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Buca di Sant'Antonio

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Via della Cervia 3, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 55881
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 12:30 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 19:30 - 22:00
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did not make a reservation so we were turned down immediately. I could understand that because it was a Sunday lunch, however, the attitude of the staff made me feel unwelcomed. She was bluntly said the restaurant was full as if we should not have come there. She didn't even tell us to wait or said sorry. Is this... More 

Thank VyT68
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177 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The atmosphere in the restaurant is cosy and traditional, lovely rooms with a warm feeling and a welcome to match. The food and wine were very good indeed, and excellent value for money. Service was helpful and friendly, and although it is a large restaurant it is divided into smaller rooms so perfect for an intimate meal in peace.

Thank WDandAK
Williamstown, Massachusetts
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179 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

On the advice of a good friend, we reserved dinner at Buca, and were extremely happy we did. It's a top-notch dining experience, served with comfort and skill by the amiable staff. The chef even comes out to schmooze with local patrons.

Thank Mark F
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bliss, lovely service with a great atmosphere. You can talk to each other and still be in the bustle. The food was delicious and it was very well located in this beautiful city. Romantic and relaxed

Thank Alexandra H
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service. The variety of dishes we ordered were all divine.It was recommended to us by a local guide (Wanda)and it did not disappoint. Fabulous risotto, lamb, and other wonderful dishes made this a relaxing lunch after a lot of walking!

Thank M g
Dana Point, California
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are foodies that have travel extensively all over the world. The service, ambiance and food merits a five star review. We had the tripe, lamb chops and wild boar well all cooked to perfection. The herring was outstanding with a soft and delicates smoke and garnish to match to perfection. Great all around experience

Thank ec1951
Ione, California
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173 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Buca di Sant'Antonio has a long, rich history. It is also a serious restaurant. Shortly after being seated, our waiter served us a complimentary glass of champagne. I was impressed with the ambience and I took a photo of the antique copper pots hanging from the rafters. The food was tasty. I ordered an appetizer salad with smoked tuna and... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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28 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommended by our hotel. It has locals and vacationers all enjoying this great food. We had lamb chops and steak and both of us smiled throughout the meal. Service is friendly and relaxed. Prices reasonable for this caliber of food and setting. Highly recommend

Thank Puffytraveler
Buckley, Washington
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My aunts and I (five of us), came here for a delicious meal for our "fancy" night out in Lucca. We all ordered something different and every bite we took was melt-in-your-mouth delicious. To make the evening even better, the service was second to none. Our waiter knew we were tourists and he went out of his way to ensure... More 

Thank jamie t
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I (5 adults, 2 kids) visited Lucca and were extremely fortunate to find this restaurant around lunch time. We had a remarkable meal, served by a multi-lingual waiter, in a wonderful surrounding that has great history. I highly recommend this place to anyone visiting Lucca.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Cervia 3, 55100, Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 55881

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