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Pizzeria Rusticanella 2

Via San Paolino 32 | Lucca, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 55383
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (18 reviews)
“pizza” (33 reviews)
“tagliata” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via San Paolino 32 | Lucca, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a very nice little restaurant within the city walls. It was not the best meal we had whilst in Lucca but I wouldn't hesitate to eat here again. The staff did not speak much English which is not too much of a problem...More

Thank Chrisandmike186317
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is our third visit and on returning to Lucca made sure we came back , great food as usual , and lots of it. Wine very good for the price, and nice bread basket with a salty top , happy smiling waiter. Try it...More

Thank Hunter1260
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truly outstanding. Great primi piatti, really nice for beef steak (Tagliata), and worth trying the local dishes!!!

Thank Mathias E
Reviewed 1 week ago

I come to Lucca four or five times a year and always visit Rusticanella. I love the laid-back, unhurried, totally authentically Tuscan atmosphere. The steak (tagliata, especially) is THE best in the city. I also love the somewhat scary-looking waitress who serves the whole restaurant...More

Thank Kirsty M
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This is a nice, cosy restaurant that has a pleasant local feel. We had dinner there recently, trying their pizza and pasta with pecorino cheese. Both offered great value for money. We also tried one starter - baked pecorino (because, you know, pecorino seems to...More

Thank hancza9m
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We tried to get in the first night we were in Lucca, but they were full. A few nights later, we had better luck and we had some dinner here. The TV was showing Napoli-Juventus soccer on TV, the waiters were making bets with each...More

Thank Henny L
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Cozy little place with excellent pizza! The place was full of tourist though later in the evening locals began to fill the place and the pizzas were flowing out of the kitchen!! A must repeat!! Small dining room so would suggest reservations to ensure you...More

Thank Hondette
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Arrived in Lucca late, looking for some food. Stumbled accross this typically italian. Obviously a place for locals. Was really busy and the food and wine was amazing. Wasnt in the mood for steak but will be definitely be going back . A must for...More

Thank jamie m
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We always enjoy Lucca. The food is very good everyplace you go. This stands out above the others. What was better bread or steak? I can't decide.

Thank Claud C
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Came here twice, Feb 6th and the 8th for evening meals and was treated to meals of outstanding quality, price, and service. Good house wines too, with a menu that is both expansive and interesting. The pizza's are superb, and the beef stew was fantastic...More

Thank Richey01
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Christine d
Hi coming to visit Lucca for the day with coach trip, is this restaurant easy to find, dont no Lucca at all, also coming with my 13 year old son can you choose whats in the dishes ie leave out onions etc. will this be hard to order? Any other tips on Lucca would be good , many thanks
31 March 2015|
Response from luca n | Property representative |
I'm sorry this restaurant and 'totally typical of Lucca and Tuscan dishes will then in onion garlic etc. in almost all dishes, can eat pizza or steak or fillet of beef or mixed grill of land that is produced to be grilled... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Paolino 32 | Lucca, 55100, Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 55383
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