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Da Faccini

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Localita S. Antonio, 29014 Castell'Arquato, Italy
0523 896340
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice Restaurant.

We stopped here for lunch on a Friday. Da Faccini has plenty of parking and is easy to find. The restaurant itself is warm and inviting and has a rustic style. We ate well. I had the Tagliata which was cooked to perfection - probably the best I've ever had. Whilst service was good, the young... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
seetheworld477
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London
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

My wife and I who have a holiday home close by were in the area for a family wedding and the night before we decided to go for dinner in Castell Arquato. Unfortunately we could get a table any where so we decided to have a drive and literally spotted Da Faccini as we drove past and decided to give... More 

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East Sussex
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Da Faccini is on the road from Castell'Arquarto towards Piacenza in the small village of San Antonio. We had dinner there three times during a recent holiday simply because the food is so good. We sat outside even on hot evenings to enjoy the local dishes. One of the owning family gave us recommendations for courses to try, all of... More 

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Thank Norman E
United Kingdom
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on a Friday. Da Faccini has plenty of parking and is easy to find. The restaurant itself is warm and inviting and has a rustic style. We ate well. I had the Tagliata which was cooked to perfection - probably the best I've ever had. Whilst service was good, the young waiter had a slightly... More 

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Thank seetheworld477
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Go to this region a lot and have been to this restaurant several times. The restaurant is a step above the usual trattorie of the area and its quality is more refined but obviously you pay more for this understandably. Try their charcuterie which is of very good quality and their caramelle (ricotta and spinach pasta) in sage and butter... More 

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Thank Anna C
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Relaxed trattoria style family owned restaurant with a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. Extremely good food typical of Emilia Romagna region and great value. Allessandro and his mum were great fun too. Definitely recommend if you're visiting this area!

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Thank Lynne M
London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

We have eaten at da Faccini many times over the past 10 years - and will continue to do so. It's been open many years, is family-run, and is always full - mostly with people from the local area, though some regular customers come from as far away as Piacenza. The cuisine is that of Emilia and excels in cured... More 

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Thank davidandloretta
Milan, Italy
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86 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

For over 80 years this family business is cooking and serving great authentic Italian food made in their own kitchen and beautifully presented in a fantastic atmosphere! The appetisers were exquisit, vol-au-vent with leek and gamba, freshly cut prosciutto with a special kind of warm flat bread and the pasta we ordered was even better, ravioli with duck and black... More 

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Thank Catholland
Rome, Italy
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Went here after various recommendations. I was let down. The food was over cooked especially the pasta which is un heard of in Italy. The waitor - Massimo I think his name was was very arrogant and unpolite. I'd avoid this at all costs as it was a major let down. The atmosphere was terrible also I felt like I... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Simple looking place in a village near Parma. The Faccini family is cooking, making service for at least 50 years there. The most delicious place I have ever tried in Italy, though rather economical.

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Thank Cucciolot
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2011

My understanding is that, stylistically, this is a pretty typical Piacentine restaurant, but they do what they do incredibly well. Having reserved in advance a bottle of the il Poggiarello brand of Guttornio red wine, I put myself in the hands of the staff to recommend the menu, and they did not disappoint. After an opener of local prosciutto ham,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Localita S. Antonio, 29014 Castell'Arquato, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Piacenza  >  Castell'Arquato
  • Phone Number: 0523 896340

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?