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Antica Osteria Luchin

Via Bighetti 51 | Sotto i portici, negozio di gastronomia adiacente all' osteria, 16043 Chiavari, Italy
+39 0185 301063
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“minestrone” (8 reviews)
“farinata” (23 reviews)
“torte” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Bighetti 51 | Sotto i portici, negozio di gastronomia adiacente all' osteria, 16043 Chiavari, Italy
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended to this restaurant and were were very happy with the food. My partner tried the Fainata (a chickpea pancake with cucumber) and I had the spaghetti all vongole. the restaurant was very busy and the staff were most helpful.

Thank Garry R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

simple but typical good food, at reasonable prices. sometimes there is also a queu. pasta from 8 to 12 €. Saltytorte with vegetables and potatoes. Meat from 10 to 25 €. don't forget the cakes, they're wonderful.

Thank Giugni65
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Restaurant area was too dirty (floor, tables, etc) and crammed. Sat on uncomfortable wooden stool with waiters kept on bumping on my back while going past! Kitchen area was open and near table, and really noisy esp one of them ! Not a pleasant experience....More

Thank Ann R
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

A crowdy restaurant with an antique touch. One of the best culinary experiences. The famous Ligurian farinata at its best. Best culatello ham, flavorful pasta, delicious red local wine, superb Italian atmosphere. A must taste in Chiavari.

Thank Ana D
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

A very easy going restaurant, visited by a lot of local's which is a good sign if you ask me. Very authentic food, serve in a straight forward way. The tast was great, and the price was very acceptabel. I definitely recommend this restaurant to...More

Thank John-Breda
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The owner of the place welcomed us, he is the great grand son of the founder, who started the business in 1907. The brick-owen grilled beef and the thin pancake-like bread was very good.

Thank JonPalsson
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This restaurant offers honest Ligurian cooking which is authentic and very tasty. The farinata is excellent, but the polpo é patate is a stand out dish the addition of capers and olives make this a classic. The torte are also exceptional. The daily specials are...More

Thank Honestman2
Reviewed 5 August 2016

There's a reason this place is always busy...it is just great, no fuss food in comfortable surroundings. Paper place-mats, wooden tables placed close together, simple menu with a regional focus. Especially liked the farinata. Staff were fun, service friendly and location under a portico in...More

1  Thank Carducci_Clan
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We love this restaurant. Have eaten here many times, and will be coming back. Great traditional ligurian cooking. Good service!

Thank Dagfinn B
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

A Ligurian institution . Watch the farinata being made . Rustic with shared tables . Packed with locals . Fasted paced but the food is classic , no fuss , super fresh !

Thank 1975Jacuzzi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Bighetti 51 | Sotto i portici, negozio di gastronomia adiacente all' osteria, 16043 Chiavari, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Chiavari
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 301063
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