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La Tana dell'Orco

Viale Regina Margherita 235 | Porta San Pietro, 550100 Lucca, Italy
+39 389 0233234
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Ranked #45 of 428 Restaurants in Lucca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $14 - $22
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza & Pasta, Chowder
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

After being disappointed with so many Italian restaurants in this price range, we finally stumbled on this wonderful authentic Italian restaurant on a rainy night in Lucca. While so many others serve reheated pasta, we finally experienced home made pasta and the best salad we have had in itally. Reasonably priced drinks and great wine. We returned on our second... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Small place but kind staff, excellent food and reasonably priced. They knew some English which helped and everything was satisfactory.

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34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I popped in here late one evening to grab a take away ravioli. It was excellent - very tasty and filling. It was not quick - so I am sure it was freshly cooked.

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North Vancouver, BC
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102 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Stopped in for a quick lunch on our way to the walled city and had expected more based upon the TA Ratings. Pizza was greasy and my wife's spaghetti was as she described it as "kitchen sink" with a bunch of different ingredients which seemed different than what she ordered. Anyways not sure how this pretty ordinary pizzeria got such... More

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Littleton, CO
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34 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

This is a small, quiet, simple place to eat. We came because it was recommended by TripAdvisor and we were not disappointed. One couple can split a salad, and choose a pasta dish and go away satisfied. Dinner will take time to prepare, so the salad and focaccia that is served will satisfy until your meal is prepared. We ordered... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We stopped at La Tana dell'Orco for a light snack and decided to have a pizza with fresh fish. WOW was it ever fresh and the favor was first class. Loaded with fish!. The restaurant is located about a block from the train station and outside the wall. We did not try the pasta but, the next table ordered it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We found this place walking around in Lucca. The staff is very friendly and the pizza is very very good. Highly recommended!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Very friendly service and good food - we're vegetarian and they gave us suggestions which all turned out great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The above says it all. We visited Luca for the day from Florence and found this amazing place on trip advisor. We have been in Italy for 1.5 weeks and this is by far the best pasta I have had. The restaurant has loads of character and is a family run business that deserves its trip advisor awards for the... More

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Prato, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We visited on August 2nd the Tana dell 'Orco: we were extremely pleased with the service: for a mere 13€ we had an incredible meal: the cooking was one of the best we have ever found in restaurants or pubs of this kind in Italy, and let me point out that we are Italian, so our standards are quite high.... More

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Additional Information about La Tana dell'Orco

Address: Viale Regina Margherita 235 | Porta San Pietro, 550100 Lucca, Italy
Phone Number: +39 389 0233234
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
Average Prices: USD 14 - 22
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza & Pasta, Chowder

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