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Via Monte di Pieta' 5, 15067 Novi Ligure, Italy
07:30 - 01:00
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to taste farinata. Pizza and focaccia with cheese are both very good. Panissa is another typical dish you can enjoy. The service is fast enough.

Thank Davide C
Kilkenny, Ireland
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72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

We were there for a family lunch. We used to go very often since farinata and tegamino pizza were grand. But this time the farinata was not cooked through and the pizza was far from excellent. What a pity. This place is a temple for farinata. We will try again

Thank Luke_1979_Lux
Novi Ligure, Italy
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

A typical place in downtown Novi. You have to go for the farinata, but you may have a range of other oven foods.

Thank Claudio C
Tortona, Italy
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2,492 reviews
426 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,281 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Recently I had dinner with friends here at the Banco restaurant, located in the heart of the old town of Novi Ligure, this restaurant is famous for being the best place to eat the Farinata, culinary specialty of northeastern Italy. Great restaurant with several rooms available, the prices are quite high when compared to other places where you eat the... More 

Thank Magellano81
Saint-Brevin-l'Ocean, France
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53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Wehave found the unique restaurant in italy which don't propose pasta. The persons we met in our trip confirmed they don't understand as well. So this is a post to say our big deception! The price seem quiet expansive according with the menu, so we decided to find another restaurant after 10 minutes to understand what is a "farinata" because... More 

Thank NesGreg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
07:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Monte di Pieta' 5, 15067 Novi Ligure, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Alessandria  >  Novi Ligure
  • Phone Number: 0143-74-46-90
Farinata e focaccia al formaggio

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?