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Buca di Sant'Antonio

Via della Cervia 3, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 55881
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“goat” (29 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (19 reviews)
“veal chop” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Via della Cervia 3, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

Had lunch here on recommendation from our driver. Very good in all aspects. This is an almost iconic place with mostly locals. Service was excellent with recommendations from the waiter. Great local Chianti as well

Thank dmbkDallasTX
Reviewed 3 days ago

On a very hot day in Lucca, this turned out to be the perfect place for an al fresco lunch. Although the restaurant has a super interior its selling point, when the temperature reaches 30 degrees by Noon, is that it has lots of outdoor...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mom and I had dinner at Buca di S'Antonio after the Puccini concert. Reservations are a good Idea; we were glad we asked our hotel to call. I was very grateful they had gluten-free pasta available so that I could try the pasta with...More

Thank Katie T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food. Started us off with complimentary champagne and some fried delights. Great wine selection, fantastic food, and the staff was incredible. Chef visit to the table made it even more special and the complimentary Brutti ma Bouni made our caffe just that much better....More

Thank Ernest B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You must book to get in here. We were lucky and got their last table. The food and the service were second to none - amazing. I would definitely recommend this as one not to miss.

Thank Alison W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful dinner at this restaurant. It seems very old fashioned but the service is impeccable and the food.. amazing.

Thank A&TWhite
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant lives up to its reviews. Excellent food, lovely presentations and congenial service.

Thank seniortravelers07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spend our last night in Lucca at this fabulous restaurant and wished we had found it sooner. Charming atmosphere, attentive waiters and an upscale feel at moderate prices. From the appetizer of various pate's on toast to the grilled veal chop, everything was delicious....More

Thank brlavoie20
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We dined here three times on our recent trip to Lucca....the standard of this well established restaurant is inpeccable! Chatting to a couple it was mentioned that we were celebrating our wedding anniversary,the staff obviously realised and presented us with cakes,biscuits and a 51 yrs...More

Thank OrmskirkHotpots
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We had our first delicious lunch here. Service was good with minimal communication. We did make reservation though for lunch because we were turned away for dinner because they were full. They seem more available for walk ins at lunch. We ordered the cod mousse...More

Thank cheekyliu
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Their menu is not updated in English. Can you please tell me if there are vegetarian choices? Thank you.
13 April 2017|
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Response from MaryOnTheSquare | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are
joe m
Is a jacket required for men. Thanks
22 August 2016|
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Response from Crystal S | Reviewed this property |
Men do not require jackets
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
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19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
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12:30 - 15:00
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12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Cervia 3, 55100, Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 55881
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