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Fausto's Bistro

530 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Metairie, LA 70005-2926
+1 504-833-7121
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Ranked #27 of 437 Restaurants in Metairie
Price range: $20 - $35
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Description: Grazie to Papa & Mama who first taught us appreciate the good food we encountered after many years of living, eating and cooking Italian. Pasta , olive oil, gardens of fresh herbs and garlic, seafood , veal and poultry have always been the glory of Italian and Sicilian food. Fausto and Rolando invite and welcome you to dine Italian style! Serving proudly since 1990 !!
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English first
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Eaten here numerous times. My wife and I love this restaurant. Decided to eat there this past Saturday. Arrived around 615pm and the restaurant was only about 1/3 full. Never had a problem with service, but this time was ridiculously slow. There was no shortage of getting refills on our drinks and water, but for some odd reason the entrees... More 

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Metairie, Louisiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Found this place by accident and let me tell you, look no further for good Italian food. This place is on veterans blvd. but if your not carful you will miss it. It's super small but that reminds me of some of the best Italian restaurants I ate in up north. It's honestly some of the best Italian food, I... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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138 reviews 138 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

Find the small places in the burbs and you will be rewarded. That's what we did. Nice, small, and cozy and the food was excellent. The service was very good. We had plenty of food and the meatballs and the Italian sausage were really tasty. But it's the place,too! We didn't sing O Sole Mio, but we did think about... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Take a cab here or get friends to drive you here because it is well worth it. All the dishes on this menu are great. My personal favorites are the Veal Saltimbocca, Pesce Siciliano and the Eggplant Parmesan with some Italian Sausage on the side. Very Romantic place and a good place to get a real feel for local New... More 

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METAIRIE, LOUISIANA, USA
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The owner of Fausto's is FAUSTO and he is PURELY Italian! He has authentic recipes from his native Sicily. Every dish is prepared from SCRATCH! The ambiance is very romantic and candlelit. On Valentine's Day and other special holidays, there is a rose on each table. Fausto's is an unbelievably excellent choice for lunch or dinner!

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Top notch in every way. The food, the staff, and the comfortable atmosphere make this place a favorite of mine. The sauces are awesome.

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Destrehan, Louisiana
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113 reviews 113 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

This restaurant serves very good Italian food at fair prices. Probably for that very same reason, there is usually a wait for a table in the tiny, crowded, very loud dining room. Service is inconsistent. Wine prices are excessive. I would rate this place four out of five for its food but I can only give it a two or... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

What a great find this place was. We had been having trouble getting into downtown restaurants without a two hour wait and we were seated immediately. It is obviously a local favorite and now we know why. The gumbo food was delicious and the service prompt and friendly.

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Flora, MS
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73 reviews 73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

This was a fun evening out with some friends. We each ordered three different dishes. All we yummy with nice presentation. The server was very friendly and helpful and educated about ingredients. Highly recommend.

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Metairie
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103 reviews 103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

So, it is actually pretty difficult to find a decent Italian restaurant outside of New Orleans. However, after the first visit to Fausto's we knew that we didn't need to look any further. It is a good idea to make a reservation, as the space is tiny. Once you are seated at a table, there is no rush for you... More 

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Additional Information about Fausto's Bistro

Address: 530 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Metairie, LA 70005-2926
Phone Number: +1 504-833-7121
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: Italian

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