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“Perfect place for a friendly night out”

Osteria Piazza Grande
Ranked #27 of 488 Restaurants in Viareggio
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 18 September 2013 via mobile

In my recent trip back to my home town I had the chance to organise a quick reunion dinner with my high school companions. I know they usually like good food, good wine and atmosphere so the choice was difficult in very expensive Viareggio. As my first choice was closed, I've asked my brother and he recommended Piazza Grande Osteria. Never been there before but I know my brother's taste in matter of food and didn't doubt the choice.

What a treat! Fantastic food from top to bottom, all seafood based, all absolutely delicious. The selection of appetisers included stuffed muscles, marinated salmon, tasty anchovies, bianchetti croquettes and more. We had a selection of two "primo" pasta dishes, one of which was freshly made tagliatelle with a small squid sauce, to die for, followed by a lightly fried mixed fish selection as "secondo". The local "house white" was absolutely perfect (we had a few bottles) with all that and I'm sorry I didn't get the maker. I concluded with local fig "scarpaccia" pudding, served with light custard cream which I chose among a number of other selections all accompanied by moscato wine.

We had an absolutely delightful evening and the price of all that was €37 each, which nowadays is a fantastic deal, especially in Viareggio. We literally closed down the restaurant! Thank you staff for your patience! All very friendly and we will surely be back, I will anyway!

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Reviewed 12 December 2012

They propose both fish and meat at a very good level of quality. I strongly recommend to concentrate on their first dishes which are excellent. Wine selection is not so wide : that's the only critic I can move. Good service and friendly atmosphere. Free parking just in front of the restaurant and this is really a luck in a town like Viareggio

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Reviewed 6 November 2012

we were directed to this small out of the way restaurant by an old fisherman having a nice day off the pier...it doesn't open until 8pm...so maybe not for everyone....we were warmly greeted by the wait staff, unfortunately English was not spoken very well...however they suggested a seafood antipasti, only 14 euros....it was a grand display of seafood varieties, all prepared flavorful and quite different, it satisfied our group of four...house wine was 8euros ans entrees were 10to12 euros...we each had a seafood/pasta dish all ample and tasty...desserts were rich and delicious...especially the dense chocolate torte accompanied by gelato...probably our best meal selections during our three week stay in italy....take time to find the little place....

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