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Osteria al Ritrovo del Platano

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Via Provinciale 8/4 | Località Ponte di Campia, 55027 Gallicano, Italy
+39 0583 689922
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Melbourne, Australia
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259 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Dinner in this restaurant was recommended by hotel staff. It was great suggestion. We had meat mix for entree , cabbage soup and two type of pasta and veal for main. We were so full, that couldn't find any space for desert. All dishes were spot on delicious, past was melted in mouth. Same about veal meat.

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Chicago
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115 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We drove by the restaurant various times and decided to stop one evening. What a treat! Truly marvelous hosts. They let us in early at 18:30 as they had not officially opened for the evening (19:00). The bread with tomato was fresh and earthy. We had the minestrone and bean soup to star and loved them. I had the duck... More 

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Thank Eldelil
McKinney, Texas
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic. I had pasta truffle dish and wife had veal with truffle sauce. Ended night with almond mascarpone cake. Gave us box of 4 wine glasses with our bottle of wine. Great service as well. Highly recommend.

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Thank keith r
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Famous amongst the locals this place is a must. Need to book to secure a table. Exceptional service from the staff makes you feel at home. Try the filo pastry cheese and truffle cream appetiser. Exceptional. If ordering the beef fillet note price is per 100g. This is a place for the foodies. A gastronomical experience.

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Thank Shannon W
Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We had been recommended to go here and weren't disappointed. Started with the entree of Puff pasty, cheese filling and truffle cream. Spoons were licked! The rest of the menu provided many rich and hearty options, with delicious homemade pasta and the prosciutto wrapped pork being the most succulent pork crackling tasting yummy dish - we definitely overdid our ordering-... More 

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Thank AmberJane80
Lucca, Italy
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We were 10 from Norway and enjoyed the hospitality, and the food of this dedicated team. They have very good solutions also for people with gluten-related problems. I have enclosed this restaurant in my short list of preferred places!

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Thank Fabi0_Manzetti_
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We were fortunate to be here for the porcini mushroom season. They were served raw with olive oil, baked and fried with corn flour, all outstanding. Seconds were a variety of traditional pastas all with local ingredients. Outstanding selection of local wines wth a very helpful staff to help you select them. If I the area, a must!

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Thank Lou A
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We had a party of 26 at this restaurant and having met the chef and his daughter Beatrice who spoke pretty good English we chose a meal that was beyond our wildest expectations! The food just kept coming and each course was as good as the previous one. (we ended up with 8 courses!) I can't praise the chef and... More 

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Thank David E
Perth, Australia
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96 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Lovely little restaurant in a unusual location on a main road. Its nice to sit outside but quite noisy. We were there for lunch and it was very busy. Food was excellent and service good.

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Thank Staffymax
Manchester
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We ate here last night after promising ourselves for years to visit, we didn't have a reservation but the staff quickly found us a table. Our waitress for the evening was Beatrice who was absolutely charming, her English was good and she described the menu to us perfectly. We had the Garfagnana cold meats selection between us for starter and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Provinciale 8/4 | Località Ponte di Campia, 55027 Gallicano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Gallicano
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 689922

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