In the heart of Rome, you find the restaurant Pianostrada. A must visit in our book
Pianostrada is the name of a restaurant owned by four women who divide their time between what are two venues.
Pianostrada is located on Via delle Zoccolette. The menu has all signature dishes like the deconstructed fried zuccini flowers, focaccia and squid ink burgers but also a wide range of contemporary items as well as signature cocktails. The menu is Italian and they make use of locally sourced ingredients.
A few years after, they opened a second restaurant called Pianoalto on Lungotevere Portuense on a rooftop location. This venue has two floors and the restaurant overlooks Rome’s ex-slaughterhouse and Mount Testaccio.
The name Pianostrada & Pianoalto
The first restaurant is named for its ground floor location. The second is named after the top floor location, indicating the rooftop element of the second restaurant
The restaurant serves modern Italian food with an emphasis on local ingredients. They also have an excellent wine list full of local wines from Lazio as well as other regions throughout Italy.
Address: Pianostrada, Via delle Zoccolette, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy.
Address: Pianoalto, Lungotevere Portuense, 200, 00153 Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy.
Where it all began
When Pianostrada was founded in 2014 they were a breath of fresh air. It is owned by four smart, friendly and talented women who work in the tiniest of open kitchen spaces in the heart of Trastevere. Expect fresh, creative and gourmet street-food and other dishes on a menu that change regularly.