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Via Turazza 13, 56048 Volterra, Italy
+39 (0)588 88537
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice small friendly restaurant with excellent food and wine

Having spent the whole day wandering around the Tuscan countryside and arriving at Volterra late in the evening and starving we found this restaurant right alongside the back of the Palazzo Priori. The town can get very quiet at night which makes it a bit difficult picking out a suitable place for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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Champaign, Illinois
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Champaign, Illinois
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258 reviews 258 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Having spent the whole day wandering around the Tuscan countryside and arriving at Volterra late in the evening and starving we found this restaurant right alongside the back of the Palazzo Priori. The town can get very quiet at night which makes it a bit difficult picking out a suitable place for dinner but this place did not disappoint. We... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I've been to Sacco Fiorentino a number of times, and have always eaten very well. The ingredients are fresh, genuine and local, and the dishes made from scratch - you can tell by the taste, and by the fact that you don't feel too heavy after a full meal here. For seafood, meat and game the dishes are all quite... More 

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Pasadena, California
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57 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This is a lovely restaurant with an interesting menu. It is a bit off of the Piazza in Volterra and needs reservations as it fills up quickly. We ate upstairs and the ambience and the food were both quite good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Food was excellent! Highly recommended Tuscan dinning. My family will not forget the fantastic service with a smile. Grazie mille a Cristina for helping us find a place to stay during the Medieval Festival in August!

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London, United Kingdom
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166 reviews 166 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This restaurant is split into two - the main part indoors and a small outdoor space. We ate in the latter and had a charming lunch in this lovely Tuscan hilltop town. Our meal was enlivened by a marching band which just happened along the narrow street. The main restaurant was peopled by locals having a leisurely Sunday lunch. We... More 

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Watlington, United Kingdom
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50 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We ate here twice during our stay in Volterra. It is a very genuine family owned and run place a bit off the tourist trail and frequented by local people. The food ranges from the sublime (eat the pigeon or the pork) to the OK (Pici with truffle). The wine is local, good and inexpensive. It is let down by... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This small restaurant located in a small street in Volterra - Tuscany (Italy) is a little difficult to find. The look of the resturant is not so special (typical rustic restaurant from Tuscany), but the quality of food an the quantity is amazing. We had a special antipasti with excelent selection of traditional cold meats, pigeon cooked with a wine... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We had intended a single course lunch stop here. We were five on our way between Tuscan holidays. The friendly and obliging staff were happy to transmute truffle bruschetta for one into five portions and we could not resist changing from pasta to proper secundi. Pigeon was quite delicious, their signature dish, but tagliata was also very good. One glass... More 

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Dayton, Minnesota
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14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We spent a very enjoyable evening at Il Sacco Fiorentino with our Rick Steves tour group. Everything we ate tasted good, and the wine was just right for the meal. The atmosphere is part of the experience - something about the restaurant just puts you in a good mood.

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Fairhope, Alabama
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We decided to spend one of our days in Tuscany "off the beaten path" in Volterra. We thoroughly enjoyed the entire Volterra experience, and this lunch fit right in. This was a Rick Steves recommendation and we were not disappointed. The food and service was very good. We enjoyed several diverse offerings from the menu. The atmosphere was great and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Turazza 13, 56048 Volterra, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Volterra
  • Phone Number: +39 (0)588 88537

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