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“Authentic local fare”

Le Fanfaron Bistrot
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Ranked #80 of 3,585 Restaurants in Turin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $21 - $27
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Neighborhood: Centro
Description: "Le Bistrot Fanfaron" cozy trattoria result of our twenty years of experience in the restaurant, serves succulent Piedmont, with local recipes and classic revisited all renovated with great passion and inventiveness; we take care of the entire production of our delicious cakes and homemade and carefully select wines Doc local and craft beers. Our cuisine, from tradition, from garden produce and local ingredients, creates new appetizing combinations respecting the classic recipes without presumptuous processing. We propose also delicious traditional dishes for vegetarians, vegans and coeliacs (reservations suggested); the freshest ingredients come mainly from the Province and from the Basket of the Province of Turin. In addition we are perhaps the only racletteria Turin (given the proximity to France!), Specializing in fondue, Bagna Caoda, Pierrade, Game, casseroles, stews, Doba Cuneo, salad and plentiful and the only Fujot Fol - our invention! All this just to Fanfaron: in the center of Turin, a typical restaurant and sought after, with music selected in a tranquil, relaxed and cozy ... About us ...
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Authentic local fare”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2012

From Via Roma it is a 10 minute stroll along Via Principe Amedeo, or 15 minutes on foot from the central station. The ambiance was lovely, the lady owner was ever so patient in explaining the Italian-only menu to us and everyone was genuinely friendly.

Take advantage of their set menus which were priced at 19, 22 and 26 euros respectively depending on how hungry you are. We found the 19 euro set far exceeded our expectations, simple, fresh and tasty local fare although admittedly the desert was a letdown.

Book ahead - it's small and popular amongst the locals.

  • Visited October 2012
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“Great local cusine; good prices”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2012

This is a wonderful restaurant. Nice ambiance, food and prices. I had the good fortune of joining a small group of friends for dinner, and totally enjoyed the experience.

  • Visited May 2012
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“Excellent trattoria”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2012

This is an excellent trattoria where you can try typical Piemontese and French cuisine. The selection is great and you can find traditional food as well as personal creation of the chef like the "fujot fol", everything written on a little chalkboard delivered to your table.
The place is small and simple but very cosy with small tables and a warm ambiance resembling a french bistrot, it is good either for couples and groups of friends.
Value is top, you can have a 3 course dinner with wine for around 35€. If you are in the mood of casual dining and great food don't miss it, better to book during or close to weekends.

  • Visited December 2011
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