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Ristorante Pizzeria Rousseau il doganiere

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Via Vittorio Emanuele II 28 | Via Vittorio Emanuele, 28 Lucca, 55100, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 584214
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Rodersdorf, Switzerland
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We enjoyed a very good pizza and the staff were extremely helpful. A nice place to have lunch and I am sure that the evening dinner would be equally enjoyable.

Thank CHINCH43
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch, asked for both homemade "specials" of the day. The Gnocchi Al mare (seafood) was served with a crappy sauce called seafood, the only thing from the sea was some rip off pieces of a lousy fish with terrible skin on a canned tomato sauce. The Tagliatelle ai funghi (mushroom) was already made and heated on a microwave,... More 

Thank JJ A
Moscow, Russia
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

If you visit Lucca for a day, it is the place for lunch. Centrally located, fast and efficient service, decent food, friendly atmosphere. If you may sit outside -do it, purely Italian entertainment to watch passing by people having a glass of wine...

Thank Sergey Y
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

We used this restaurant every night we stayed in Lucca because the food is divine and the location is very conveniently close to where we stayed. Situated right on one of the main roads into the city, you have a choice of sitting outside café style or dine inside on the first floor. We only ordered the Rousseau specials and... More 

Thank Phlip_10
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

Busy narrow street with buses and cars but tables across the road from the restaurant were very popular including with Italians. Friendly caring service. We had the pear and cheese pizza followed by strawberries and ice cream washed with wine and then coffee. Hit the spot after our bus journey from Pisa airport (3 euros each).

Thank Peter C
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

We found this restaurant while walking around Lucca. It's on busy side-street. The service excellent and fast. The food came quickly and was also excellent. All in all an unpretentious, wee restaurant offering value for money

Thank RobertInverness
Mountsorrel, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Lovely food. We ordered vegetarian dishes and they were delicious. This was one of my favorite meals through the 7 days. Exceptional service and some entertainment too. The dishes are evidently made carefully. Great quality food, good prices. The family and I finished everything!

Thank Amit M
Veldhoven, The Netherlands
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49 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Lovely setting of the terrace against an old wall. The thin sliced beef as a starter is one of the best dishes. Sea food carbonare is okay, the couscous with vegetables is very nice. Wine selection is good enough. Overall price quality wise 'sufficient'.

Thank Andre_Hoeben
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Attracted to this restaurant by the smell of garlic and the music. Waiters were pleasant and helpful. Our meal was nice - not amazing - but very good value. In a fairly quiet street but outside tables pleasantly situated.

Thank Paula5235
Sausalito, California
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015

If you like to watch the locals, grab a shaded outside table, which is against a wall on a street that has the occasional mini bus and sees lots of school kids during the mid-day lunch break. The appetizers and pastas are superb (we didn't have room to try a meat dish).

Thank Tim C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele II 28 | Via Vittorio Emanuele, 28 Lucca, 55100, 55100, Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 584214
One room small and the other big for family and friends.Dinner with candle.

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