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A Bimbotto

Via di Vorno 177 | Vicino LA Chiesa DI Vorno, 55012 Vorno, Capannori, Italy
+39 0583 971193
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“salt cod” (3 reviews)
“pizza” (18 reviews)
“rabbit” (3 reviews)
Open Now
19:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Via di Vorno 177 | Vicino LA Chiesa DI Vorno, 55012 Vorno, Capannori, Italy
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 28 April 2017

Make sure to book, as it gets busy as it is good, friendly and great value. Naturally we stayed on local dishes but we also split a pizza just to try it. It would also be a good walk but away from the narrow main...More

Thank lagoon08
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The house where our party of eight (and two toddlers) stayed was just steps from this great place--all family run with delicious food. It's only open on Sundays for lunch, but starts reservations at about 7:30pm every other night except Wednesdays. Full menu choices are...More

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Bimbotto is the most perfect traditional Italian trattoria with amazing steak pizzas et cetera. Nicola and his family make you feel really at home. The first place to head for when you arrive.

Thank blake_david
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We have eaten here three times now and it has always been a good time! The staff treat you like family and the local wine is lovely of course. They took very good care of 18 of us one evening for dinner! Order the sliced...More

Thank Rikki666
ILTOFA, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at A Bimbotto, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Thanks a lot of review.

Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great local cuisine served perfectly. Our party of 6 was served an antipasto plate, 2 Piatti della nonna and 2 coniglio con polenta and a papardelle dish. The food was divine. Simply served and presented. Do yourself a favor and eat at this very Tuscan...More

Thank Mr L
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Bimbotto is hidden away in vorno, just south of lucca. I eat here everything we go to lucca. My husbands first Bimbotto experience was more than promised. Nicolo makes us very welcome and as a sommelier suggests superb wine. Warm characteristic atmosphere and a gastro...More

Thank Eilidh W
Reviewed 1 September 2016

A great hidden treasure, with fabulous food, service and atmosphere. We ate here twice during our one week stay in Vorno, and between us probably tried most dishes. Everything was cooked to perfection and presented beautifully. Thank you! Hope to see you again some time...More

Thank SmileeAC
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Not easy to find, but very glad that we did.Greeted at the door by friendly welcoming staff.Seated in a lovely garden with great atmosphere.All the food was delicious especially the local specialities.Probably one of the nicest meals we have had during our three weeks touring...More

Thank JaydeeISR
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Truly exceptional. The pizza and pasta dishes were exceptional. between the 9 of us in our family i believe we tried almost every dish. The pride they take in preparing their food, and house wide, really comes through. Its a must if you are even...More

Thank ecdietz12
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The food was delicious. The steak was tender. The fried courgettes were a bit too fried. I have not seen this many pizza types on a menu for a long time. I think it must be the fresh tomatoes they use that made the pizza...More

Thank UK112233
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$70
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Vorno 177 | Vicino LA Chiesa DI Vorno, 55012 Vorno, Capannori, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Capannori  >  Vorno
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 971193
Description
A "Bimbotto was the nickname of a great grandfather that gave rise to the name of the place. Already in the early '900 was present at the mall activities such as bars, food and tobacco (the old shops) and still today and in full swing. It should be noted that in the 60's 70's the place was famous for snacks or "ciancini" during the summer months, where the sausages, soups, cheeses and cakes "co 'beaks" were the local proposals. By 1998, precisely on June 21 the dining activity came back to life and the proposals in the paper recalls the typical dishes of the area.
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