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Ombra della Sera

Via Antonio Gramsci 70, 56048 Volterra, Italy
+39 058886663
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Ranked #18 of 69 Restaurants in Volterra
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Weinstadt
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We had dinner with our children, great wine, great food. Very good service. Maybe one of the best tiramisu I have ever ordered.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Fantastic steak in pepper sauce and the recommended Tiramisu was the best ever according to my very own Sally ( you know from the film with Harry ). All the pasta dishes were really full of flavours and my 14 year old days the chocolate ice cream was to die for.

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Bellevue, WA
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We went to Ombra della Sera after reading a recommendation from Rick Steve's. I believe there are two locations in Volterra? We went to the one that has pizza on the menu. It was the best pizza we have had in Tuscany...we had the pizza with wild boar sausage and I had one of the typical Tuscan soups. They were... More

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Glasgow, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Fantastic food, friendly attentive staff and kids went off to the torture museum after lunch leaving adults to enjoy ambience. Highly recommended and can't understand any negative reviews.

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Warwickshire
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82 restaurant reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Another review where I wish that I could give 3.5 stars. I can't rate Ombra Della Sera as "very good" because it wasn't. "Average" may be harsh, but there you have it. We were passing through Volterra as part of an Italian road-trip and wanted somewhere for a simple lunch. This place offered just that - we each had a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We had a nice lunch on the way to visit the Eutruscan museum. The homemade pasta with wild boar was especially nice.

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bat54
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

We happened on this gem on our way to the Etruscan museum. Seafood soup was delicious with a delightful crisp wine. My friends had very good pasta.attentive service, nice linens on tables.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

On a day trip to the hill region of western central Tuscany, our guide in Florence recommended we eat in Volterra, a small town, not overwhelmed by tourists. So glad we did. Just wandered by the inviting outdoor seating area of Ombra della Sera and settled in for a very enjoyable lunch. I had a vegetable soup, that was loaded... More

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Pasadena, California
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

My wife and I just returned from a trip to italy where we were very fortunate to have eaten at this lovely restaurant in Volterra. As it was truffles season, the restaurant offered us a variety of dishes with frsh truffles in a quantity neither my wife nor I had seen before and at a reasonable cost. Adding to this... More

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Lanaken, Belgium
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24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We had a decent lunch in this nice little restaurant in de center of Volterra. Great traditional tuscan recipes like, papa al pomodoro and zuppa di fagioli are their on the menu. Together with a nice selection of primi and secondi (meat and fish) the menu card is more than complete. Their Tiramisu is fabulous! The wine-list isn't very extended... More

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