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Da Faccini
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Localita S. Antonio, 29014 Castell'Arquato, Italy
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Localita S. Antonio, 29014 Castell'Arquato, Italy
0523 896340
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • 20
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  • 5
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  • 6
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
Delicious!

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2014
LynMon
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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London, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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Milan, Italy
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67 reviews 67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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Rome, Italy
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012 via mobile

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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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Wales
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

Yet again, Da Faccini serves local food at its very best. What I like is the seasonal changes to the menu, summer offerings include tagliatelle with broad beans and prawns, and the desserts are awesome....try the crostata di frutta. Few restaurants can match the quality and skill of the cucina. Well done!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2009

Da Faccini has some of the best dishes in the Piacenza/Parma region. The pasta dishes are superb and change with the seasons, depending on what is fresh and in season. The main courses are brilliant, the local duck and guinea fowl are unbeatable. What is surprising about this restaurant is how good the desserts are. Everything from the classic creme... 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

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  • Cuisine: Italian

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