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Trattoria La Buca delle Fate

Corso il Rosselino, 38/a, 53026 Pienza, Italy
0578.748272
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Ranked #23 of 40 restaurants in Pienza
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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UK
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

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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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

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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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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Nashville, Tennessee
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We travel to Italy 2-3 times a year, and we've visited beautiful Pienza dozens of times. La Buca delle Fate is a restaurant with average but occasionally interesting food; it's one of the places where the town workers and other locals eat. Nothing fancy and very affordable, it’s often very full, so stopping by at lunch to make a dinner... More

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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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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Staten Island, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

We have been here a few years back and still like it. Of the restaurants right in Pienza this is the best for an authentic Tuscany meal. The food was very good and the price fair. The husband and wife are very nice and pleasant. It is a very smaill place (about 5 tables) and is open non-stop (most other... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

My family and I recently went on holiday and stayed in Pienza. We ended up eating in this restaurant 3 out of 4 evenings due to the fantastic food, service, prices and atmosphere. Most evenings it was busy, but the waiters were always helpful.

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Berlin, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

This nice restaurant in the beautiful old town of Pienza offers very good Tuscan food combined with excellent service. We went there twice for dinner during our stay in Pienza and enjoyed each time. The Pici are fantastic and you should also try their home-made dolci. The service was very helpful and extremely friendly. We had two fantastic evenings in... More

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We went to this restaurant on 5 occasions out of 14. The staff were very friendly and out of the ten main meals we ordered 9 were beautiful, only my wife's chicken was dry on the other one. The beef was beautifully cooked and the cut beef was a favourite. We only ate in the evening and the trattoria was... More

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