Around the Spanish Steps of Rome there are some excellent restaurants and these include options for all budgets whether you are looking for high-end Rome restaurants or budget ones. The great thing about food in Italy is that even if you go for budget restaurants, you can still expect very decent quality food and this is especially true for restaurants around the Spanish Steps area.
Da Gino Trattoria (Vicolo Rosini, 4) – is a traditional trattoria which is a great option if you are looking for a budget restaurant near the Spanish steps. Be sure to try the pasta e ceci in brodo di arzilla or the home-made fettuccine. Order the house wine and you will get to sample a quality wine and a budget price. Situated near to the Piazza del Parlamento, this restaurant comes highly recommended.
Naturist Club L’Isola – despite its name, the Naturist Club L’Isola has nothing to do with nudists and is in fact a macrobiotic restaurant. Both well priced and known for using fresh, seasonal, organically grown vegetables in their cooking, this is a wonderful place to eat. Although the menu is largely vegetarian and features many vegan dishes, fish is available here as well. The Naturist Club L’Isola is situated within walking distance of the Spanish Steps.
Enoteca Antica on Via della Croce (Via della Croce, 76) – offers some of the best pizza in the Spanish Steps area and also is renowned for its chocolate cake. This is a restaurant as well as a wine bar and prices are moderate and the ambience warm and pleasant.
Di Fronte A(Via della Croce 38) – is a contemporary restaurant with a large menu selection and a vibrant atmosphere. The Pizza della Casa is particularly good and is served with cheese and truffles. Some other budget restaurants in the vicinity of the Spanish Steps include Le Pain Quotidienon on Via Tomacelli, where you can get great salads; Gusto near the Via del Corso and the Prado.
Holiday Velvet offers Rome Spanish Steps rentals and have a good number of accommodation options for the Spanish Steps areas available.