Photos of Habits and Follies. We can say that Italy is a Republic founded on the aperitif , especially in the big cities. Rome is certainly not far behind and offers excellent places to relax and enjoy excellent food in a pleasant atmosphere.
We show you the 12 best places to have an aperitif or an aperitif in Rome , where you can spend the happy hour in the Eternal City.

1 – Momart Cafe – Zona Piazza Bologna
Photo of Momart Cafe. The restaurant is divided into three levels: two floors are dedicated to aperitifs and one for restaurant use and is located near Piazza Bologna. It offers a “meeting” atmosphere, and even has avery pleasant outdoor patio to enjoy during the hot summer days.
It is a young and trendy environment, mostly frequented by students and often crowded . The Momart prepares cocktails and offers a rich buffet suitable for all tastes. The aperitif time is from 18:00 to 22:30.

  • Characteristics and services : artistic venue, often hosting exhibitions of emerging artists. It offers aperitifs and buffet aperitifs
  • Address : Via XXI Aprile 19 – Get directions
  • Average price : € 11.00 first drink, € 6.00 from the second onwards
  • Recommended specialty : his wood-fired pizza
  • Contacts : Tel 06 86391656 – FB Page – Website

2 – Habits and Follies – Area Piazza Bologna / Policlinico
Photos of Abitudes and Follies. Excellent cocktails prepared by qualified barmen or a good glass of wine accompanied by a plate of truly inviting appetizers . Mini-burgers, quiches, hot pizza and daily preparation await you. And if the aperitif has tickled you and you want to know more, stay for dinner and order a cacio e pepe with vanilla or a gricia with pears.
A few meters from Viale Ippocrate, it offers a glamorous and refined environment .

  • Features and services : chic venue. It offers gourmet cuisine and also offers outdoor seating
  • Address : Via Pavia 28 – Get directions
  • Average price : € 7.00
  • Recommended specialty : the Pinsa Romana. It is a long-working dough (48 hours) that involves the use of highly selected wheat, soy and rice flours combined with a small portion of extra virgin oil
  • Contacts : Tel 06 4441459 – FB page

3 – VinAllegro – Trastevere District
Photo of VinAllegro. A warm and welcoming environment that offers a cuisine rich in specialties, delicious homemade desserts and an extraordinary high quality happy hour buffet .

The aperitif takes place every day from 18:00 to 21:00 and a dinner awaits you rather than a few snacks. In this wine bar 450 wines (Italian and foreign), beers, cocktails, spirits and much more await you.

  • Features and services : Winebar. It offers happy hour and aperitifs with over 30 courses. Theme nights and live music events are organized
  • Address : Piazza Giuditta Tavani Arquati 114 – Get Directions
  • Average price : € 6.00
  • Recommended specialty : the infinite varieties of bruschetta
  • Contacts : Tel 06 5895802/347 4088106 – FB page – Website

4 – Pastificio San Lorenzo – San Lorenzo area / Tiburtino district / La Sapienza University
Photo by Pastificio San Lorenzo. The name of the place derives from the fact that it is a former pasta factory transformed into a trendy place with a vintage flavor .
The Pastificio offers creative and elaborate recipes and a variety of appetizers that include mini tapas, cheese and pepper chips and pear and gorgonzola candies. It offers the best aperitif in the San Lorenzo area .
The atmosphere is pleasant and the aperitif starts from 19:00 and can then continue with a dinner.

  • Features and services : vintage / artistic venue, in the same complex there is the foundation of modern art which hosts artists and organizes photography courses
  • Address : Via Tiburtina 196 – Get directions
  • Average price : € 10.00
  • Recommended specialty : cheese and pepper chips
  • Contacts : Tel 06 97273519

5 – Il Gelato Bistro – Area Cipro / Trionfale
Photo of Il Gelato Bistro. Andrea Puddinu, a pupil of Claudio Torce, had a brilliant idea: to combine the salty taste with the creaminess of ice cream . From all this comes Il Gelato Bistro, a place that offers you a decidedly curious aperitif every day.
Their Aperigelato consists of a mix of three ice cream samples and three appetizers . Each day the combinations can be different and all accompanied by a flute of prosecco or a glass of white wine.

  • Features and services : simple room. Excellent for breakfasts, quick lunches and “special” aperitifs
  • Address : Circonvallazione Trionfale 11/13 – Get directions
  • Average price : € 7.00
  • Recommended specialty : their unmistakable Aperigelato
  • Contacts : Tel 06 39725949

6 – Como Bistrot – Zona Monte Sacro
Photo of Como Bistrot. In the Montesacro area there is this mouth-watering aperitif based on a rich organic buffet, natural wines and craft beers .
You will find delicious specialties such as nests of tomato noodles, small cups of pasta, tomato rolls, savory muffins, quiche lorraine, savory tarte tatin, vegetable lasagna and much more.
In addition, during the week you can also listen to good live music .

