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Via Porta all'Arco, 7, 50025 Volterra, Italy
+(39)0571674140
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 31
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 43
    Average
  • 29
    Poor
  • 28
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Horrible, extremely cold and poor.

Went there for lunch with five friends. Inside it was freezing, both on the bottom and top floor. The food was completely cold, didn't taste good and the portions were small. I wouldn't recommend this at all.

1 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2014
Bunnylight
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Went there for lunch with five friends. Inside it was freezing, both on the bottom and top floor. The food was completely cold, didn't taste good and the portions were small. I wouldn't recommend this at all.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We ate a pizza at Poggio. At least that was what is was supposed to be. This restaurant is a shame for all those great cooks and mamma's in the Italian kitchens. The deep frozen pizza form our supermarkets in The Netherlands taste better. Bad experience, bad for Italy, Bad for Tuscany and bad for Volterra

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Hove, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This restaurant is very close to the city centre, but is tucked away down a side-street and easily missed. But it's well worth seeking out. I especially liked the scallopine al limone (veal escalope cooked in lemon juice). It was tender and full of flavour. My companion enjoyed a pizza -- their speciality. It was thin and crispy. There is... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Myself and my wife stopped for a late lunch and had a tuna salad and a pizza, 2 simple dishes hard to do wrong.... However, the salad was just sliced up iceberg lettuce with some tinned tuna and a bit of mozzarella, for 8 euros this was really poor. The pizza wasn't bad but nothing special. The restaurant looks nice... More 

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Polruan, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

A good-looking restaurant and we were very pleased to get a table upstairs by a window with a view over the busy lane outside. As soon as we were seated the waitress tried to take our order and then came back twice more within 5 mins. The food wasn't dreadful, nor was it great, just overpriced. I can't really recommend... More 

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Had carpaccio as a starter, completely drenched in some white sause and balsamic vinigar to mask up the bad quality. Then I had the worst lasagne ever, stomach felt really bad the whole evening. Never again

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Rome, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

After the restaurant we had originally planned to dine at was close, we stumbled upon this place. The staff was very friendly and welcoming, however the food was incredibly sub par. We ordered our food and less then 7 minutes later there it was, considering my boyfriend had ordered a steak with roasted potatoes, with did not make much sense.... More 

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volterra
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Great pizza, lovely staff, restaurant is warm in winter (unlike some others in town), good wine, good food generally.

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Milan, Italy
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

We got in Volterra pretty late for lunch on a winter saturday and we found this restaurant next to the main square. We checked Tripadvisor before getting in, not the highest rank, but we were very hungry and we got there anyways. The staff was friendly, the wine was nice, but the food was not particularly good. The cheese plate... More 

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North Yorkshire
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Well-used by the locals. Lovely, Tuscan restaurant with pleasant staff and inexpensive, nice food. You may prefer to have an upstairs table (where the locals go) rather than a street level table.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Porta all'Arco, 7, 50025 Volterra, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Volterra
  • Phone Number: +(39)0571674140
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?