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2 Michelin Stars restaurant

Il Piccolo Principe is the starred restaurant of the Grand Hotel Principe di Piemonte in Viareggio. A terrace overlooking the sea that welcomes you with a gourmet experience of the highest level.

The ‘Piccolo Principe’ restaurant 2 Michelin Stars, offers an exquisitely refined cuisine that is enriched and set off by a well-stocked wine list that can be appreciated either inside the elegant and exclusive restaurant room.  A welcoming location within the beauty of Viareggio to taste refined cuisine with exclusive creative recipes and the sublime aroma of Italian and international wines from the restaurant’s cellar. Delights to be enjoyed in a relaxing and pleasant atmosphere: an experience made unforgettable by an excellent service.

The Piccolo Principe Restaurant is housed in the most beautiful terrace of Viareggio, a pleasant place, in one of the best luxury hotels in Versilia, where you can enjoy dishes that satisfy and entertain. The chef is Giuseppe Mancino, originally from Campania, who after so many important experiences in Italy and abroad has stopped here to express his creative cuisine. You can choose between several menus. The tasting menus are 5: the sea menu, the land menu, the vegetarian menu and two of the Chef’s choice made by 10 or 5 courses. The tasting menu “Il Mare” includes: the mullet, the scallops, the calamarata, the ravioli, the dentex, and the pear. The “La Terra” tasting menu includes: crispy egg, smoked Tuscan sushi, Carnaroli rice, stuffed Agnolotti, pigeon, peanut and mango cheese. In the “Vegetarian” tasting menu: gazpacho terrine, crunchy egg, turnip top tortelli, durum wheat spaghetti, artichoke, cheese such as sweet vanilla, whipped ganache, Breton sablè, saffron sauce and gel lemon. The tasting menu “In my own way … past and present” is a 10-course plus a surprise course in which the Chef guides his guests, driving them into a tasting experience. Even the tasting menu “The essentials” is freely interpreted by the Chef choosing among his dishes, but includes only 4 courses (Entrée, Antipasto, First course, Pre-dessert and Dessert).
Finally, lose yourself in the variation of the “tarte au citron”, with almond sablé, lemon cream, mint meringue and basil ice cream. The cellar is full of interesting choices, with small Tuscan productions at advantageous prices.

The Il Piccolo Principe 2 Michelin Star restaurant is open from 8 March to 31 October 2019.
From 8 March to 31 May and from 18 September to 31 October it is open for both lunch from 12:30 to 14:30 and dinner from 20:00 to 22:00. Closing days: Monday and Tuesday.
From 1 June to 17 September it is only open for dinner from 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm.
Closing day: Monday.