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Mercato Contadino

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Localita Zinepri 1, 55027 Gallicano, Italy
+39 0583 730338
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This place is located on the side of SP20. Its not hard to find at all. The place is a small traditional market selling pastas, preserves, meats etc and also a restaurant. There is out door seating and indoor seating here. Some of the staff speak English others do not. Do not let your fear of not being able to... More 

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Hamburg
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Well, I concur with my fellow reviewers -> pleasant location, nice staff and excellent meat... Definitely worth a try if you are in the Barga/ Gallicano area...

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Constanta, Romania
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2015

We stayed in Barga and we passed by "Mercato Contadino" every day... at least twice a day :) Finnally we went in, one evening, and ordered grilled meat to go. the atmosphere is exceptional, the people very kind. while we waited for the meat to be cooked we chose some cured meats, cheese and dessert (the rice tart - crostata... More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We ended up going to this restaurant 3 times in 10 days because the steaks were so delicious and the chef, Tombolino, was so nice. Great home made everything! Not to be missed!

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Thank DLM5384
Harrow, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Saw this when driving past a couple of days ago. Set at the side of the SP20 with a big plastic cow at the front it catches the eye, and the boards at the front say local produce so we thought we'd give it a go- and that was an inspired piece of luck! The menu is all home made... More 

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1 Thank DJAV
Bury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Traditional food and a warm welcome! Not for the average tourist but for people looking for home cook food cooked on a grill at a reasonable cost.Word of warning go feeling hungry!!

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Sunderland
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

We arrived at our accommodation late in the evening and were directed by our host to this restaurant. It was a very welcoming atmosphere, the restaurant was full . My wife had the fish pasta special and i had the mixed grill. This was cooked on a wood burning bbq which seemed to be displayed in the window. Both dishes... More 

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1 Thank Birdie0901
Michigan
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Reviewed 3 October 2014 via mobile

Some friends offerte mine told me of this restaurant and they couldn't be so right! It's a nice rustic placeto enjoy some Gerardo local food. Thè grill that you see when you walk in the door is awesome!! We gas a mixed grill and it was fabulous. It's a nice place to come with family and friends because of the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2014

We have been coming to this restaurant for several years now. It is unassuming from the outside but that exterior masks a great eating place full of eclectic charms. The staff are always friendly and helpful. They go out of their way to be accommodate your needs. We don't speak the language fluently and are vegetarian. The chef and the... More 

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Madeley, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2014

This place was recommended to us by the people who own the place we stayed in - it's not actually in Gallicano - it's on the main road going past ! It looks nothing from the outside ( all you can see is a door and a very large model of a black and white cow) so we went down... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Localita Zinepri 1, 55027 Gallicano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Gallicano
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 730338

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?