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La Bottega del Fattore

Via Francesco Azzi 1, 55032, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Italy
+39 0583 62179
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“wild boar” (4 reviews)
“mixed grill” (3 reviews)
“polenta” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Via Francesco Azzi 1, 55032, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Italy
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

After the appetizers we had pasta with cinghiale and cinghiale and polenta. Barbara is super nice and she even sat with us to talk about Tuscany and it's hidden treasures. After all, we had a cake with ricotta cheese and chocolate that was delicious!!! Amazing...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 127nal
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

You can't go wrong for an evening in this family restaurant, as long as you don't expect any refined "city dishes". The value for money is high, the owner and staff are wonderful, and the food is plain and good. Only the mixed grill was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JVQ144
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Came with a family of six plus a baby and the restaurant was very accommodating. The meal from starter through to main course and dessert was very nice and traditional. The hostess was really friendly and welcoming and spoke very good English, taking the time...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank darrenwatson92
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We had the most amazing evening dining at this very authentic Italian family run restaurant. We are a young(ish) family of 4. The service from the owners was fantastic. The food was truly great. It felt like we had been invited to a wonderful Italian...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank teresasF8945AT
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We had some great meals here - various cold meats for starters, wild board pasta and mixed grill. The restaurant also welcomes you with quite a plate of starters on the house. Apart from the nice food, the whole experience was amazing - the restaurant...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 290rutak
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Simple, limited menu and just a delight. Of the many places we are over a couple of weeks, this was among the most enjoyable. The cold meats appetisers are super, fresh and tasty pasta with pine nuts and lemon, a huge mixed grill and an...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Roskers
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were lucky enough to get a table at La Bottega del Fattore last night after making a reservation in the afternoon. We were seated outside and we were promptly served by the delightful Barbara. The menu is limited and written up...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lindadownunder
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We initially went to buy wine as it was recommended to us. Barbara was so helpful and the wine was great so we went for a meal a few days later. It was a quiet Tuesday in June ! We were welcomed warmly by the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank P3693EJandreas
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We arrived at this unassuming restaurant to a very welcoming family in the middle of Castelnuovo. Papa is the chef accompanied by his son and daughter, the menu is hand written in Italian but easily translated, my husband had deep fried pasta with prosciutto which...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank DebsMillis
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Traditional Italian dining at it's absolute best. The menu was hard to read, the staff spoke no English whatsoever, however the food was sublime. The wild boar ravioli was one of the best pasta dishes I've ever eaten! To top it off, we tried to...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Francesco Azzi 1, 55032, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Castelnuovo di Garfagnana
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 62179
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