The 10 Best Restaurants In Quadrilatero Romano, Turin

November in Turin | © Federico Feroldi/Flickr
November in Turin | © Federico Feroldi/Flickr
Photo of Rich Francis
9 February 2017

Turin hides beauty in every spot, nook and cranny, and that includes lovely restaurants. Visitors will find any number of fine spots to eat as they walk around this north Italian town; the finest are arguably in the city’s Quadrilatero Romano. We list the top 10 to try here.

November in Turin | © Federico Feroldi/Flickr

Tre galline

Restaurant, Italian, $$$
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Sitting right behind Porta Palazzo with its historic entrance, Tre Galline is a characteristic local restaurant. The cuisine is traditional Piedmontese from appetizers to dessert, offering a variety of truffle dishes, pastas and more. Every ingredient on the menu is specifically sourced from the fields around Turin.

L’acino

Restaurant, Italian
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This characteristic local restaurant at the edge of Porta Palazzo offers excellent traditional Piedmontese cuisine in a friendly environment. At the same time it is rustic and elegant, with wine barrels as decorations and wooden furnishing. The menu is short but tasty menu, featuring homemade dishes cooked with local ingredients.

Chezà

Restaurant, Italian
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Chezà, a restaurant and a pizzeria, welcomes customers into a warm atmosphere with exceptionally friendly staff. Set in a cheerful, multicultural area, the restaurant’s decorations take their inspiration from the Greek landscape, with light blue walls and white furnishings in abundance. Desserts here come highly recommended.

La Panzanella

Restaurant, Italian, $$$
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La Panzanella is mostly a pizzeria, but features tasty cuisine dishes as well, such as delicious risotto or fresh Italian fish cuts. The staff is friendly and the pizza is great, while the restaurant also shows soccer games on its large TV, making it a lively spot to head for an evening meal and perfect for mixing with the Turin locals when they are at their liveliest.

Soup&Go

Restaurant, Vegan, Vegetarian
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This restaurant is a self-service soup stop-off where it’s possible to stop for a light soup or a salad, all made with the freshest ingredients. The place is cozy and offers the chance to enjoy the sun on a lovely patio, which is heated too, so that customers can eat outside on nice winter days. Soup&Go is vegetarian and vegan-friendly, making it a good place for a quick lunch or a take away no matter the dietary requirements.

Pippo Paranza

Restaurant, Seafood
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At Pippo Paranza everything from the furnishing to the dishes, feels like it could be a restaurant on Pier39 in San Francisco, or somewhere salt-washed on the Eastern Seaboard. The place is completely decorated with fisherman hardware and painted in a deep sea blue, while the atmosphere is cozy and the food excellent. Even the creative cakes look like shells freshly picked off the sand.

Aldente

This rustic trattoria features traditional Piedmontese food, offered in a characteristic setting with old-style decorations and a warm atmosphere, made possible thanks to the welcoming staff. The local dishes are excellent and after dinner patrons can take a relaxing walk along the nearby via Garibaldi.
Aldente, via delle Orfane 19/g, Turin, Italy, +39 011 436 8105