Whether it is a crisp, cold glass of white on a hot summer evening or a cozy red on a winter’s day, taking time out to enjoy Italy’s wine tradition is not only a wonderfully delicious experience, it’s a Roman ritual. Here is our list of the top 5 wine bars near the Colosseum:
1. AL VINO AL VINO: This is a super-cozy, family run wine bar in the heart of Monti. There is an exceptional wine list by the glass or by the bottle. Pair your wine with a plate of cheese and cured meats for a truly Roman experience.
ADDRESS: Via dei Serpenti, 19, 00184 Roma RM
HOURS: 10:00-14:00 & 18:00-00:00 EVERY DAY
CONTACT: +39 06 485803
2. DIVIN OSTILIA: This is more a restaurant than a wine bar, but locals use it for both. The cozy atmosphere and the wine bottles that line the walls make a great setting. Order a glass or a bottle of wine and pair with an appetizer for the perfect aperitivo.
ADDRESS: Via Ostilia, 4, 00184 Roma RM
HOURS: 12:00-01:00 EVERY DAY
CONTACT: +39 06 7049 6526
3. CAVOUR 313: With a fantastic wine list and a gourmet menu, Cavour 313 is a foodie’s dream. The spacious interior is filled with cozy wooden booths that create a warm, inviting atmosphere. Come here for a quick glass of wine or stay for a meal.
ADDRESS: Via Cavour, 313, 00184 Roma RM
HOURS: 12:30-14:45 & 18:00-11:30 MON-SAT (FRI & SAT until 00:00); CLOSED SUN
CONTACT: +39 06 678 5496
4. WINE CONCEPT: This a sophisticated little wine bar in the neighborhood of Celio. It’s modern interior matches the unique wine on offer. This is a perfect place for wine lovers to experiment with new options and the food pairings are fantastic as well.
ADDRESS: Via Capo d’Africa, 21, 00184 Roma RM
HOURS: 12:00-15:00 & 18:00-00:00 MON-FRI; 18:00-01:00 SAT; SUN CLOSED
CONTACT: +39 06 7720 6673
5. BARZILAI: A casual environment and no-frills decor make Barzilai a place you will keep coming back to during your stay in Rome. This is a great place to go with friends and hang out for a glass of wine...or two...or three.
ADDRESS: Via Panisperna, 44, 00184 Roma RM
HOURS: 08:00-01:00 MON-SAT; 19:00-01:00 SUN
CONTACT: +39 06 487 4979