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Pizzeria Rizieri

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Via Cesare Battisti 35, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
0584 962053
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Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Nice people, good pizza

A popular pizzeria as it seems. We were served very kindly and the pizza tasted good. Be aware that it's not a napoli style pizza, but made with a smoother dough prepared/fried in an oiled pan. Very fillling that is, but nonetheless tasty.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

A popular pizzeria as it seems. We were served very kindly and the pizza tasted good. Be aware that it's not a napoli style pizza, but made with a smoother dough prepared/fried in an oiled pan. Very fillling that is, but nonetheless tasty.

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Lido Di Camaiore, Italy
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52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Pizza and cecina so good, so fresh and hot, you better blow on it or you will burn your tongue. When your taste buds ask for pizza, this is definitely a choice place. Sometimes it is so busy that you have to elbow your way in to get a table, especially on a Sunday afternoon. The crust is incomparable. Satisfying... More 

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Real pizza from wood fired oven, great and delicious pasta and some seafood comes along with a very reasonable prices.....

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We had this pizzeria recommended by friends and had lunch here twice while visiting Viareggio. The pizzeria is small and very basic and the menu is short and simple. This place makes the best pizza we've ever had and the queue of locals ordering food from this place during the lunch hours speaks for itself. Even though the menu is... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013 via mobile

Been in this place dozens of times and always spectacular. My advice is to ask "cecina" as an appetizer (it is like a chickpeas cake)and then fritto misto for everybody (mixt fried fresh fish). Great souvenirs!

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Paris, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2011

Cecina and Margherita pizzas only. But boy are these products perfectly made. It is a take-way place with some basic tables & chairs - forget that and enjoy the outstanding products. You visit this pizzeria at lunch or early evening for a snack and pure enjoyment. Good location downtown Viareggio.

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Perth, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2011

I know an Italian who drove the 4.5 hours from Como to Viareggio because, when he phoned his friend, he was eating cecina at Rizieri, and he couldn't bear to miss out. Speaks volumes, doesn't it. I've tried cecina elsewhere but it wasn't anything like the creamy other-worldly Tuscan delight that is offered at this pizzeria. I'd previously eaten in... More 

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Bournemouth
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43 reviews 43 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2010

This is basically a take away with a small sitting area attached. Rizieri is most famous for the Cecina and deservedly so! It is the best in Italy. Pizza is not bad either.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Cesare Battisti 35, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Viareggio
  • Phone Number: 0584 962053

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

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