Italian food has so much to offer and especially in Rome you are lucky. Rome has the best food from all over Italy, apart from traditional food of the Lazio region. When you are in Rome you must visit the local restaurants and bars to get a taste of the best dishes of the region.
Lunch and Dinner
You have your lunch and dinner at either trattoria or at an osteria. Today, these words are used interchangeably as they mean the same. Traditionally, trattorias were family owned restaurants serving unassuming, conventional local food. “Ristorante” meant a full service restaurant, with a host or hostess to seat you. Osterias were wine bars that also served food.
In Rome, the timings for lunch are 12noon to 3pm). You can have your dinner from 7:30pmto 11pm. A decent-sized meal, including house wine, will cost from €20-€30.