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Antica Locanda di Sesto

Via Ludovica 1660, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 578181
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Ludovica 1660, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice complimentary prosecco and bruschetta spread with something when we arrived. Delicious red wine (their own blend) that went down very easily. We thought that this was promising. However, all our dishes turned out to be very salty. Saltiest of all the meals we've had...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a company of 15 people and most of us enjoyed our meals and admitted having one of the best meals in our lives, me included. The ambiance of the place was typical Italian - warm and cosy. The food was delicious. I had...More

Thank Duncheg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful Italian food presented by an Italian family with all their warmth. Full of locals who know where you can find a good meal! It is a long drive for Lucca, but really it is completely worth it! Grazia!

Thank Borat4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten here many times in the past - it has always been our restaurant of choice when staying in Lucca - we have also sent other people to eat there. The homemade pasta & papa pommadoro soup are excellent as is the brick...More

Thank Rossies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We Visited this Restaurant yesterday evening. The food was delicious and the service excellent. We drove there from South of Lucca ...

Thank Nadine J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very old restaurant, according to owner this place is open since 1368! cosy, beautiful and high class atmosphere. Local crowd mainly, mid to high class. Gorgeous local food, mainly meat, everything top level. price is not cheap but affordable, especially compared to the high quality...More

Thank Jimmy66_13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is at a 20 minute drive from the city centre. We ate a second dish and a dessert; loved it all. Very tasty. Very good house wine also. Great service.

Thank Tineke K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant a few times & it never disappoints. The house wine is deciduous, staff attentive & speak English very well, menu varied and the apple pie is gorgeous.

Thank Neris123
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Go here for amazing, fresh, Italian food, an amazing ambiance and the most friendly staff you can find in Italy. Great place!

1  Thank Maaike V
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We had the spinach, white beans, smoked goose breast, eggplant & ricotta ravioli, pork cheek spaghetti with the house wine...finishing off with espresso. While the portion sizes are ample they are not overly large. All the flavours were spot on. We were treated to a...More

Thank 59canadian
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7 January 2017|
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Response from Francebiamu | Reviewed this property |
Give the restaurant a call before you go. Reservation is not mandatory but recommended. You won't risk to not find a table because restaurant is full, in August /September it is high season for Italian restaurants so I'd... More
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25 October 2016|
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Response from מיכל ד | Reviewed this property |
‫I don't think so but definitely worth it‬
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25 October 2016|
Response from Ted A | Reviewed this property |
I do t know but it is generally not done in Italy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Ludovica 1660, 55100, Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 578181
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Antica Locanda Di Sesto is a restaurant located on the right side of the Serchio River,in the outskirts of Lucca. The Building dates back to the 1368, as the marble stone in front of the restaurant says, a period when the local merchants started to build their own country estates, used to relax and chill out in the summer but also to gain business profits. From the XIV Century the village of Sesto was property of the "De Nobili" Family and they had, according to various rumors, 101 farmers working only for them in the village. It is thanks to this powerful family that the "Locanda" was built, and even now you can see the remains of the old building inside the restaurant. *We now offer a free shuttle service from Lucca town centre*
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