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Restaurants in Tuscany North, Italy
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Tuscany North, Bagni di Lucca: Hotel Ristorante Corona
Old Review: Arney from NJ (www.italyvilla.com), 2002, #437, "Exceptional food but the chef was only under contract until October 2002. If the owner's smart, he rehired the guy."
Tuscany North, Barga: L'Altana
Old Review: Fiona from Scotland, 2007, #2757, "Honest trattoria cooking with fresh ingredients, friendly staff and very good value for money"
Old Review: madwing from CA, 2005, #2069, "Delicious food, sweet service, very local, inexpensive..."
Tuscany North, Benabbio: La Locanda Dei Lupari
Old Review: DianaPK from PA, 2007, #2660, "La Locanda Dei Lupari opened in the summer of 2007 by chef Nicola Micchelini. Beautiful location; outstanding food."
Tuscany North, Camporgiano: Mulino del Rancone
Old Review: Arney from NJ (www.italyvilla.com), 2002, #438, "Wonderful, inexpensive food at a restaurant that specializes in dishes made of farro, an ancient variety of wheat, and other Garfagnana specialties."
Tuscany North, Lucca: All'Ulivo
Old Review: Carol M from CA, 2005, #1406, "A third visit to All'Ulivo was as pleasant an evening as the first two. Just to mention this time that we tried the chocolate souffle, molten in the middle. Yum!"
Old Review: Jane from CA, 2003, #504, "We felt this restaurant was over priced. It was an expensive meal but not on a par with other meals in this price category."
Old Review: Carol from CA, 2002, #428, "A lovely restaurant in a small piazza of Lucca's centro storico. Excellent cuisine emphasizing seafood. Upscale but moderately priced."
Tuscany North, Lucca: Antica Locanda di Sesto
Old Review: Jane from CA, 2003, #506, "Had an excellent meal here. Had been recommended by person from Lucca. Classic Italian dishes. Popular with locals and tourists."
Tuscany North, Lucca: Buca di Sant'Antonio
Via della Cervia 1/3, Phone: 058355881
Closing day: Sunday Evening and Monday
Old Review: mise from UK, 2007, #2469, "This well regarded restaurant lived up to its reputaion. Ambience, food and service were excellent."
Old Review: Carol M from CA, 2005, #1402, "Excellent food and service."
Old Review: Jean from MI, 2004, #800, "Excellent service and best food of our trip!"
Old Review: Jane from CA, 2003, #508, "We had a very good meal here. A great atmosphere and ambience. Professional, good wait staff. High recommendation."
Old Review: Karen from PA, 2000, #142, "Although I cannot heartily recommend this place I would suggest it for dinner rather than lunch. "
Old Review: Doru from Canada, 2002, #11, "Food divine, service could be better. Ah, but the food..."
Tuscany North, Lucca: Cantine Bernardini
Via Del Suffragio, 7, Phone: 0583 494336
Old Review: Terifc from NY, 2012, #3942, "Great food and good prices!"
Tuscany North, Lucca: Canuleia
Old Review: Jeff Whiteaker from CA, 2007, #2534, "Without question the worst food of our entire 3 1/2 week trip to Italy. You'd have to go way out of your way to make food as bland and bad as this."
Old Review: Gavin from Australia, 2002, #143, "NOT RECOMMENDED. It is listed in both Cadogan and Rough Guide travel guides, but Gavin had a horrible meal summer 2002. "
Tuscany North, Lucca: Da Giulio in Pelleria
Old Review: Doru from Canada, 2002, #10, "Great service, great food, great local ambiance, all at a reasonable cost."
Tuscany North, Lucca: GELATO. Gelateria La Tosca
Old Review: lswieland from USA, 2005, #1805, "Spectacular gelato in Lucca"
Tuscany North, Lucca: Gigi Trattoria
Lucca, Piazza del Carmine, Phone: 0583.467266
Closing day: Sunday and Monday dinner.
Old Review: JDeQ from Canada, 2008, #2962, "Cozy trattoria in the heart of the historic center of Lucca located in Piazza Del Carmine right in front the famous Mercato del Carmine."
