If you are in the mood for a culinary experience reminiscent of an American bar and grill, be sure to sample guilty classics at Rome’s Topside. Situated a couple of blocks from the Colosseum, Topside serves an all-day menu of both American and Italian nosh right until the wee hours of the morning. Opened over two years ago by Italian brother and sister, the dynamic duo skillfully delivers American classics certain to appeal to those seeking something a little different from typical Roman tucker. Think pork spare ribs, hearty hamburgers, club sandwiches, and nachos.
What sets Topside apart from other eateries, however, is their stress to ensure everything is prepared in house, even right to the chips and dressings. Hoping to indulge your sweet tooth? Topside also serves a mix of desserts including apple pie, brownies, and doughnuts. If you are new to Rome, and the novelty of the Italian menu has not worn thin, Topside offers an Italian menu including Roman primi classics. Also serving American and continental breakfast, as well as a providing a comprehensive brunch menu, Topside truly is your go to destination for some unique culinary satisfaction in Rome.
Topside Grill, Bar, and Restaurant
Via Labicana, 12
Open: 7:30am – midnight (closed Sunday)