We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Bottega dell'Oste

Via della Fratta 21, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 349 257 8783
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“rabbit” (6 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
“hams” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via della Fratta 21, 55100, Lucca, Italy
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (234)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

41 - 49 of 49 reviews

Reviewed September 5, 2013

We were disappointed to see one of our favorite local spots seemed to have closed - but it was just undergoing a renovation. The Bottega has a new, simpler menu and a fresh coat of paint but the food is still as excellent (and affordable)...More

1  Thank Ripperkins
Reviewed September 9, 2012

We ate here at the recommendation of our hostess at B&B Evelina and enjoyed a delicious lunch. This place is the real deal - one guy, running back and forth (to the kitchen?) and only Italians inside the tiny place. Our pasta was fantastic (house...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed August 24, 2012

We are frequent visitors to La Bottega. It's true that it's a bit on the rustic side. A quick re-painting of the walls and remodel of the bathroom wouldn't hurt. But LBDCB is not the sort of place you visit for its elegant atmosphere. You...More

1  Thank Vanessa R
Reviewed July 13, 2012

Simple but delicious. The owner is the Cook at the same time, that is why the service is slightly slower and easier. But the atmosphere is cozy. house wine with cheese (Assiette De Fromage) is recommended!

Thank kio_lucca
Reviewed December 1, 2011

I hesitate to review La Bottega delle Cose Buone because it is so tiny and such a treasure. It's homey, comfortable—Luccan comfort food. We were early for lunch, but our host was accommodating. There are few tables and a limited menu in this tiny gem,...More

Thank TripEvalu8
Reviewed November 2, 2011

Not sure I've ever been to a restaurant quite like this. Plastic plates and cutlery; limited menu scribbled on a bit of paper, shabby decor. I found the food a bit crude with sloppy sauces and not much depth of flavour. But at E15 for...More

Thank Jonno_the_Yachtie
Reviewed October 10, 2011

...because I wouldn't want want to spoil the absolute charm and delight that this quaint little local deli/restaurant is. What a find! We came here by recommendation of our B&B and it was fantastic. The best meal we had in the 2 weeks we were...More

4  Thank catparade
Reviewed August 21, 2011

A humble and authentic restaurant in the back of a delicatessen store wich serves good and plentiful food.

Thank 294JohanneCopenhagen
Reviewed June 27, 2011

We have eaten at Alessandro's on many occassions and every meal has been brilliant. His restaurant is at the back of his Delicatessen which is an Aladins Cave of local foods and drinks. With hams and sausages hanging from the ceiling and the walls covered...More

1  Thank burtoncle
Nearby Restaurants
Il Grammofono
262 reviews
.02 miles away
Ristorante La Norma
578 reviews
.05 miles away
1,086 reviews
.10 miles away
678 reviews
.01 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Guinigi Tower
2,941 reviews
.14 miles away
Piazza Anfiteatro
3,960 reviews
.14 miles away
Via Fillungo
682 reviews
.15 miles away
Museo di Arte Contemporanea Lu.C.C.A. - Lucca Center of Contemporary Art
134 reviews
.02 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
December 23, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from daveymatt2002 |
Buongiorno Angelo, Grazie per la sua risposta. Possiamo fare una prenotazione per 31 dicembre alle 20.00, siamo in due. Grazie, Matt
Google Translation
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$18 - $35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Fratta 21, 55100, Lucca, Italy (Formerly La Bottega delle Cose Buone)
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 349 257 8783
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing