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Antica Osteria Luchin

Via Bighetti 51, 16043 Chiavari, Italy
+39 0185 301063
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“minestrone” (8 reviews)
“farinata” (22 reviews)
“no fuss” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups
$$ - $$$
Via Bighetti 51, 16043 Chiavari, Italy
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1 - 10 of 679 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very easy going restaurant, visited by a lot of local's which is a good sign if you ask me. Very authentic food, serve in a straight forward way. The tast was great, and the price was very acceptabel. I definitely recommend this restaurant to...More

Thank John-Breda
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The owner of the place welcomed us, he is the great grand son of the founder, who started the business in 1907. The brick-owen grilled beef and the thin pancake-like bread was very good.

Thank JonPalsson
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This restaurant offers honest Ligurian cooking which is authentic and very tasty. The farinata is excellent, but the polpo é patate is a stand out dish the addition of capers and olives make this a classic. The torte are also exceptional. The daily specials are...More

Thank Honestman2
Reviewed 5 August 2016

There's a reason this place is always busy...it is just great, no fuss food in comfortable surroundings. Paper place-mats, wooden tables placed close together, simple menu with a regional focus. Especially liked the farinata. Staff were fun, service friendly and location under a portico in...More

1  Thank Carducci_Clan
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We love this restaurant. Have eaten here many times, and will be coming back. Great traditional ligurian cooking. Good service!

Thank Dagfinn B
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

A Ligurian institution . Watch the farinata being made . Rustic with shared tables . Packed with locals . Fasted paced but the food is classic , no fuss , super fresh !

Thank 1975Jacuzzi
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I live in Chiavari and when I have the occasion I always go there to eat in a simple but delicious way. They cook as at home that's why it is so authentic and nice. The restaurant is a real osteria inside and outside it...More

Thank Valentina J
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Extremely delicious food here! Come prepared to eat traditional Ligurian food...it's fabulous! I love the minestrone...it's the best I have ever had...the farinata is mouth watering, the chestnut torta is beyond compare!

Thank 427luciam
Reviewed 14 May 2016

We have read some very good reviewson this restaurant and so have been very looking forward to try it and we were not disappointed. We arrived at 8:15pm and the restaurant was full. We waited for 15-20 minutes before we were seated next to the...More

Thank FC207
Reviewed 26 February 2016

If you want to enjoy the dishes of this area, make sure you give this place a try. The local and traditional farinata is made in a 100+ years old beautiful oven. I have enjoyed the octopus salad with potatoes, which was good way beyond...More

Thank 847pierc
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Come si fa a prenotare da voi??? Visto che nessuno risponde al telefono e visto che anche in trip advisor non c'é maniera di farlo??? Urgente grazie!!!
10 May 2017|
Response from pisella | Reviewed this property |
Non so se prenotano....noi siamo arrivati lì...abbiamo fatto la coda...poi siamo entrati...
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Come si fa a prenotare per un pranzo di 8/10 persone??? Urgente per favore
10 May 2017|
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Response from alessandro m | Reviewed this property |
Non mi risulta che facciano prenotazioni
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sono gia stata da voi,siete aperti domenica 23 aprile?
22 April 2017|
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Response from pisella | Reviewed this property |
Non ne ho idea...forse ti conviene telefonare. Ciao
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Bighetti 51, 16043 Chiavari, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Chiavari
  • Phone Number: +39 0185 301063
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