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La Buca San Ranieri

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Via Gian Battista Queirolo 25, 56125, Pisa, Italy
05023213
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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209 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was recommended by our host on our first night in Pisa as it is walking distance from our apartment. We were tired and not too hungry but the pasta dishes we ordered were very tasty including the wild boar pasta! The restaurant looks quite formal but was fairly relaxed once seated. Wine was reasonably priced and overall, not bad... More 

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Thank Punam71
Malta
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was suggested to us by our host since it was close to our apartment. Food was delicious and abundant. Service was excellent and friendly. We couldn't get enough of this restaurant and kept returning to try different dishes. To top it all, prices were very reasonable. Would definitely go back should we be in Pisa again!

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Thank Spiteri
Lincolnville, Maine
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is superb! You will find linen table cloths, superb place settings, and extensive menu, and a wonderful wine list. Although their primary emphasis is seafood, they have a wonderful selection chicken and beef entrees.

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Thank Nick40714
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Dear travellers We were in this restaurant on 15 july, The place is quite old but nice,it is quite close to the central station and close to NH hotel,the staff was ok but we didn t have a good dinner. We used to say this restaurant is for tourists when everything you eat is not good as you expect from... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Food was well prepared and of excellent quality. The macaroni with pesto and the seafood risotto were plentiful and very tasty. The steak was cooked perfectly as was the fried shrimp, squid and eggplant. Generous portions and attentive service made this a great meal close to our hotel near the railroad station. Will definitely be going back in the future.

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

As they say in Italian, "si Mangia bene qui," you eat good here, and YOU DO!! I have finally decided to write a review of Buca. I've been working in Pisa for 6 years and ALWAYS come home to Buca. Living & eating on the road around the world for the last 30 years, I ask & require only a... More 

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Thank Michael T
London, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

It was late, I was tired and I'd just discovered that my hotel didn't actually have a proper restaurant so I was half-committed to grabbing nothing moire adventurous than a kebab when I spotted this restaurant. I'm glad I did. It is a traditional (and therefore authentic) restaurant which is overseen by a 'Mrs Overall' character who is probably the... More 

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Scotland
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77 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Always difficult when returning to well liked place but not nearly as much choice or panache. Main course dull and uninspiring.

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Thank Dargie
Gloucestershire
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Superb food, excellent service and great prices! Tucked away in the town also has an outside area to eat

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

We wanted somewhere traditional and was told this place was authentic. We think it was the owner who greeted us. In her slippers and did not understand any English. Our fault I know we should speak better Italian. A younger waitress finally appeared and we able to order. My salmon carpaccio was plentiful but bland. A little dressing would have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $45
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Gian Battista Queirolo 25, 56125, Pisa, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Pisa
  • Phone Number: 05023213

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?