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Il Circo

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Vicolo San Biagio 28, 55045 Pietrasanta, Italy
+39 058470436
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:45 pm
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Hours:
Mon 7:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sat 7:30 pm - 11:45 pm
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Il Circo is slightly off the beaten track, yet only a couple of minutes away from the main square but it is so worth a visit because it is lovely. The weather had been poor and it was a little chilly so we dined inside but this wasn't disappointing because the decor is stylish and the lighting subtle - a... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

I went to Il Circo in July during my annual visit to Italy, and I was just as pleased as every other time I went. I was with my parents, my wife, our 2.5 years old daughter and a couple of family friends, and we were all welcomed warmly. The meal itself was very good. Since my last visit the... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We ate here a couple of times during our stay in Pietrasanta. Food was excellent with great selections & a bit adventurous. You won't find the typical pasta choices. Great wine selection too.

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Thank Miriam R
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

We visited Il Circo at the recommendation of friends. It is a couple of minutes walk from the main square in Pietrasanta, and we went a little earlier than most Italian diners, so were the first there, though it was full shortly afterward. We had foie gras in an orange sauce that was to die for and my husband's pork... More 

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NORTH WEST LONDON
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

The first time we ate here this restaurant wowed us with excellent food & super value for money. Our expectations were therefore high & although we had a pleasant evening the food was rather disappointing. Almost all the dishes on the tasting menu contained tomato, and although we do like tomato the balance was not good. The pasta was disappointing... More 

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Florence, Italy
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614 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 382 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Upon entering the restaurant you will be impressed by its appearance and its furnishing, elegant and discreet. The dining room is small, then fit for the restaurant, because the staff isn't large: in particular, I believe that there is only one chef on duty. This involves a certain slowness in the service. The food is prepared with care and is... More 

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Thank Brun066
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This is an exquisite restaurant. The food and ambience are excellent. The wild pork dish melted in the mouth. My wife rated the 3 chocolate desert the best she has ever tasted. Highly recommended

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firenze
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We really loved our dinner here. The restaurant itself is small with just few tables so on weekends be sure to have a reservation. On summer you may seat on the outside. The food was great, tasted good and was not boring at all. This is moder tuscan cuisine at his best. The wine list was not very extended but... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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109 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

The location is off the beaten path. The decor is white table cloth and warm, the service is courteous and excellent. Having said this, the food is equal to that of all of Tuscany and perhaps Italy! We enjoyed the beef tartar, as well as the gnocchi and roasted pork and the deserts, which were very light and airy. The... More 

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Cowbridge, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Good sign, restaurant full of Italians. Range of food, specials, presentation top class. Scallops on pea puree to die for. Open ravioli with porcini in Taleggio sauce, followed by Veal on potatoe puree outstanding

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:30 pm - 11:45 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:30 pm - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vicolo San Biagio 28, 55045 Pietrasanta, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Pietrasanta
  • Phone Number: +39 058470436

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?