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10, Via Anfiteatro, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 953343
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Tue - Sun 00:00 - 00:00
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Carlsbad, California
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Ewww! Until this mistake, we said "there are no bad restaurants in Lucca". Wrong. The Boar pasta had either no meat, or just some sand-grain size residue of meat. Tuna salad was out of a can of Starkist. The first thing I thought of with the pizza (the part that wasn't a wet glob in the middle) was a childhood... More 

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Thank garykob
Eugenio B, Proprietario at Old Charlie, responded to this review
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CARO turista molto sfortunato...ha preso la pasta non buona, ha preso la carne non buona ,ha preso la pizza non... More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

*Nb photo was not how was presented. We shared 2 dishes and split them on our plate. Food was fine and service was fine. Nothing to complain about as we had a nice, but not spectacular lunch. Its in a pretty touristy location and the price was fine for what it was.

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Thank stephen s
Warwick, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here.To be honest we are not keen on restaurants that are too touristy but we were tired and wanted to take in the atmosphere of the piazza anfiteatre as we sat and ate.The 'everything freshly made'sign was promising.The food was above average for a place which obviously caters more for the visitors,the service efficient, the price a... More 

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Thank Nilgün H
Eugenio B, Proprietario at Old Charlie, responded to this review
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GRAZIE x la vostra recensione ,volevo solo dirvi che non e' detto che nei locali turistici se debba mangiar male,il... More 

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Beware when visiting this place and make sure you get what you ask for. We visited this restaurant after seeing the specials board advertising "pizza and drink €9". We asked the waitress what this included and was told that it was for any type of pizza and a beer, wine or soft drink . We ordered a pizza and a... More 

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Thank JulesW33
Eugenio B, Proprietario at Old Charlie, responded to this review
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Eugenio B, Proprietario di vecchio charli ha risposto a questa recensione, PARTE tutto quello che avete scritto e' falzo.FACCIO PRESENTE... More 

Cambridge
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Visited for evening meal after reading reveiws and was hoping for a good Italian dining experience,what a fabulous location this restaurant has but was let down by impersonal service and very average food. We had Steak, which was tough and Chicken with veg which I have to say were like mush and really disappointing....6 people left after not being served...don't... More 

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Thank BeautyBirdCambridge
Eugenio B, Proprietario at Old Charlie, responded to this review
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caro signore cosa gli devo rispondere sul pollo con le verdure ,e cucinato alla griglia e le verdure in forno... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

After walking for hours we happily rested at Old Charlie. We ordered a pizza to share and cold drinks. Service was friendly and efficient. Food came out very quickly and was delicious. Loved the classical music being played in the piazza and enjoyed watching the throngs of people walking past. Great spot!

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Thank TravellerfromOz08
Eugenio B, Proprietario at Old Charlie, responded to this review
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Grazie di tutto di esservi trovati bene con il nostro personale e con il cibo e x il servizio veloce... More 

Custer, South Dakota
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270 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Food was reasonably priced. Had chicken with vegetables. It was tasty for $15 E. Spouse had salad with chicken. Was surprised it was all iceberg lettuce.

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Thank Mountainman827
Eugenio B, Proprietario at Old Charlie, responded to this review
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Caro signore mi spiace molto x l'insalata di pollo ,ma noi la facciamo cosi ed e' molto deliziosa,grazie del filetto... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We were here in a hot evening, 6 days ago with my friends. The location is fantastic as the Piazza Anfiteatro at Old Charlie. We were served nice and the food was good. The "tagliata di manzo" was delicious, for the rest we had some pasta and a pizza, all of them was good. But most importantly service was friendly,... More 

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Thank Geo8609
Eugenio B, Proprietario at Old Charlie, responded to this review
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Grazie che vi siete trovati molto bene x il cibo sia del nostro personale.UN GRANDE SALUTO EUGENIO More 

London, UK
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

So it's a tourist spot and you know the food won't be great - but it was kind of OK. The problem is the service - best part of an hour to get 3 pizzas and they all came out at different times. Not especially cheap - sure there are better nearby.

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Thank londondave55
Eugenio B, Proprietario at Old Charlie, responded to this review
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Caro signore in quanto al locale turistico non posso dargli ragione,noi lavoriamo sia col turismo e clienti del posto e... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Great guys,great food,great athmosphere!!thanks for Limoncello!we will be back for sure!highly recommended

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Thank Laura T
Eugenio B, Proprietario at Old Charlie, responded to this review
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Grazie x tutto ....spero un giorno di rivedervi qui all'old charlie....SALUTI EUGENIO. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Pizza
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
00:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
00:00 - 00:00
Thursday
00:00 - 00:00
Friday
00:00 - 00:00
Saturday
00:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10, Via Anfiteatro, 55100, Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 953343

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