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Antica Osteria di Meati

Via Per Gattaiola 1237, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 510373
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good54%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Steakhouse, Italian, Mediterranean, Barbecue
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Via Per Gattaiola 1237, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

If you want an authentic Italian experience then go to Antica Osternan Meati. Enjoyed two fabulous meals at Antica in September 2017. The food was fresh, well prepared and wonderful to eat. The lady’s who served us were very friendly and spoke fantastic English. We...More

Thank pbau
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This place was walking distance from the villa we were staying and came recommended by the owner. A very nice atmosphere, lots of locals, people of all ages, relaxed atmosphere. Service is very attentive, good English spoken. Menu is classic Tuscany, tagliata con fungi porcini,...More

Thank Inebee
Reviewed 17 June 2017

This place is very popular at the weekends with locals but much quieter in the week. The food to good hearty Italian but limited and not the usual tourist fair. Good value for money.

Thank auto123
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Visited with a large group of friends, we had a fantastice time, great food. There is a fine selection of wines if the house wine is not to your taste. If you are in Lucca, visit Meati.

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This osteria was within walking distance of our holiday villa, so a great place to eat out! We arrived too early - one review had said it was open from 6.30, so we rolled up at 7.30 only to find it didn't really open for...More

Thank graemeandcarolyn
Reviewed 18 September 2016

A local recommended this as a place for an evening meal and we were certainly not disappointed. The meals are traditional and a great use is made of locally available and seasonal products. We thoroughly enjoyed the meal and would recommend the restaurant for anyone...More

Thank Warwick T
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

It is a very simple Restaurant. It has a good atmospehre for a very nice dinner. If you are serching for a familisr restaurant or for a date this is perfect. It has good choise of foods with a good qualiti. It is one of...More

Thank Valentin A
Reviewed 11 August 2015

If you are interested in what used to be typical italian ambiente and food then this place outside Lucca is a good alternative. The menu is full of local specialties, served swiftly in a non-pretentious garden and dining hall, with a list of very reasonably...More

Thank Donat A
Reviewed 13 October 2014

We stayed nearby in Cerasomma and our host recommended this osteria. We were pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere is very rustic and the food was excellent. I tried the mixed grilled meats and had a side of vegetables. The meats were wonderfully grilled and delicious. My...More

Thank CarolB353
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Osteria di Meati is a local favourite haunt of mine. Food is good and excellent value for money. It has a lovely terrace and you will find a great mix of locals and non locals, couples, friends and families eating here. Please note it is...More

Thank 070OKH
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6 May 2017|
Response from Mark L | Reviewed this property |
They do speak English. I always book in Italy but I did see people walking in who had not booked but this place is popular so I suggest booking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 33 - US$ 133
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Per Gattaiola 1237, 55100, Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 510373
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What a romantic place Antica Osteria di Meati! Here you can breathe the history of this place, where many years ago contrymen with their horses stopped to eat and relax, looking at the beatifull hills called " Colline Lucchesi ". Even now you can find the same welcome. Not far from the medieval Walls of Lucca, you'll find thia antique place, full of green, where you can taste dishes of Lucca tradition. We are in " Osterie d'Italia" SLOOFOOD Editore
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