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Osteria San Giorgio

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via San giorgio 26, 55100 Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 953233
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 279
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  • 58
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Intimate restaurant with good food and service

The restaurant is a bit tucked away on a side street Lucca but well worth your hunt. We enjoyed a great meal, good wine and plenty of laughts.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
peach8054
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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69 reviews 69 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The restaurant is a bit tucked away on a side street Lucca but well worth your hunt. We enjoyed a great meal, good wine and plenty of laughts.

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Helsinki, Finland
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77 reviews 77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

An example of how good ratings from travellers can make a restaurant to loose its grip and become too self-assured. The restaurant being full is no excuse for unattentive service and making customers to hurry up. The head waiter should know the content of the wine list and be able to make recommendations. The quality of the food should be... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The best lunch we had in all of Italy! The atmosphere is lovely. We ate outside (my favorite!) after parking our rented bikes. We were seated promptly, and my husband had risotto with oranges, fennel, celery root, and garlic (oh my!) and I had gnocchi with broccoli and red pepper (which I had some pretty serious risotto envy). My boys... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We're returning to Osteria San Giorgio for the third time tonight during our stay in Lucca. It was recommended by a local friend and has proved to be a very friendly restaurant with great food. Just read all the reviews! Except for one cheap Brit who thinks it's expensive, which it's not and doesn't understand that a small "coperto" is... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Whenever in Lucca for the first time, try to eat first here. Uber-value for the money, Incredible quality of food, friendly staff, remarkable house wine, reasonably crowded. I'm here to confirm: seafood pasta have one of the best balanced taste that I have had, seafood tempura is a dish you would not expect here but is good enough to make... More 

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Napa
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73 reviews 73 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We've travelled all over Lucchesia and have been spoiled by their opulent and elegant cuisine. OSG impressed us because it is kind of a classic, in a good way, retro. Really good food, great pasta courses, and excellent value. Would definitely recommend it for those who want to remember what Lucca was like in the old days. The service was... More 

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State of Rio Grande do Sul
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We strongly recommend this osteria!! The place is lovely, the food is delicious, and the staff was very kind!! We shall go back!

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Preston
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I moved to Lucca on the third of January and being only 500m from my apartment, it was an easy choice for somewhere to eat when I didn't fancy cooking. I have subsequently taken 5 colleagues here on two occasions and every visit has been wonderful. From a starter of the local barley and bean soup through spaghetti alle vongole,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us and did not fail to disapoint, we had seafood carbanara and gnocchi with truffle oil and sausage which were both fab even the house red wine was too die for,authentic decor and good service also Booking strongly recommend

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Padola, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We arrived in Lucca on an Italian holiday and were looking for somewhere to eat. As a party of 5, we were happy to find the Osteria open and able to accommodate us. My husband had the gnocchi with mushrooms and it was magnificent. My FIL had the Papa all Pomodoro, which was amazing. The rest of the food we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: via San giorgio 26, 55100 Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 953233

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?