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Via di Mezzo, Barga, Italy
+39 0583 723192
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“homemade pasta” (22 reviews)
“macaroni” (10 reviews)
“steak” (19 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Via di Mezzo, Barga, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

With easy parking just outside the city walls, this restaurant is the ideal spot for a delicious lunch. We were actually going to another place when a local told us that l'Altana would be a better choice: she was right. Very cozy inside, all female...More

Thank CristianoDadamo
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I've been here three times and each time it has been excellent with great, 'homely' food and good value, house wine. The meat and vegetables are locally-produced which make them so much tastier. They use traditional Italian cooking techniques to ensure the best flavours. Not...More

Thank LaserMan694
Reviewed 24 October 2017

L'Altana is only small and very popular, so you do need to book in advance.You won't be disappointed since the food they prepare is the small kitchen (which is in the middle of the restaurant) is excellent. Service is friendly and they serve great local...More

Thank RP-Netherlands
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Conveniently located at the entrance of Barga. We tried to book twice on the same day only to be told that it was full. Only by booking a day in advance we manage to get in. It is good but not amazing and more or...More

Thank corrado m
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant based on its Trip Advisor ratings. A wonderful example of traditional cooking along with fresh pasta daily. We could not have been more pleased! Simple dishes with gusto. We split a dish of fresh orecchiette pasta with sausage (best I...More

Thank Hondette
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Every mouthful was delectable! Booked to return in 2 nights. Have been before and was every bit as good.

Thank Gwen H
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Barga is a delightful historic hill town in northern Tuscany - narrow winding streets, church at the top, lovely views. L’Altana is located just inside the old town gate - car park nearby (if you can find a space). The Trattoria’s food is really gourmet...More

Thank Tony E
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Simple local rustic cooking at its best - we'll definitely be back to try more of the menu and to enjoy this charming little place. Superb!

Thank Fivestarsi
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Cosy traditional restaurant located just inside the walls of the town, we had a delicious lunch here. Highly recommend the home made pasta with truffle sauce - silky soft pasta with rich truffle flavours. I had pan fried calves liver which was very tasty -...More

1  Thank TeamTallis
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Very busy place, booking is essential. But absolutely worth it. Excellent, simple food, lovely local wines and fantastic, friendly service. And, the apple pie - one of the best desserts we've ever eaten. I'm not sharing it next time.

1  Thank HPerceval
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, 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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