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Via di Mezzo, Barga, Italy
+39 0583 723192
19:30 - 22:00
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Tue 12:30 - 14:00
Thu - Tue 19:30 - 22:00
Fri - Mon 12:30 - 14:30
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San Diego, California
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were very pleased to find this restaurant. Very local charm and feel. The artistic feel of the decor, paintings and furnishings contributed to a wonderful, warm local experience. Food was well prepared, service was excellent. Highly recommended. In particular the pasta with truffle oil.

Thank joedg235
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Small unpretentious restaurant that we were told was the most authentic for the area. The pork with ham and cheese entree is a must!

Thank Scott M
Gothenburg, Sweden
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116 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We met up with a nice Australian couple, on the way to this restaurant and ended up sharing a table with them. We all ate pasta only as we had eaten a large lunch so I can only comment on these dishes and not the remainder of the menu. A very nice Englishman looked after us and he couldn't do... More 

Thank SandraN49
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Went for lunch on a weekday in Sept 16. Really liked this place; service unobtrusive, prices reasonable , menu varied with good size portions. Would have liked to sit outside but only a few tables.

1 Thank tony h
Watford, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Went here on our last night as couldn't get a table all week. Surprisingly bigger inside than expected. Quite rustic and informal but food is delicious. You walk by the kitchen where it looked like 4 ladies were cooking away. Our waiter was actually from York so this was the only time we could actually discuss our food order properly.... More 

Thank Karen G
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

The staff here were most welcoming and the food of a very high quality. The pork escalopes with ham and cheese were especially tasty. Everything was very reasonably priced. It is obviously very popular so it would be best to book - several people were turned away while we were there.

Thank mwfr2016
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We dined here when we stayed at The Factor House. The atmosphere was quite wonderful as was the food. They were most attentive to our party. Barga is the most quaint place to have a meal in and there is something interesting to see around every corner.

Thank deggystaffordshire
Palm Springs, California
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130 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I have visited Barga many times over the years and always eat at L Altana. The food is consistently good and the prices are very, very reasonable. Reservations are essential. The pasta with truffles is fantastic.

Thank Joel S
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Unfortunate our reservation made by the hotel was not outdoors. We were in the front room which was a bit of a walkway. The location of our table was my only disappointment. The food was fantastic with a good selection of house made pastas. They were delicious. The restaurant is located right inside the arch of old Barga. It was... More 

Thank Lisa P
Montgomery, Texas
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Another superb meal in Barga. The picture is seated trout with mixed vegetables. L'Altana is just inside the old gates of the city. Casual but classic.

Thank Kyle J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
12:30 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
19:30 - 22:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via di Mezzo, Barga, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Barga
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 723192

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