Located on piazza. Friendly waiter. Nice place to stop on a hot day for panini and drinks. Did not check cakes and gelato which were on display inside.
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The best pancakes we had in a long time, good service, and great espresso (it is not easy to get a bad one in Italy, though). Kids enjoyed, and so did we.
Great place with very good gelato that are made on site. Good selections and reasonable prices. They have a couple of tables outside where it is nice to sit and relax.
Lucca is chock full of gelato stores. This one is located in Piazza Grande and offers outdoor seating with shady umbrellas in the summer months. Not the best gelato in Lucca and not the worst. But, they offer the absolute best fresh mango granita in...More
We were looking for a place for lunch. At first we thought the Gelateria Il Pinguino only served desert. We found out that they also have a lunch menu with Crepes and Panini Sandwiches. We also have a tomato and mozzarella salad.
Impressive array of flavours - the Frutti di Bosco was absolutely gorgeous and completely overshadowed the scoop of Fragoli that topped off the waffle cone. My husband had Pistachio and Chioccolati, the latter being incredibly rich and nothing like the powdery flavour chocolate ice cream...More
After a very hot walk round the beautiful Lucca city walls we were in need of some cooling refreshment and Il Pinguino delivered. In a great location on one of Lucca's main squares, this gelateria serves delicious ice cream and sorbets in fabulous flavours. The...More