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The Best Restaurants in Italy

Restaurant in Italy

Restaurants in Italy but more especially Turin, Piedmont and le Marche are almost always excellent. In Turin, restaurants cater for the locals, not for tourists.

Many of the restaurants in Piedmont and Turin are among the best restaurants in Italy.

These restaurants are all those that my wife and I eat in regularly. They offer the finest of dining experiences, are virtually unknown to tourists and in few – if any - guide books.

You will find the prices to be more reasonable and the food better than in the normal tourist traps.

One last thing before we get to the restaurants. Have you ever thought about learning to cook like an Italian?

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Restaurants in Italy


Piedmont Food is of such an exquisite quality that I seriously suggest you visit.

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

• Au Lapin Agile - Turin

Restaurants in Le Marche and Umbria

• Al Mandrachio – Ancona

• Ristorante Tavernetta il Fontanino – Urbino

• Da Vittorio – Province of Ascoli Piceno

• Il Turista - near Gubbio

Restaurants in Sardinia

• Ristorante Barbagia – Olbia


If you are going to a particular town in Piedmont or le Marche let me know and I will assist with suggestions. Having lived in Italy for ten years I have eaten in countless restaurants and I know some great places!!

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