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Ristorante Da Francesco

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Corte Portici 13, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 418049
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Billericay, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Lovely lunch served by very friendly staff in this courtyard restaurant in lovely Lucca. highly recommended.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

A lovely evening rescued after an awful experience at a nearby 'restaurant' where we were shouted at by an owner die choosing not to sit in his establishment. All I wanted to do was go back to our apartment and go to bed but the atmosphere here was warm, welcoming and caring. The lovely lady wouldn't let us sit at... More 

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Greece
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Now if you want to experience authentic pizza then Ristorante da Francesca is the place. We got to knead our very own pizza dough. After a fun toss...or two then we made our pizza...2 minutes later absolute heaven. A must for children and fun loving groups

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

I've eaten here several times during my visits to Lucca. The veal scaloppine I had was excellent . I've enjoyed all my meals here. Sometimes the staff seems bored or distracted, don't let that sway you, the food is what it's about.

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timisoara
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

We stumbled upon the place by accident, but the food was soo good that we went back the following day. Tried a few secondi, all of which were excellent (and the portions were generous). The service was efficient and no-nonsense - no complaints at all. Would highly recommend the place for the quality/price ratio.

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Nice, France
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

Had dinner here this month, it is tucked away from the main streets, so we had some problem finding it again as we had seen it earlier that day but closed at lunch time. Their whole grilled fish are delicious, Dorade and Sea Bass, the lady doesn't not speak much English but we still managed to communicate. My wife was... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

Great food from the pasta dishes to the meats al cinghiale (wild Boar). We had a sample from the hostess and all was delicious. Service was great and we were rushed.

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Rome, Italy
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115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Five star food - roasted sea bream cooked to perfection, seasoned exquisitely and accompanied by a variety of grilled vegetables. The steak was superb quality and was grilled perfectly. At our request, the server asked the cook to prepare the French fries extra crunchy, as my husband prefers, and the kitchen accommodated the special request. The zuppa di farro and... More 

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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

It was raining, late, after the Puccini concert, no reservation, no recommendation, no plan. My wife and I ducked into Francesco and felt as if we had been welcomed home to family! As far as we could tell, we were the only tourists present (always a good sign). I can't even remember the specifics of what we ordered. I just... More 

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Albany, New York, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

We stumbled upon this restaurant in Lucca during a day trip. The place looked busy and the menu looked tempting. We were quickly seated outside on a beautiful day. The host and servers were attentive and quickly brought out bread and drinks and took our orders. Since we were not far from the coast the Branzino seemed like a good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$32
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Pizza
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corte Portici 13, 55100, Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 418049

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