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Ristorante Il Mecenate

Via del Fosso 94, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 511861
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via del Fosso 94, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

Visited this beautiful walled city and after much walking and taking in the beautiful architecture the aromas in the air were making us hungry! Being new to the area I asked a local shopkeeper where he could suggest to eat good local quality food and...More

1  Thank CostaMan
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Perfect on a warm Sunday afternoon. The atmosphere is very friendly and the service is not rushed at all. The pumpkin ravioli was so good with a touch of sweetness you can expect and a crunch of nutmeg. Perfect. House wine was perfectly acceptable.

2  Thank Dropback10
Reviewed September 29, 2018

We ate here 3 times during our 2 week visit to Lucca. We picked this restaurant for its extensive wine list, including many wines from around Lucca. All were reasonably priced. The food was excellent and service wasn't rushed. It was delightful to sit on...More

2  Thank JoAn F
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

This place is deceptively large, with openings on three sides of the building. The tables out in the square are nice, with a view of the church. The food is good, but I think it suffers a little because the menu is vast. There’s the...More

2  Thank Cookiedough3
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I happened to walk by this and the menu and energy felt so good that we went in. We sat inside this rustic restaurant and was treated royally by Bianca, very professional and with a wonderful personality. The food is incredible. We...More

2  Thank Denise S
Reviewed August 16, 2018

very interesting cuisine, a good mix of traditional and creative with a knowledgeable staff able offer suggestions. very good and affordable wine list. nice outdoor seating in a quiet piazza too.

2  Thank michaels2929
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We were unable to sit outside as it was fully booked but we were shown into a large rustic eating area inside. The food was very good as was the service. A good selection of local wines and a typical Tuscan menu, would I recommend,...More

2  Thank rayferry
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Toscane food at the maxim level, good balance prize and quality If you like meat I suggest you don’t forget to taste “Tagliata alle erbe aromatiche” Or “Bistecca alla fiorentina” Beef at the greater expression in your mouth.... The Carte of Vins superior

2  Thank jordiferp
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

We had a tasty dinner with a group of friends at Mecenate. Food was really tasty from starters to dissert! Wines, including the house red were good also. The waiters were really nice too! Highly recommend this place. Quality price ratio is superb.

2  Thank Miikkuliina
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Mecanate lures you in with the whole “slow food, organic, biologic, local , typical lucchese “ cuisine but it’s an amateurish and rather worthy attempt at traditional ‘lucchese’ cooking . It’s slow alright which is fine but they should employ more staff who are more...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Fosso 94, 55100, Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 511861
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