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La Vecchia Lira

Via Giacomo Matteotti 19, 56048, Volterra, Italy
+39 0588 86180
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“wild boar” (18 reviews)
“pasta” (35 reviews)
“roast beef” (3 reviews)
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Giacomo Matteotti 19, 56048, Volterra, Italy
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1 - 10 of 171 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Self service, limited but interesting menu. We had the pork and a carafe of red, both excellent. Friendly helpful staff.

Thank David I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place offers pre-cooked food. You take a tray and ask the staff to serve your choice from the day’s menu. The food is fantastic, the price very reasonable. A smart way to get a delicious meal! Save time to visit wonderful Volterra! Highly recommended!

Thank MarcoEtGiusy
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

We checked out a few restaurants that were recommended and settled with this one. It turned out to be a wise choice. The good and service are both great. There also have a good selection of local wines.

Thank semanticvision
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Horrible food, terrible service with preferencefor local people over tourists. Food is greasy, completely tasteless and they serve you and take things away after a couple of minutes like to kick you out quickly.

Thank donadiomauro
Reviewed April 17, 2018

small portions, not so cheap, but the best parmesan melanzane in Italy! we would definitely go back!

Thank AndAnotherCritic
Reviewed January 27, 2018

Outstanding traditional simple kitchen. We have to order your meal at the counter at the entrance. You can choose from the displayed dishes or order something from the wall hanging menu. If you don't understand the menu don't worry because the staff is very helpful....More

Thank Arsenio I
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I went to this lovely restaurant in Volterra for a quick bite yesterday. The staff and the owner were extremely welcoming and we were looked after from the moment we opened the door. We ordered at the counter with a relaxed table...More

Thank Gabriele G
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Volterra truly is a haven for food lovers and this restaurant lived up to this reputation. We initially tried to dine on a sat night in off season without a reservation but it was full. We returned the next night to enjoy a wonderful meal....More

1  Thank L B
Reviewed December 14, 2017

We have been coming to this restaurant since we got married in Volterra in 2006 and return annually during our holidays. Lamberto & team go from strength to strength using the very best of local ingredients with a Slow Food ethos. It is Tuscan Cuisine...More

1  Thank Covey24
Reviewed December 5, 2017

Many gluten free options. GF bread and pasta. Menu describes each menu option in detail for people with food allergies. I had pork with green apples and pecorino cheese and my husband had pasta with duck ragu. Both meals were delicious. Excellent service from Nicole.

1  Thank BethH409
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Krzysiek S
July 10, 2016|
Response from sanmaria1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Sorry for the late reply, for some reason I did not receive an email prompt from Trip Advisor. I am not sure about taking your dog to this restaurant, however I suggest maybe contacting the hotel you are staying... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$17 - $35
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Giacomo Matteotti 19, 56048, Volterra, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Pisa  >  Volterra
  • Phone Number: +39 0588 86180
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