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Canuleia

via Canuleia 14, 55100 Lucca, Italy
0583.467470
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Ranked #13 of 434 restaurants in Lucca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Versailles, France
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

nothing very interesting in their food ! just classic and basic. parmesan cheese was not present with pasta. garden seems great

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matteo c, Proprietario at Canuleia, responded to this review
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Buongiorno Grazie della visita spiacenti di non avervi soddisfatto con la Nostra cucina. A presto Eleonora e Matteo More

Portland, Oregon
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Canuleia is the most romantic place in all of Lucca. The garden is so beautiful, so romantic. The service is delightful. Elenora makes sure that the wonderful food prepared by her husband, chef Matteo, who for many years plied his trade in Switzerland, gets to you on time and in a friendly manner. I love this place; I have loved... More

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Buongiorno Grazie della visita e della bella recensione è sempre un piacere avervi in Trattoria. A presto Eleonora e Matteo More

Winters
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We got to Lucca early in the morning and were surprised that Stevie Wonder was performing in the piazza that night. Luckier yet, we found out we could still get tickets to see him. We had to spend the entire day in Lucca waiting to see him, so being tired we were so delighted walking through Canuleia's little entry cafe... More

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Buongiorno Grazie della inaspettata ma molto gradevole visita è stato un vero piacere potervi ospitare da Noi Grazie anche dell'ottima... More

France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Very well cooked and well presented food in a secret garden! The restaurant is easily passed by,walk through to a beautiful shaded walked garden great food and servuce

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Buongiorno Grazie della visita e dell ottima recensione veramente felici di avervi colpito positivamente. A presto. Eleonora e Matteo More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Had dinner with friends at this local restaurant. We booked on line in advance a table in the garden. The food was delicious and the wine recommended by our waitress was great too. The portion sizes were quite small for the price but the quality was top class!

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Buongiorno Grazie della visita e della bella recensione veramente lieti di avervi soddisfatto. A presto. Eleonora e Matteo More

Gothenburg, Sweden
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We have had a chance to enjoy quite a lot of restaurants in Lucca over the years. This is really one of our favorites. Exemplary service and wonderful food served in their inner courtyard. Make sure to book since people come in all the time only to get disappointed that it is full.

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Buongiorno Grazie della visita e della bella recensione veramente lieti di avervi soddisfatti a pieno e chiaramente anche del fatto... More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

relaxed garden setting fabulous food, simply walk through the entrance and chill....the Rabbit starter is a must.....washed down with the local beer.....

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Buongiorno Grazie della visita e della bella recensione veramente lieti di avervi soddisfatti a pieno. A presto. Eleonora e Matteo More

Bern, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

If you walk down the street and see the restaurant "Canuleia", you wouldn't imagine how nice it will be! It seems like there are just tables on the inside, as there are no tables in front of the restaurant. BUT: They have a lovely patio! + The atmosphere is really amazing. We loved the nice and quiet patio. + Even... More

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Buongiorno Grazie della visita e della ottima recensione lieti di avervi soddisfatto in pieno. A presto. Eleonora e Matteo More

Bristol
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I visited Canuleia in April 2014, enticed by the other reviews. It is central on a quiet alley. Didn't get to see the garden because the weather was terrible that day, however the inside is nice although tables a little close for my liking. As we arrived somebody was leaving due to the restaurant being full. Luckily I had booked... More

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Buongiorno Grazie della visita e della bella recensione. Eleonora e Matteo More

Belgrade, Serbia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Just off the main Piazza dell'Anfiteatro, Canuleia is almost hidden away from crowds, making it a perfect recovery place after a long day of exploring the city. There is a large inner courtyard where food is served during the summer months. Pretty but extremely hot and stagnant on hot days. No air flow whatsoever - So best avoided until sundown.... More

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Buongiorno Grazie della visita e della bella recensione. Eleonora e Matteo More

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