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All 40 Pienza Restaurants

Trattoria La Buca delle Fate

Corso il Rosselino, 38/a, 53026 Pienza, Italy
0578.748272
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Ranked #25 of 40 Restaurants in Pienza
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
London,UK
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117 reviews 117 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

We'd never been here before in many visits to Pienza (usually head for Luna Di Latte), but glad we eventually made it. Set in an old palazzo, with high arched ceilings, it had a pleasantly busy/bustling feel to it (and obviously popular with locals as well as tourists - book if you want to get in!). Service was very friendly... More

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SE USA
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337 reviews 337 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We had a good feeling about this spot when we dropped in late afternoon to make a reservation. The atmosphere is bright and cheerful with an engaging and efficient wait staff. The menu has a wide variety of items - we were told the "house speciality" is suckling pig which was very, very good. The roast chicken was also tasty.... More

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Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We had wonderful pici of all types, great guniea fowl, boar, and steaks etc. nice house wine and desert too. good service but we always went early with our children.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

It is not like this place was horrible but..... After a wait that we thought might be a bit too long the waiter, who was very friendly told us that they had everything on the menu but two items. We then decided on our meal: 3 of one item and one of another with a size of spinach. The waiting... More

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Lucca, Italy
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76 reviews 76 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

When we were last in Pienza a number of restaurants were closed. The staff was on vacation prior to the vacation period that a number of Italians take in August. Thus, our eating choices were somewhat limited. We ended up at the Trattoria La Buca delle Fate. Service was slow and not particularly attentive. (It is possible that one or... More

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UK
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Tried pasta it was nice but would advise anyone looking for steak to visit this restaurant . The staff are very good and helpful gets busy on an evening advise to book lots of people turned away with no boking

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Santiago, Chile
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I have been at this restaurant several times in the last decades. I live abroad, but my parents have been living in the area for about 30 years, so I know very well the area and go there once every 2-3 years in average, almost every time I get back to Italy. But while Pienza is one of my favourite... More

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Roma, Italia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

i will come back in this very good restaurant. not expensive, good food, very nice staff, and wonderful place

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Very popular with visitors and locals, so very busy with numerous different rooms and alcoves filled with happy customers. wonderful local specialities and local wines either by the bottle or the jug! Very drinkable at 6 € a litre, you can afford to enjoy the wonderful ambience and friendly service.

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We'v been traveling through Italy for 11 days and la buca delle fate was no doubt the best restaurant we ate in. We stopped in pienza for no special reason, and found the place by an advice from a local. The beef steak was amazing, and the ragu pasta was just as great. Above al that the service was good... More

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