Fodor's Expert Review Romano

$$$$ Viareggio Seafood

The Franceschini family has been running this swank seafood eatery since the 1970s. Ebullient host Romano Franceschini is justifiably proud of the food formerly produced by his wife, Franca (she still oversees the kitchen); son Roberto, an accomplished sommelier, presides over the floor. Don't miss the fantasia di pesce crudo (fantasy of raw fish), which arrives at the table with an aroma redolent of the sea, and follow up with any of the marvelous fish seconds. Or you can leave everything in the Franceschinis' hands and order the tasting menu (€125 without wine).

Seafood Intimate Lunch Dinner $$$$

Quick Facts

Via Mazzini 120
Viareggio, Tuscany  55049, Italy


Known For:
  • Fish brought daily from the docks
  • Phenomenal wine list
  • Romano and Roberto
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Mon. and Jan. No lunch Tues. in July and Aug., Reservations essential

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