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All 43 Pienza Restaurants

Trattoria La Buca delle Fate

Corso il Rosselino, 38/a, 53026 Pienza, Italy
0578.748272
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Ranked #26 of 43 Restaurants in Pienza
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Davie
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Great local restaurant. Waiting time and the "process to get accommodated" was a bit of a discomfort ... but it was worth it! The Cacio e Pepe (typical center Italian pasta dish, fusilli with Pepper and Pecorino cheese) was simply the best I ever tried.. very simple but awesome.. they have a very good menu with many other good stuff.... More 

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Union, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Was looking for a good local restaurant and this was a great find. This is right in the heart of Pienza. For €34 I had an appetizer - charcuterie platter, an entre - homemade pasta with cinghale, dessert - cheese plate with a choice of marmalades, a glass of wine and coffee. As a foodie, this was a memorable meal.... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If I had not have to move further the next day, I'd return to this place, while usually I don't go to the same place twice.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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99 reviews 99 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

An impressive entrance leads to an even more impressive internal ambience. A large restaurant but with different areas which disguise the size so at the tables one gets quite an intimate feeling. The menu was vast and the wine list excellent but on advice we had the house wines both red and white. Unbelievably good for the price. The other... More 

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Plano, Texas
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72 reviews 72 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Discussed our dinner options with the owner (actually half owner with his father). This restaurant looks very upscale, large interior, bright, and roomy. My wife had the roasted chicken while I took his recommendation for the Suckling Pig with roasted potatoes, which turned out to be excellent. Winde was excellent, even if just the house. Then coffees, Berry Tart and... More 

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

i ran across this restaurant after everything in the town was closed - I was on my way back to Montalcino from a day of visiting Montepulciano. The food was not great and certainly not up to the normal Tuscana standards. I had the tagliatelle with mushrooms. The mushrooms were chewy and soggy. Almost like they were re-consituted dried stock!... More 

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London,UK
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123 reviews 123 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

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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365 reviews 365 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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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

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