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La Tana dell'Orco

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Italian, Chowder, Pizza & Pasta
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Viale Regina Margherita 235 | Porta San Pietro, 550100 Lucca, Italy
+39 389 0233234
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Good for:
Local cuisine

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  • 482
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    Very good
  • 67
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  • 43
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  • 32
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Only restaurant we found open on a Sunday evening

We were already getting so hungry trying to find an open restaurant inside Lucca's walls. We ended up walking for almost an hour until we finally stumbled upon this Pizzeria. We arrived before 7pm and the place was almost empty. A couple of minutes later all the locals have arrived and the place... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
jm46591
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We were already getting so hungry trying to find an open restaurant inside Lucca's walls. We ended up walking for almost an hour until we finally stumbled upon this Pizzeria. We arrived before 7pm and the place was almost empty. A couple of minutes later all the locals have arrived and the place was buzzing in no time. I believe... More 

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Milan, Italy
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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

In my whole life I went to hundreds of restaurants and never never never I found such an awful service. Someone should tell this people to change job. It's really not understandable why they had so many good scores.

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Sono dispiaciuto, Signor Professore, per non essere stato all'altezza delle sue aspettative. Ma da un uomo di mondo come lei... More 

Peaks Island, Maine
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We ate a late lunch here one day this week as we had time before meeting friends tai I g in from Ferrara. We shared a pizza.....very thin crust and tasty......would recommend a visit if outside the walls. We would return again. Extremely reasonable

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Lovely restaurant with great owners pizzas are the best followed by desert. This restaurant is particularly family and child friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We arrived for a late lunch, at 4pm, and the owner received us kindly. We had a gorgonzoli pizza and a cheese and bacon calzoni. Both were very good! The house red is also good, and the price is low. Be sure to leave your work of art there! The customers make drawings on the table papers with color pens... More 

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Campinas, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The food was wonderful, the atmosphere was inviting and confortable, and we felt very welcome for our entire meal. The owners are a kind and gentle couple, and we will definitely come back! The pizzas were the truest italian pizza we've had to date. Excellent.

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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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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Viale Regina Margherita 235 | Porta San Pietro, 550100 Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 389 0233234

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 22
  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder, Pizza & Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?