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Among the restaurants with the best views in Rome, probably the most famous is Lo Zodiaco, to the extent that locals even suggest it as the first choice when it comes to a romantic dinner. Serving traditional Roman dishes and also specialties from other parts of Italy including a good pizza, Lo Zodiaco is located in 88 Viale del Parco Mellini, inside the natural reserve of Monte Mario, Rome's tallest hill just behind the Foro Italico.
Another restaurant boasting a fantastic view on Rome is Casina Valadier, in Piazza Bucarest, in Villa Borghese, and is located in the highest point of the Pincio, with a great view on the city center. Casina Valadier is in a building dating back to the 16th century and serves a great selection of fine cuisine belonging to the Italian tradition with a good choice of vegetarian options.
A little far from the city center is another restaurant that offers a lovely view, Il Fungo, in 1/A Piazza Pakistan, elegant eatery on the fourteenth floor of a tower built in the 1950s in Eur area.