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All 69 Volterra Restaurants

La Carabaccia

Piazza XX Settembre 4/5, 56048 Volterra, Italy
+39 0588 86239
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Ranked #15 of 69 Restaurants in Volterra
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Toulouse, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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91 reviews 91 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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105 reviews 105 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Additional Information about La Carabaccia

Address: Piazza XX Settembre 4/5, 56048 Volterra, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0588 86239
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Volterra
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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