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.

Il Piccolo Principe

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Contemporary, Italian
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Piazza Giacomo Puccini, 1 | Grand Hotel Principe di Piemonte, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
+39 0584 4011
Website
Improve this listing
Add hours for Il Piccolo Principe and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for: Special occasions
Description: 'Il Piccolo Principe' gourmet restaurant, Two Star Michelin, offers an...
'Il Piccolo Principe' gourmet restaurant, Two Star Michelin, offers an exquisitely refined cuisine that is enriched and set off by a well-stocked wine list that can be appreciated either inside the elegant and exclusive restaurant room or outside on the bright roof garden and by the pool. Piccolo Principe is open to hotel residents and non-residents alike.
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 132 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 89
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great

Just been here with my girlfriend and her family, absolutely amazing, the service was so attentive supported by incredible ways to cook ingredients than you never aspect can be so delicious. Absolutely stunning. Keep going guys! 10/10

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 15, 2015
Davide B
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

132 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

Just been here with my girlfriend and her family, absolutely amazing, the service was so attentive supported by incredible ways to cook ingredients than you never aspect can be so delicious. Absolutely stunning. Keep going guys! 10/10

Helpful?
Thank Davide B
Istanbul, Turkey
Level Contributor
117 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

One of the few 2 starred Michelin restaurant at this part of Italy. With my wife and a friend, 3 of us had a dinner. We tried meat tasting menu. Out of the dishes offered we liked only 3 or 4 of them. The others were a little to fill the menu. I would say Michelin officials were a little... More 

Helpful?
Thank altanbak
Northampton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

I stayed in The Piemonte and ate at Il Piccolo during my stay. The staff were extremely friendly and attentive, and there was a noticeable increase in the level of (already good) service between Regina (Breakfast) and Piccolo. The food was very very good, as you would expect from 2 Michelin Stars and I received some nice surprises which made... More 

Helpful?
Thank Pirate_Stevie
Massarosa, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Me and my girlfriend ate in the 2 star Michelin restaurant on the 5th floor. The service and food exceed expectations. We were made to feel special by everyone and the chef is a genius. Every dish made with love and thought and served beautifully. The service was of the highest standard. My girlfriend had diet requirements, and the chef... More 

Helpful?
Thank William m
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Too many tables booked for service, staff to busy to give customers the attention that a 2 star michelin restaurant should provide. We ordered the tasting menu and arrived at 8.00pm and did not get to leave the restaurant until 12.30am. The food was very nice but the long wait completely spoilt the night. Tables were set up on the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Alison C
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

You know when a restaurant uses something that looks like truffle but has no taste to cover up for lack of talent ? And does not decant EUR110 2007 wine with sediment but says 'we do not decant wine in Italy' ! This is one of those places : avoid.

Helpful?
Thank wacko123
Level Contributor
70 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

The Mrs and I are huge fans of the Principe di Piemonte hotel but we've never been blown away by their gourmet restaurant. It is based on the roof of the hotel and switches between being enclosed or having tabled arranged at the side of the rooftop pool. This time, we were sat next to the pool. It's a nice... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank JimmyMcFatboyfat
Level Contributor
24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

The food was mediocre, products fresh, service inexistent ... The only really amazing thing was the setzing on the fifht floor, at the pool at night overlooking Viateggio, the cooking was not worth the 2 stars Michellin...

Helpful?
Thank BMDNYC
Thame, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I simply don't have enough superlatives. Everything was perfect. Rarely tasted such wonderful food. Beatifully presented, original with perfectly matched wines. Pricey but worth every penny. Dream of returning soon

Helpful?
Thank Anna B
New York, New York, United States
Level Contributor
180 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This is one of those rare experiences, where every plate in a ten plate tasting menu (which turned out to be more like fourteen) was exceptional. The service is perfect, the wine list beautiful and more than reasonably priced, and the entire evening was a joy to experience.

Helpful?
Thank Bob C

Travelers who viewed Il Piccolo Principe also viewed

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

Been to Il Piccolo Principe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim 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: +39 0584 4011

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 124 - 237
  • Cuisine: Contemporary, Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

'Il Piccolo Principe' gourmet restaurant, Two Star Michelin, offers an exquisitely refined cuisine that is enriched and set off by a well-stocked wine list that can be appreciated either inside the elegant and exclusive restaurant room or outside on the bright roof garden and by the pool. Piccolo Principe is open to hotel residents and non-residents alike.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Il Piccolo Principe and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from 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?