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Il Rifugio


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2019 Winner


$28 - $39
Italian, Mediterranean, Barbecue, European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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Reviewed April 30, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful and warm atmosphere. We had a cozy table close to the fireplace, very nice corner with a old wooden rockin’ chair. They are known for their truffle: we had their tagliolini that were good. Main course: Fiorentina! So nice but it came ‘scomposta’ that...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Brit_Checco
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Nice and warm place with a cozy garden. We had dinner in the garden and everything was super tasty! Excellent truffle and fabulous meat! Abundant dishes and wide choice, I’ll come back for sure next time in Livorno

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank giorgiamargaria
Reviewed June 1, 2018

We dined May 3 during our vacation in Italy. The owner of our condo recommended we try this restaurant, especially the steak "a la toscane". We were ready to try this but could not find it on the menu. After discussions with our waiter (owner)...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank fernlacelle
Reviewed July 22, 2017

This restaurant does offer delicious food and wine. The owner made sure that we would have a lovely meal. We ate in the garden and it does have a nice atmosphere.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank angi0825
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Recommended by our hotel as somewhere that did good food other than fish, although it does do fish as well (Livorno is full of fish restaurants). The restaurant is spacious and comfortable with a pleasant courtyard at the rear where you can eat al fresco,...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank manofekent
Reviewed November 14, 2016

This restaurant was referred by one of the locals as we browsed around Livorno. We were treated like old friends and had the most delicious buffet lunch. This restaurant quickly filled up by the regulars as they knew exactly how this buffet and service worked....More

Date of visit: October 2016
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Reviewed October 23, 2016

This restaurant was close to a hotel i was staying in. Wandered in one night and was warmly welcomed by the owner who took time to explain all the a la carte dishes and how these where cooked. The atmosphere of the restaurant is also...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank jmppearson
Reviewed April 21, 2016

Just walked by the restaurant looking for lunch. Eventhough a bit late, Marco (the owner) showed me the buffet, took my a la carte order and even helped me to re-seat (because i needed a plug for the notebook). Very welcoming and open person and...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank 658ms
Reviewed October 5, 2015

My husband and I found this restaurant while walking around super hungry and waiting for diner time to come. The guys who own the restaurant offer us a table even before official opening time (obviously we looked exhausted). We have very friendly talk, they explained...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank Tatyana L
Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Best place in the Livorno region to enjoy genuine, superb and honest food. We were a party of six adults and six children and we spent a wonderful evening at Al Rifugio. The service was outstanding and very warm. Marco is great host and makes...More

Date of visit: September 2015
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