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Strada Provinciale 20 Lodovica | Gps: 44.021808, 10.510640, 55023, Borgo a Mozzano, Italy
+39 0583 833229
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Fochabers, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent stop for lunch. The €10 euro lunch menu is superb value. It's full of local council workers and lorry drivers. There's a good reason they're there, The good is brilliant and cheap. Say and watched one of the cooks roll out the thin sheet of pasta by hand. This is authentic Italian cooking at its best.... More 

Thank Paul C
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Drove past this place a lot being on main road from Barga to Lucca, when visited was not disappointed. Traditional food and lots of locals seem to eat here, very busy after 8:30 but service still very good. Pizza for €6 and large glass of wine €2. Soft drinks 1.50€. Family of 5 eating / 3 desserts = €61. Great... More 

Thank Rossi40
Miami, Florida
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

This place is so good and so cheap. Example 3 sirloin steak 12 once for 20 euros 👍 one of the cheapest places in Bargas for dinner

Thank roberto c
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

Stumbled across this little gem whilst coming back from Barga back to Lucca. The food is authentic Italian with a very large portion size and a good quality. Service is good even with not much English spoken. With ample parking to the side of the establishment.

Thank Simon C
Bagni di Lucca, Italy
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2016

Having driven past this hundreds of times thinking it was a tourist trap I had a big suprise that it was traditional local food popular with locals. I will be returning again soon.

Thank Mark L
Las Vegas, Nevada
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107 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2014

We stayed in Ghivizzano for two weeks and found this little gem of a restaurant. We liked it so much our group ate here for three of our dinners. As others have mentioned, the lasagna is outstanding. They have a buffet at least one day a week and it is well worth it. The brick oven pizzas are great and... More 

Thank TTerpFan
Lucca, Italy
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2013

The food at Il Garfagnino is fantastic & authentic and the portions are ample. The wait staff's temperaments have varied over my many visits, yet the quality of the food has stayed consistently wonderful. While attending a friend's birthday party there during the winter, my boyfriend and I decided to split an antipasto for two before continuing on with our... More 

Thank Stephanie C
Ghivizzano, Italy
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2013

This is one of all time favorite restaurants in northern Tuscany. As Bed and Breakfast owners we often take / send our friends and guests to dine at Il Garfagnino. They always come back raving about it. (They especially give high marks to their Lasagna) Several of our guests have returned over and over again during their stay at our... More 

Thank CasaLaPace
Expat in Tuscany
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103 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2012

The Garfagnana is a region of the province of Lucca with the town of Castelnuovo di Garfagnana at its centre. This restaurant is on the southern edge of the region on the road between Lucca and Castelnuovo, a little north of Borgo a Mozzano. It is a convenient stopover having a large car park and a rather different atmosphere from... More 

Thank Dilemo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strada Provinciale 20 Lodovica | Gps: 44.021808, 10.510640, 55023, Borgo a Mozzano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Borgo a Mozzano
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 833229

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