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“Outstanding!!!!!”
Review of Il Lupicante

Il Lupicante
Ranked #31 of 516 Restaurants in Viareggio
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

We had a great meal on a Thursday night at I’ll Lupicante.

We were in town for the yacht show, and most of the restaurants near the harbor were crowded and overpriced. We walked in to this place and were greeted by chef and waitress -they made us feel right at home.

They brought us a total of 6 appetizers - each one better than the last! Dinner was spaghetti with clams, which disappeared quickly.

The best meal of the whole trip,,,

Thank hjklhjklhjkl89
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Eventhough I'm Dutch I write this review in English because I think Riccardo and his restaurant should be visited by as much people as he can serve. What an experience of great Italian hospitality this was! The restaurant is situated outside of the tourist area quite near the harbor and was almost filled with Italians when we arrived. There was no menu but our waitress Alison spoke very good English so she described the courses to us. We told her to surprise us and she did! It started with a lot of small antipasti dishes. Sardines, fish salad, small squid, mussel crostini, egg with leeksauce and smoked salmon, fish pie, it was too much to remember. After that it got even better. We had the most amazing (eventhough it was our first) gnochi. The seafood sauce was so rich and flavorsome it was undescribable. Next was the secondi: A platter with all kinds of beautiful shrimp, langoustines and gambas in a beatiful herb and lemon dressing. The smile on our faces was there to stay for the rest of the evening. The meal ended with a beautiful soft panna cotta and chocolate ice cream in coffee. But it didn't end there. Riccardo was so happy we were there, eventhough he spoke little English, Alison would translate and Riccardo gave us drinks on the house. Flavorsome rum (the Kraken, what a name!) and a nice grappa. What a perfect experience to remember. If you come to Viareggio, go out of your way and take a detour to visit Il Lupicante for dinner. The value for money is huge and it is a true experience of great Italian hospitality.

Thank Menno B
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

It's an amazing fish restaurant outside the touristic area of Viareggio. The host of our Airbnb recommended this place, otherwise we would not have found it. There was no menu, we told the lovely waitress to surprise us. First we got several (7!) anti pasti, then an amazing gnocchi followed by different kind of prawns. We also had a very nice dessert. The owner and the waitress were very kind. This is what you want if you are looking for the best Italian hospitality. We got free limoncello and grappa. The value you get for what you pay is immense. It was an amazing experience. I highly recommend taking a detour to eat here!

Thank Jeanine B
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
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