Tuscany North, Lucca: Giglio
Piazza del Giglio 2, Phone: 0583-494058
Closing day: Tues eve & Wed, also 30 Jan-14 Feb, 15 July-2 Aug
Old Review: Carol from CA, 2002, #427, "A "grown-up" restaurant, excellent food, service, and ambience."
Tuscany North, Lucca: Gli Orti di Via Elisa
Via Elisa 17, Phone: 05188.8.131.52
Old Review: Fiona from Scotland, 2007, #2758, "A modern-style trattoria producing good Tuscan food with a wide selection of traditional dishes in a lively and convivial atmosphere"
Old Review: caplanco from CO, 2006, #2199, "We were tired and hungry. I told Michael I wanted to stop at the first place that looked like it had decent pasta. We were glad we did!"
Old Review: Monica PIleggi from MD, 2004, #879, "Good food - many locals dining here, too."
Tuscany North, Lucca: L'Antico Sigillo
Old Review: Jeff Whiteaker from CA, 2007, #2530, "A surprisingly good find in a town that (to us, at least) seemed a bit lacking in genuinely great restaurants."
Old Review: Debrah from Canada, 2007, #2407, "A friendly and local restaurant that has a diverse menu of tasty food at economical prices."
Tuscany North, Lucca: Li per Li
Old Review: Carol from CA, 2002, #430, "A quick stand-up place for lunch or snack, featuring crepes, fresh-squeezed fruit and vegetable smoothies/juices, delicious, cheap, fresh."
Tuscany North, Lucca: Locanda Buatino
Old Review: willit from UK, 2006, #1945, "Very pleasant simple restaurant, full of locals. Smallish hand written menu in Italian only, but very interesting menu items. I have enjoyed every visit."
Tuscany North, Lucca: Lombardo
Old Review: Carol from CA, 2002, #429, "A lovely setting and delicious Tuscan fare, very popular with locals and less expensive than the famous Vipore restaurant just down the road."
Tuscany North, Lucca: Osteria Baralla
Old Review: Carol from CA, 2002, #431, "Typical Lucchese cuisine, reasonably priced, favored by tourists and locals alike, very family-friendly."
Tuscany North, Lucca: Pizzeria Sbragia
Old Review: willit from UK, 2005, #1212, "Very busy pizzeria full of mostly young locals and families. Not stylish or particularly relaxing, but excellent pizza at a reasonable price."
Tuscany North, Lucca: Pizzeria Trattoria Italia
Old Review: JDeQ from Canada, 2008, #2963, "Ignore the cute name (Italian Pizzeria (?)) and give this good pizzeria located not far from the Anfiteartro Romano a try."
Tuscany North, Lucca: Ristorante All’Olivo
Piazza S. Quirico 1, Phone: 5184.108.40.206
Closing day: Wednesday (in winter only)
Old Review: JDeQ from Canada, 2008, #2964, "A very good restaurant, located on Piazza San Quirico, which has been serving happy Lucchese since 1944."
Tuscany North, Lucca: Ristorante Pizzeria K2
Via Amphitheatre, 107, Phone: 0583.467170
Closing day: Thursday and February
Old Review: JDeQ from Canada, 2008, #2965, "Good restaurant, conveniently located near the main entrance to the Anfiteartro Romano."
Old Review: Carol M from CA, 2005, #1403, "Our choice for pizza and calzoni in Lucca. Thin crust, generous toppings, lots of choice. Open longer hours than most restaurants."
Tuscany North, Lucca: Stefani da Benedetto
Old Review: Monica Pileggi from MD, 2004, #880, "Good Tuscan food in a lovely dining room."
Tuscany North, Lucca: Trattoria da Leo
Via Tegrimi, 1, Phone: 0583.492236
Old Review: Patrick, Arkansas from AR, 2009, #3249, "Eat like a local, with the locals. It was full of people but we were the only tourists in there. That's a great sign that it's good food at a good value."
Old Review: Jeff Whiteaker from CA, 2007, #2527, "We dined here on two separate occasions: the first night was fabulous while the second was, quite bafflingly, awful."
