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Fausto's Bistro

530 Veterans Memorial Blvd. (Nursery Ave.) Send to Phone
504-833-7121 | Menu
Fausto’s offers authentic Italian fare in Metairie.

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.

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Fausto's Bistro Restaurant Review

: It’s all in the family at Fausto's Bistro. Brothers Roland and Fausto DiPietro learned to cook from their Sicilian mother, and like the comfortable dining room setting of the restaurant, the food addresses the virtues of simple things done right. Their mother‘s inspiration is obvious in a garlic-pummeled marinara that's spooned onto ricotta-stuffed manicotti, mozzarella with eggplant in carrozza, and all sorts of veal and pasta concoctions. Especially notable is the speckled trout al limone, which at Fausto's has a leg up on the locally renowned trout meunière. A splash of white wine added to the lemon and butter elevates the dish. Italian heritage inspires the best entrées: veal saltimbocca; chicken Marsala or Parmesan; spaghetti with Italian sausage; and a straightforward lasagna. The signature dessert is tiramisu. Fausto's maintains a wine cellar that's modest in size but it holds interesting selections for such a small, suburban restaurant, and it complements the soul-warming cuisine.


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