood with its objects: a red Vespa, the solid wooden doors, the nasone fountain, the embroidered curtains, the portrait of Madonnella sculpture and the ex-voto. Everything tells us about the bohemian beauty of the neighborhood and its distinctive elements, that have always attracted the eye during an enjoyable walk in Trastevere.
Every occasion is the right one to get together at Casetta di Trastevere and to share an unforgettable experience, whether it be a family lunch, a romantic dinner, a business meeting or a bunch with friends.
The mezzanine floor of the restaurant offers the possibility to organize lunches, dinners and private events for a large number of guests to enjoy with good food and conviviality.
The cuisine of Casetta di Trastevere enhances the Roman tradition with its typical dishes, in homage to the district of Trastevere, one of the most charming and authentic areas of the Eternal City.
The cuisine of Casetta di Trastevere is a journey into the heart of tradition, paying attention to the quality of raw materials and choosing the local excellences of the territory.
The cooking staff experiment with original recipes, combining the flavors of tradition and innovation, finding the consensus of both those who love to eat in a traditional way and those who are curious to try something different.
The menu is ever-changing and it’s a tribute to the roman cuisine and its iconic dishes, with intense and incomparable flavors, such as the classical first courses - pasta carbonara, gricia, amatriciana - and the delicious and flavourful meat dishes. Not to leave anyone unsatisfied, the menu includes first and second courses with fish and sourdough pizza. For the grand finale there's nothing better than a home made dessert.
All the dishes, delicious and simple at the same time, are served with attention to the mise en place, and accompanied by an extensive selection of local wines.