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Il Ducale

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piazza Garibaldi 33, 57018 Vada, Italy
+390586788600
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excelent service in a good restaurant.

We only had pizzas for lunch, but it wasn't expensive, and they were very good. The family service was excelent, even if their english was horrible.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2013
Pedro_Pereira83
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Porto, Portugal
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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Porto, Portugal
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We only had pizzas for lunch, but it wasn't expensive, and they were very good. The family service was excelent, even if their english was horrible.

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Vada, Italy
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73 reviews 73 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

Il ducale is located on the main square in Vada (Piazza Garibaldi). The décor of the restaurant is original since the main entrance, which is kind of hidden by many plants, and it looks like entering a private house. The inner room is decorated with many carpets, paintings, and awkward knick-knacks, that makes the atmosphere very confidential. It’s a bit... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2011

If you are in the Rosignano-Vada area and you are looking for an unusual experience you may tray "Il Ducale" , certainly not a standard restaurant. Is a family business and the chef-owner is definitely passionate about cooking and decoration as well as her son that impeccably serves you at the table. Spaghetti con arselle is a must.

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eindhoven
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2011

My wife and I had dinner at the Il Ducale on a Wednesday night in June 2011. The restaurant is located on the edge of Vada’s main square, its entrance somewhat hidden behind plants in front of the building. There’s only fish and seafood on the menu at the Ducale, all local catch of the day and very fresh (the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: piazza Garibaldi 33, 57018 Vada, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Livorno  >  Vada
  • Phone Number: +390586788600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 160
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?