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Buca di Sant'Antonio

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Via della Cervia 3, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 55881
Today
12:30 - 15:00
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:30 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 19:30 - 22:00
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled on this Restuarant and what a find . I cannot recommend this restaurant highly enough . The ambience is enchanting- there was an open fireplace and cosy interior. The food is of the highest standard . The pasta cooked to perfection. I recommend the pasta with truffles . They were very generous with the truffles. Wonderful wine list... More 

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Thank Anastasia B
Reading, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped by and were lucky enough to be offered a table. The food and ambience were both excellent. My wife and I highly recommend this fine old Lucca restaurant.

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Thank timbrooke777
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended to try this restaurant by our Airbnb host and it did not disappoint! First, we loved the warm and traditional Tuscan feel of the restaurant and the staff were so pleasant from the moment we arrived. We started with a salumi and cheese platter which was excellent....the handmade pasta was delicious and the veal chop I ordered... More 

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Thank Martino F
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing pre fixed dinner with all the champagne and wine you can drink. Our service and food was outstanding. Been here many times in the summer and this is our first meal here in the winter. Yum!

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Thank MaryOnTheSquare
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Anyone coming here will find it hard to be disappointed. Food, wine, and service is excellent. My girlfriend and I were here for lunch. Little tip, if you want something slightly different for dessert try the trifle. It is a little bit on the alcoholic side - as it is doused in orange liquor - but it is excellent. Hope... More 

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Thank Phil L
Victoria, Texas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

While visiting Lucca we chose Buca di Sant' Antonio as the restaurant to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Having been referred to Buca on a prior trip and having had such a wonderful experience, we never hesitated in our decision. And it was so well worth it. The food, ambiance and service are fantastic! We made our reservation well ahead of... More 

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Thank ribot38
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Great service / true to the soil / not for sea food though - for best local cuisine meat and zuppe wine n champagne

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Thank SenthilRamanathan
Decatur, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by a local shop owner. It was his favorite restaurant and it is now mine. Great food, service, and atmosphere.

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Thank Todd H
Santa Ana, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Our first night in Lucca we walked to the BucadiSantAntonio and went back another night the same week. Thankfully we were there ahead of the "Comics and Games" event which promised to create a human crush during the coming week The elegantly dressed waiters were gracious and the food was cooked to perfection -- just what I expect in Italy... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Nice touch when you enter you get a glass of prosecco and nibbles. felt that the food was good but not excellent but nevertheless very enjoyable

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Cervia 3, 55100, Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 55881

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