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Ristorante Bucci

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Via Dei Zecchini 31, 00073 Castel Gandolfo, Italy
+39 06 932 3334
Mon - Tue 19:30 - 22:30
Thu 12:30 - 14:30
Thu - Sat 19:30 - 22:30
Sat - Tue 12:30 - 14:30
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Randers, Denmark
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158 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was here yesterday with colleagues and needed to go again today with the girlfriend :-) Service is perfect, they speak perfect English, and the food is better than perfect. Just see the pictures. I think they change the menu regularly and keep a limited amount of dishes. If the truffle white lasagna is on, it is a must try!

Thank MrLake
Portland, Oregon
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206 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is medium size restaurant with a small menu of standards well executed. The service is prompt and polite. Tables outside on the terrace offer stunning views of the lake.

Thank PaulParks
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view is incredible. The food was very good as well; I got the Chicken Cacciatore. My only complaint was having to wait 20 minutes for my check. But the rest of my experience made that a non-issue.

Thank Dan M
Copenhagen, Denmark
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Sitting in such a beautiful place and eating lunch overlooking the lake was actually a real good experience. Sometimes when you have places like this, the food might not be accompanying the view, but in this case it did. The food was good and the service was friendly. And the view was amazing. Castel Gandolfo is certainly a place to... More 

Thank AnetteHallstrom
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Italy. After a quick train ride out of crazy Rome, we enjoyed the quiet surrounds of Castel Gandolfo. The restaurant has a beautiful setting, wonderful food and very gracious service. Try to get a table outside overlooking the water and settle in for a long afternoon. Before lunch, take a... More 

Thank monstersanders
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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454 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is very well located overlooking the Lake Albano. They open only around 12.30 PM so you can have your lunch. There is sitting on the long balcony with a lovely view of the lake. The inside of the restaurant had also been tastefully done. The service is friendly. The young and good looking chap taking our order spoke... More 

Thank Dhiraj H
San Jose, Costa Rica
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Breathtaking views, just amazing. I could have had no food and would still be pleased with it. However, we did have food. A lot of it. The owner and her son suggested what we should it. The prosciutto with melon as a starter was divine. As well as several types of fresh cheese. As a main dish I had the... More 

Thank RacheliuxC
Leuven, Belgium
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86 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

It's necessary to reserve a seat here if you'd like to sit outside and enjoy the view. We took the bruscetta's with Pork = Amazingly good. After, I took the lasagna which is made with mushrooms and truffle. (no tomato sauce). Pretty small piece, but very yummy.

Thank Leuventripper
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We had made reservations in advanced and arrived early. They opened at 7:30, we sat outside the restaurant and waited for them to open. The owner who walked in and out several times didn't even look at us. Then at 7:45 we entered the restaurant and seated at a lovely table outside with beautiful views. The issue we have is... More 

Thank Lea B
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124 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Decor very nice, and stunning view of the lake. Food reasons be if not outstanding. Staff reasonably friendly. Do not think I would go back.

Thank konsilanto

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dei Zecchini 31, 00073 Castel Gandolfo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Castel Gandolfo
  • Phone Number: +39 06 932 3334

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