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Antica Locanda di Sesto

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Via Ludovica 1660, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 578181
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Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Sun - Fri 12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
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Portland, Oregon
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147 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been visiting Lucca for many years without discovering Antica Locanda di Sesto. It's so good we dined there twice. Apparently the entire family is involved in this well-run restaurant along with their trusted neighbors on local farms who supply most of the ingredients. Our dinner began with outstanding raviolis and then moved on to chingale, wild boar, which... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely Brilliant, selective locally sourced produce that is subtly unique. Love the way they prepared the pasta within the wheel of the Padano/Pecorino blended cheese

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

. . . or any other day (except Saturday: closed). Sunday lunch is especially wonderful, and Easter Sunday the best of all. You will find happy, hungry, delightful Italian families enjoying the food, the restaurant, and each other. English is spoken and the menu is in both English and Italian. Eating here, as we have many, many times, is just... More 

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New York
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is an EXCELLENT restaurant, just about 20 minutes outside the walls of Lucca, The homemade pastas are all excellent - but certainly try whatever they are featuring as the seasonal favorite... Today was tagliolini with wild asparagus... Delicious. Their Tordelli (Tortelli, in the Lucchese dialect) are incredible - so good, that after we finished the first round, we ordered... More 

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San Francisco, California
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105 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

If it is history and a great meal you want then make your way here early evening. The setting is magical and filled with history in fact the building is historic but I also love the furnishing. This is Italian dining at it's old fashioned most elegant. This is the sort of place that high end Italian restaurants in the... More 

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Thank Marshall C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you ever travel to the area around Lucca and you fancy a real treat go and have a meal here we went here on the last night of our break and could only marvel at the quality of the food. As it says on their website all the produce is locally source as was the wines which comes in... More 

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Thank Chris W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Aurelio and his Mather are great host Cooking in here is like being at the table at home. Genuine and traditional, well cooked food unpretentiously presented.

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Portstewart, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The claims made for this restaurant are impressive;and it totally lives up to them. My party of four all enjoyed a splendid meal, and the ambience and service were equally impressive. The wine (their own) was delicious and really not too highly priced. I'm glad I wasn't driving as finding the restaurant was a bit complicated, and we had to... More 

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Auckland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely stunning food.. We tried a few things and we all loved it. For dessert the Pannocatta and creme brulee were absolutely delicious.

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Rowlands Gill
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We went to the Antica Locanda di Sesto twice during our vacation in Lucca. The first visit was with our family who live in Italy and had been recommend this restaurant. Second visit was with some friends who are well established restaurateurs in Lucca. Fantastic service and attentive service this combined with excellent food and wine. My tips are; book... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
Monday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Ludovica 1660, 55100, Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 578181
Description
Antica Locanda Di Sesto is a restaurant located on the right side of the Serchio River,in the outskirts of Lucca. The Building dates back to the 1368, as the marble stone in front of the restaurant says, a period when the local merchants started to build their own country estates, used to relax and chill out in the summer but also to gain business profits. From the XIV Century the village of Sesto was property of the "De Nobili" Family and they had, according to various rumors, 101 farmers working only for them in the village. It is thanks to this powerful family that the "Locanda" was built, and even now you can see the remains of the old building inside the restaurant. *We now offer a free shuttle service from Lucca town centre*

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?