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All 424 Lucca Restaurants

Ristorante Giglio

Piazza del Giglio, 2, 55100 Lucca, Italy
+39-0583-494058
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Ranked #28 of 424 Restaurants in Lucca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $26 - $91
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Norwalk, Connecticut
Top Contributor
259 reviews 259 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

For 365 days a year there is a Puccini concert two blocks from Giglio which then draws the concert crowd. Reservations are absolutely necessary. Giglio's large outdoor terrace overlooks Plaza del Giglio and the Giglio Theatre. The Tuscan fare is excellent and the wine list is extensive and expensive. The service is first rate.

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Bloomfield Hills
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142 reviews 142 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We really enjoyed our meal at Giglio tonight. Fine, friendly, cheerful service. Excellent food, well presented in a lovely dining room. A bit noisy, but that's because it was full. We ate risotto, vitello tonnato, bronzino and beef cheeks (weakest). Good inexpensive red wine de Montalcino and pistachio gelato for dessert. Roll us home, please! A bit more expensive than... More

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Novato, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Wonderful, traditional Italian food. Good selection which is always changing. They often run out of the most popular items at lunch. More expensive than most classy places in town, but the setting is great and the wine list is very interesting and also not cheap. Lovely food for a special occasion. Tends to get busy at peak times.

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live59, Manager at Ristorante Giglio, responded to this review

Dear john f, Thank you for your wonderful review. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future, for another special occasion! Best regards, Paola Barbieri More

Greenville, South Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This a conveniently located restaurant on the Piazza not far inside Lucca's walls. It has inside and outside dining (weather permitting) where you can dine beneath large umbrellas and watch the people go by. Excellent food and reasonable prices. We were there on an evening with a full moon, and had just attended the Puccini concert at the Church of... More

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live59, Manager at Ristorante Giglio, responded to this review

Dear SCtravelers828 , It is a great pleasure for us to read the wonderful review on our restaurant. We are delighted to hear that you had a nice evening and we look forward to see you again in the near future More

Dallas, Texas, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We came to Restaurant Giglio after reading Trip Advisor reviews and a positive account from a personal friend. It was a Wednesday evening in October, so really no excuse for the treatment we received. For the record the food is fantastic....but with such uneven service it's hard to enjoy the meal. After receiving our appetizer and first course in decent... More

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live59, Manager at Ristorante Giglio, responded to this review

Dear Dru H, We are extremely sorry to hear about the timing and the paying issues you experienced in our restaurant. We strongly apologize and hope that you will give us another chance. Sometimes we can be very busy and not everything turns out the way it should. We apologize once more and we do hope to see you in... More

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We have nothing but praise for an excellent restaurant which served some beautiful local wine, a superb roasted rabbit and some great service. It's a classy expereince and deserves the reputation that it appears to enjoy. You'll have to book though. We went on a Saturday and they must have turned away 30 people.

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live59, Manager at Ristorante Giglio, responded to this review

Dear Juulleess, Thank you so much for the brilliant review on our restaurant. It was a great pleasure to have you and we cannot wait to have you again. Best regards, Paola Barbieri More

Vevey, Switzerland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Great lcoation, and full of locals is always a good sign. Good food if a little on pricy side compared to otehrs but great choice and perfect fresh pasta and local dishes. Worth the visit

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live59, Manager at Ristorante Giglio, responded to this review

Dear Martin L, Many thanks for the nice review on our restaurant. We hope to see you again in the near future. Best regards, Paola Barbieri More

New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

Located in a less congested piazza, the lunch we had here, sitting outside on a warm afternoon, was amoung the best I ever had. Their are many reasons why Ristorante Giglio is in a lot of guide books, but it comes down to wonderful food, wine and atmosphere. So worth checking out.

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live59, Manager at Ristorante Giglio, responded to this review

Dear Richard K, We were thrilled to read the lovely review on our restaurant. We are all grateful and we really hope to see you again in the near future. Best regards, Paola Barbieri More

California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Great restaurant to eat after the concert. Great food and great service. A tourist area, but after all that is what we are.

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live59, Manager at Ristorante Giglio, responded to this review

Dear Sandy271, Thank you very much for the nice review! Lucca can seem very touristy at times but I can assure you that, especially during the winter, it can be very calm. We have a good long summer season but when it comes to other months it almost appears empty, unfortunately. It is thanks to tourists that it lights up!... More

Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

This place was recommended by a local as the best in town. For starters I had the risotto with a red wine reduction. My companion had a salmon salad. Both were pretty good. I next had the roast lamb which was quite good but the tomato and bread soup was only warm which was a disappointment on a cool night.... More

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live59, Manager at Ristorante Giglio, responded to this review

Dear Michael C, Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear that you did not think that the service was up to the standard it should have boon and I strongly apologize. Concerning the soup, unfortunately "la pappa al pomodoro" is a traditional Italian dish which is intentionally served just warm, thick and rather lumpy, if anything. I... More

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Additional Information about Ristorante Giglio

Address: Piazza del Giglio, 2, 55100 Lucca, Italy
Phone Number: +39-0583-494058
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
Average Prices: USD 26 - 91
Cuisine: Italian

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