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All 68 Volterra Restaurants

Il Sacco Fiorentino

Via Turazza 13, 56048 Volterra, Italy
+39 (0)588 88537
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Ranked #24 of 68 Restaurants in Volterra
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

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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118 reviews 118 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Annapolis, Maryland
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106 reviews 106 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

My wife and I went here on the advise of the owner of our B&B. She said it was a favorite of locals. Her recommendation was spot on. I had cinghigale (wild boar) in a ragu for the first time and it was heavenly. However, the best part was the atmosphere of a local restaurant with good local table wine... More

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Rocky Mount, NC
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Our dinner was pleasant although limitations in the staff’s English made ordering a little difficult. The spinach dumpling was good and although the wild bore was a bit dry and overcooked, the rest of the meal was very tasty.

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Perth
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

There were other trendier and more popular places to eat in Volterra but we gave this one a try and were not disappointed. Food was good and wholesome, served by a gracious lady who even offered us a complimentary liqueur at the end of our meal. Menu varied enough not to be overwhelming. For dessert you must try the panna... More

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Additional Information about Il Sacco Fiorentino

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

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