  • Features and services : Vintage Bar. It offers buffet aperitifs and evenings with live music
  • Address : Viale Gottardo 95 – Get directions
  • Average price : € 7.00
  • Recommended specialty : the combination of the bio buffet with a good craft beer
  • Contacts : Tel 3334395280 – FB page

7 – Charlie Vini e Cucina – Zona Ponte Milvio
Photo of Charlie Vini e Cucina. It is now an institution in Ponte Milvio . Charlie has a comfortable outdoor area where you can taste a platter of cold cuts accompanied by excellent wine.

The specialty of this aperitif are Iberian cured meats and cheeses, in particular the unmissable burrata with truffles . But be careful: the aperitif turns into an abundant dinner in an instant. Seeing is believing!

  • Features and services : rustic-chic wine bar. It offers rich aperitifs and aperitifs
  • Address : Viale Flaminia 450 – Get directions
  • Average price : about € 15.00 per drink + cutting board
  • Recommended specialty : truffle burrata
  • Contacts : Tel 06 64010535, 3348181620 – FB page

8 – Panella The Art of Bread – Zona San Giovanni / Colosseo
Photo of Panella L’Arte del Pane. Also known as “the jewelry of bread” for its prices that are not exactly modest, and yet a real guarantee for an aperitif . Crostini, bruschetta, bread of all kinds, pizza, pasta, rice, mousse, omelettes … You will find a lot of delicious delicacies to accompany your drink.

An absolutely unmissable must are the arancini alla bolognese . Don’t forget to try the desserts too.

  • Features and services : Breakfasts, cocktails and desserts in a well-kept place that also offers a convenience store and dehors with outdoor tables
  • Address : Viale Merulana 54 – Get directions
  • Average price : € 12.00 / 15.00 depending on the drink + unlimited access to the buffet
  • Recommended specialty : bread, of course, and arancini alla bolognese
  • Contacts : Tel 06 4872435 – FB Page – Website

9 – Kosher Bistrot Caffe – Centro Storico
Photo of Kosher Bistrot Caffe. An unusual aperitif for those who are open to new tastes and willing to get to know different cultures. Kosher (Jewish) cuisine is mostly known only in name and not in fact: why not try it
. The specialties of this place range from dried meat to beef salami, but also carpaccio of meat and a good selection of kosher wines. The atmosphere is relaxed and convivial .
Remember, however, that on Friday it is closed for dinner and on Saturday all day , in compliance with the rules of the Sabbath.

  • Characteristics and services : Wine shop, bistro and baguetteria with a simple atmosphere
  • Address : Viale Santa Maria del Pianto 68 – Get directions
  • Average price : € 18.00 / 20.00
  • Recommended specialty : baguettes stuffed with handcrafted cold cuts
  • Contacts : Tel 06 6864398 – FB page

10 – Magnebevo e sto al Pigneto – Zona Pigneto
Photo of Magnebevo e sto al Pigneto. A small place where it is better to go early to enjoy the aperitif time calmly . Located in a side street of the pedestrian area of ​​Pigneto, this place with a long and curious name offers a good selection of craft beers (also on tap) and as many wines and cocktails. The drinks will accompany delicious fried packets and cold cuts platters . The atmosphere is nice, relaxing and informal.

  • Features and services : creative cocktail bar. Rustic and modern at the same time
  • Address : Via Macerata 3/5 – Get directions
  • Average price : € 5.00
  • Recommended specialty : fried cartridges
  • Contacts : Tel 3351274182 – FB Page – Website

11 – Vicolo 88 – Pond area EUR
Photo of Vicolo 88. Located in one of the most modern districts of Rome , this restaurant satisfies the needs of its customers.
Characterized by an elegant style, it offers a splendid terrace overlooking the Piscina delle Rose , surrounded by a fantastic green area.
Vicolo 88 and restaurant, pinseria and cocktail bar, perfect for lunches, dinners, after dinner and above all chic aperitifs.

  • Features and services : trendy-chic place. It offers a buffet aperitif on a terrace overlooking the Rose Pool
  • Address : Viale America 18 – Get directions
  • Average price : € 8.00 – € 10.00 (€ 15.00 for the aperitif)
  • Recommended specialty : First and second courses based on fish. Do not miss the steak of Salmon with Pesto
  • Contacts : Tel 06 87728001 – 3737402948 – FB page

12 – Duke’s – Zona Parioli
Photo of Duke’s. Characterized by a creative cuisine capable of combining traditions from all over the world, this elegant restaurant has been able to become a real institution among young Romans. The aperitif at Duke’s is a real must thanks to the tasty combinations of international flavors.

Duke’s also offers a garden with outdoor tables , in which to enjoy a fabulous dinner.

  • Features and services : young trendy restaurant offering international cuisine. It also has a garden with outdoor tables
  • Address : Viale dei Parioli 200 – Get directions
  • Average price : € 10.00 / 15.00
  • Recommended specialty : fish dishes based on Sicilian red shrimp, Scottish “Loch Fyne” salmon and Canadian lobsters
  • Contacts : Tel 06 80662455 – FB page
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