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Piazza XX Settembre 4/5, 56048 Volterra, Italy
+39 0588 86239
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • 105
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
How to be in a typical tuscany home for Lunch

We went there a group of 7 wine lovers from over Europe. This stop was prepared, advised already by friends. The food is great and well done. The service is quick and very pleasant.The price is completely reasonnable. A wonderful place for classical family cuisine.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 16, 2014
Jean-Paul J
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Toulouse, France
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Toulouse, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We went there a group of 7 wine lovers from over Europe. This stop was prepared, advised already by friends. The food is great and well done. The service is quick and very pleasant.The price is completely reasonnable. A wonderful place for classical family cuisine.

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Great Falls, Montana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Silvia our hotel host recommended this place as well as Rick Steve's Guide Book. Just good down home Italian food, not fancy, just what you would expect if you were invited to an Italian home. Excellent.

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Bellevue, Washington
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68 reviews 68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Tried this little place based on a Rick Steve's suggestion. They have the same fixed menu for lunch and dinner. If you like what you see on that day's menu, go for it. We stopped in for lunch and had two of the four selections. It was so good we went back for dinner and had all four options. Very... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We were looking for a typical restaurant in Volterra, where to eat well at a decent Price. We were so lucky to step into this nice, small, familiy run reastaurant. We felt confident with no menu (I heat to read a menu with more than 10 plates, sympthom of lack of freshness). Exactly what we were looking for! We ate... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

While most reviews are based on the full dining experience, I feel it necessary to contribute my opinion even without having eaten at La Carabaccia. My sole reason: Treating prospective customers like unwanted elements should not go unmentioned. On a rainy day in Volterra, we decided to try this place for a nice, home-cooked lunch. In spite of the place... More 

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Oregon
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61 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Simple, home-cooked, fresh ingredients...What more could you want from a meal? We stopped by for lunch. La Carabaccia has a chalkboard out front with maybe 4 selections to choose from. My wife ordered a gnocchi dish, and I had a plate of thinly sliced beef cooked in wine with a tomato salad. Both were wonderful. Nothing fancy, just like your... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Probably the best meal we had while in Italy, including stays in Florence and Venice! The restaurant was run basically by two Italian "Mamas" who took great care of us and fed us well. There were only two choices of Primi and Secondi, so we got one of each and were very happy with all four selections. Nothing fancy, because... More 

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Minnesota
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70 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My sister decided to shop and wasn't hungry, our guide had pointed this place out and read the 4 menu items on the outside chalkboard for us, it is in Italian only. I then went back for lunch while she shopped. There were a lot of locals, it was busy! One server for the restaurant and the deli in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This restaurant was pointed out to us during our walking tour with Annie. The choices depend on what the owners feel like cooking and what is in season. Fresh, authentic and flavorful food! Make this a must do on your trip!

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South Daytona, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We met up with friends at this homey restaurant and were delighted by the warm reception and the exceptional food. We had cabbage soup and beef with potatoes. I'm so glad that we were able to eat with the locals and taste such delicious home cooking.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza XX Settembre 4/5, 56048 Volterra, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Volterra
  • Phone Number: +39 0588 86239
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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