Brunch is my favorite meal! Why? Food options are literally doubled, you can sleep in, plus brunch gives you a totally acceptable way to have an early mimosa!
I have picked these 6 brunch restaurants located in Rome that will surely make any kind of weekend special:
1. Necci dal 1924
Location: Via Fanfulla da Lodi, 68, 00176 Roma RM (Pigneto)
When? Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 to 15:30
Necci is an oasis of calm where you can take refuge for a good meal. In the garden, under the morning sunshine, you can savor the goodness of brunch which includes a delicious chickpea croquette with Tzatziki sauce, rosemary zucchini pancakes, mini chicken burgers, bruschetta with tomato and basil and much more!
2. Punch Roma
Location: Via Alberto da Giussano, 69, 00176 Roma RM (Pigneto)
When? Saturday and Sunday from 10.30 to 15.30
“Punch is not dead” is the representation of the motto and the spirit of this amazing place. If you want to brunch in rock and roll style, then this place is for you! Punch offers delicious cocktails, craft beers or wine and a must-try Brit-Pop Brunch which includes an English breakfast complete with bacon, scrambled eggs, pancakes, and delicious home-made pies that are to die for. Outdoor seating available.
3. Blind Pig Roma
Location: Via la Spezia, 72, 00182 Roma RM (San Giovanni)
When? Saturday and Sunday from 12:30 to 18:00
This place offers a hip and relaxed atmosphere. The “Big Brunch of the Blind Pig” delights guests with dishes inspired by English, American and Mexican cuisine. You can choose between 3 savory Brunch options: Heavy Brunch , Soft brunch, and Vegetarian Brunch. The food includes club sandwiches, mixed salads, croutons with fried eggs and bagels stuffed with marinated salmon, American coffee and a wide selection of craft beers. Make sure to try the soft pancakes filled with jam, maple syrup or other spreads.
Location: Via Ostiense, 68, 00154 Roma RM (Ostiense)
When? Saturday and Sunday from 12.30 to 15.30
Close to the Garbatella metro station lies a lively & refined restaurant that serves a delicious brunch combining the Italian and Mediterranean flavors with the American classics. The brunch includes anything from pizza to pastries, coffee, cocktails and freshly homemade juices. The place has outdoors seating in a gorgeous area perfect for a brunch under some sunshine!
5. Marigold Roma
Location: Via Giovanni da Empoli, 37, 00154 Roma RM (Ostiense)
When? Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 to 15:00
In the Ostiense area, Marigold stands out as a bakery with a welcoming and essential restaurant, in perfect English style. This cozy place offers fresh fruit with yogurt and granola, sandwiches of the day and then of course a vast assortment of eggs: soft-boiled with homemade rye bread, fried with sage, or in an omelette version with cheese. The desserts include brownies, carrot cake and buttermilk pancakes with maple syrup…
6. Porto Fluviale:
Location: Via del Porto Fluviale, 22, 00154 Roma RM (Aventino)
When: Saturday and Sunday from 12.30 to 16:00
Porto Fluviale offers an amazing atmosphere and a great international brunch, with the American breakfast corner, consisting of scrambled eggs, bacon, French toast and juices. It ends on a sweet note with some traditional Anglo-Saxon cakes and creams. For children, a table is set up with their favorite dishes and professional entertainment.