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Trattoria La Buca delle Fate

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Corso il Rosselino, 38/a, 53026 Pienza, Italy
0578.748272
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12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great experience!

The food, prices and service was great for our Saturday lunch. Even with a full house, we never felt crowded or ignored. The food was great with plenty of local dishes to choose. Prices were very reasonable!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
John D
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This restaurant offers a varied menu and the food was excellent. Friendly, efficient service. We noticed that it is frequented by many local diners in addition to tourists.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

In the heart of Pienza is this great restaurant that has amazing food with extremely reasonable prices. They make their own pasta, called pici..you have to try it. Also, they have good house wine that is only 6 euro for a liter. The waitress was very nice and welcoming as she helped make our experience so enjoyable. The three of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The food, prices and service was great for our Saturday lunch. Even with a full house, we never felt crowded or ignored. The food was great with plenty of local dishes to choose. Prices were very reasonable!

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Homemade gnocchi fab... Pork dishes also great. The poor waiters looked shattered and with only two waiting staff for all the tables I'm not surprised! Wine ok but not exceptional. 8 of us ate for €205 so not bad but not as good as other places in the same.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We stopped here because they offered gluten free pasta and we were super impressed!! It's a cozy place, clean and basic. The homemade pasta is fabulous and at 8€ a plate it's hard to beat. The 6€ house wine and the 10€ steak were steals. Everyone loved their meals! Definitely worth a stop!!

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Binbrook, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Trattoria La Buca delle Fate offers good, authentic tuscan food. Our party enjoyed three different homemade Gnochi's (the wild boar sauce was the favourite, although the Bolognese was also tasty) as well as Pecorino al Forno, Guinea Hens and Wild Boar stew. All of our meals were hearty, tasty and filling. Service was friendly and unobtrusive and the meal was... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

On a recent 16 day trip throughout Tuscany, we stopped here on a recommendation from a couple we had met in the Uffizi in Florence. What a great recommendation! The restaurant was packed with primarily locals - apparently families that gather for Sunday dinners. It was most enjoyable to have some really good local wine and watch the huge platters... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Excellent Tuscan dishes, friendly service. Very busy. Pici Pasta superb. Ambience lovely. All indoor seating.

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Vienna, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Stopped here for lunch on our drive through the Tuscan countryside. Simple, authentic experience. Great prices and good food. Cheap local wine.

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Pisa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Pienza is a very beautiful place in the middle of the Tuscany hills, so we went there to taste its famous cheeses. We found this restaurant, but, honestly, it's a touristic place, nothing was as good as we expected. The personnel is kind of nice, but the food needs improvement, maybe they were thinking we were strangers, but we've lived... More 

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Additional Information about Trattoria La Buca delle Fate

Address: Corso il Rosselino, 38/a, 53026 Pienza, Italy
Phone Number: 0578.748272
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Pienza
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Corso il Rosselino, 38/a, 53026 Pienza, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Pienza
  • Phone Number: 0578.748272

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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