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Ristorante Osteria Il Fornello

Via Mammianese Nord 5 | Località Marginone, 55011, Altopascio, Italy
+39 0583 216528
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
2 Aug 2017
“Predictably excellent!”
6 Jun 2017
“Festival For My Taste Buds”
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
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Via Mammianese Nord 5 | Località Marginone, 55011, Altopascio, Italy
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

Il Fornello has been a long time favorite in Toscana. The food and ambience are wonderful. Host Gabrielle, also the manager and Chef, is always accommodating. The food selection is excellent and well prepared. They will make recommendations based on your preferences. One of my...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I was a guest here for lunch. The food was beyond life experiences. The salmon and octopus so tender and tasty. The special onions & shrimp, 10/10! I went WAY outside my comfort zone and ordered concia alla pesciatina. The flavor was very nice ....More

Thank Lvn-n-food
jordan669, Chef e gestore at Ristorante Osteria Il Fornello, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Hello! Thank you for your beautiful words. I hope that will be the opportunity to see you again here. Goodbye, Gabriele

Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped here just because it was on our route, and we have been really lucky because we found a great restaurant. We took the degustation menu, including local cold cuts, home made meat pasta and mixed grilled meats. Everything delicious, for just €25 per...More

Thank vibocc
Reviewed 3 June 2016

We were fortunate to have a local friend provide us a recommendation, and join us for our last night in the area. We dined in many wonderful places our trip, and this was definitely in the top echelon. The cuisine was superb, and the service...More

Thank damplc
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

The place looks good but when the waiters don't speak a word English. When the house is full the waiters are so busy they don't have any time to check up on anyone and things start to take ages. The food is ok but nothing...More

Thank Muis2011
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Delicious food, lovely ambiance, friendly service, great wine...we particularly enjoyed the seafood. Highly recommended.

Thank JMG75
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Excellent food, nice people, lovely atmosphere, great outdoor terrace, moderate prices. Best vitello tonnato I ever had.

Thank JeanEcogen
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Wonderful understated restaurant in the foothills of Montecarlo near Lucca. However everything about the restaurant is top class, service, flavours and wine. The steak Florentine was the best I've ever had. We had intended returning again the following night but they were closed for a...More

Thank GooseBono
Reviewed 2 September 2014

We were accommodated in the locanda nearby this place. I liked the menu and the variousity of dishes, they offered traditional food , meat as well as vegetable. My lamb chops were delicious. The waiter was very kind, and as a women, I must say...More

Thank andy-mal92
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Mammianese Nord 5 | Località Marginone, 55011, Altopascio, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Altopascio
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 216528
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