Street food in Rome – Delicious and cheap street foods of Rome
Staying at Palladini Hostel you may be thinking where you can get Street food in Rome, a bite to eat during the day in Rome. Apart from the restaurants you may just be wanting a snack for on the go while your walking around and checking out the sites, or just looking for something cheap to eat as Rome can be an expensive city.
Its not all pasta and the Italians like there fast food too and there are even some local Roman styles as most regions of Italy have their own way of cooking.
First of all the Street food in Rome is the Pizza Al Taglio which means pizza by the slice. All throughout the city you will find these eateries which are very popular with the locals too. You can find pizza with many different topping from the traditional cheese and tomato, shrimps and salad on top, sliced sausage, just the plain pizza bread with a touch of oil and salt or even sweet pizzas. You can order however big or small the slice you desire and then you pay by the weight of the pizza.
Close by to the hostel you can find the famous Er Buchetto which has been in business since 1890! Now this is real Street food in Rome . The pork sandwich is a traditional snack and this place is simply that, a little traditional place with no frills. They only actually sell pork sandwiches which are cheap too and you can sit down and enjoy your sandwich maybe with a glass of wine and read the newspaper clippings about the history of the place.
Another filling snack to look out for is the Arancini which is a fried rice ball with various fillings. The recipe is Sicilian but you will find many places selling Arancia as Street food in Rome. The fillings can include minced meat ragu ,aubergine or pumpkin along with others. A popular place with locals and known as one of the best Arancini in Rome is Mizzica which is located near piazza Bologna in the student neighbourhood of Rome.
Similar to the Arancini is the Supplì which is usually thinner in shape than the Arancini and is a rice ball with the rice mixed with tomato sauce and then mozzarella cheese in the middle. If you are passing by near Trastevere there is a great place called I suppli that offers lots of other options with pizza al taglio and arancini too.
For those with a sweet tooth there ie the legendary Pompi made famous for its Tiramisu and is a popular Street food in Rome of the locals with many different flavours such as strawberry, pistachio or the traditional coffee flavour. The store has now expanded an have locations in the city centre and its definately worth a try while in Rome, for more details you can check out their website Pompi
Let us know in the comments section if we missed any great Street food in Rome that we can add to the list or just let us know if you tried any and have any undiscovered eateries!