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“Nice ending to a beautiful day”
Review of Cafe Fiore

Cafe Fiore
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$31 - US$40
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After researching a trip to Truckee we found a NYT 2015 article the suggested this restaurant. We were not disappointed. We got there early and had a great bottle of wine around a small outdoor fire pit waiting for a table. Reservations needed as tables are few. They have outdoor seating too but in this chilly September night it was nice to be indoors. The food was outstanding, the wine selection is visible in every nook and cranny of this small intimate space. The service was attentive. It’s a high price point compared to the other choices in the South Lake Tahoe area but worth it. The only drawback for us was the long ride back to Truckee. Thank you to the not fake NYT for publishing!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Cozy place right near Heavenly. Food was out of sight! Would recommend getting reservations as suggested below as it’s a small place. Probably one of our best meals we had in the area all week. Strongly recommend the Fra Diablo - flavor was amazing and just the right amount of portion. Enjoy if you go.

Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

The place is tiny, so get reservations! The service and food is outstanding. Lots of wine options. Save room for white chocolate ice cream because it is excellent.

Thank Flint34
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We didn’t have a reservation and were asked to wait. However, unlike sometimes in this situation, we were not just left sitting at an unattractive spot. We were seated in a lovely garden. The waitress was very attentive and thoughtful about our needs. When we were seated, after a very acceptable time, the amazingly friendly service continued. And then the food came. Oh boy. Being European and very fond of Italy, we don’t come across an Italian restaurant of this quality often, outside of Italy. The food is absolutely perfect and not classic American-Italian, which is a good thing (in my opinion).

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

First time eating at the Cafe Fiore...was greeted promptly by the host and seated immediately inside the cozy cafe. Small dining room inside but nevertheless comfortable Dinner menu options very nice, we decided on the specials: sword fish and pasta seafood, and then the beef filet. All meals outstanding. The garlic bread was listed on yelp as not too miss...however it was average, nothing too special. The dessert that was recommend was the white chocolate ice cream...very unique and delicious! Bottom line really like the restaurant. It is very expensive but "top drawer". If you are looking for a nice intimate, quite and delicious dining experience, you should go. Again, the prices fairly steep for three of us with one glass of wine it was $250. Service fantastic!

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Thank Sandie2020
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