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Faine' Sassu

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Via Usai 17, 07100 Sassari, Sardinia, Italy
+39 079 236402
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Lisbon, Portugal
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105 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2012 via mobile

"Fainè", aka "farinata" in Italian, is a kind of pizza made just of chickpea flour and water, good in a wood fired oven. It is typical of Liguria (the region of Genoa), but they told me is also very much widespread here in the North of Sardinia (the two regions used to be part of the Savoy Kingdom). The one... More 

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Miami, Florida
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2010

If you like faine, then this restaurant has best faine in Sassari. Basic faine is a thin bread type of food made of chickpea flour, oil, water, salt and usually baked in oven. Other ingredients like onions, rosemary, oregano, sausage or cheese can be added. This plate is originally from Genova, but these days it is popular in other parts... More 

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Reviewed 15 November 2008

you cannot say to have visited sassari if you do not go to via Usai 17...just a must !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$77 - US$154
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Usai 17, 07100 Sassari, Sardinia, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sardinia  >  Province of Sassari  >  Sassari
  • Phone Number: +39 079 236402

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?