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Ristorante Gli Amici del Gusto

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Italian, Chowder
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Via F. Cavallotti, 45, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
+39 (0)584945157
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food, super friendly owner!

We went here for lunch. The restaurant was almost full, but we got ourselves a table. Very friendly staff, great owner, speaks English well and gives his attention to all tables. The food is good and the prices are friendly. Great place to go to with children as well. We would definitely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We went here for lunch. The restaurant was almost full, but we got ourselves a table. Very friendly staff, great owner, speaks English well and gives his attention to all tables. The food is good and the prices are friendly. Great place to go to with children as well. We would definitely come back here again.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

we were taken here by an Italian friend. Its a small restaurant with one sitting per night and bookings have to be made months in advance and for Saturdays a year! however if you phone they may have a cancellation! this is a fish restaurant with 10 tasting starters served sequentially, followed by 3 'pasta' courses, a main course and... More 

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Anglesey
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Tried this restaurant on our first night in Viareggio but couldn't get a table until the following Sunday- it is a small restaurant and very popular!! Arriving the following Sunday we were surprised not to be given a menu to peruse and then realised that it was to be a set meal which consisted of lots of different fish courses.... More 

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Chisinau, Moldova
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

turned on the nearby places and got this one great food would definitely recommend it closed at 14:00 so don't miss it

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Really worth booking in advance. We were delighted to get a table for two for the Saturday night of our stay. Had a really memorable and truly delicious meal, with wonderful wine and a fantastic atmosphere. The restaurant kindly prepared gluten free versions of each course for me and although the very welcoming and friendly owners don't speak much English... More 

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Turned up by chance and we were fitted in within half an hour however we would suggest that you book I think we were lucky, the food and atmosphere here is great big portions so be warned fish stew fully of all sorts of tasty fish ,we also ordered pasta and that was a homemade delight ,service fantastic & made... More 

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Camaiore, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

Little and nice place. Only 35 seats. Only fish. 12 to 15 little starters with good white wine just to begin. Then they proposes 6-7 different first wonderful dishes (pasta) . Usually we select 2-3 different tastes. Then you can chose among 2 or 3 second dishes , usually steam cooked fishes. The final is with their excellent desserts made... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

What a wonderfull experience, Fish all the way an no meat but everything was delicious. We arrived not quite knowing what to expect but we left knowing we definately want to return. Value for money dosen't do it justice, we ate all evening and had 3 bottles of Prosecco and the best fish & pasta dishes I've ever tasted for... More 

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

We can just confirm all the beautiful words spent on this spot here on TripAdvisor. My girlfriend and I went there for my birthday dinner and the experience was amazing. Its a small seafood restaurant (more or less forty seats) and we've been able to reserve a table a day before; take care it usually it takes more than one... More 

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Address: Via F. Cavallotti, 45, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
Phone Number: +39 (0)584945157
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Viareggio
Cuisine: Italian, Chowder

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  • Address: Via F. Cavallotti, 45, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Viareggio
  • Phone Number: +39 (0)584945157

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Chowder

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