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Old City Bar

Via Vittorio Veneto 68, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (3 reviews)
“aperitivo” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Cafe, Italian, Pub
Via Vittorio Veneto 68, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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

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

Thank Bryan S
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

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

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

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.

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.

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

Thank GregReardon
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We visited Lucca today and planned to meet family near the train station after lunch, so we chose this place for location. We sat at an outside table where I had a delicious risotto with funghi and my husband had a fresh flavorful caprese salad....More

Thank KayS_10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Cafe, Italian, Pub
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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