Old Review: caplanco from CO, 2006, #2200, "A lively place serving typical Tuscan and Lucchese food in a warm atmosphere."
Old Review: Debra from CA, 2005, #1472, "Good food, lively atmosphere and a place where they soon will know your name."
Old Review: Carol M from CA, 2005, #1404, "A thoroughly enjoyable, very popular trattoria, often full of Lucchesi and tourists alike. Lots of fun, good Lucchese food, very lively!"
Old Review: Monica PIleggi from USA, 2004, #878, "A Warm Welcome, good food."
Old Review: Wendy and Rob from CA, 2003, #757, "It seemed to be THE place to eat; it was hopping."
Tuscany North, Lucca: Trattoria Prosciutto e Melone
Old Review: cobblehill from NY, 2004, #920, "Unpleasant meal here on a rainy June Sunday."
Tuscany North, Lucca: Vecchia Trattoria Buralli
Old Review: mise from UK, 2007, #2470, "Good local Trattoria; reasonable prices."
Old Review: azwaniecki from MD, 2003, #682, "Typical trattoria with good vegetable dishes and Lucchesi wines"
Tuscany North, Montecarlo: Villa La Nina
Via S. Martino, Loc. Montechiari, Phone: 0583-22018, fax:0583-22178
Closing day: Monday evening and all day Tuesday
Old Review: Gillian from www.piccolotours.com, 2002, #144, "Restaurant with rooms. This is a great place to stay and/or eat when exploring Northern Tuscany."
Tuscany North, Montemagno Calci: Trattoria di Montemagno
Old Review: David from NY (moderator), 2001, #148, "Carla Capalbo’s recommendation. A detour is well worth it to visit both places the hamlet of Montemagno and the restaurant. "
Tuscany North, Pianosinatico: Silvio La Storia a Tavola
Old Review: David from NY (moderator), 2001, #151, "Way out of anyone's way and totally, fabulously worth a detour. Recommended in the Carla Capalbo book. "
Tuscany North, Pisa: Ostria La Mescita
Old Review: Jane from CA, 2001, #150, "The menu is "typical" simple Tuscan food. We enjoyed it as the food was so different from most places that the authenticity was a fun experience. "
Tuscany North, Pisa: Taverna Kostas
Old Review: Karen from PA, 2000, #149, "Greek and Italian food in a friendly, local-feeling place."
Tuscany North, Pistoia: La Bottegaia Osteria
Old Review: Jane from CA, 2006, #2178, "We had a very good lunch here and will return next time we are in Pistoia. Clientele is a mix of local people and tourists. It is clearly popular with Pistoiese"
Tuscany North, Pistoia: La tavernetta di Jack
Old Review: Alice Twain from Italy, 2004, #689, "An acceptable experience, but decidedly on the cheap side."
Tuscany North, Pistoia: Osteria del Ghiotto
Old Review: JMDA from Italy, 2003, #691, "Very good osteria."
Tuscany North, Ponte a Moriano: La Mora
Via Sesto di Moriano 1748, Phone: 0583.406402
Old Review: caplanco from CO, 2006, #2201, "While we did not think La Mora was as good a value as other restaurants we'd enjoyed, it does serve creatively prepared and presented food."
Old Review: Gavin Crawford from Australia, 2002, #527, "The perfect combination of food, ambience and service."
Old Review: David from NY (moderator), 2001, #146, "We went to La Mora on the recommendation of 3 different sources and weren’t disappointed."
Old Review: Karen from PA, 2000, #145, "It is a very elegant, rather hushed place, with a beautiful, all-windowed dining terrace. The food is not uppity, though."
Tuscany North, Ponte a Serraglio: Ristorante da Bruno (Frediani)
Old Review: Karen from PA, 2000, #147, "This place is rustic and quaint near Bagni di Lucca. "
Tuscany North, Traversa: Jolanda
Old Review: Jules from FL, 2001, #152, "The food and wine was better than found in cities such as Florence and Rome. True home Italian cooking. "
Old Review: CeCe from CA, 2002, #153, "An interesting place to stop for lunch near the A1 from Bologna to Florence."
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