Picture breakfasting in Italy! Those of you who have been to this magnificent country before perhaps found the traditional Italian breakfast of a hard roll and coffee somewhat disappointing. But, good news, due to popular demand from tourists, some hotels have begun offering a ‘reinforced breakfast” that includes cereals, eggs, etc.
And we were truly ecstatic when we recently discovered that Cafe Pompi, a popular local Roman restaurant, offers a fantastic Sunday Brunch. Their specialties are poached and scrambled eggs, crispy bacon, toast, butter and jam, baked beans, tasty sausages, pancakes, fluffy muffins, donuts, yogurt with cereal, fruit salad, all invariably accompanied by orange juice and a steaming cup of coffee. The cost is pretty reasonable for an Italian brunch of this quality: about 10 Euros.
But if you don’t happen to be here on a Sunday morning, then consider stopping here some time for their famous Tiramisu, which is their main claim to fame. Many consider it the best they have ever tasted. You can get all kinds of flavors, but their original is still a big draw.
I can’t decide whether I want the brunch or the Tiramisu, but I am not in Rome that often, so I’ll have both!
They have a couple of new locations, but we recommend the original one at Via Albalonga 7 in the San Giovanni neighborhood. Open Tuesday thru Sunday 6:30 AM to 1:30 AM. Metro to Re di Roma stop and two minutes walk to restaurant. The restaurant is south of the Termini Train station.
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By the way, we are not compensated in any way for this review. Just wanted to pass this on to everyone.