DINING HAUTE CUISINE rooftop terrace of the Grand Hotel de la Minerve. Order a decadent six- course tasting menu, or choose a visually stunning dish off the à la carte menu. Open daily, 7:30–11pm. Piazza della Minerva, 69. Tel 06695201. (€€€€) minervaroofgarden.it Italian cuisine at Rome’s only 3- Michelinstarred restaurant, boasting panoramic views of the whole city. Teotonic precision married to Mediterranean flavors makes for an exceptional dining experience. Try spaghetti cacio e pepe with white shrimp marinated in lime; lamb with mushrooms and Jerusalem artichokes; or lobster with radicchio and crunchy lentils. For dessert, coconut variation with banana and lime. Open for dinner Tue– Sat. Reservations essential. Via A. Cadlolo, 101. Tel 0635091. (€€€€) Assaje – Hotel Aldrovandi Villa Borghese (Parioli) Map D3 Gourmet restaurant located inside a luxe hotel. The talented chefs concoct masterpieces of Mediterranean cuisine with top- notch ingredients and technical precision. Menu highlights include seared sea scallops with purple potatoes, asparagus, and beetroot; ravioli with squid, potatoes, creamed tomatoes, and smoked provolone; and oxtail tortelli with broccoli, pears, and Castelmagno fondue. Via Ulisse Aldrovandi, 15. Tel 063216126. (€€€€) aldrovandi.com Mirabelle ( Veneto) Rooftop restaurant where Chef Stefano Marzetti serves Mediterranean flavors with a touch of imagination. Try beer- glazed wild salmon with chili pepper sponge, sweet gorgonzola, and peanuts. Via di Porta Pinciana, 14. Tel 06421689. Credit cards accepted. (€€€€) Off Map Salone Eva (Spagna) Located inside luxurious Hassler Hotel, this elegant locale is both a restaurant and bar offering a chic dining experience. Come for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, or dinner, and Map E2 Off Map The Flair Rooftop Restaurant – Hotel Sina Bernini Bristol (Barberini) La Pergola ( Trionfale) World- renowned chef Heinz Beck offers exquisite Located on the top floor of the 5- star hotel, The Flair is a brand- new, ultra- panoramic restaurant led by the young expert chef Alessandro Caputo who crafts high Mediterranean cuisine with superior ingredients, impeccable technique, and creativity. The design is contemporary and the enormous windows offer sweeping views of the entire city. Extensive wine list and high- class service. Open Mon–Sat, 7–11pm. Piazza Barberini, 23. Tel 0642010469. (€€€) Map F2 Harry’s Bar ( Veneto) An elegant restaurant and bar with live music nightly and exclusive outdoor dining. Try steamed lobster salad; smoked provolone and champagne risotto; turbot with artichokes; or lamb cutlets with spinach, walnuts, and mint. Standout desserts include apple puff pastry with vanilla and cinnamon ice- cream. Bar: Open 11am–2am. Restaurant: Open 12:30–2:45pm and 7:30pm– 1am. Credit cards accepted. Via V. Veneto, 150. Tel 06484643. harrysbar.it (€€€/€€€€) Map F2 Imàgo-Hassler Panoramic Restaurant (Spagna) Top chef Andrea Antonini offers a creative menu atop the Spanish Steps, featuring a magnificent view of the entire Roman horizon. Try the Fassona tartare with anchovies and chicory, riso with asparagus and scampi prawns, tagliolini with rabbit, cedar and nori seaweed, octopus with lettuce and burrata cheese, lamb with potatoes and caprino cheese; and ricotta millefeuille with cubeba pepper and apricot. Open daily, 7–10:30pm. Piazza Trinità dei Monti, 6. Tel 06699340. Credit cards accepted. (€€€€) imagorestaurant.com Map E2 Le Jardin de Russie (Spagna) Offers classic Italian dining at its best. Tantalizing Mediterranean dishes made from only the freshest ingredients are created by Chef Nazzareno Menghini, with the exceptional contribution of top chef Fulvio Pierangelini. Via del Babuino, 9. Tel 0632888870. Credit cards accepted. (€€€€) Map D1/2 MadeITerraneo ( Trevi) Glorious rooftop bar/restaurant atop Rinascente department store with sweeping views of the city. The menu features creative pan- Mediterranean cuisine by Michelin- starred chef, Riccardo Di Giacinto, gourmet desserts, and a vast selection of wines, sparkling wines, and cocktails. Via del Tritone, 61. Second entrance: Via Due Macelli, 23. Tel 066992284. (€€€) madeiterraneo.com Map E3 Minerva Roof Garden (Pantheon) Dine fine Mediterranean cuisine on the panoramic 35 www. wheretraveler. com
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