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Locanda Le Monache

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Piazza Ventinove Maggio 36, 55041, Camaiore, Italy
+39 0584 984282
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toronto
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Didnt have high expectations but chef surprised us. Pork chop Tuscany stile (can be wrong name) was one of the best I ever tasted, Eventually we realized that local did recommend it to us but we missed it in the list.

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Thank superukr
UK
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81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

We loved the interior of Le Monache - almost like wandering into an antique shop, full of sofas and ornaments, a shabby chic style all of its own. Service was super friendly, and food very good indeed. We had a lovely evening

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Thank UkLoLo
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We ate here on our first night in Camiore. We had pre booked for our party of 11 and ate outside. We had a very nice evening. The food was very good and very plentiful. The waitress was very nice and helpful. No complaints and a great start to our holiday

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Thank Jo-anne C
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

I came here with my brother for dinner today. The two waiters were very accommodating and friendly, but also a bit overwhelmed with the full restaurant, which resulted in slight delays. As I'm on holiday I do not mind waiting though. We had a little hiccup with the starters: I ordered the prosciutto crudo e melone but only received the... More 

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Thank JakeHerp
Columbia, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner. The chef Johan came out several times to help us order and to make sure we enjoyed our meal. We all tried several things, all were great. Fresh ravioli was a favorite of the table. Lemoncello was made from lemons from the chef's own lemon trees! We will go back!

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Thank EvaNance
Burke, Virginia
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

We are staying in a farmhouse nearby and have had 2 dinners and a lunch in the past week or so. They are soooooo friendly, the food is delicious, the setting is cozy. The chef and waitstaff are completely accommodating and very helpful. We have spent hours eating and laughing and completely enjoying ourselves.

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Thank Sailgirl1970
New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015

We were on the road for some sightseeing and stopped for lunch at this small restaurant/inn on the recommendation of our own B & B host. That was a great suggestion. This inn has a small ground floor restaurant with both indoor and outdoor seating. We had two different soups and two different pasta dishes. All four were excellently prepared.... More 

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Thank Monty0253
Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Camaiore is probably off the tourist map but this is the most superlative restaurant I've ever eaten in throughout all of Italia, north to south. The food is always fresh and innovative, custom to the region. I drove again today 400kms to have the tordelli made fresh. Ilir the head waiter may just be the most informative and friendly person... More 

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Heidelberg, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

We chose a table inside in the living room style (from the seventies) guest room. Service was nice, however none of the various dishes that we tried was inspiring or special. Not the poor starter (kind of quiche), not the pasta with deer sauce, not the boar with tasteless polenta, not the panna cotta. All ok and acceptable, but at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

We sat outside and our servers were fabulous; we ate well and received a lesson on the local history too. The appetizer of canapes, onion & sausage was wonderful. Followed by ravioli and wild boar and polenta that words fail to adequately describe. Let's just say that conversation was interspersed with lots of yummy-sounds.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$32
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Ventinove Maggio 36, 55041, Camaiore, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Camaiore
  • Phone Number: +39 0584 984282
  • This restaurant is at Locanda Le Monache
Description
Nuns, which takes its name from
A monastery of Carmelite nuns Clausura
which stood adjacent to the palace,
is located in the historic center of Camaiore.
This was opened in 1923 as a place of rest for Hikers and pilgrims, was renovated
Recently by the Bertozzi that
Always runs it and that was handed down the art
hospitality for four generations.
The Inn has 12 comfortable rooms.

An ideal setting for
your corporate dinner, or party
family and for all occasions.
In summer the veranda or winter
in the charming indoor hall
the large fireplace in the center
the intimate room with sofas
dinners by candlelight.
Several proposals of menus including
choose or ability to create
personalized menus

it is nice to know that ......
The bread is homemade
fresh pasta is homemade
the desserts are homemade
we use only extra virgin olive oil
hills Lucchesi
it is our custom to propose
recipes interpreted
respecting the tradition, in harmony
with the season and with four offers
market.
Compliance with the seasons and
love for the products of Tuscany
are the basis of our work.
The goodness of our food comes from the hands
Of our chefs and the genuineness of
raw materials of high quality, that go to
enhance the flavors that you can enjoy!!!!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?