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Leon d'Oro Secolare

Via Roma 12 | Canale D'albak, 12043 Canale, Italy
+39 0173 979296
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (5 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Roma 12 | Canale D'albak, 12043 Canale, Italy
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

First of all,the antipasti came and came and came,each one delicious,to me a revelation! I had never tasted bagna cauda before, or had the raw meat sliced so thin they claimed you could read the newspaper through it! I remember the grissini at least 50...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Cocciolino2015
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Eating in Ilarias restaurant is like coming home every year. We came this year for the 4 time in her restaurant. She knows how to please people - and she has an excellent cook! Great tipical regional dishes, prefect wine combinations and perfect in price...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Stefaan A
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

We were at market day and another American couple heard us speaking English. They were in Canale for the day looking for typical Piedmontese cuisine. We recommended Leon D’oro, which is our favorite restaurant in the city. We were the only non-locals in the restaurant....More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank jjlandlmt
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Family run typici restaurant. Delightful service and reliable cuisine. Also has room to rent, clean tidy Pensione style. We did not stay, already elsewhere.

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank MichaelJKent
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We had been staying in the French Alps, in extremely cold overnight weather, when our German friends invited us to travel 150 miles to stay at the Leon D'Oro secolare in Canale d'Alba. We jumped at the chance to enjoy the wonderful food served there....More

Date of visit: September 2017
2  Thank ukangiec
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Illaria is a most wonderfull host, the waiter (Luciano) is the kind of a waiter you want to have in every restaurant you go with a little child. The served dishes were delicious, the 'carne' was splendid. We will be back in the area and...More

Date of visit: July 2017
2  Thank StanMacae
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere and the staff are so outward going and friendly. Friendly and talkative piano player all though everything is packed into an episode of Fawlty Towers :) positively meant. Food though is another chapter. Quite under par which has nothing to do with...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Savola
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed lunch in the dining room with good quality china, attentive staff and tasty food. Excellent value. Recommend the risotto and the cheese platter.

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank Aust_mum
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

My husband, daughter and I dined here last night, and could not have been more pleased with the food and the service. A beautiful restaurant, we felt very at home. Our daughter is a vegetarian and Luciano, our waiter, made sure he took care of...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank DeniseP940
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Yes, I see the reviews that this place is "Old Fashioned... Traditional... not very exciting... but our experience there tells a very different tale. We had eaten in two of Canale's finest restaurants the previous two nights, having arrived on a Sunday afternoon. Still uncomfortable...More

Date of visit: November 2016
1  Thank Kleefrog57
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Roma 12 | Canale D'albak, 12043 Canale, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Piedmont  >  Province of Cuneo  >  Canale
  • Phone Number: +39 0173 979296
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