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Don Beta

Via Giacomo Matteotti, 39, 56048 Volterra, Italy
+39058886730
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Ranked #35 of 68 restaurants in Volterra
Price range: $31 - $126
Cuisines: Italian, Steakhouse
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

They were not that busy when we arrived for dinner. We were given menus and then ignored. I finally had to find the server and say we would please like to order. Then a few more people came in and ordered and were served before we were.... We were not that impressed with the meals. The "Pacceri Gorgonzola" and "Gnocci... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We had dinner here in a night when they were hosting a 13th birthday party for 30 downstairs. We and several of the parents of the party-goers ate upstairs. The food was wonderful and the slice of Italian life that we got to experience was even better!

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California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Walked in not knowing what to expect but the food & service by Elena was great. They had an unexpected party of 21 come in & only 1 server. She handled everything so well. The vegetable soup was the best. Would love to return someday.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

After reading previous reviews I am very surprised that there are negative words about Don Beta. We go there very regularly and have never been disappointed. The food is always very good and the service has also never lacked, even though it is so very busy during the holiday seasons. I'd always make a booking beforehand. Now I am not... More

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Florence, Italy
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

It was pouring rain when my wife and I arrived so we decided to get out of the rain and have some lunch here. The service was a bit slow considering hardly anyone was in there when we came in. My wife ordered a spicy salami pizza which was very greasy due to the enormous amount of cheese they put... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

The food was alright. We had pizza and a steak. The service was extremely slow and those serving were rude. Their cover charge was about 10% for poor service.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Sorry but we have to give this restaurant just 2 stars. Service was fine but food was not good - so promising with a pretty good generous risotto, waiters were helpful with my gluten free needs - others had a soup which was bland to start but then my Boar with Olives dish was dried up - but the worst... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

Saw this place in our guide book and decided to give it a try. The menu was reasonably priced. We both had two courses and a bottle of prosecco which came to only €50 which was great considering the quality of the food and service. Would recommend to anyone.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Have been to 'Don Beta' countless times and have nothing to complain about. The service is always good and friendly and the food fantastic! Located in the heart of stunning, mid evil Volterra, it can be very crowded, you will have to make reservations. Our favorite pasta is "pici aglione", simple, yet delicious IF you like garlic. We will always... More

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New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We were on a private tour visiting Volterra and we wanted to stop for lunch. Our guide recommended Don Beta. We were greeted right away and seated in a large enough table to accommodate our group of 7. We were given menus and in no time at all, the waitress was back taking our order. We ordered Margarita Pizza, soups,... More

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