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Piazza San Francesco 17, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 467084
18:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 01:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly wait staff, good food, inexpensive wine, good gelato, and not too expensive! They even have take away! They have other choices, but we always opt. for the pizza!

Thank dewey73737
Level Contributor
106 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

A family oriented trattoria in a beautiful square in Lucca. Wide variety of pizzas and Italian dishes. Looks like it has outdoor tables in Summer. An excellent casual lunch.

Thank AntoineGambin
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Our group of 8 had a lunchtime pizza here, the waitress made good suggestions as to the portion size, we all shared a large pizza between 2 they were very good, and the draught beer was excellent.

Thank Leadon
Samuele P, Proprietario at Mara Meo, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. We are glad that you have enjoyed our staff and our pizza. Best regards Mara Meo More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed eating lunch here a few times. They have a lovely patio in the back. We especially enjoyed the pizza. We tried the margarita and one that had cheese, pesto, and very thin slices of potato-heavenly! I also appreciated the salads here, very generous and several good choices. It is a perfect, more casual, less expensive option when eating... More 

Thank kristy59
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53 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

The Mara Meo has several locations in Lucca. We were in Piazza San Francesco where a restaurant on one side of the square is served by a pizza joint/kitchen on the other side. We opted for the restaurant due to the shaded seating. The prices here are about as low as you will find anywhere in Lucca and the food... More 

Samuele P, Proprietario at Mara Meo, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. We are glad that you have enjoyed the location and the hight quality of food. Best regards Mara Meo More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The staff were so rude, tutted at us when we asked for milk for our coffee. Pointed and didn't even smile. Just rude.

Thank Victoria P
Samuele P, Proprietario at Mara Meo, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your advice and I'm sorry for any inconvenience. I'm so glad that you have appreciated our ice cream. Also the staff sends his apologies. Best regards Mara Meo More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Service was excellent, thank you ladies. You looked after the 30+ gathered at our table very well, and kept the food and beverages flowing all evening. The internal courtyard was lively and despite its size inmate. The frontage gives little hint of the internal spaces, which focuses on the internal courtyard. The location at the north eastern corner of the... More 

Thank wbruceb2016
New York,
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Arrived at the restaurant at 1930...was told (in a not so friendly manner) the tables in the piazza were reserved that we might be able to be seated in the courtyard. After 5 minutes we were shown to a table in the courtyard. Another 7 or 8 minutes passes and a waitress (literally) throws placemats and menus on the table... More 

Thank WorldTravelbuff
Samuele P, Proprietario at Mara Meo, responded to this review

We are sorry for what happened. It's true, the waiting time was longer than usual, but this is mainly dependent that it was Saturday night and you haven't booked. We are sorry that you think that our restaurant is not attentive to the need of tourists because for us clients are all equally important. That we regret, is you don't... More 

Port Jefferson, New York
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Arrived at 2:57 and unfortunately turned out to be too late for their pre-fixed lunch. So had pizza and vino. Pretty good, no great. Later came back for gelato and espresso which were good. The other nice thing was it was close to the parking area, so after walking over 6 miles this was great place to rest our feet.

Thank George F
Custer, South Dakota
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297 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped for drinks. Ordered beer and diet coke. Got a regular coke. Ordered gelato which was different kind than ordered. Another customer said their pizza was good

Thank Mountainman827

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 11
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
18:00 - 01:00
18:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza San Francesco 17, 55100, Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 467084
Nel territorio lucchese, Mara Meo e una realta del settore ristorazione che vanta ben sette locali, quattro dei quali sono situati all'interno delle mura cittadine, mentre gli altri tre in periferia. Il Mara Meo e un'attivita polivalente, che nel corso degli anni e stata in grado di evolversi assumendo forme diverse e rinnovandosi continuamente: bar, enoteca, pizzeria, pizzeria al taglio e da asporto, insalateria, focacceria, salumaggeria, wine bar, gelateria, pasticceria e tavola calda.

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