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Il Piccolo Principe

Piazza Giacomo Puccini 1 | Grand Hotel Principe di Piemonte, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
+39 0584 4011
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good14%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“red mullet” (4 reviews)
“tasting menu” (5 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Contemporary, Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Piazza Giacomo Puccini 1 | Grand Hotel Principe di Piemonte, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolutely amazing wine list. There was almost TOO much to chose from. We had an incredible bottle of Gave and were very happy. I'd have liked a bit more of a varied menu BUT they had gluten free pasta and cooked it beautifully. Toilets...More

Thank Hannah H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant for our wedding anniversary on Friday. Opted for the fish tasting menu which was highly recommended. Apparently they were awarded 2 Michelin stars based on that menu. So that kind of sealed the deal for us. =) The restaurant is...More

Thank Andreuta79
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We loved our experience. The wait staff was as superb as the food. Well deserving of its Star reputation. Highly recommended.

Thank RonL40
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We had a wonderful evening at the Il Piccolo Principe, the staff were fabulous and explained what each course was. We went for the fish taster menu and it ended up as about 11 courses and we were really full. The location is wonderful and...More

Thank SBland73
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Great tasting menu, coupled with great staff and service and with great wines. Nice sitting outside as well, next to the pool as well. Some great dishes, starting with appetisers and well recommend the crispy red mullet as well. Also the duck was very tasty...More

Thank chrismranger
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I was looking forward to trying the 2 Michelin starred experience, what I received was less than average. I have visited many Michelin restaurants, throughout Europe and wanted to try this new experience. The service was excellent, the Sommelier recommended a beautiful wine to accompany...More

2  Thank Jmdouglas1
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We were seated at a table that shouldn't exist in a restaurant of this price range: next to a loudspeaker shooting Italian pop music straight into our ear. The Mediterranean sky and weather on a summer night is essentially beautiful, but a plastic cover on...More

2  Thank Janne T
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We ate in this restaurant last Wednesday for my partners birthday he has always wanted to do a tasting menu but has never been able to arrange it as I am a vegetarian and it seems to cause a problem in England but I emailed...More

Thank 44gromit
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Terribly disappointed with this place. We booked reservations {and as a result, booked our hotels/planned part of our trip around this} MONTHS ago. We are now SIX DAYS out, and just got a cancellation email saying that "unfortunately, they will not be able to honour...More

1  Thank emilydouglasbaird
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Taster menu - (Photo attached) We ate here just before the restaurant closes for the winter. It was wonderful. We decided to have the 7 course fish taster menu (170 euros per person) This ended up being 11 courses with all the additional little courses...More

Thank Michelin_diva
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$131 - US$251
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Giacomo Puccini 1 | Grand Hotel Principe di Piemonte, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Viareggio
  • Phone Number: +39 0584 4011
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'Il Piccolo Principe' gourmet restaurant, Two Star Michelin, offers an exquisitely refined cuisine that is enriched and set off by a well-stocked wine list that can be appreciated either inside the elegant and exclusive restaurant room or outside on the bright roof garden and by the pool. Piccolo Principe is open to hotel residents and non-residents alike.
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