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Old City Bar

Via Vittorio Veneto 68, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“pasta” (3 reviews)
“aperitivo” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Vittorio Veneto 68, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

There are plenty of great places in Lucca, suggest you skip this one! We stopped in for a quick lunch while hubby was biking the wall. The carbonara tasted like it had sugar in it - almost inedible, the bread was stale and the server...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SingWeiss
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

I had lunch there today and was served very stale bread - what bothered me even more was that the Italian girl sitting near me was served different looking bread. Furthermore, it’s the first time I felt rushed eating in Lucca and the first time...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank femmeauxfleurs
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Worst pizza ever. Gluten free pizza was frozen pizza from supermarket even though it wasn't marked as one and we weren't warned by the waiter. Pesto pizza was horrible as well, drowned in olive oil and tasteless and tuna pizza had a raw dough. All...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Magistar R
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Our first day in lucca and it was very warm so we stopped for a drink in this unfussy wee bar. We sat outside and were served promptly and efficiently. The cold platter was excellent and we shared it as it was huge. I had...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank bryans983
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for some lunch whilst on a day visit to Lucca, good variety on a small menu, ordered a couple of salads, could have been a bit more than just two basil leaves, a beer and a lemonade. €23, toilet a bit of a...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank applegate69
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Our first watering hole on arrival at Lucca. It’s a short walk from the train station to the City walls and much the same distance to the Old City Bar. We were greeted by a warm Glaswegian accent and were welcomed by coffees all around....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank RedMacca
Reviewed 4 October 2017

What a wonderful cafe in Lucca! We rented a flat on Corso Garibaldi, and this was the first place we found on a walkabout shortly after arrival. The staff are absolutely wonderful. The owner, another Scot was warm and charming (unfortunately we didn't find out...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Lauren1971
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Great little Bar with friendly service. Warm and welcoming staff and a great atmosphere day and night.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Nick H
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Perfect place for an aperitivo ,lunch and dinner . Great setting with friendly staff . Watch the world go by with a cocktail in your hand The Moscow Mule cocktail was delicious.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Mikidini
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Great place to eat - food excellent, very friendly people, very good value, great location - shame about the G7 conference though

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank GregReardon
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Vittorio Veneto 68, 55100, Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
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