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Old Charlie

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Italian, Mediterranean
Via Dell'Anfiteatro 10, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 953343
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good26%
  • Average21%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible17%
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Bar, Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Via Dell'Anfiteatro 10, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a great location in the plaza and with a market in the middle of all the restaurants on a Saturday it had a great vibe. The food and drinks are of a good price and not over the top just because of the location....More

Thank Longlegs1969
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The pasta and pizza were ok. Service was ok. Great location. But steak was truly awful. Chewy and tasted of old oil.More

Thank A H
Eugenio B, Proprietario at Old Charlie, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017
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Grazie signore x la sua recensione...mi spiace molto che la bistecca non sia stata di suo gusto...vorrei chiarire alcuni punti...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

After reading reviews about the service we were a little worried but the staff were amazing and very helpful and never had to wait for anything. The steaks we had were amazing really well cooked and the king prawns were very tasty! I hate it...More

Thank stella499520
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Service was excellent! Best pizza in Lucca, and we did try a few! Great red beer. Reasonable price. If we stayed longer would have gone back to try pasta or propably just had pizza again

Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Competition in the area is rife but we were attracted to this restaurant because it was busy and the waiter was not too pushy when trying to attract us in. They had a good lunch offering which included a pizza or pasta and a drink...More

Thank RickDalby
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Long wait for service , only about 4 or 5 tables occupied so not busy. Drinks ok but expensive, just paying for the location which is good for people watching. Waitress was too busy photographing some entertainment ( school band) on her phone to serve...More

Thank Exmoordog
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We went to this restaurant just for the location which is great. Lively atmosphere with lots going on. Service was good food average.

Thank david s
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Whilst on our travels to visit Lucca, we arrived in Amphitheater Square and decided to have lunch at Charlie's Bar. Like the other restaurants in the square, it has a great alfresco dining space. It was so relaxing to sit there and people watch whilst...More

Thank Chetna M
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Food was ok; nothing extraordinary, but not terrible either. In my case, there were few people thus the service was fine. It is one of those places where the view -the plaza where it is located- is the main attraction rather than the food.

Thank bjsauma
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The Old Charlie has a prominent position in the touristic centre of Lucca. Poor service, ok food in great location pretty much sums it up, there are much better places to eat and much better service to be had in Lucca but it does have...More

Thank Stevep1450
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 42
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
11:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dell'Anfiteatro 10, 55100, Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 953343
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