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Enoteca Calasto

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
As featured in Best Food in Lucca
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Piazza San Giovanni 5, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 954267
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Basel, Switzerland
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44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Disappointing, although team was friendly enough. Other tables with tour groups certainly were enjoying and loving it with special attention and food preparation which is why we had mixed feelings. The reviews suggested great wines and great service, but our experience was wine was average and more expensive than elsewhere and meat and cheese platter to accompany a few glasses... More 

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Thank avidtravellers395
Wetherby, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Tucked away on the route from Napoleon Piazza to the Duomo we stopped for lunch. Generous sandwiches on a choice of fresh bread with garnish. You could share a sandwich between two! Attentive service while watching the world go by.

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Thank Michael M
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Tried 3 wines as part of a wine tasting deal. The servers were very knowledgeable about the wines (in English as well-very impressive!), and all were from the Lucca area.

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Thank lrphsjb
London
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for the wine tasting which included 5 different wines. Really good value for money and the staff knew their wines. Had a great time. Shame it was so empty but the rain and time of year kept people away.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

I chose this restaurant as some of the more recent reviews were very complimentary about it and I knew where it was. It's probably better suited if you do want to go there for a wine tasting experience. We didn't. They didn't have much to choose from on the menu but what we had was very tasty, well cooked and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

We went to the superb Puccini concert in Piazza San Giovanni and spotted this place before we went in. Happily we reserved a table for a post concert meal. The restaurant is small. They specialise in local produce and wine and do a wine tasting selection. We stuck to pasta and local food which was very well cooked. the waiting... More 

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Thank Chris L
Gosford, Australia
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food - great value - delightful staff who went out of their way to be helpful. Convenient for concerts in Piazza San Giovanni. Would strongly recommend.

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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We called in here on a walk around the lovely walls of Lucca. Tasty and reasonable priced food and drinks. Good service. A super stop off for anyone looking for refreshment.

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Thank Vallaurence
Crestview, Florida
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

This was our first full day in Italy. After a difficult day of Planes, trains and automobiles we had our first experience tasting Italy. We stopped in for a cup of coffee and ended up purchasing wine. Andre was our host and guided us through a tour of local Italian wines. It was a great start to a great time... More 

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Thank Robert S
Stirling, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Small restaurant and wine bar. Can choose wine tasting of 3 or 5 local wines and great choice of only locally produced food to accompany the wines..very tasty and freshly cooked.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $22
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza San Giovanni 5, 55100, Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 954267
Description
Enoteca Calasto bar has been created with the mission of promoting only the best quality wines produced in the Lucca and Montecarlo area and also to provide a friendly and inviting spot where our customers can enjoy some of the Lucca Region best wines. The bar will carry over 150 labels, a unique opportunity for visitors to taste several local wines in one place, accompanied by a small plate of the best local food from Garfagnana.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?