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L'Acino Restaurant

Via San Domenico 2/A, 10122 Turin, Italy (Centro)
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Ranked #15 of 2,445 Restaurants in Turin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $32 - $45
Cuisines: Italian, Bistro, Pasta, Family Fare
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Centro
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Turin, Italy
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Wonderful food: the traditional piedmont dishes cooked with modern taste. Superb wine, wonderful service, courtesy and smiles.....

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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

The porcini mushroom flan is so good! As for the other food... I'm not sure but it taste not bad at all... Their homemade egg pasta taste good, the dessert is good... may be the starter is too good that I feel something lack in the pasta and the dessert... It worth revisit.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

We Walked in and were lucky to get a tabel without a reservation. Had a very nice dinner. Starter: vitello tonato, main course: pork shank and beef stew. All of very good quality! Accompanied by nice local wines. Service incredibly friendly. Would definately recommend!

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Friends and family know I am impossible in restaurants. Having read one too many Michael Winner (RIP) reviews, I do not go to restaurants but I go to “tables” instead. On this road trip from London to Turin, we choose this restaurant thanks to Trip Advisor. I am rarely influenced by reviews but the comments leapt out at me that... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We came to this restaurant on our first night in Torino and were very afraid that no other restaurant was going to live up to this experience during the trip (thankfully we had nothing to worry about - you really do eat well in Italy!). We walked in without a reservation on a busy night, were given a lovely table,... More

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Summit, New Jersey
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Stopped in on Saturday, July 26 without a reservation and were accommodated with a smile. Owner carefully explained the specialties and we weren't disappointed, House wine was a light red, perfect for summer quaffing. I enjoyed with peppers with a local anchovy paste....if you like anchovies you will enjoy. Followed with beef stew cooked in red wine sauce....just melted in... More

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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Read the reviews here on trip advisor and weren't disappointed. We booked and good job as it is so popular. Food superb, wine great choice, the owner was very friendly and helpful. Definitely would recommend .

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38 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We did not have a reservation when we visited (Saturday July 5) but we were lucky to be proposed one of the two high tables by the entrance. We took it, and glad we did. The food was delicious (veal steak, beef ragu, pasta, desserts) or downright fabulous (the pork shank). Service was excellent too, and so was the wine.... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Love these type of restaurants that are run by the owner. They are small, with good food and wine, and they don't break the bank. We got in because we were there early by Italian standards and squeezed into a side table, and appreciated the owner accommodating us. It is quite popular and there is reason why - great food,... More

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Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Had a wonderful meal at L'Acino my last night in Turin. Wine selections were plentiful and delicious (can't go wrong with local Piedmontese wine!), and the owner was gracious and friendly. It is a very tiny restaurant so you absolutely must make a reservation. Onto the food. We ordered way too much - the portions were enormous but since we... More

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