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Ristorante Bucci

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Via Dei Zecchini 31, 00073 Castel Gandolfo, Italy
+39 06 932 3334
12:30 - 14:30
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Mon - Tue 19:30 - 22:30
Thu 12:30 - 14:30
Thu - Sat 19:30 - 22:30
Sat - Tue 12:30 - 14:30
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Sitting in such a beautiful place and eating lunch overlooking the lake was actually a real good experience. Sometimes when you have places like this, the food might not be accompanying the view, but in this case it did. The food was good and the service was friendly. And the view was amazing. Castel Gandolfo is certainly a place to... More 

Thank AnetteHallstrom
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Italy. After a quick train ride out of crazy Rome, we enjoyed the quiet surrounds of Castel Gandolfo. The restaurant has a beautiful setting, wonderful food and very gracious service. Try to get a table outside overlooking the water and settle in for a long afternoon. Before lunch, take a... More 

Thank monstersanders
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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445 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is very well located overlooking the Lake Albano. They open only around 12.30 PM so you can have your lunch. There is sitting on the long balcony with a lovely view of the lake. The inside of the restaurant had also been tastefully done. The service is friendly. The young and good looking chap taking our order spoke... More 

Thank Dhiraj H
San Jose, Costa Rica
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Breathtaking views, just amazing. I could have had no food and would still be pleased with it. However, we did have food. A lot of it. The owner and her son suggested what we should it. The prosciutto with melon as a starter was divine. As well as several types of fresh cheese. As a main dish I had the... More 

Thank RacheliuxC
Leuven, Belgium
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86 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

It's necessary to reserve a seat here if you'd like to sit outside and enjoy the view. We took the bruscetta's with Pork = Amazingly good. After, I took the lasagna which is made with mushrooms and truffle. (no tomato sauce). Pretty small piece, but very yummy.

Thank Leuventripper
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We had made reservations in advanced and arrived early. They opened at 7:30, we sat outside the restaurant and waited for them to open. The owner who walked in and out several times didn't even look at us. Then at 7:45 we entered the restaurant and seated at a lovely table outside with beautiful views. The issue we have is... More 

Thank Lea B
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117 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Decor very nice, and stunning view of the lake. Food reasons be if not outstanding. Staff reasonably friendly. Do not think I would go back.

Thank konsilanto
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We had some very good food. It was probably the best Italian food we have had in Italy, after spending two weeks in Southern Italy. The service was also very good, and the waiters spoke a very good English.

Thank Helene Vibe M
Solihull, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely location overlooking the lake but the food was at best average. Would not return or recommend. Pricing was fair shame about the quality

Thank Dalef83
Wallington, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We had dinner here twice in a week. Great food and wine. The staff were very friendly and explained the menu options, as our Italian is rubbish.

Thank Lisa M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dei Zecchini 31, 00073 Castel Gandolfo, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Province of Rome  >  Castel Gandolfo
  • Phone Number: +39 06 932 3334

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