Food and drink
Locals flock here for the thin, crusty Roman-style pizzas from a wood-fired oven. They have all the usual toppings (margherita, funghi, quattro stagioni, etc) but you can ask for pretty much any variation. The bruschettas (toasted bread rubbed with garlic and drizzled with olive oil) are pretty good too – especially the tomato version. Beer is the drink of choice, though there’s also some pretty rough house wine should you need it.
Simple wooden tables are packed in to the cavernous interior, with more at the back downstairs. It's always busy and lively, and very down to earth.
Very Roman, but friendly enough. Don’t, however, try to curry favour by passing yourself off as a Roma fan: for some inexplicable reason, this is a den of laziali (supporters of Rome’s other team, Lazio).
On Testaccio’s main square; the 95 bus will bring you here from Via Veneto, Via del Corso or Piazza Venezia. Right across from the pizzeria is a small park with swings and slides - a useful distraction if you’re waiting for a table and have bored and hungry kids in tow.
A bruschetta, pizza and medium-sized draught beer (birra media) will set you back around 15 euros.
- Families with teenagers