Trattoria Il Girasole: feeling home

Located in the heart of Rome, Trattoria Il Girasole is the ideal destination for those who want to explore the city center and savor delicious traditional dishes. Il Girasole is the perfect place to immerse yourself in the typical atmosphere of ancient Roman trattorias. Its strategic location, close to major tourist attractions such as the Colosseum and Trevi Fountain, makes it perfect for those who love to stroll through the center of Rome and then stop for a delightful culinary break, enjoying a pleasant meal accompanied by the notes of a piano in the background.

Let yourself be carried away by the variety of our restaurant’s menu: from classic specialties of the tradition to delightful delicacies, all accompanied by a rich selection of carefully chosen white and red wines.

Traditional Roman cuisine and more

Maintaining the authenticity of a true trattoria, a symbol of the Roman essence, we want to offer you an unforgettable culinary experience. The cuisine of Trattoria Il Girasole is an ode to the tradition of the Italian capital, featuring typical first courses such as Tonnarelli cacio e pepe, Tonnarelli Carbonara, Amatriciana, Pasta alla gricia, the famous bucatini, and much more.

Meat specialties, like ‘Saltimbocca alla Romana’ and ‘Filetto al Pepe Verde’, provide a unique gustatory experience. Tasty seafood dishes include ‘Mezze maniche’ with mussels, asparagus, and pecorino, and ‘Gnocchi with Clams and Porcini’. And if you prefer to savor another famous Italian specialty, our menu includes an unmissable selection of pizzas.

Chef Claudio Lacatus, certified by Gambero Rosso, is a true expert in creating typical Roman dishes using always fresh, high-quality local ingredients. His skill combines tradition and modernity, offering unique and intense flavors that can satisfy every customer’s palate.

A magical and welcoming atmosphere

Special events or romantic dinners in our restaurant become a unique experience: the suggestive and welcoming environment, combined with the courtesy of our staff, makes memorable every moment spent with us. Our dining room is the perfect setting to welcome your emotions: the 18th-century walls guarantee Roman authenticity, while the piano – available to guests – adds an extra touch of magic.

Trattoria Il Girasole is the perfect synthesis of passion, research, commitment, and imagination. We are open every day from Monday to Sunday for both lunch and dinner, to take you on a culinary journey that, we are sure, will delight your senses and make you want to come back to visit us, again and again!

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