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“Amazing restaurant in an unlikely location” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Caffe Rel

Caffe Rel
Ranked #1 of 81 Restaurants in Franklin
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, French, American
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Amazing restaurant in an unlikely location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Incredible traditional continental cuisine. Highly recommend. Best restaurant in Franklin, NC! Great service, awesome chocolate layer cake. This funky place is worth a visit if you're passing through or staying a while.

Visited June 2013
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Tallahassee, Florida
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Oh My!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

After reading the reviews on TA, the wife and I decided to have dinner at Caffe Rel. What can I say that has not been already said...

Simply put, the Shrimp-n-Grits I had was about the best meal I have ever eaten....period.

Service was excellent and the prices were very good. I would go back in a heartbeat.

  • Visited June 2013
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3 Thank fsufanTally
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Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great menu and unique flavors - Cash only”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

This restaurant has something for everyone, but not in the typical way. They have a bit of a gourmet flair and it is applied to all typed of dishes - seafood, poultry, pasta. You will not find flavor combinations anywhere else in the area. Given that it is a unique menu, it is a good value. The preparation was perfect for every item we ordered. Bring cash...no credit cards accepted. There is an ATM right next door.

Visited February 2013
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1 Thank Kimberly B
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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“Awesome food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013 via mobile

It is so weird to see a restaurant that is not a dive located at a gas station. Once you walk in the eclectic decor invites you into a quaint restaurant that is all about the food. I had the cat fish special. It was bursting with flavor. The suace was spicy, the ham removed the fishy taste, and the noodles were cooked to perfection. Great job Chef Rel, btw, nice car.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank David B
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Tallahassee, Florida
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Unexpected Pleasure in the Smokies”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

I was not expecting to be pleased with a caffe in the back of a gas station but trusted the ratings from TripAdvisor and was glad we did. What a cute place with wonderful food! We were dressed casually from our long drive from Florida and that was fine. It got busy around 5pm. Food great!

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank scsod
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