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Via di Canuleia 14, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 467470
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sun 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2013

The restaurant has changed ownership in 2013. We loved it before, and now it is even better. It continues to have the best outdoor dining in Lucca. The service is very warm and professional. Delicious food, beautifully served, and extras like five "pails" of bread and chocolate Easter egg candies. Great selection of wines. Wonderful risotto, octopus salad, fish, soup,... More 

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Westfield, Indiana, United States
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2013

We found this while walking around off the main streets. The owners, a young couple, greeted us as we entered. The decor was adorable and very professionally done. The owner, who was delightful and accommodating, told us that she had only been open for 2 days. So apparently these are new owners and our lunch indicates that they definitely know... More 

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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2013

Walking around Lucca in search of a nice dinner spot that serves fresh fish. Happily we found Canuleia, off the main touristy streets. A happy friendly staff greeted us into the bright attractive restaurant. The design a perfect combination of the old stone structure and modern restaurants. Food was really fresh and tasty...we had grilled calamari with fennel and branzino...fresh!... More 

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D.C.
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2012

I had roasted piglet and my wife had the rabbit. The pig served on top of mashed potatoes was very forgettable. It wasn't seasoned, even with the skimpy mustard and fleur de sel smudge. The skin was gelatinous and not crispy. The rabbit was tasty, though, thus the average overall rating.

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Stratford, Canada
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2012

Loved the food, ate in garden for lunch. Service was attentive & personal. More French style that Italian, but well percieved and executed. Flavours are well balanced, and portion sizes not overwhelming. Loved the secluded back garden area, felt like we were in someones home! Would return.

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Medway, MA
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2012

Delicious food, lovely outside dining area and very good service. We enjoyed our meal here on a hot night in July. My teenage son found it a bit "fancy" but my husband and I enjoyed our meals. I had the gazpacho and salt cod. My husband had the steak which was local and very good. I would highly recommend dining... More 

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Aptos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2012

Great food- the rabbit was excellent. The pesto tagliatelle with burata very good. Decent wine list. Waitress delivered food and never saw her again for f/u. Had to request check twice. Slow, slow slow even by Italian standards.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2012 via mobile

What a find! Tucked away around the corner from the tourist traps surrounding the Anfiteatro is this lovely restaurant, where for a few Euros more you can enjoy food and and surroundings far and away better. Nearly all antipasti and primi piatti are €10. I had a red tagliatelle with pesto and burrata cheese that was light and delicately flavored.... More 

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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2012 via mobile

Wonderful restaurant. Real value for money and fully enjoyed the dinner, setting and service. Highly recommended.

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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272 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2012

We fell upon Canuleia whilst looking for another restaurant and were not disappointed. The outside garden seating area was exquisite and ideal for a hot July evening. The restaurant quickly filled up, but the service was quick and highly attentive. The food was exquisite, slightly nouveau, but there was enough of it to feel as if I had eaten well.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Canuleia 14, 55100, Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 467470

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?