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Da Puppo

Via Torlaro, 20, 17031 Albenga, Italy
018251853
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Ranked #13 of 93 restaurants in Albenga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night
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  • German first
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English first
Finland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We had two meals at Da Puppo in May 2014. Food was good and the value of it was great. Also the service was friendly.

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Milan, Italy
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70 reviews 70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We were spending the day with our Italian friends and their two boys, and had an excursion planned to see the medieval town of Albenga along with the exceptional caves or grottos a few miles away. They told us about farinata, the very simple but hard to cook perfectly dish of the area, and said that this restaurant was the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

In summer there are long queues outside. This establishment is a local favourite and is considered value. I have been going for years. On a recent visit however I noticed that the quality of the food had crashed. Oily, smothred in bread crumbs, tasteless, not nicely presented. There is only one reason to go to Puppo and that is for... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Just one word, GO!!!!! This restaurant will not let you down!!!! All the food looked fresh and well prepared. Just amazing!!!!

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Stockholm, Sweden
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Be early because the line of guests around 8 pm is can not be discribed. Try the Fratinata. Fantastic.

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Westfield, Massachusetts
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284 reviews 284 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
242 helpful votes 242 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

You know you are probably in for a good meal when the locals are lined up (more milling around) fifteen minutes before opening time. At 1230, more or less, the door was opened, and a dozen and a half people, with anticipatory smiles on their faces, squeezed gently through the narrow door. The restaurant was soon filled. More people came,... More

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Milan
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79 reviews 79 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

If you have never had farinata, then this is the place for this wonderfully simple dish. Beware, this place is super popular with locals and Italians who read Trip Advisor and it is also small with tables crammed into what space they have. So either go early, or go late. Their typical plates of the area are the best and... More

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italy
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

In the center of Albenga, this small and simple restaurant has always excellent and fresh food. Farinata is a speciality of this restaurant, is an italian dish typical from Liguria, made with cheakpeas flour. Simple and good, you have to eat it whe really hot.... The only negative side of this place is that it's closed on Sunday evening and... More

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Paris, France
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85 reviews 85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

The restaurant is small, with marble-topped tables and two wood-burning ovens. It is lively and very popular with the locals so it's best to come early or late, especially during the tourist season. The cuisine is firmly local and includes excellent farinata (a sort of pancake made with chickpea flour), fresh local fish, grills, pizzas and delicious desserts. We ate... More

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Hindhead
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

We were recommended this restaurant where locals eat. We're pleased we arrived early because the place filled up so quickly. People left their names, determined to be slotted in at a later to time. Frustrated locals wanted to queue jump the few tourists but the owners would not let them!! Service was cheerful and the food was such good value... More

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