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“Absolutely Delicious”
Review of Caffe Rel

Caffe Rel
Ranked #1 of 90 Restaurants in Franklin
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch
Greensboro, United States
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Absolutely Delicious”
Reviewed August 20, 2013

This is an unexpected jewel to find in the mountains. Franklin NC is a beautiful spot to spend some relaxing time,our daughter moved to the area over a year ago and our first visit to see her she took us to this fabulous restaurant---REL is in a strange spot, sort of in a gas station but really seperate and what a great surprise we had. The food and service is wonderful--so many choices all freshly cooked and presented like a 5 star establishment. The "Chef" is there to make sure all is well. After the meal try one of the many desserts. You will not be disappointed.

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank James M
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Jonesborough, Tennessee
Level 5 Contributor
86 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Nice surprise”
Reviewed August 19, 2013

We were on a motorcycle outing and looking for something to eat. The place in Franklin where we normally eat was closed, so we stopped at the next place we saw. We thought it was just a small run of the mill sandwich shop, but we were sure surprised when the door was opened for us by the owner. Beautiful decor and very nice atmosphere. The food was delicious and very well presented. We felt underdressed, but not treated as such. The service was excellent. This is a place we'll remember in the future and recommend to our fellow riders who frequent this area. The one thing I didn't like was that the music was a little too loud, but that's nit picking.

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank LisaB051
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“"Best restaurant in the south!!! "”
Reviewed August 17, 2013

I've eaten all over the country and all over the world, and I promise Caffe Rel is one of the best restaurants you'll find. Even though it's located in a less than elegant location it's good and chef are five star. the chef is so friendly and even humble. Enjoyed a nice glass of wine with our host during two visits. This is always were we head for special occasions. don't just think about going.... go... enjoy. you won't be disappointed!

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank pgStephens
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florida
Level 6 Contributor
123 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Great place to try!”
Reviewed August 17, 2013

Wife and I went for lunch and it was very good. Hooked to a gas station so it is pretty unique place. Just like we like to find. The snails and tails appetizer is great. You must try. The service was very good and the food came out fast. The bread and sauce they give you is very good too.

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank bigdaddyFlorida
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murphy nc
Level 6 Contributor
119 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“ABSOLUTE THE BEST IN THE MOUNTAINS”
Reviewed August 16, 2013

Hidden behind a service station in downtown Franklin NC we discovered a restaurant where food, ambiance and service have been groomed into a delight for palate and the feeling of well being this restaurant gives me.
American cuisine with some belgian overtones in the sauces is the best way to describe it, the fact that we drove 96 miles the next day to see if the food was consistent (it is, and so is the service!!!) should indicate how impressed we were.

  • Visited June 2013
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1 Thank dutchandfree54_12
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