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La Verne Italian

cant talk...eating Sep 24, 2007 04:54 PM

My sister-in-law was raving about a small Italian place in La Verne she went to recently, but can't remember the name or the location. Anyone want to throw out a couple names for me to run by her? Thanks!

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  1. hrhboo RE: cant talk...eating Sep 24, 2007 05:05 PM

    Maybe it's one of these?

    http://www.chow.com/search?search%5Bq...

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      cant talk...eating RE: hrhboo Sep 24, 2007 05:11 PM

      It's definitely La Verne, and plus, several of these threads were old. But yes, I did do a search first.

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        hrhboo RE: cant talk...eating Sep 24, 2007 06:07 PM

        The search criteria was "La Verne Italian".

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      Jack Flash RE: cant talk...eating Sep 24, 2007 05:18 PM

      I'm sure it was Cafe Allegro. It's in Old Town La Verne, on Third street, just east of D. It's good, though a bit cramped (and kinda loud when it's full). I've eaten there many times. I recommend the farfalle con gamberetti.

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        cyberdiva RE: cant talk...eating Sep 24, 2007 05:36 PM

        Yes, it's Cafe Allegro. My favorite italian spot! I have to drive from OC just to eat there. The Chicken Marsala is the best there!

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          Ernie RE: cyberdiva Sep 25, 2007 09:51 AM

          Yes, Cafe Allegro is a great little place. It was one of my favorite restaurants when I lived in the area a few years ago. I agree, their chicken marsala with almonds is great, as is the chicken canneloni.

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