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La Ghenga

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Via Giuseppe Verdi 95, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
+39 0584 581908
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 11:30 - 23:30
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Food is amazing : we recommend the gnocchi and handmade pistache icecream Waiter was super kind and recommended good wine. 2 great diners for a fair price thanks

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Thank Tom B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Very nice and local restaurant, with really teasty homemade food. The helpsome staff guides you thru the menu just ask. The meat was fantastic!!

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Thank Janus J
Redcar
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60 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

Tried this on recommendation. Food was OK prices about average, nothing to really complain or rave about.

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Thank Steve B
Trondheim
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

I never thought I would complain about fast service, but here we experienced waiters that seemed to be "on speed". Firstly our order of drinks were not correctly delivered, then our antipasti arrived within 1 minute, but not the right one. Before we were half finished the main courses arrived. The meat was very rare, barely cooked at all, my... More 

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Thank Even S
Vienna, Austria
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2014

This restaurant is a worth a visit. The seafood was fresh, tasty and the price reasonable. Focaccia awaited us and as a good bye gift 2 rounds of limoncello and cantuccini were brought. We ate there times:) The staff and the owner were very friendly.

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1 Thank Lillusz
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2013

We tried this restaurant as it was close to our hotel and looked fairly nice. It was a huge let-down in terms of portions and service. We both ordered the fritto misto and were brought a plate with literally two prawns, a small portion of squid and four strips of fried courgette albeit on a fake silver platter dish. We... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013 via mobile

Absolutely amazing combination of great food, wine and friendly atmosphere. That was the reason why we were spending every night in this restaurant. We recommend everyone to try it.... You will make a reservation at saturday;-) Thanks again M e D

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1 Thank Pavel73
Prague, Czech Republic
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2013

Excellent food - not only seafood, but pastas and pizzas too, including for vegetarians. Not too wide "plat du jour", but, maybe thanks to that, the higher quality, each day a little bit different menu, always fresh.... Still feel the delicious taste of octophus soup, pasta stuffed with aubergine and the best panacota we have ever eated from the last... More 

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1 Thank Dana S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2013 via mobile

We stopped in as we were walking by because all the outdoor tables were filled for lunch. The serving size was enormous and the seafood cooked perfectly. Tender and juicy. Thinking about coming back for dinner.

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1 Thank GuerreraTraveler
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2013

We found this place by chance walking round the area it was a Saturday night and the place was buzzing only table free was an outside one no menu just written on the doorwhat they have! friendly guy spoke English and joked with us!! food good not expensive very busy with locals a good find!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giuseppe Verdi 95, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Viareggio
  • Phone Number: +39 0584 581908

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