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Torre del Porcellino

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Via Delle Prigioni 8/R, 56048 Volterra, Italy (Formerly Il Porcellino)
+39 0588 86392
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Very good food and service (no pizza)

We had anti pasto and various primi/secondi. Everything was very tasty and well prepared. One of the kids was sulking over the lack of pizza but was more than happy with the alternative suggested by his mom (veal and lemon sauce with a side order of potatoes). Only disappointing item was my... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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Copenhagen
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Poole
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I have to say that reading some of the reviews left on trip advisor leaves me confused as to how different peoples dining experiences are. We loved this restaurant and it was the only one that we returned to during our 10 day stay in Volterra. The restaurants in Voterra are all of a good standard but the menu is... More 

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legermireille
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The food was great! And we are very picky! The service was standard, but the food was great great great! We went at night and the ambiance was vey beautiful.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Very average food, nothing very inventive on the menu. Vegetable lasagne, spaghetti ragu,, pici pasta (all around 10-15 euro), veal at 28 euro and steak fiorentina about the same. Wine expensive- only ordered a half bottle of house red at 14 euro. Bread was rock hard. Awful. Portions of spaghetti ragu we ordered arrived and were minuscule (11 euro each-... More 

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Gentile Signora, ci coglie di sorpresa l'indicazione della scarsità di porzioni, ma questa è forse una deduzione soggettiva in relazione... More 

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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We had anti pasto and various primi/secondi. Everything was very tasty and well prepared. One of the kids was sulking over the lack of pizza but was more than happy with the alternative suggested by his mom (veal and lemon sauce with a side order of potatoes). Only disappointing item was my starter of "veggie meatballs on fried small tomatoes"... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We had walked past this restaurant at lunchtime and decided we would return for our evening meal. Didn't get the impression that the staff enjoyed working there. Food itself was fine - we shared a starter, which was tasty. The main courses were a bit salty. Felt as though waiter was hovering to collect tip. Nice wine, not sure I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Had dinner there tonight. The staff was very friendly and helpful for a group of 8 noisy Americans who don't know Italian. The menu is all in Italian but the staff is bilingual and will answer all your quesions.We tried number of items - carpaccio and melon, bread salad and the potatoe and bacon item for antipasto. All very good.... More 

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Luserna San Giovanni, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

It was our first time in Torre del Porcellino. We found it very nice. The staff and the food were excellent. The atmosphere of the restaurant was great. Next time when we visit Volterra, we will absolutely go back to Torre del Porcellino :)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Delle Prigioni 8/R, 56048 Volterra, Italy (Formerly Il Porcellino)
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Volterra
  • Phone Number: +39 0588 86392
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?