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Old Charlie

) #315 of 479 Restaurants in Lucca $$ - $$$ , Italian, Pizza
Via Dell'Anfiteatro 10, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 953343
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good26%
  • Average22%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible17%
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Bar, Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Via Dell'Anfiteatro 10, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was excellent! Best pizza in Lucca, and we did try a few! Great red beer. Reasonable price. If we stayed longer would have gone back to try pasta or propably just had pizza again

Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Competition in the area is rife but we were attracted to this restaurant because it was busy and the waiter was not too pushy when trying to attract us in. They had a good lunch offering which included a pizza or pasta and a drink...More

Thank RickDalby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Long wait for service , only about 4 or 5 tables occupied so not busy. Drinks ok but expensive, just paying for the location which is good for people watching. Waitress was too busy photographing some entertainment ( school band) on her phone to serve...More

Thank Hunter1260
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant just for the location which is great. Lively atmosphere with lots going on. Service was good food average.

Thank david s
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Whilst on our travels to visit Lucca, we arrived in Amphitheater Square and decided to have lunch at Charlie's Bar. Like the other restaurants in the square, it has a great alfresco dining space. It was so relaxing to sit there and people watch whilst...More

Thank Chetna M
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Food was ok; nothing extraordinary, but not terrible either. In my case, there were few people thus the service was fine. It is one of those places where the view -the plaza where it is located- is the main attraction rather than the food.

Thank bjsauma
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The Old Charlie has a prominent position in the touristic centre of Lucca. Poor service, ok food in great location pretty much sums it up, there are much better places to eat and much better service to be had in Lucca but it does have...More

Thank Stevep1450
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We stopped by for lunch, we both had pizza. It was ok, but pretty average. I'm not sure I'd bother going again or recommend it.

Thank Ema S
Reviewed 22 February 2017

A busy sunny Sunday & the restaurant was obviously busy, but there was a rare table free in the sunshine so we took a seat.....& waited. Ok, we thought it's busy....& waited. Eventually we managed to get the attention of a waitress who told us...More

Thank TopsMA
Eugenio B, Proprietario at Old Charlie, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017
Google Translation

Caro signore non credo a niente di quello che ha scritto,secondo me ha scritto solo sciocchezze...non penso che il mio...More

Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Normally a person who religiously uses TripAdvisor I had no Internet and was tired and half the places I'd had listed were shut. I finally stumbled across here and had a lovely pizza and drink for 9 euros. Shocked how bad the reviews appear to...More

Thank Lauren C
Eugenio B, Proprietario at Old Charlie, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017
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Grazie di tutto e di averci scelto in piazza anfiteatro di esserti trovata molto bene da noi sia x la...More

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 14 - USD 41
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Television
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Open Hours
11:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dell'Anfiteatro 10, 55100, Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 953343
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