For Italians it’s normal to end beach days seated at a seaside table, feet in the sand, eating fresh seafood and drinking chilled wine before heading back to the city. Beachside restaurants dot the Roman coastline, offering fresh fish and seafood, relaxed ambiance and respite from city chaos. Some of the best beach restaurants in Rome are located along the Lazio coastline, from Santa Severa to Gaeta.
To beat the heat wave, do as the Romans do: go to the beach early in the morning lounging until dusk. And then stay for dinner.
Continue reading Summer dining: the best beaches in Rome and 15 favourite restaurants, as appeared on Gambero Rosso.
Eleonora Baldwin is a TV host, journalist, and culinary connoisseur based in Rome, Italy. Her writing appears in several food and travel publications. Her show “ABCheese” is broadcast on Italian food network Gambero Rosso. She loves guiding culturally curious, food-passionate travellers seeking experiences in Italy beyond the guidebook.