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“good coffee”
Review of Bar San Frediano

Bar San Frediano
Ranked #293 of 622 Restaurants in Lucca
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Ate lunch here with family on 2007 trip.
Reviewed 31 July 2014

This is a simple little caffe with friendly service and good coffee , I opted for a fresh orange juice which was delicious, unadulterated and not diluted with water as some do serve . The outdoor setting is pleasant and a good place to spend a few moments refreshing yourself for the rest of the day . BTW the toilets are nice and clean.

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1  Thank Saskiagrav
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Reviewed 10 April 2014

Great food! Great coffee! And really amazing service! The bar is ran entirely by one family and has been for generations. The vibe is friendly and comfortable. Stop by and say hello to the owner Celestino, he's lived in Lucca his entire life and can help guide you around the city as well as make you an authentic cappuccino!

1  Thank Olivia C
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Reviewed 5 April 2014

This turned out to be one of my favorite hangouts in Lucca. It was fun to watch the tourists who were usually photographing the mosaic facade of San Frediano church and it was also fun to sit in view of that facade and just enjoy some wine and a meal. The food was rather ordinary but quite tasty and the staff - which all seemed to be family of the restaurant owners - were very accommodating. Prices were reasonable and it was a great place to watch life in Lucca pass by. I highly recommend it!

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1  Thank sketchyStarr
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

I stumbled upon Bar San Frediano on my very first day visiting Lucca back in 2007, and was immediately welcomed by the local family who runs this cozy little bar. The meal I had was excellent- very tasty, and also reasonably priced! You can get anything from a big fresh salad, to local specialties. They even have plates of typical meats and cheeses... Pair that with some local Chianti and Tuscan bread... One can hardly ask for more! Come to find out, they also have some of the BEST coffee you will ever have (Bei e Nannini)- and that comes from a girl who lived in Italy for 10 years!

I spent a year in Lucca attending a small university just outside the historical center, and found myself coming back to Bar San Frediano time and time again. Even years later, every time I have the pleasure of visiting Lucca, I make it a point to come back to this place!

Bar San Frediano offers its patrons the peaceful atmosphere of the Piazza, a stunning view of the church, and simply delicious food and drinks! Enjoy the tastes of Lucca while people-watching and mingling with locals, and I guarantee you too fall in love with Bar San Frediano! It is simply magical :)

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1  Thank Stefanie D
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Reviewed 25 November 2012

I love this Piazza as you can sit and watch life pass. You can also have a light breakfast if you wish & catch up on emails. The square is a flurry of activity from early morning till late in the evening. Food isn't that great but that's not why you go there.

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