The Best Restaurants in Italy

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When it comes to dining in Italy, it's no secret that the food is exceptional. But if you want to experience the true culinary wonders of Italy, you need to go off the beaten path and seek out the local eateries. And when it comes to authentic dining experiences, few places can rival the regions of Turin, Piedmont, and Le Marche.

What sets these regions apart is their dedication to serving the locals, not the tourists. This means that the restaurants here focus on creating dishes that reflect the unique flavors and traditions of the area. The result is an array of mouth-watering dishes that will have you coming back for more.

In Turin, for example, you'll find a plethora of dining options that cater to the discerning palates of the locals. From cozy trattorias to elegant Michelin-starred restaurants, there is something for everyone. And the best part? These establishments are often overlooked by tourists, which means you can enjoy a truly authentic dining experience without the crowds.

Similarly, Piedmont and Le Marche boast some of the best restaurants in Italy, many of which are hidden gems that only the locals know about. These establishments offer the finest of dining experiences, with expertly crafted dishes that showcase the region's culinary prowess.

But perhaps the best part of dining in these regions is the affordability. Unlike the typical tourist traps, the restaurants here offer reasonable prices without compromising on quality. So if you're looking for an unforgettable dining experience that won't break the bank, look no further than Turin, Piedmont, and Le Marche.

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Restaurants in Italy

The restaurants are sorted by region – just click on the restaurant name to get the review of the restaurant.

Restaurants in Piedmont

• The Cascina dei Canonici – Avigliana

• L’Osteria del Vignaiolo - Santa Maria (Le Langhe)

• The Cascinalenuovo - Near Asti (Le Langhe)

• The Belvedere– La Morra (Le Langhe)

• Tre Galline (Three Hens) – Turin

• Il Tempo Ritrovato – Turin

Restaurants in Le Marche and Umbria

• Al Mandrachio – Ancona

• Gambero da Tato – San Benedetto del Tronto

• Il Turista - near Gubbio

Restaurants in Sardinia

• Ristorante Barbagia – Olbia

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