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Formoli's Bistro

3839 J. St. (38th St.) Send to Phone
916-448-5699 | Menu
Intimate neighborhood gem showcases Mediterranean-inspired fare.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

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

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Formoli's Bistro Restaurant Review

: This neighborhood bistro features quality food, good wine and a welcoming atmosphere. The philosophy is simple, but it works --- locals flock here on any given night. The menu is predominantly Mediterranean inspired, and highlights fresh, seasonal ingredients. The pork osso buco was fork-tender and flavorful, the accompanying risotto rich and creamy. Steak frites is another popular option, as is the pepper-encrusted whisky burger. Desserts are also a must, and include such delights as a chocolate crème brûlée and seasonal fruit tart.

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