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Al Duca

Piazza Dei Cavalli 22, 29121, Piacenza, Italy
+39 0523 172 3949
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“gnocchi” (2 reviews)
Closes in 22 min
07:30 - 22:30All hours
Italian, Mediterranean
££ - £££
Piazza Dei Cavalli 22, 29121, Piacenza, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Al Duca was a lovely locally run restaurant ,the food was home cooked with the local dishes which the owner carefully explained to us. I felt we had an authentic Italian meal served in Italian style.The restaurant was very clean. Location central also.

Thank connie80
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This simple family-run trattoria is devoted to a few simple dishes of the local cuisine. The menu is very short—the simplest choice is to just have everything. We started with a wonderful plate of local salumi and (at the host’s suggestion) the ubiquitous gnocco fritto...More

Thank canadensis
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

On the way back to Switzerland we stopped in Piacenza for lunch and found this lovely restaurant near the main place. It is a cute place and the service was extremely friendly they explained the menu and gave some suggestions, all we had was very...More

Thank Lilly M
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Its hard to fault this lovely personal and ideally located little restaurant. I had there classic filled pasta in broth (wonderful) then a perfectly cooked Sea Bass. Delicious! Very friendly and right in the heart of this very pretty town. Thoroughly recommend......and I am not...More

Thank Roger J
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived at Al Duca restaurant very late on a Sunday evening by chance, after a delayed flight to malpensa. The owner despite being almost ready to go home, welcomed us and kindly took the time to advise us on the typical dishes of the...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I don't normally write detailed restaurant reviews because I usually forget all the particulars of a meal by the next day when we're traveling. But I took notes on this restaurant because our meal was simply delicious, the service was attentive and very friendly, and...More

Thank nanapapa-6
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Al Duca has the best location in Piacenza, on the corner of Piazza Cavalli, but no advantage is taken of this in the cost of the food, which is fairly priced and excellent value. The menu features the typical dishes for which this area is...More

Thank adevoti
Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

We found the place by coincidence, it did not let us down. The place was extremely quiet at that moment, maybe this fact helped us to get wonderful service. The food staff recommended us was local. The taste of food was excelent and the service...More

Thank Marnu1970
Reviewed 10 February 2014

We had several good meals here. Family owned and operated. Service was not fast, but in Italy it is not supposed to be. Our meals seemed to be homemade and nicely prepared. The local bean dish was excellent. I would come back in the future...More

Thank BigDaddy3859
Reviewed 29 July 2013

We stopped in Piacenza just for one night. We had a supper in this restaurant. We ate home made pasta and really amazing local red wine. I have to highlight that the owner was really nice and hospitable. This restaurant has real Italian atmosphere, thats...More

Thank Ivana J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
07:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Dei Cavalli 22, 29121, Piacenza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Piacenza  >  Piacenza
  • Phone Number: +39 0523 172 3949
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