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Antica Locanda da Luca

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Viale Michelangelo Buonarroti 63, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
+39 0584 425529
12:00 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:00
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Thu - Tue 12:00 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:00
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Florence, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The seafood was terrific and the people were friendly. The restaurant had couples, families and a single, such as myself. It was fun being in that casual atmosphere.

Thank RVD333
Leeds, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Lovely atmosphere, staff and food. It is tucked away from the main promenade but definitely worth seeking out. It is near the park and the gallery. Wine comes in a jug from a tap in the dining room. The sea bass with vegetables is a generous helping and delicious. Panacotta with chocolate or cherries is a good desert choice. There... More 

Thank shebelongs
Stamford, Connecticut
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel and we liked it so much that we went back twice. They spoke no English; but, since we are trying to polish our Italian language, it was fun to try to order and see if they understood us. The lack of English-speaking staff adds to it's authenticity. Over the course of the two... More 

Thank Joanne M
St. Petersburg, Russia
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287 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

A bit over-estimated I would say... People say that restaurant is perfect, that you have to make reservation in advance, etc. but I can't say it is something special. Went here once in the end of September visiting Viareggio but can't say that I felt like coming back one day. Pasta was enough good but veal alla Milanese was really... More 

Thank DmitryStPetersburg
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Very busy and popular with locals. Lots of fish on the menu which is what we were looking for, but if you don't like fish the choice would be restricted. Pasta served to next table looked lovely too. Had an authentic Italian feel. Waiter recommended a good Tuscan white wine which was lovely - €15.

Thank Lindy S
Camaiore, Italy
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43 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

good pizza, good prices, central location! You can't ask for much more really! Went here after an exhibition and were all satisfied after eating tasty pizza!

Thank 7ape
Westerham, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Very popular and busy with locals particularly big parties celebrating. Booking is possible although they didn't seem to write anything down. Staff very good and efficient on a very busy night. We were attracted by their 5 course tasting menu for 28€ inc. wine It was good but possibly not as good as they think it is. Perhaps a little... More 

Thank linda d
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9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

First off - this isn't a terrible restaurant. But as #14 in Viareggio I expected better. We visited here on our first night in town. It took a long time to get the attention of any of the three servers on duty and be seated. There was then a long wait for service. We ordered the house white which was... More 

Thank Alexkidd85
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Recommended by our hotel, The Grand Royal, and overall it was a great experience. Service was good, the server answered questions we had about the menu and was polite- in this tourist town that's important, other places we've been ignored despite trying to be friendly. The carpaccio is over the top good (and we try it almost every Italian restaurant... More 

Thank Dparry99
Paola, Italy
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74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

I visited this place after some suggestions from local people. Unfortunately I think that it is an overestimated restaurant. I ordered a grilled tuna with vegetable, a tiramisu and a Limoncello. The service was not friendly and slow, the food was just sufficient. Definitely I would not suggest it for a special dinner.

Thank Silvio S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Michelangelo Buonarroti 63, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Viareggio
  • Phone Number: +39 0584 425529

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