Checchino Dal 1887

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11 expert reviews

“Checchino is a traditional Roman restaurant originally opened in 1887 by the Mariani family.”

– Travel + Leisure

Fodor's Fodor's
"Checchino remains an example of a classic, family-run Roman restaurant, with one of the best wine cellars in the region." Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"Many Italian diners come here to relish the rigatoni con pajata (pasta with small intestines), coda alla vaccinara (oxtail stew)... and other examples of la cucina povera (food of the poor)." Full review
Insight Guides Insight Guides
"The place for an authentic old-time family atmosphere, plus Roman cuisine of the offal variety."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"A pig’s whisker from the city’s former slaughterhouse, Checchino is one of the grander restaurants specialising in the quinto quarto (fifth quarter – or insides of the animal)." Full review
Zagat Zagat
"“If you are an adventurous eater”, you’ll appreciate this family-owned “institution” in Testaccio (the old slaughterhouse area) that’s been turning “any part of an animal” into a “delicacy"." Full review
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