According to the Michelin Guide's 2023 edition, there are 41 Michelin-starred restaurants in Tuscany, which accounts for 385 in Italy
Tuscan cuisine is unique due to its combination of ingredients, service, creativity, and menu offerings, such as contemporary, creative, Mediterranean, modern, Tuscan and seafood styles.
Forte dei Marmi is an exclusive seafront destination in Liguria, located in the Tuscany region. Apart from its beautiful beaches and luxury boutiques, it can also boast of having some of Tuscany's best restaurants as determined by Michelin Guide.
Since opening in 1981, this restaurant has become a must-visit for lovers of Italian cuisine.
Lorenzo restaurant is considered an icon of the Varsilia region. Here, the entire staff – from sommeliers to assistants – strives to offer diners an unforgettable experience. The menu includes several exceptional seafood dishes, some sourced from all over Italy, among other options in the available three tasting menus: Cuori, Picche, and Quadri.
The property has two wine cellars: one with Italian wines and the other with international and well-known labels.
Contemporary works of art surround the interior design, which is said to be in the tradition of 'great-grandfather Lorenzo', after whom the property is named.
Address: Via Carducci 61, Forte dei Marmi, 55042. The nearby hotels are Locanda al Colle and Grand Hotel Imperiale.
The restaurant is a gourmet establishment that emphasizes two key elements in its cuisine: produce from its own farm, providing olive oil, herbs, vegetables, and some meats, and wood-fired ovens where the chef bakes bread and prepares lobster. The restaurant is renowned for its warm hospitality, attentive customer service, and extensive wine selection, including some of the finest local and international wines.
Located just a few steps away from the sea, the restaurant is a single-level establishment, consisting of several rooms. The space is characterized by a mix of contemporary colonial style and international touch achieved through the careful selection of materials and furnishings. The warmth of wood and leather is combined with the chromatic choice of fabrics and surfaces to enhance the pleasure of conviviality and create a balanced contrast.
Address: Viale Franceshi, Forte dei Marmi, 55042. You may consider Hotel President Viareggio or Hotel Byron for lodging nearby.
Il Parco di Villa Grey
The restaurant, located in Villa Grey hotel, serves modern food in a summertime atmosphere. Chef Roberto Monopoli prepares creatively Italian-influenced dishes, specializing in fish and seafood. The restaurant offers a contemporary classic cuisine that balances sobriety and enjoyment.
The room is designed as a classic dining area with modern details. The tables are located between floor-to-ceiling windows that provide guests with a privileged view of the hotel gardens.
Address: Viale Italico, Forte dei Marmi, 55042. Two nearby options are Villa Grey and Piazza e de Russie.
The Hotel Principe Forte dei Marmi serves as the entrance to Lux Lucis. Upon taking the elevator, guests can access a terrace that overlooks the beautiful coastline and provides a scenic setting to enjoy breathtaking sunsets and savour the dishes of chef Valentino Cassanelli, which are prepared in an open kitchen. The wine list is unique, numbered by grape variety for each wine.
The restaurant is located in the contemporary design hotel Principe, allowing for stunning views of the impressive Apuan Alps and the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Address: Viale A. Morin 67, Forte dei Marmi, Italy 55042. Principe Forte dei Marmi and Grand Hotel Principe di Piemonte are two of the nearby hotels.