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Nelson Tavern

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Via Scali d'Azeglio 64, 57123, Livorno, Italy
+39 334 923 5618
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17:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 02:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome Pub, good Beer, very good Food. Waiters speak English, the chef came to ask personally if everything's fine! The menu is short but with stile and tradition, changes daily. The quote is: "Open from 6 pm till late" Shall I say more? :)

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Thank Ben B
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We were walking round trying to find a good restaurant and as we had rode some 180 miles we spotted nelson tavern. Seemed liked a good idea. Went into to an old type pub with food laid out on the bar. Ordered drinks and said looking for a restaurant who serves nest not fish. The owner said I can do... More 

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United Kingdom
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

I can't really review this restaurant as we stood about for about 10 minutes and nobody even acknowledged our presence.

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Thank M D
Malta
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

...great atmosphere to have an apperativo ..delicious, traditional Italian food...a must try....friendly staff and the owner makes you feel so welcome..highly recommend this place...i will definitely visit again

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

It's always nice to know someone in a small undiscovered town. After taking a beautiful drive along the coast we arrived at this small tavern with outside seating and lots of locals. I wasn't sure about how the food was going to taste because I normally avoid buffets. I found myself wanting seconds and thirds. Make sure you save room... More 

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Thank Patty G
Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

On the evening of Thursday 16th October, when the winds off the Mediterranean were blowing Vespers off their stands, my wife and I sought shelter in the Nelson Tavern, along with a quite a number of British 'tars' off the visiting HMS OCEAN and also a good number Livornese locals (always a good sign when locals support an establishment). What... More 

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1 Thank John P
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

Don't miss Nelson's Bar when you are in Livorno. A good selection of wines and beers, and the friendly staff will help you make the right choice. The 'apricena' (bar buffet) is famously popular, but we also had a superb steak here. The Livornese are very warm and friendly and you are guaranteed a great night out. We came here... More 

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Mount Vernon, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

I live in Livorno and yesterday was a friends birthday so we went out for some drinks nearby and picked Nelson Tavern. We had a great time! The drinks were so good and the staff was very friendly. The also had a nice appetizer buffet going on but we didn't have it, it looked really yummy though! Definitely would go... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

Called in for a drink, because we'd seen it recommended. Not disappointed; it's a good place to go. For sure, it's a cosy, character-full place to visit, with the naval theme as you'd expect from the name. Not a huge place, and busied up by the time we left, but not crowded at that time (early evening). Excellent beer on... More 

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1 Thank iainthepict
Province of Livorno, Italy
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

The perfect and very fresh menu is suitable for both vegans and vegetarians, but also people enjoying meat will find the Nelson Tavern cuisine very good. You won't have to wait too much for getting a fine wine or good cocktails and the atmosphere both indoor and outside is good for both chilling around when visiting alone or with friends.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 29 - USD 72
Cuisine
Italian, Bar, Mediterranean, Pub, International
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 01:00
Monday
17:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 01:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 01:00
Thursday
17:30 - 01:00
Friday
17:30 - 02:00
Saturday
17:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Scali d'Azeglio 64, 57123, Livorno, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Livorno  >  Livorno
  • Phone Number: +39 334 923 5618

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?