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Formoli's Bistro

3839 J. St. (38th St.) Send to Phone
916-448-5699 | Menu
Eclectic, artistic neighborhood favorite for inspired American and Mediterranean fare.

Lunch Tues.-Fri., Dinner Tues.-Sat.
  • Parking lot
  • Dress code: Casual dressy
  • Full bar

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Formoli's Bistro Restaurant Review

: With its warm service, modern artwork and open floorplan, Formoli's is a neighborhood gem. Locals know they are guaranteed quality food and good wine --- all at a fraction of the price they'd find at shinier places in midtown. Starters include lamb sliders with harissa aïoli and mussels with homemade sausage in a spicy tomato broth. Mains include a pork osso buco with creamy polenta and salmon with fried trumpet mushrooms and carrot purée. The eight-course chef's tasting menu includes such delights as beef carpaccio with frisée and fried squash blossoms.


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