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Cantine Bernardini

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Charming restaurant located in the basement of the Palace Bernardini (1580). History and tradition on local and Tuscan cuisine, gluten free proposals, private parties, groups and business meals. Cantine Bernardini in the heart of Lucca is a place where you can enjoy your time in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, and where the taste of tradition is reinterpreted in new forms. The food is made with local ingredients and the menu changes according to the seasons. The dishes are traditional and include proposals like"garmugia lucchese"(a vegetable soup), tench risotto, roasted cod fish, and original recipes as "cecina milfoil" or veggy gulash. Try the "zuccotto lucchese"! The menu provides also
PRICE RANGE
$23 - $45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This trip back to Italy - this was my favorite meal and place! I’ll start with we walked in for lunch without a reservation. I thought with it being a cold rainy day in March that it wouldn’t be so crowded. Wrong!! However, the absolute...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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cantinebernardini, Direttore at Cantine Bernardini, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your visit and your kind review. We look forward to see you again in Cantine Bernardini, A presto!!! Kind regards, Alessandro & Francesco.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve decided to go with 4 out of 5 based on multiple reasons first I will say this restaurant is amazing for our very needy family. They easily and happily were able to provide meals for our vegan, gluten free group , dairy free person,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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cantinebernardini, Direttore at Cantine Bernardini, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your visit and your kind review, We are glad you enjoyed our service, our hospitality, the unique atmosphere of a 500 years old historical palace and our territory flavors served with all the dietary need you required. We serve all...More

Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

We would never have this if not for TripAdvisor. Off the main strip and down below in a cellar that used to house wine and oils made by the owners. The staff are fantastic and the food just delicious. We tried the local specialties -...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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cantinebernardini, Direttore at Cantine Bernardini, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2019

Thank you for choosing Cantine Bernardini and for your kind rewiew. Kind regards and Happy New Year. Alessandro & Francesco

Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

We spent a perfect night in Lucca, we ate cinghiale in umido, zuppa alla Frantoiana and some tasty appetizers.

Date of visit: January 2019
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cantinebernardini, Direttore at Cantine Bernardini, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2019

Thank you for choosing Cantine Bernardini and for your kind review. Best regards and Happy New Year! Alessandro & Francesco

Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal with our family here. Beautiful food, wine and fantastic service. Thank you!

Date of visit: December 2018
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cantinebernardini, Direttore at Cantine Bernardini, responded to this reviewResponded December 28, 2018

Thank you very much for your visit, See you soon! Alessandro & Francesco.

Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

Lunch on a December day was uncrowded. We two were well received without a reservation by a friendly and gracious staff. I started lunch with warm octopus over a bed of crisp and cold puntarelle. That was followed by a sautéed celeriac over a mix...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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cantinebernardini, Direttore at Cantine Bernardini, responded to this reviewResponded December 15, 2018

Thank you for choosing Cantine Bernardini and for your kind review. Best regards. Ciao Alessandro & Francesco

Reviewed November 23, 2018

We have dined at Cantine Bernardini five times over the last four years. The chef offers an individual presentation of Tuscan favorites, as well as memorable seafood pastas. Wait staff is attentive and informed, offering good advice for wine pairings. Very pleasant patio dining in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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cantinebernardini, Direttore at Cantine Bernardini, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2018

Thank you for choosing Cantine Bernardini and for your kind review. Kind regards. Alessandro & Francesco

Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

I dined here in August and enjoyed so I decided to come back with my family in November. The service is very friendly and the food is very tasty rustic Tuscan fayre washed down with good red wine. Would defiantly return when back in Lucca

Date of visit: November 2018
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cantinebernardini, Direttore at Cantine Bernardini, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2018

Dear Richard, We thank you very much for your visits and your kind review, See you soon! Best regards, Alessandro & Francesco.

Reviewed November 13, 2018

Stumbled across this gem by accident, the owner Francesco is a great host and fitted us into a busy lunch service, food superb and reasonably priced, Barolo on the wine list and fine selection of Gins !

Date of visit: November 2018
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cantinebernardini, Direttore at Cantine Bernardini, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

Dear Kevan, Thank you very much for your visits and for your kind review, Looking forward to see you again in Cantine Bernardini, Kind regards, Alessandro & Francesco.

Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I spent 10 days in Lucca, and during that time we tried several of the top rated restaurants. This one was a little disappointing. Although historic, the underground wine cellar felt a bit claustrophobic for a dining room. We each started with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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cantinebernardini, Direttore at Cantine Bernardini, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2018

Thank you very much for your visit and your kind review, Our restaurant is located in the basement of Palazzo Bernardini,a historical building of Lucca from the 1586, the dining rooms are located across several cellars of the palace each of which are fitted with...More

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MDKT
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Dear Katie, Our menù always include vegan proposals. Kind regards, Alessandro & Francesco.
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Sorry I just saw your message! You may call the company Tau Touring +390583462620 Regards. Alessandro
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Dogs are allowed. Kind regards. Alessandro Belli
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