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Osteria Tosca

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Piazza Cittadella 8, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 316038
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11:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
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Thu - Tue 11:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
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san diego
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here as 5 years ago we had Carbonara that was AMAZING! They didn't offer it this time so I chose a risotto with broccoli and sausage. It was bland and boring. I was so disappointed!

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Chicago, Illinois
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We were wandering the streets of Lucca...day 6 of 23 wonderful days in Europe...and lets face it...where do you take a chance for a nice meal? So many options...well here is one to look for. Tucked in the corner of Piazza Cittadella it is easy to miss...but don't! We loved it so much that we enjoyed lunch there on consecutive... More 

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Thank Michael S
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We visited this Osteria in mid october, sunny weather and +22°C. The restaurant have a very nice outdoor serving area in the sunny corner (at lunchtime) of the calm Piazza Cittadella. Was a perfect place to sit down and have lunch for us! The service was good and alert and the food was also really good, perhaps not fantastic or... More 

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Thank Magnus D
Lucca, Italy
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

TOSCA is one of several restaurants named in honor of Puccini's great operas and is located right next to his historic sitting statue. It is almost as if he is joining your table! I enjoy the warm atmosphere, music and theatre touches all around. The menu is classic Lucchesi, and Southern Italian with some international daily specials. The fish is... More 

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Modesto, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 7:15 and got the last table in this small, popular osteria recommended to us by a former waitress who now works at a nearby café. We had a delicious farro soup which was on the menu, and tender stuffed zucchini flowers, tasty steamed mussels with crusty bread, and a rather sinful lemon mousse all three of which... More 

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Crewe
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143 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This is a good restaurant, service is very efficient and food of a high standard. We visited twice. Recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Decided to eat here after wandering through Lucca. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful, especially as my Italian is basically non-existent! The food was also excellent. Our mixed cheeses and honey starter was great, my pasta really tasty and my partner's plate of the local beef pasta also went down very well. Only thing that let the meal down... More 

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Barneveld, The Netherlands
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151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We ordered a relative simpel meal just a starter and a main course! I liked the simple pannacotta with pepper and a girly steak (smaller) As a wine we had the bottle of fabbioni 17,- a soft wine (from Lucca) i liked! It can be busy a reservation in the weekend may be smart!

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Very nice square and cosy Osteria. We came in september 2015 three times and this june we came back and the first the owner mentioned was: I remember you from last september. Very friendly owner. She speakes English, German, Spanish, French, Italian and even native Swiss. The quality and price of the food is good. Marvellous Osteria and we made... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We wandered into Osteria Tosca on an idle Thursday evening, unannounced, without reservations, with a party of 4 adults and 3 'bambini'. There wasn't a table ready and available to accomodate our group, but a quick rearrangement of the tables inside made it possible after all, much to our luck as would appear afterwards. During our stay we had 9... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:30
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Cittadella 8, 55100, Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 316038
Description
Located near the Puccini museum in a quiet plazza, off the busy streets. Excellent food, the best sea bream ever taste. All the dishes were well presented. Small restaurant with limited number of tables (6) for outside eating. The service was excellent. My steak was over cooked, they quickly took my plate and prepared me another steak which was delicious. Would definitely recommend this place to others and go again.

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