Romano and Roberto Franceschini, Nicola Gronchi

A story may be told either from the beginning, or going backward in time, from the present to the start of it all. In this story, we’ll see just how what they do at Romano today is the direct result of passion and courage that began six decades ago. In 1966 a very young Romano Franceschini and his wife Franca opened the restaurant with a dream: To offer the best of the day’s catch based on modern interpretations of all-natural, traditional dishes. The place soon became a must for lovers of mangiar bene, a finely presented portrayal of a family’s talent and dedication, that continues to this day. All the emotion is still there. Step through the door and you’re overcome by an incredibly homey feeling. There’s Romano, welcoming you with his affable smile, and his son Roberto’s non-stop enthusiasm for the wines he’ll help you select. He’s the well-respected sommelier who oversees the restaurant’s wine cellar, which has few rivals in all of Italy. Today, just as at the beginning, passion continues to drive Romano’s fine foods, with the multitalented chef Nicola Gronchi presiding over the kitchen. Of course, top-quality fish is what made Romano famous. It’s a tale of the coastal city of Viareggio and the Tyrrhenian Sea. Contemporary and captivating proposals that win guests over with their balance and taste.


Via Mazzini, 122
55049 Viareggio (LU)
+39 0584 31382

Number of seats 45 | |

Closed Monday. In July, August and September also Tuesday lunchtime
Holidays January
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