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Il Piccolo Principe

€€€€, Italian, Seafood
Piazza Giacomo Puccini 1 | Grand Hotel Principe di Piemonte, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
+39 0584 4011
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good15%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (8 reviews)
“red mullet” (4 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Contemporary, Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Piazza Giacomo Puccini 1 | Grand Hotel Principe di Piemonte, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Service was impeccable and food was top notch. But, the truth is that my expectations maybe were too high, so I think I have had better dishes in other Michelin star restaurants. But, unfortunately I did not order the set corse, which is what they...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank marceloRioDeJaneiro
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

You know it’s special when they bring you a water menu! I won’t go into detail of the food, but it’s theatrical and amazing. It’s about the whole experience - wonderful food sitting on the rooftop looking over the pool, across the city as the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Shaz128blue
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

A perfect blend of international gourmet food and local specialties. I had the “Essential” menu, “terra”, i.e., meat variant (5 courses, and as such much more than merely “essential”), which is preceded by an ensemble of four amuses. I took the wine arrangement (four glasses,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank simonk943
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

The food flavours and presentation were fantastic. We had the fish ‘essential tasting menu’ at €140 with the wine pairings at €79 and an aperitif. The service was attentive but not imposing and we were warned prior to our meal that it would be inside...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Hodophobia
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Very high cuisine, gourmet restaurant. We had 6 course set dinner. Ladies ordered Sea, meaning it consisted of seafood and fish, and men ordered Earth- selection of meat dishes. And we shared and tried each others' food. All agreed that Earth option was better than...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jupitersun888
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

The Grand Hotel Principe di Piemonte is famous for its hotel services but also for the “Il Piccolo Principe” gourmet restaurant, where the Chef Giuseppe Mancino, after many years and important experiences in Italy and abroad, has stopped to best express his cuisine. Therefore we...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank feverna
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We had a lovely dinner here and were also guests at the hotel. It's a stunning setting on the roof terrace by the pool with a lovely view. The service was excellent and we all had a lovely meal. Personally I have had better and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 4 August 2018

The view is spectacular, the food, the service and the wine - outstanding! We had the 10-course tasting menu with wine-pairing - can strongly recommend it. However, try not to eat bread and drink any other cocktails - or you will be full by course...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sia M
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We had a dinner for 8 people on the terrace on top of the hotel, on the 5th floor. The weather was nice. View is beautiful. We chose the trial set dinner. 4 seafood and 4 earth food. Shared and tried it all each. On...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 853azatb
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I decided to try this two star Michelin restaurant and were treated to a meal we will never forget. I had never opted for a tasting menu before, and we wisely chose the vegetarian menu, was incredible! Perhaps we should have paced...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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  • Value
Average prices
US$124 - US$238
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Giacomo Puccini 1 | Grand Hotel Principe di Piemonte, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Viareggio
  • Phone Number: +39 0584 4011
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'Il Piccolo Principe' gourmet restaurant, Two Star Michelin, offers an exquisitely refined cuisine that is enriched and set off by a well-stocked wine list that can be appreciated either inside the elegant and exclusive restaurant room or outside on the bright roof garden and by the pool. Piccolo Principe is open to hotel residents and non-residents alike.
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