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Vecchio Mulino

Via Vittorio Emanuele 12, 55032, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Italy
+39 0583 62192
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (6 reviews)
“prosciutto” (7 reviews)
“bread” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Delicatessen, Wine Bar
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Via Vittorio Emanuele 12, 55032, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Italy
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very interesting old atmospheric establishment with one long table. We sat on the end with a lively young French family. The waitress was pleasant and explained the food served on old wooden boards - samples of local grains, meats and three cheeses...More

Thank LindaSusanStafford
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Having enjoyed this place several years ago, we stopped in after a wild drive over the Passo Radici. No menu, no English--generally not a problem for us, but all we were offered were selections of cheese and cured meats. The baroldo was good, the fresh...More

Thank WanderJenn
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the "tasting" menu at 18 euros which was a feast of local products, starting with bruschetta with various toppings, chicken salad, frittata in pastry, followed by very generous platters of meats then cheese. Or you can just choose one of the platters or...More

Thank balloonmouse
Reviewed 27 September 2017

A variety of typical local foods, from mushrooms to cheese to meat with a glass of local wine. Delicious! Well worth the stop.

Thank sammi112345
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

4 of us are here last week. We started each with a plate of various vegetarian bits which were utterly delicious, next came the meat board followed by a cheese board to share. You are encouraged to take your time and there is no rush....More

Thank Vicky J
Reviewed 11 July 2017

So we went here the first time and ordered a plate of cheese for 6 or 7 euros. The amount of cheese we got was impossible to eat and we took the rest home (bread was quite stale as well). Ended up we were charged...More

Thank ABay4d
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Each time we come to Castelnuovo we pop in for some mortadella or proshuito with some nice bread before heading off for our next adventure. The selection of goods always makes it hard to choose. If you like wine you can also purchase some as...More

Thank Karen48207
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Ah, this was an experience never to be forgotten! We talk about "slow food" here in the US, and even partake in it, but there's nothing like doing it in Castelnuovo di Gafagnana - in a hidden corner of Tuscany! If you are in Tuscany...More

1  Thank Teressina
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I was there for lunch with a group. We were learning about local foods and the slow food movement, which really is centered in the town. Our host had us taste a wide variety of local specialties. Not only was it a great meal, it...More

Thank Endowomyn
Reviewed 7 November 2016

If you are in Tuscany make sure you visit Garfagnana and stop at Il Vecchio Mulino for some delicious food and wine. We had the tasting trays of all the high quality, fresh foods of Garfagnana. It was wonderful trying all of the local dishes....More

3  Thank Karen A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 24 - US$ 35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele 12, 55032, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Castelnuovo di Garfagnana
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 62192
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We inform our costumers and friends that Osteria Vecchio Mulino will be closed for holidays from 11th January to 1st February 2016.
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