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Via Giacomo Matteotti 39, 56048, Volterra, Italy
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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237 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Resturant had been recommended to us. We had a nice table . The food was interesting and good . Service was very spoty. They didn't seem to have enough servers. Overall the pasta dishes were good , house wine as expected . Would have recommended higher if the service was better .

Thank Steve M
Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow such varied reviews. Can only speak for lunchtime. We had one of our best meals of our two weeks in Italy here today, albeit only lunch and for a fraction of the price of some other meals. Tonight is our last dinner before end of vacation and we are actually worried as to whether it will measure up to... More 

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Sittard, The Netherlands
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The restaurant was completely full. The staff was so busy they forgot to guard the tables. We sat a long time waiting for an order to be taken.

Thank Marlie P
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

We arrived here as a family of five having travelled from the Uk hoping for a good meal, but having read previous reviews we were fairly unsure as the reviews are so varied. I can honestly say that we had a truly delicious meal here and good service throughout the evening. We had pizza and some tomato bread starters. I... More 

Thank Verity L
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We went in after seeing they had a large selection of pasta on the menu, and we wanted a hassle free dinner with the kids. The kids had Spaghetti Bolognese and we tried the cheese with nuts and honey for starter, and Spaghetti with garlic, oil and chili, and Penne all arrabbiata. However it was served as Spaghetti all arrabbiata...... More 

Thank Andreas T
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Downstairs has some atmosphere, but upstairs feels a bit like a cafe. Definately not a place to go for a romantic dinner, the radio was on so loud that it was like eating in a waiting room. Never understand restuarants who play awful music loud to try and create an atmosphere, as opposed to let their dinner have conversations. Lighting... More 

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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

We have been here for a business dinner. While the served food was standard quality, (not bad, not good) the service was really hastened and quite rude and, worse of all, the quantities were ridiculous. Receiving literally a tasting of pappardelle al cinghiale and 2 (two, counted) pieces of tagliata was actually insulting. Avoid. Plenty of places to eat in... More 

1 Thank Margolis73
Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

We had a dinner there. Restaurant smells bad. The food was served cold,service forgot bring wine but wanted 20% service charge on the bill, and included wine we never had. As I raised this issue they were really unfriendly. So at the end we got charged 75 eur for a really really bad kitchen. This is probably the worse place... More 

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Milan, Italy
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163 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

In the heard of volterra. The pizzeria has 3 tables outside. Pizza is made by the electric ofen. So when you have a bit of idea about pizza you dont take it better. I mean was ok for the kids but is a medium average. Rest of the food is good, fresh and tasty. Price is fantastic. For all this-... More 

Thank Steven M
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6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We were patient and polite, but the service really managed to irritate us. The food is not even worth the rudeness. Choose wisely, there's loads of places in Volterra.

1 Thank Aurora M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $126
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giacomo Matteotti 39, 56048, Volterra, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Volterra
  • Phone Number: +39058886730

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