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Il Geco Risto-Circolo

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Via Michele Rosi 34, 55100 Lucca, Italy
+39 (0)583 494538
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fantastic Dinner in Lucca!

Multo bene! The wait staff speak English and are very nice. The courtyard is magical. And the food it outstanding. We had the antipasti, pasta with ragu and another with mushroom, and one of the mom-made desserts. All of it was wonderful! Also, the house wine is great and at an unbeatable price. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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English first
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Multo bene! The wait staff speak English and are very nice. The courtyard is magical. And the food it outstanding. We had the antipasti, pasta with ragu and another with mushroom, and one of the mom-made desserts. All of it was wonderful! Also, the house wine is great and at an unbeatable price. We highly recommend Il Geco! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We tried to find last year, but missed the tiny sign above the door. More successful tonight and we were the first through the door. homemade pasta was exceptional, small garden to the rear was very pleasant and the waiter(s) were friendly and attentive.

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Saint-Genis-Pouilly, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Just down our guesthouse... We discovered il geco's cuisine. A homemade Italian cuisine...absolutely yummy! We came as a family late (10pm) at night and they offered us a great service with excellent food even though we didn't taste everything such as their Tiramisu that looked really yummy (no more room in our full-up bellies). The setting was quiet and appropriate... More 

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Lucca
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Nice, lovely atmosphere. Very good typical lucchese cuisine! We had a starter of typical sausages, raw ham, salami, and fresa panzanella, as it's really hot this evening. Then picci, hand made, with vegies very, very tasty!friendly and good service !beautiful garden!

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Muenster, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We came here by the recommendation of our host and were told about the great handmade pasta, the friendly staff and the nice ambiente. I can just say, we were not disappointed and the food and the open and warm welcome by the owner exceeded our expectations as well as the beautiful terrace which we did not now about upfront.... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Having read glowing reviews on TripAdvisor we were looking forward to this experience immensely. We have eaten extensively at family Trattorias and Osterias, where the menu is limited compared to restaurants, but the food is nevertheless excellent. This however had a limited menu with disappointing quality and uninspiring cuisine. The standard of the cooking was nothing at all to write... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This was recommended by our B&B host. The pasta is home made and tasty. The antipasta plate was huge. We don't drink alcohol but had sparkling water. No main was ordered just and entre and pasta with dessert and coffees. The bill was 92 € This was our most expensive meal in Lucca for 4 adults.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

You probably wouldn't know this restaurant existed if you weren't told about it. It's behind small wooden doors and with a tiny frontage, and slightly off the main street - outwardly very unprepossessing. However, once inside it's a different matter. The place is quirky and atmospheric, with fascinating artefacts, photographs and old household items. It only has a few tables... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Charming little place with a picturesque garden. The "made-by-mamma" pastas are the reason for coming as well as the cheerful service and reasonable prices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Stayed in lucca for a few nights and ate out every night and I've got to say that this place was brilliant and topped them all. Was greeted by very friendly staff who gave us lots of advice about the menu & were very accommodating to our 7 month old baby finding him a high chair. The fresh pasta was... More 

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Additional Information about Il Geco Risto-Circolo

Address: Via Michele Rosi 34, 55100 Lucca, Italy
Phone Number: +39 (0)583 494538
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
Average Prices: USD 24 - 33

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  • Address: Via Michele Rosi 34, 55100 Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 (0)583 494538

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 24 - 33

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