We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gourmet Restaurant Il Piccolo Principe

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
Piazza Giacomo Puccini, 1 | Grand Hotel Principe di Piemonte, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
05844011
Website
Improve this listing
Add hours for Gourmet Restaurant Il Piccolo Principe and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 67 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing dining experience

My husband and I were staying in the Hotel Principe Piemonte during our honeymoon in Viareggio. As a treat, my husband booked us a table in the rooftop hotel and it was amazing. Neither of us are fussy eaters so we went for the tasting menu so that we could try some different dishes and we were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2013
Jenna J
,
Nuthampstead
Good for:
  • Special occasions
Add Photo Write a Review

67 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Nuthampstead
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

My husband and I were staying in the Hotel Principe Piemonte during our honeymoon in Viareggio. As a treat, my husband booked us a table in the rooftop hotel and it was amazing. Neither of us are fussy eaters so we went for the tasting menu so that we could try some different dishes and we were certainly not disappointed.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

Food - too expensive, very far from michelin rating, small portions (e.g. For main course €45 you will get 4 tiny pieces of lobster with shavings of raw carrots, pieces of pine apple and green leaf salad or 3 tiny slices of lamb with fat not Bering trimmed , starter €30 child size portion of pasta with few prawns -... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Lake Wylie, South Carolina
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

Il Piccolo Principe is the fine dining restaurant in Grand Hotel Principe in Viareggio. The restaurant is situated on the roof of the hotel (with roll-up window curtains which could be raised in more clement weather) with a view of the pool and overlooks the Tyrrhenian Sea. Chef Guiseppe Mancino artfully blends the regional produce and oils with very fresh... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Florence, Italy
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

Its worth to go there, excellent restaurant,beautiful view,very good food, excellent atmosphere and location. The service is superb. The terrace was not yet opened and for sure eating on the outside ,on the terrace, must be fantastic. The Chef is very professional and very polite.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

Excellent food and service if a little limited menu. Puzzling that its cheaper to buy the same wine by the glass than by the bottle! A little lacking in atmosphere.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2011

PICCOLO PRINCIPE VIAREGGIO June 2011 The location is good on the terrace,but when you seat you can't see nothing more.Good service and really elegant.The food was not so good,I really don't understand what I eated,starters where without taste the fish can be everything else,and the "famous calamarata" was not coocked pasta,really hard and very difficult to swallow.Was not a great... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Gourmet Restaurant Il Piccolo Principe also viewed

Viareggio, Province of Lucca
Viareggio, Province of Lucca
 
Viareggio, Province of Lucca
Viareggio, Province of Lucca
 

Been to Gourmet Restaurant Il Piccolo Principe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Giacomo Puccini, 1 | Grand Hotel Principe di Piemonte, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Viareggio
  • Phone Number: 05844011

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50 - 143
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Gourmet Restaurant Il Piccolo Principe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?