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Favaloro's Big Night Bistro

545 Lighthouse Ave. (Fountain Ave.) Send to Phone
831-373-8523 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Home-style Italian cooking warms even the foggiest Pacific Grove evenings.

Dinner Tues.-Sat.

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Favaloro's Big Night Bistro Restaurant Review

: Favaloro's Big Night Bistro is all about down-home hospitality; it’s the kind of place where you're greeted by name and they ask about your kids. House-made pasta is paired with fresh and mostly local ingredients. We enjoyed the light, fluffy gnocchi appetizer with creamy Gorgonzola sauce. The arugula and pear salad combined sweet and bitter flavors with crunchy, candied walnuts and a balsamic dressing. For entrées, try the veal milanese, breaded and grilled with olive oil and piquant capers --- or, if seafood’s more to your liking, snag the salmon and prawns in a tomato and wine sauce with artichoke hearts and veggies. The one-page menu is easy to navigate and complemented by a nice selection of wines. Desserts include a well-executed cannoli and a rotating selection of house-made sweets. You can walk off some of those calories in Pacific Grove’s shopping district, or with a longer stroll down to the water’s edge.


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